We love ourselves a good quote and so we asked our community to share their favorite quotes and affirmations with us and we’ve highlighted some below.

Douglas Mader | veterinarian, author

“People always think that the grass is greener on the other side of the fence. The problem is, most people don’t take the time to water their own grass.” Read more>>

Abhi Kanthan, AIA, NCARB | Licensed Architect & Interior Designer

One of my favorite quotes is “Simplicity is the Ultimate Sophistication” by Leonardo da Vinci. It is very easy to ramble on and on when speaking or take forever on work tasks, but the most important and best communicated ideas are conveyed with simple phrases or easy to understand images. I really appreciate this quote because if a task or idea is taking much too long for me to convey, I am most likely not taking the time or effort to really understand the task and tell myself clear direction – letting alone someone else. Read more>>

Jeremy Moscovici | Private Chef

“Take the risk or lose the chance” This quote really illustrates the decision my wife and I made to try our luck in the US. We had a nice stability in Paris, jobs we liked, our habits, our landmarks, our loved ones. But the time had come to say “Yes, but then what? We felt like making new choices, difficult choices, sometimes uncomfortable, but choices that make you come alive. Nothing to lose, everything to gain. Read more>>