Whatever you can do, or dream you can, Begin it. Boldness has Genius, Power, and Magic in it. Begin it Now! (Goethe)
I do not think that there is any thrill that can go through the human heart like that felt by the inventor as he sees some creation of the brain unfolding to success... Such emotions make a man forget food, sleep, friends, love, everything. (Nikola Tesla)
Check out this great resource for entrepreneurs:
The founder of UCSD Connect program for entrepreneurs was Bill Otterson, who was on my board of advisors at TeleMagic.
He was a good man, a good friend, now gone, but his work continues...
In the just-published letter to stockholders from Warren Buffett, these are a few of the gems of wisdom he quoted:
1. Ronald Reagan had it right: “It’s probably true that hard work never killed anyone – but why take the chance?”
2. Be fearful when others are greedy, and be greedy when others are fearful. (Warren Buffett)
3. If you want to get a reputation as a good businessman, be sure to get into a good business. (un-named friend of Warren Buffett)
4. When someone with experience proposes a deal to someone with money, too often the fellow with money ends up with the experience, and the fellow with experience ends up with the money. (Warren Buffett)