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15 Quotes to Kickstart Your Brain


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Kickstart Your Brain

Everyone has some favourite quotes and words that help push their minds and trigger them into action. It may be made up, heard from somebody else or copied. The basic thing is that it helps slap you into reality and going for what you want. Here are some quotes that I love and want to share, in the hope that it helps shove you to the edge of doing what you want to do. These quotes are gotten from a number of people and places including 99u.com


  • “The most important thing is to have courage. Find what you want to really do, inside you… Be bold. Engage the world.” -Muhtar Bakare
  • “Genius is 1% inspiration and 99% perspiration” –Thomas Edison
  • “Every man who knows how to read has it in his power to magnify himself, to multiply the ways in which he exists, to make his life full, significant, and interesting.” -Aldous Huxley
  • “It’s not about the amount of wealth you can accumulate, it’s about the impact and change you can create.” -Neil Blumenthal
  • “Don’t hesitate in taking risks and testing out an idea that you’re passionate about.” -Jennifer Hyman
  • “Continue to reinvent. Keep things moving and changing and growing and always a little bit out of reach.” -Jad Abumrad
  • “You don’t need anyone else’s permission to create. Greenlight yourself and get to work.” -Charlie Todd
  • “It’s not about ideas. It’s about making ideas happen.” -The Behance Team
  • “Track your small wins to motivate big accomplishments.” -Teresa Amabile
  • “Rather than Surrender to Bureaucracy, take it upon yourself to break it” -Scott Belsky
  • “Push the limits of Curiosity and Comfort Zones” -Felix Barrett
  • “I don’t believe you have to be better than everybody else. I believe you have to be better than you ever thought you could be” -Ken Venturi
  •  “Getting or giving anything is about social skills. The world is about being comfortable where you are and making people comfortable, and that’s what social skills are” -Penelope Trunk
  • “Can I learn more about what you do over coffee (or lunch) … my treat?” Memorize that phrase, and use it often. Ask people what they are working on and if there’s anything you can do to get involved.” -Chris Ferdinand 


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