"In a crowd there are going to be hundreds of thinkers. Among these hundreds there is going to be one out-of-the-box thinker—if you're lucky."
|--Ruth Cristello, blogger|
"The older I get, the more centered I become and the more I think I really know about myself. What I know is that what other people do doesn't really have any effect on me."
|--Oprah Winfrey, talk show host|
"Think like a man of action, act like a man of thought."
|--Henri Bergson, French philosopher|
"Why live out of the box? To live. To be. To create. To renew."
|--Mike Vance, motivational speaker|
"Chaos often breeds life, when order breeds habit."
|--Henry Adams, American writer|
Beyond Thinking Outside the Box (What Box?)
I remember exactly where.
I was in New York City, in the elevator of the New York Hilton—a couple of miles from Ground Zero.
The TV set was on in the elevator and I was kind of half staring at it when an image flashed on screen. It showed a heartbreaking sight, a commercial jetliner smashing into one of the Twin Towers and bursting into a terrible fireball.
I hurried to my room, turned on the TV, and called my manager, Ray Manzella, who was staying at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel across town. I told him to turn on his set.
That's when the second plane hit.
A newscaster on the TV announced that the Pentagon had been targeted, and that a jetliner headed for the White House had crashed in the middle of Pennsylvania. ...