What I had that others didn't was a capacity for sticking to it.

Doris Lessing

It is a miracle that curiosity survives formal education

Albert Einstein

If you want to build a ship, don't gather men and women to give them orders, to assign them tasks or to tell them how to build.
If you want to build a ship, teach men and women to long for the sea.

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry