Getting good clients is like dating.  It’s about building a personal relationship, building trust.

Mirko Ilic, via Success Secrets of the Graphic Design Superstars

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It takes 3 years to become an overnight success. Sometimes more.

Seth Godin, via

But if there’s really nothing, say you’re either already retrenched, or about to be retrenched or you’re not sure, then you might just take that leap because the loss is not much already.

Henry Tan via

The meaning of life is to find your gift, the purpose of life is to give it away.

Joy J. Golliver via Empowered Quotes

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.

Mark Twain

Conditions are always good, never bad; we need to know how to make good use of them. The man who waits for conditions to improve may have to wait for eternity.

cited from KR Connect

Be daring, be different, be impractical, be anything that will assert integrity of purpose and imaginative vision against the play it safers, the creatures of the common place, the slaves of the ordinary

Cecil Beaton, cited from To Dare, KR Connect

If two people think alike all the time, one of them is redundant.

Jim Avery, cited from Cholesterol, Airbag Industries

I don’t own a house. I don’t have anything. My life’s just in a bag and that makes me a good creative.

TWBA Paris President & ECD, Erik Vervroegen