„You gotta earn your keep in this world. When you invent something new, if customers come to the party, it’s disruptive to the old way.“

—  Jeff Bezos

Amazon's Jeff Bezos looks to the future - CBS News http://www.cbsnews.com/news/amazons-jeff-bezos-looks-to-the-future/.

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„This is serious, and you gotta keep your mind open in case an idea comes along—you want there to be some room for it to fit in.“

—  Orson Scott Card American science fiction novelist 1951

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„When you repeat an old pattern in a new location, you sometimes make something new.“

—  Howard Bloom American publicist and author 1943

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„Just do something that lights you up, and lights up your customers, and lights up the world and scale to that.“

—  Tim O'Reilly Irish computer programmer 1954

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„Low-end disruption occurs when the rate at which products improve exceeds the rate at which customers can adopt the new performance.“

—  Clayton M. Christensen Mormon academic 1952 - 2020

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„But when you gotta flex, you gotta keep flexing. You know what I'm saying? Please feel free to quote me on that at any given point.“

—  PewDiePie Swedish YouTuber and video game commentator 1989

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„When you curse another, you curse yourselves, and the curse returns to you. When you are violent, the violence returns . . . I speak to you because yours is the opportunity [to better world conditions] and yours is the time. Do not fall into the old ways that will lead you precisely into the world that you fear.“

—  Jane Roberts American Writer 1929 - 1984

Source: The Seth Material (1970), p. 274
Context: It is wrong to curse a flower and wrong to curse a man. It is wrong not to hold any man in honor, and it is wrong to ridicule any man. You must honor yourselves and see within yourselves the spirit of eternal vitality. If you do not do this, then you destroy what you touch. And you must honor each other individual also, because in him is the spark of eternal vitality. When you curse another, you curse yourselves, and the curse returns to you. When you are violent, the violence returns... I speak to you because yours is the opportunity [to better world conditions] and yours is the time. Do not fall into the old ways that will lead you precisely into the world that you fear.

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„Creativity is really about excess. And when you want to make something there is a kind of obsession that has to come with it in a healthy way, in a way that is intoxicating, you are engulfed by something.“

—  Annette Bening American actress 1958

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„You gotta give a child something to believe in“

—  Michael Savage U.S. radio talk show host, Commentator, and Author 1942

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