quotes worth noting: (recently added appears top of list)

                               “It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see.” - Henry David Thoreu

                                "Be stubborn on the long-term vision, but flexible on the details" - Jeff Bezos, CEO, Amazon

"Imagination is more important than knowledge" - Albert Einstein

"If you're not listening, you're not learning" - Lyndon B. Johnson

"We're in a world now where it's not enough to be smart. You have to be curious" - Barry Diller, Chairman IAC

"Tell me and I forget.  Teach me and I remember.  Involve me and I learn" - Benjamin Franklin

"Success is the enemy of comedy" - Jerry Seinfeld

"Don't find fault, find remedy" - Henry Ford

"Logic will get you from A to B.  Imagination will take you everywhere" - Albert Einstein

"He who rejects change is the architect of decay" - Harold Wilson, Former UK Prime Minister

"Better to trust the man who is frequently in error, than the one who is never in doubt" - Eric Sevareid, Journalist, CBS News

"Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently" - Henry Ford

"Every artist at first was an amateur" - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"The mediocre teacher tells.  The good teacher explains.  The Superior teacher demonstrates.  The great teacher inspires" - William Arthur Ward, Writer

"Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence win championships" - Michael Jordan

"I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did.  But people will never forget how you made them feel" - Maya Angelou

"All great deeds and all great thoughts have a ridiculous beginning" - Albert Camus, Writer/Philosopher

"The greatest pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do" - Walter Bagehot, Journalist

"Yesterday is not ours to recover, but tomorrow is ours to win or lose" - Lyndon B. Johnson

"We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we're curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths" - Walt Disney

"There are no traffic jams along the extra mile" - Roger Staubach - Football player

"E2=0 - When you emphasize everything, you emphasize nothing" -  Herschell Gordon Lewis

"Disrupt yourself before someone else disrupts you" - Clayton Christensen - Harvard Professor

"There's no line item for information on your balance sheet ... the natural reaction is to underinvest in information" - Clayton Christensen - Harvard Professor

"Passion is the genesis of genius" - Anthony Robbins

"If you ask the right questions, you may not always get the right answers.  But if you ask the wrong questions, you can't get the right answers" - Bill Clinton

"Marketing takes a day to learn.  Unfortunately, it takes a lifetime to master - Philip Kotler

"Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection, we can catch excellence" - Vince Lombardi

"Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life" - Steve Jobs

"Someone's sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago" - Warren Buffett

"To invent, you need a good imagination, and a pile of junk" – Thomas A Edison

"The most valuable of talents is that of never using two words when one will do" – Thomas Jefferson

"It is to who is right, but what is right, that is of importance" - Thomas Huxley, Scientist

"I believe more in the scissors than I do in the pencil" – Truman Capote

"Be sincere, be brief, be seated" – Franklin D. Roosevelt

"If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough" – Albert Einstein

"If I had asked my customers what they wanted, they would have said a faster horse" – Henry Ford 

"Strategy and timing are the Himalayas of marketing.  Everything else is the Catskills" – Al Reis, Marketing Author

"We can draw lessons from the past, but we cannot live in it" – Lyndon Johnson

"The difference between the right word and almost the right word is the difference between lightening and lightening bug" – Mark Twain

"Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future" – John F. Kennedy

"Nobody counts the number of ads you run; they just remember the impression you make" – William Bernbach, Legendary Ad Agency Executive

"The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty" – Winston Churchill

"Only the mediocre are always at their best" – Jean Giraudoux, French Playwright

"The best way to be boring is to leaving nothing out" – Voltaire

"If the only way to win is to damage someone else, you're no damn good" – Roger Ailes  

"We can't solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them" – Albert Einstein 

I haven't got the slightest idea how to change people, but still I keep a long list of prospective candidates just in case I should ever figure it out.- David Sedaris, 
writer and comedian