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OCTOBER 23, 2020

“Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.”

Thomas A. Jefferson

“Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can’t lose.”

Bill Gates

“Everything you want is on the other side of fear.”

George Addair

“Screw it. Let’s do it.”

Richard Branson

“The role of a creative leader is not to have all the ideas; it’s to create a culture where everyone can have ideas and feel that they’re valued.”

Ken Robinson

“It is amazing what you can accomplish if you don’t care who gets the credit.”

Harry S. Truman

“Density offers hope: With nearly half of the world’s population living in cities, density is increasingly becoming the global condition. The denser we make our cities, the more we can sustain ecosystems.”

Bruce Mau

“Just as it is in a human being, so integrity is the deepest quality in a building.”

Frank Lloyd Wright

“The first draft of anything is shit.”

Ernest Hemingway

“Don’t be afraid to take a big step. You can’t cross a chasm in two small jumps.”

David Lloyd George


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