Favorite Quotes

Living Documents Feb 09, 2020

💡 This is a living document. It will probably get updated with time.

Here are some of my favorite quotes, in no particular order:

“Take care to get what you like or you will be forced to like what you get”
Bernard Shaw
"Men press towards the light, not so as to see better, but so as to shine better."
Friedrich Nietzsche
"The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather in a lack of will."
Vince Lombardi
“Happiness is not a finish line, and if we can’t feel content amid the mess and the striving, we might never feel it.”
Ben Saunders
"I have not failed. I've just found 1000 ways that don't work."
Thomas A. Edison
“Only passions, great passions can elevate the soul to great things.”
Denis Diderot
The most exciting phrase to hear in science, the one that heralds new discoveries, is not 'Eureka!' but 'That's funny...’
Isaac Asimov
“The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man.”
George Bernard Shaw
“Strong minds discuss ideas, average minds discuss events, weak minds discuss people.”
Socrates
“There is surely nothing quite so useless as doing with great efficiency what should not be done at all.”
Peter Drucker
"We suffer more often in imagination than in reality."
Seneca
"An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest."
Benjamin Franklin
“The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why.”
Mark Twain.

Raphael Roullet

I am a freelance software engineer currently living in Paris. In the past I worked for various tech startups both in marketing and product management as well as co-founded one screening VR movies.