Below are some of my favorite quotes that apply to both business and life. Here's hoping that they inspire you to greatness, or at least to ponder what greatness means to you.

"The best way to predict the future is to create it" -- Peter Drucker

"Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever" -- Mahatma Gandhi

"Leadership is the capacity to translate vision into reality" -- Warren Bennis

"If you don't know where you're going, any road will get you there" -- Lewis Carroll

"Don't wait for the world to recognize your greatness. Live it and let the world catch up to you" -- Vincent Mafu

"You can't start the next chapter of your life if you keep re-reading the last one" -- Michael McMillan

"Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work" -- Thomas Edison

"If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader" -- John Quincy Adams

"Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler" -- Albert Einstein

"Success is getting what you want, happiness is wanting what you get" -- W.P. Kinsella

"A great wind is blowing and that gives you either imagination or a headache" -- Catharine the Great

"A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer" -- Bruce Lee

"Great leaders are almost always great simplifiers, who can cut through argument, debate, and doubt to offer a solution everyone can understand" -- Colin Powell