“Don’t let the method distract you from your message.” – A mentor in the past, he may have been talking about e-mail ;-). But I heard what I wanted to hear.
“No one told the young guys it couldn’t be done, so they went ahead and did it anyway.” – Another mentor, at an Udupi restaurant, before I left for Pune.
“Don’t let the competition or difficulty bother you, stay focused on solving one problem and solve it well.” – Founder of 2 respected startups and also in a mentorship role.
“Far better it is to dare mighty things to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered with failure, than to take rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in the gray twilight that know not victory or defeat.”
– Theodore Roosevelt. Thanks to – WorkHappy.net.
“They are not going to look at how hard you fall – they are going to look at how well you can get back up.”
– Vivek Makhija, my class-mate and fellow team (debate) member in Bishop’s (1994), needless to say we won.