That’s the challenge for all of us—to create warmth in a digital world. We’re still analogue beings. Our brains and eyes are analogue.

Erik Spiekermann

When principles of design replicate principles of thought, the act of arranging information becomes an act of insight.

Edward Tufte

If you hate a person, you hate something in him that is part of yourself. What isn’t part of ourselves doesn’t disturb us.

Hermann Hesse

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.

Marianne Williamson

Typography is to literature as musical performance is to composition: an essential act of interpretation, full of endless opportunities for insight or obtuseness.

Robert Bringhurst

The moment just past is extinguished forever, save for the things made during it.

George Kubler

Less, but better.

Dieter Rams

The world shapes us, and we get to shape the world.

Frank Chimero

Most people die of a sort of creeping common sense, and discover when it is too late that the only things one never regrets are one’s mistakes.

Oscar Wilde

All that is gold does not glitter,
Not all those who wander are lost;
The old that is strong does not wither,
Deep roots are not reached by the frost.

J.R.R. Tolkien

Sucking at something is the first step to being sorta good at something.

Jake the Dog

When you do things right, people won’t be sure you’ve done anything at all.

God (Futurama)

All progress has resulted from people who took unpopular positions.

Adlai E. Stevenson

Everything you’re sure is right can be wrong in another place.

Barbara Kingsolver