Best Things Ever Said

The best quotes always share common traits, they cut to the heart of the matter and make hard concepts simple truths. They’re aspirational, and they’re the product of a lifetime of mistakes that have been learnt from.

After monetising an air-mattress to help make rent in 2007, Brian Chesky has started an accomodation revolution around the planet.

Our “overnight” success took 1,000 days.
– Brian Chesky

We have this responsibility or liberty to run our businesses as we see fit but we have this responsibility to build a stronger civil society along the way.
– Christopher Luxon

There’s 24 hours in a day and I guess some people can make 10 of those hours useful, other people can make 8 of those useful. I think as long as I get five hours sleep I can make 19 of those hours useful.
– Peter Beck

Failure is not to be feared. It is from failure that most growth comes.
– Dee Hock

Spend time upfront to invest in systems and processes to make long-term growth sustainable.
– Jeff Platt

Don’t worry about failure; you only have to be right once
– Drew Houston

All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them
– Walt Disney

A big business starts small.
– Richard Branson

It’s a very satisfying experience to be able to take a company and significantly improve it in every way.
– Graeme Hart

The best path to success is to face the music. Confront your truth, look it dead in the eyes, and deal with it.
– Sam Ovens