Quotes from Day 2 at Altitude

October 23, 2007

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Another great day at Altitude. Here are the quotes from the day that Eben highlighted:

“Opportunities multiply as they are seized.” – Sun Tzu

“Next to knowing when to seize an opportunity, the most important thing in life is to know when to forego an opportunity.” – Benjamin Disraeli

“The essence of genious is to know what to overlook.” – William James

“It is better to be first than it is to be better.” – Al Ries and Jack Trout

“As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I watch what they do.” – Andrew Carnegie

“Data is most valuable at the point of origin. The value of data is directly related to its timeliness.” – Lawrence Miller

“When you have mastered the numbers you will in fact no longer be reading numbers, any more than you read words when reading books. You will be reading meanings.” – Harold Greene

I actually got more work done today than I do in a normal day in the office with 88 emails sent and a number of key projects worked on.