StoryBites: A Week of Quotable Quotes from YourStory!

StoryBites is a new weekly feature from YourStory, featuring the most notable quotable quotes in our articles of this past week! Nothing compares to stories for inspiring people and sparking action, but these short pithy quotes will also catch your attention, pull you deeper into the story and may even spur change. Share these 20 gems of the week June 7-14 with your colleagues and networks, and check back to the original articles for more insights!

StoryBites

“To make a product successful you need to put yourself in the shoes of the user and anticipate all the challenges, however small they may be.” – Shouvik Dhar, Co-founder, Creatist

“I remember when my dad started his first business, he gave me his very first earning (which was a very small amount) as a safe-keep so that I always remember that every big thing starts with small beginnings.” – Manisha Arora

“India will account for $10-12 billion of the global connected devices market by 2020.” – TiE SIG on Internet of Things

“The 2008 ‘Time’ magazine honour changed people’s perception towards me overnight. Those who thought I was crazy were now looking at me with different eyes.” – Mohammed Dilawar, Nature Forever Society

“Success is all about not getting things right the first time. Failure is a good recipe to future success.” – Deepa Subramanian, Galerie de Arts

“You don’t plan greatness, you stumble upon it. Just walk enough to have a chance to stumble upon something.” – Deepak Dhar, Citrus Pay

“Unless you are totally, madly and completely in love with challenges please don’t get into entrepreneurship.” – Srijata Bhatnagar, EthnicShack

“Traffic is the currency of the web.” – Eric Wiesen, RRE Ventures

“If I could back in time, I would have first found an equally crazy guy like me to work with me and multiply my efforts!” – Ankit Jha, eMithilaHaat

“Storytelling can make a human being into God.” – Shaijla Kejriwal

“Take a moonshot. Aim for the moon when you choose a problem to solve. Think big and you can easily solve small problems.” – Amit Singhal, Google

“Always be prepared. Doing as much work as possible ahead of time is key to success.” – Arvind Iyengar, Sportz Interactive

“If picture is worth a 1000 words, surely then a video is worth a million.” – The Mocept story

“A picture is worth a thousand words, and a creative photo is worth a thousand ideas.” – PhotoSparks

“Big data analytics is primed for take-off with the ad-tech ecosystem providing a major impetus.” – Sudheer Kuppam, Intel Capital

“We can show the rest of the world how smart application of simple technologies can enable the human race to better connect, share and break barriers.” – Bosun Tijani, Truppr

“We have got a team which comprises of people who can play chess blindfolded with eight people simultaneously.” – Raghunandan G, TaxiForSure

“We have gone wrong many times and learnt a lot from them – it is part and parcel of a startup life.” – Sampath Menon, Callystro

“India has to move from being a nation of imitators, to improvisers, to innovators.” – Pavan Soni, IIM Bangalore

“An eco-system can be built only when more people take an initiative and become the champion of change.” – YS Campus Evangelist Programme

 

Madanmohan Rao

Madanmohan Rao

Madanmohan Rao is research director at YourStory Media and editor of five book series (http://amzn.to/NpHAoE). His interests include creativity, innovation, knowledge management, and digital media. Madan is also a DJ and writer on world music and jazz. He can be followed on Twitter at @MadanRao