Avinash Varma

"We’re mistaken when we think technology automatically improves. It only improves if a lot of people work very hard to make it better."

- Elon Musk

Tags: Misconceptions, Technology, Reasoning

"At its heart, engineering is about using science to find creative, practical solutions. It is a noble profession."

- Queen Elizabeth II

Tags: Blast from the past, Engineering

"Nothing is less productive than to make more efficient what should not be done at all."

- Peter Drucker

Tags: Old wisdom, Productivity, Taking a step back

"The only thing that isn’t worthless: to live this life out truthfully and rightly. And be patient with those who don’t."

- Marcus Aurelius

Tags: Philosophy, Greek wisdom, Stoicism

"Religion is regarded by the common people as true, by the wise as false, and by the rulers as useful."

- Seneca the Younger

Tags: Philosophy, Greek wisdom, Stoicism, Politics and Religion

"No matter how great the talent or efforts, some things just take time. You can’t produce a baby in one month by getting nine women pregnant."

- Warren Buffett

Tags: Patience

"Starting and growing a business is as much about the innovation, drive and determination of the people who do it as it is about the product they sell."

- Elon Musk

Tags: Startups, Company Culture, Employee motivation, Business

“Never ever do business with the government. Be in love with them, never marry them.”

- Jack Ma

Tags: Business, Government, China startups