SmartStuff – Inspiring Quotes & Quips

Since its inception in 2008, FOODStuff SA has incorporated a smart quote in its newsletters – here is a collation of these great bites of wisdom and wit.


“The most dangerous words in business are, ‘We’ve always done it this way’.Darren Murph, exec at GitLab


“How you make people feel is what they remember and what makes a great company.” Matt Farrell, Chairman, CEO, Church & Dwight


“Fortitude. … It means fixity of purpose. It means endurance. It means having the strength to live with what constrains you.”   Hilary Mantel, British writer


“Live your truth. Express your love. Share your enthusiasm. Take action towards your dreams. Walk your talk. Dance and sing to your music. Embrace your blessings. Make today worth remembering.”  Steve Maraboli


“Make a daily act of unsolicited kindness a health habit. The scale of the act doesn’t matter. If it does not feel natural for you, remember, kindness is a muscle you can start to flex and that grows the more you use it.” Tweet by Frank Lipman MD


“The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.”  Walt Disney


“I never dreamt of success. I worked for it.”  Estee Lauder



There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.” Colin Powell, US general

Contact: Brenda Neall, editor & publisher, [email protected], T 073 352 8318