If this place has a secret sauce, it is that it’s OK to fail. The great sin is not to try.

Professor William F. Miller, unofficial guardian of the Stanford legacy, explaining to The (London) Times this month what makes Stanford University such a breeding ground of tech creativity.

Be regular and orderly in your life, so that you may be violent and original in your work.

Gustave Flaubert (1821-1880), French writer, best-known for his first novel, Madame Bovary

Time is a created thing. To say, ‘I don’t have time’ is like saying, ‘I don’t want to’.

Lao Tzu, philosopher of ancient China, best-known as the author of the Tao Te Ching