There are risks and costs to a program of action. But they are far less than the long-range risks and costs of comfortable inaction.
When written in Chinese, the word "crisis" is composed of two characters. One represents danger, and the other opportunity.
The great French Marshall Lyautey once asked his gardener to plant a tree. The gardener objected that the tree was slow growing and would no reach maturity for 100 years. The Marshall replied, In that case, there is no time to lose; plant it this afternoon!’
- Dwigt D. Eiseinhower
- Jón Gnarr
- Ragnar Bjarnason (Raggi Bjarna)
- Murakami Haruki
- Arthur Ashe
- Paul Graham
- Sigurður Pálsson
- Eydís Blöndal
- Auður Haralds