Warren Buffett says

“Someone's sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.”

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“Any road followed precisely to its end leads precisely nowhere. Climb the mountain just a little bit to test that it's a mountain. From the top of the mountain, you cannot see the mountain.”

“We can't be in survival mode. We have to be in growth mode.”

“We need big failures in order to move the needle. If we don’t, we’re not swinging enough. You really should be swinging hard, and you will fail, but that’s okay.”

“As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others.”

“The single best way to develop leaders... is to take people out of their safe environment and away from the people they know, and throw them into a new arena they know little about. Way over their head, preferably. In fact, the more demanding their challenges, the more pressure and risk they face, the more likely a dynamic leader will emerge.”