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"Maybe, just once, someone will call me 'sir' without adding, 'You're making a scene.'" – Homer Simpson

Eddy Allen

It's never work when you love what you're doing.

Michael Arroyo

Help me, I'm trapped in the Brandcenter website.

Hunter Carr

"If it's not innovative, it's not magic." – Marty Neumeier

Bianca Diclaro

My best friend is my space heater.

Whitney Downing

"Go to the ant, you sluggard; consider its ways and be wise!" – Proverbs 6:6

Josh Gherghel

I am a creative designer and brand enthusiast, with a soft spot for the feline types.

Ted Gregson

"Get dunked on!" – Sans, Undertale

Brittani Kelzenberg

"You miss 100% of the shots you don't take." – Wayne Gretzky, Michael Scott, Jessie Kemmerling

Jessie Kemmerling

"I thought he was criticizing me for something, and I started to explain. But he cut me off. 'You don’t have to justify yourself, my dear boy.'" – Albert Camus, "The Stranger"

Maria Kouninski

Shout out to all my #f4f5f7 lovers out there.

Michael Lee

Be forever curious. Questions get answers, and answers get you places.

Chris Lumain

Currently on a heart-on-sleeve living spree.

Lynn Nakamura

Let me tell you about my plants.

Robert Persky

"Ignore the bird! Follow the river." – High Aldwin, "Willow"

Casey Phillips

Stuck tweezers in an electrical outlet as a kid. Still waiting on my comic book series.

GL Richardson

Powered by pasta and red wine.

Allison Rinaldi

"The most wasted of all days is one without laughter." – e.e. cummings

Mike Rodriguez

"Don't gobblefunk around with words." – Roald Dahl

Shifra Samuel

“To be contented — that’s for the cows.” – Diana Vreeland

Annie Shepard

"Life can be measured by how many times your soul has been deeply stirred." – Soichiro Honda

Ken Tsuchiya

"The child of Marx and Coca-Cola."

Dylan Tucson

"So, good news. I saw a dog today." – Buddy the Elf

Sarah Wallace

Kind words cost nothing.

Lauren Wilson

Fiercely curious.

John Worthington

Who wants an easy life? It's boring.

Liwen Xu

"Surfers don't surf; they wait for waves." – Catherine Opie

Shang Yang

“Simplicity, wit, and good typography.” – Michael Bierut

Lauren Acampora

"A normal life is boring." - Eminem

Robert Arthur

"The unexamined life is not worth living." - Socrates

Kristen deBarros

"Regard everything as an experiment." — Corita Kent

Kymberli Fraser

¯\_(ツ)_/¯

Chloe Friedman

You shall not pass. - Gandolf

Benjamin Gross

"What worries you, masters you." - John Locke

Joe Jones

"Never give up. Never surrender." - Commander Peter Taggert

Emily Mayberry

"Art is never finished, only abandoned." - Leonardo da Vinci

Molly McCarvill

"Well done is better than well said." -Benjamin Franklin

Alec Milton

“Without music, life would be a mistake.” Friedrich Nietzsche

Colin O'Shea

Reach the Peak

Arthur Olivarez

“This world is but a canvas to our imagination.” -Henry David Thoreau

Katie Paxton

"Listen: there's a hell of a good universe next door; let's go" - E.E. Cummings

Ariana Safari

“Never tell me the odds!” — Han Solo

Amrit Sahni

Professional Doodler

Charlotte Simons

"Hehe" - Pillsbury Doughboy

Dakota Ward

"Everything in the universe is either a potato or not a potato." - Anonymous

Allie Carr

"Pass."

Josh Clayton

As seen on LinkedIn!

Sam Dworkin

"Time is money. Money is power. Power is pizza. Let's go." - April Ludgate

Brianna Gross

"The big print giveth, and the small print taketh away." - Tom Waits

Brendan Howard

*sigh

Dominic Johns

Don't knock it till you try it twice.

Tony Jorgensen

"My fake plants died because I did not pretend to water them." - Mitch Hedberg

Will Luck

"I don't play defense." - Bill Murray, Space Jam

Brian Marcolini

Why is Marcolini looking at me like that?

Jack McNamara

"Go to Heaven for the climate, Hell for the company." - Mark Twain

Clayton Notestine

"The Gold Standard of Excellence™" - Pre de Provence soaps

Christa Prater

I'm probably making this up.

Parth Raval

“Bears. Beets. Battlestar Galactica.” - Jim Halpert

Russ Rizzo

"I believe I can fly." - R. Kelly

Thea Ryan

Has a tenuous relationship with people food.

John Sokolowski

Kate Ursu

Kate Ursu

"Shoot your shot at all times" - a friend's friend

Akin Abode

"You have to mess up a Rubik's Cube before you can solve it."

Kelley Bode

"Imagination is more important than knowledge." - Albert Einstein

Joshua Browne

"I like coffee because it gives me the illusion that I might be awake." -Lewis Black

Danielle Ciccolo

"The consciousness that says 'I am' is not the consciousness that thinks." -Jean-Paul Sartre

Alexander Cipolla

"I want poetry, I want real danger, I want freedom, I want goodness. I want sin." - Aldous Huxley

Elizabeth Girvan

"In real life, I assure you, there is no such thing as algebra." - Fran Lebowitz

Ross Harris

*Not a real pilot...

Lars Johnson

"Why am I so afraid of nothingness? My soul is a baby wolf." —Dean Young

Sean Johnson

Half-fledged, full footed.

Lauren Jones

I've been to a waffle house in every state that has them.

Ainsworth Kerr

"Wax to receive, and marble to retain" - Lord Byron

Donald Kim

"For when dreams go... Life is a barren field" Langston Hughes

Patrick Lapera

"Only when we shed all self-definition do we find who we really are"- Wu-Tang Clan

Mitchell Moss

"Yeah, well, the Dude abides." - The Big Lebowski

Dixon Muller

"Hard work grows talent when talent doesn't work hard."

Josh Perry

"I'ma gunna win." -Wario

Nicholas Waddell

"...The evidence of things not seen" - Heb 11:1

Kobby Amoako-Atta

"If the left and right side of your brain had a baby, it would be a CBM." – J.R. Baumgardner "Throw me to the wolves, and I shall return leading the pack." – Lisa Vanderpump

Joe Baumgardner

"I seldom end up where I wanted to go, but almost always end up where I need to be." – Douglas Adams

Vanessa Brown

"I like nonsense; it wakes up the brain cells." – Dr. Seuss

Rachel Cohen

"Genius is 1 percent inspiration and 99 percent perspiration." – Thomas Edison

Alyssa Fea

"You're only given a little spark of madness. You mustn't lose it." – Robin Williams

Morgan Garber

"Why, sometimes I've believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast." – Queen, "Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There"

Emily Hudson

"You have to be odd to be number one." – Dr. Seuss

Adrienne Johnson

"Every strike brings me closer to the next home run." – Babe Ruth

Nick Koutris

"Focus on building the best possible business. If you are great, people will notice and opportunities will appear." – Mark Cuban

Hannah Levy

"I am not a speed reader. I am a speed understander." – Isaac Asimov

Derek Longest

"Education without practical application is useless information." – Robert Brown Jr.

Joval Martin

“Happiness [is] only real when shared.” – Chris McCandless

Colin McCool

"I have no special talent. I am only passionately curious." – Einstein

Evan McGee

Always extend a helping hand.

Hieu Nguyen

"The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing." – Stephen Covey

Alex Robinson

"You gotta know that the sky belongs to no one." – Above & Beyond

Jennifer Root

"I've learned that I still have a lot to learn." – Maya Angelou

Chelsea Sams

"Don't settle for less; even the genius asks their questions." – Tupac Shakur

Sara Singh

"Life would be tragic if it weren't funny." – Stephen Hawking

Katelen (KP) Thomas

"Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known." – Carl Sagan

Mark Thompson

"The multitude which does not reduce itself to unity is confusion." - Blaise Pascal

Paul Atienza

"To be creative, we must lose our fear of being wrong." - Joseph Chilton Pearce

Miguel Atkins

"Envy is ignorance, imitation is suicide" -Ralph Waldo Emerson

Caroline Bivens

“Man, when you lose your laugh you lose your footing.” - Randle McMurphy

Joseph Brooks

“When defeat comes, accept it as a signal that your plans are not sound, rebuild those plans, and set sail once more toward your coveted goal.” - Napoleon Hill

Zach Brown

"Keep your mind going in the right direction and life will catch up." - Joyce Meyer

Alyn Carr

"Being on sea, sail; being on land, settle."

Miya Cheng

“The key ingredient to any kind of success is to never give less than your best” - Russell Simmons

Robert Clark

"The idea is to die young as late as possible." - Ashley Montagu

Taylor Click

"Your legacy is being written by yourself. Make the right decisions" - Gary Vaynerchuk

Luke Colombo

"There is no greater disability in society than the inability to see a person as more" - Robert M. Hansel

Ryan Conner

"When you become the image of your own imagination, it's the most powerful thing you could ever do." - RuPaul

Ashley Devereux

"The best way to predict the future is to create it." - Peter Drucker

Alex Glaum

SetHighStandards. TakeOwnership. ConstructivelyDissent. EarnTrust. Lead.

Mark Gozzo

"The man who knows his limitations, has none." -David Foster Wallace

Louise Guy

"If I try my best and fail, well, I've tried my best."- Steve Jobs

Caroline Jordan

Bringing uncommon people onto common ground through brand stories + activations.

Gabi Levi

"Whether you think you can, or think you can't- you're right." -Henry Ford

Viviana Molina Burbano

"No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted." -Aesop

Prahbjot Saini

"Who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life." - Charles Darwin

Jacob Steckmann

"Whatever you are, be a good one." -Abraham Lincoln

Rachel Street

"Some people never go crazy. What truly horrible lives they must lead." - Charles Bukowski

Beka Tesfaye

Freedom is Responsibility.

Alexander Whiteway

"It's not going to do any good to land on Mars if we're stupid." -Ray Bradbury

Sarabeth Yglesias

"Lead yourself to inspire others."

Sally Zhang

I’m a creative problem-solver exploring the intersection of culture and technology.

Berfin Ayhan

"I have no special talent. I am only passionately curious." - Albert Einstein

Jessica Bagby

“Do not seek praise. Seek criticism.” – Paul Arden

Coryn Bajema

"Comparison is the death of joy." – Mark Twain (Man, I wish people quoted me.)

Naomi Bradley-Jean

"It's not how you begin; it's how you finish." – Unknown

Sarah Burley

"I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious." – Albert Einstein

Tommy Carroll

"It's gonna be may."

Jenny Chau

Rhymes with farting powder

Harding Coughter

Design is impossible if you don't know your audience.

Cody Eanes

"Design is so simple, that's why it's so complicated." – Paul Rand

Ashley Glover

We're on a road to nowhere.

Tyler King

"Life is hard. And interesting. And funny. And beautiful." – Someone

Aaron Mayor

"Imagination is the only weapon in the war against reality." – Lewis Carroll

Michael "Moose" Musatow

"You can’t just turn on creativity like a faucet. You have to be in the right mood. What mood is that? Last-minute panic." – Bill Watterson

Trevor Naughton

Experience designer, strategist and maker

Angelica Ortiz

“Those who don’t build must burn.” – Ray Bradbury

Kelly Prudente

Designer by day, novel writer by night. Lover of all things Larry Bird.

Billy Reano

Dancer and engineer in my past life. Current experience designer. Forever a cat lover.

Laura Strukl

"A prototype is worth 1,000 meetings." – Tom and David Kelley

Aaron Wachsstock

"Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination full of hope." - Maya Angelou

Gloryah Allen

"The most human thing about us is our technology." - Marshall McLuhan

Ruthie Edwards

"Be yourself; everyone else is already taken." -Oscar Wilde

Meghan Gaffney

"I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious." – Einstein

Sailee Gupte

Just trying to make Pippi Longstocking proud.

Joelle Halle

"Good design can change a life." - Aaron Draplin

Chad Hilton

“When he is totally involved he is at play or leisure." -Marshall McLuhan

Britain Kern

“Creativity is contagious, pass it on” – Albert Einstein

Linda Kirova

"They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself." - Andy Warhol

Jackie Koon

"Say yes and you'll figure it out afterwards." -Tina Fey

Katrine Limseth

"Those who believe in you can only push you so far, it's you that has to take action." -my journal

Belem Medina

"Beating the competition is relatively easy. Beating yourself is a never-ending commitment." - Phil Knight

Tobi Oluwo

"You're only given a little spark of madness. You mustn't lose it." - Robin Williams

Megan Reilly

"Expect nothing, appreciate everything."

Paige Rollins

"You have to be where you are to get where you need to go." -Amy Poehler

Elise Sokolowski

"Self-confidence produces fine results." -Stefan Sagmeister

Missy Thieman

"Use your consumption to fuel your creation."

Nicholas Tobat

designer / maker / all-purpose enthusiast

Zachary Vono

"Don't sweat the petty things and don't pet the sweaty things." —George Carlin

Matt Yakob

Looking for my Wozniak!!

Ray Zhang

“You may think I’m small, but I have a universe in my head.” — Yoko Ono

Rachel Zhou

"Hello, you've reached the house of unrecognized talent." – Squidward Tentacles

Shabina Aslam

Listener, investigator, truth-seeker, inspirer, creator

Eddie Bennett

"Don't get bitter, just get better." – Alyssa Edwards

Afia Boakye

"Inspiration is hard to come by. You have to take it where you find it." – Bob Dylan

Jacob Buller

"How are you so damn positive all the time?" – A lot of people

Nick Carr

"Doesn’t expecting the unexpected make the unexpected expected?" – Bob Dylan

Alexandra Danks

“I’m not getting older; I’m just getting bolder.” – Tamra Judge, RHOC

Alyson Gaiser

"Oh man."

Eliza Hadjis

A good PB&J can solve the world's problems.

Cole Hammack

Keep it groovy.

Carly Harrison

"Live in such a way that if someone spoke badly of you, no one would believe it." – Unknown

Melissa Jackson

"Relax and let everything go to hell." – Kevin McKeon

Hunter Kelly

"A life of almost is a life of never." – Blinky, "Trollhunters"

Martin Madriaga

"Who we are cannot be separated from where we're from." – Malcolm Gladwell

Sachee Malhotra

"Perpetually intrigued by the world around us."

Christian Marchant

It's been emotional.

Blake Smoral

"Common sense is the least common of all senses." – Unknown

Jass Sosa

"Take chances, make mistakes, get messy"- Ms Frizzle

Jenna Stout

“Quotation is a serviceable substitute for wit.” – Oscar Wilde

Carole Trickey

The roof is not my son, but I will raise it.

Andrew Tuchow

"Tacos should not be limited to Tuesday."

Lauren Vickers

"I am Beyonce, always." – Michael Scott

Shelby Williamson

"Eat diamonds for breakfast and shine all day."

Ari Abad

"I don't like the shape of things on this earth. I want to change them." - Howard Roark

Andrew Allen

“Dreaming, after all, is a form of planning.” - Gloria Steinem

Evanne Allen

The answer is always the same: "More wonder, please." –Elizabeth Gilbert

Hannah Barr

"When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro." -Hunter S. Thompson

Joe Castagna

"You don't learn to walk by following rules. You learn by doing, and by falling over." -Richard Branson

Hadley Bassett

"When you're in your lane, there's no traffic." -Ava DuVernay

Mykala Daniel

"Life is the ultimate creative expression... so go out and make something."

Margaret Dick

"Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work." -Aristotle

Kate Fallon

"Find what you're afraid of most and go live there." -Shannon McFarland in Chuck Palahniuk's novel, Invisible Monsters

Catie Frech

"I'm still not over Amy Winehouse." -Abbi Jacobson

Anna French

"What are the small things in life that make you truly happy?"

Julian Grimes

My name rhymes with Honda.

Nanda Golden

“Come in, she said, I’ll give you shelter from the storm.” -Bob Dylan

Mary Gray Johnson

"Because it's there." -George Mallory

Anna Kim

"Words are, in my not-so-humble opinion, our most inexhaustible source of magic." – J.K. Rowling

Curtis Kingrea

"Never give up and sit down and grieve. Find another way." - Satchel Paige

Kaitie Kovach

"Inspiration is for amateurs. The rest of us just show up and get to work." -Chuck Close

Meredith Makhoul

"Do it with passion or not at all." -Rosa Nouchette Carey

Caroline Moyer-Kardos

"Leave a mark."

Lucy Mungo

"The way to know life is to love many things." - Vincent van Gogh

Caitlin Russell

"It always seems impossible until it's done." -Nelson Mandela

Imani Sherrill

"We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used to create them" -Albert Einstein

Kyle Stolcis