Pioneers push boundaries, turn heads, drive innovation and change the way we see the world.
We wouldn't be where we are today with pioneers. After all, these people are bold enough to see their ideas through to the end while maintaining the ability to adapt to anything thrown in their path.
There are many pioneers among us, it's just they've yet to make their move. Are you a pioneer? Do you have a notion or idea that will change things forever, for the better? We think you are and to give you a kick in the right direction, here are five inspirational quotes from some of history's most important innovators...
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"I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work." - Thomas Edison
"I love those who can smile in trouble, who can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. 'Tis the business of little minds to shrink, but they whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves their conduct, will pursue their principles unto death." - Leonardo Da Vinci
"If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true is really true, there would be little hope of advance." - Orville Wright
"Until you dig a hole, you plant a tree, you water it and make it survive, you haven't done a thing. You are just talking." - Wangari Maathai
"If there's specific resistance to women making movies, I just choose to ignore that as an obstacle for two reasons: I can't change my gender, and I refuse to stop making movies." - Kathryn Bigelow