“You are good. But it is not enough just to be good. You must be good for something. You must contribute good to the world. The world must be a better place for your presence. And the good that is in you must be spread to others.”

Gordon B. Hinkley 

You gotta be
You gotta be bad, you gotta be bold, you gotta be wiser
You gotta be hard, you gotta be tough, you gotta be stronger
You gotta be cool, you gotta be calm, you gotta stay together
All I know, all I know, love will save the day
— Des’ree - You Gotta Be Lyrics
Listen as your day unfolds, challenge what the future holds
Try and keep your head up to the sky
— Des’ree - You Gotta Be Lyrics | MetroLyrics 
Be your best self and do not imitate anyone else. Find your strengths. They are your talents. They will make you smile and cause you to feel real joy on the inside. Don’t listen to those who ridicule the choices you make or the dreams you share… Life is not about finding yourself; it is about creating yourself. — Robert Smith
We are defined by what we make time to do, not by what we do when we have time. — Kate Matsudaira @FluentConf
This is the real secret of life — to be completely engaged with what you are doing in the here and now. And instead of calling it work, realize it is play. — Alan Wilson Watts
Rebecca Murphey - Writing Testable Code

Rebecca Murphey - Writing Testable Code

Work with the smartest people you can find.  Do something you’re not ready to do. Marissa Mayer.

Work with the smartest people you can find.  Do something you’re not ready to do. Marissa Mayer.

The brick walls are there for a reason. They’re not there to keep us out. The brick walls are there to give us a chance to show how badly we want something. — from The Last Lecture
He emphasized that you should never start a company with the goal of getting rich. Your goal should be making something you believe in and making a company that will last. —  - Steve Jobs (about Mike Markkula)