A favorite quote from an all-time favorite movie, Peaceful Warrior.
“Pursue something so important that even if you fail, the world is better off with you having tried.”
~ Tim O’Reilly
I just read this quote by J.K. Rowling, and it’s quite good: “Believe me, neither @RGalbraith nor I walk around thinking we’re fab. We just shoot for ‘writing better than yesterday’”.
(Robert Galbraith is a pseudonym she used for some of her other novels.)
Here are a couple of great quotes from two separate articles, one regarding Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods, the other about Kobe Bryant.
From Jack Nicklaus:
Here's another quote from this article:
A few days ago I sat down and talked to myself (you can do that a lot in a small cabin in Alaska) and tried to think if there were any ways I could be more productive.
The biggest thing that was bothering me (the problem statement) was the time it takes after I've "finished" writing a long, multi-page tutorial before it can be published. I prefer writing longer tutorials, but they do take a fair amount of effort.