A compilation of wisdom quotes with some context for discussion and learning.

Silence of our Friends


MLK Quote on Silence of our Friends. "In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but [...]

MLK on Protectors of the Status Quo


MLK on Protectors of the Status Quo. Every society has its protectors of status quo and its fraternities of the [...]

Because of 4.00 AM – Kobe Bryant


“Because of 4.00 AM” was part of a speech by Kobe Bryant, the basketball superstar, talking about hard work and [...]

Overnight success- Biz Stone Quote


“Timing, perseverance, and ten years of trying will eventually make you look like an overnight success.”  — Biz Stone, Co-founder of [...]

Ogilvy on hiring people smaller than us


David Ogilvy on hiring: “If each of us hires people who are smaller than we are, we shall become a [...]

Jobs, jobs, everywhere


“Water, water, everywhere, And all the boards did shrink; Water, water, everywhere, Nor any drop to drink.”   - Samuel Taylor [...]

People Leave Managers


“People leave managers, not companies”  ― Marcus Buckingham Marcus Buckingham is right. A toxic manager can lead to a lot of [...]

Disrespect – Quote by Brendon Burchard


“When someone disrespects you, beware the impulse to win their respect. For disrespect is not a valuation of your worth [...]

Bill Gates Four Questions


Bill Gates' Four Questions: Four questions Bill Gates asks himself about the quality of life: 1. Did I devote enough [...]

Underinvest in families – Clayton Christensen quote


“People who are driven to excel have this unconscious propensity to underinvest in their families and overinvest in their careers [...]

Smart People – Steve Jobs Quote


“It doesn’t make sense to hire smart people and tell them what to do; we hire smart people so they [...]

Design is how it works – Steve Jobs


“Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works.” – Steve Jobs Steve [...]