My Favorite Quotes

My Favorite Quotes

“Work. Play. Sleep. Repeat as often as possible.”© – Patrick Smyth

“A brand is more than a logo. It’s an experience.”© – Patrick Smyth

“You can’t stop the waves, but you can learn to surf” – beach bar in Playa Salvador, Spain

The only thing Los Angeles is missing is you, Patrick – Harmoni Everett

Your heels are high. The higher the heel, the closer to God. – Me chatting up a girl in Vegas

“You didn’t have one of those spinny globe things growing up, did you?’ – Me explaining to a Toronto Border agent that San Jose was also a city in Central America, not just one in California.

“Whatever you do and wherever you go and however you get there, just remember one thing: surfers travel. If you don’t, you might as well quit.” – Patrick Smyth

“Leadership is not about making a right decision or wrong decision. It’s about making the decision.” – Patrick Smyth

“If you’re a surfer on the road and you can’t believe a foreign toilet doesn’t take toilet paper then you must be on your first surf trip.” – Patrick Smyth

“To the last, I grapple with thee; From Hell’s heart, I stab at thee; For hate’s sake, I spit my last breath at thee.” – Khan (Star Trek II)

“Choose the hill you want to die on carefully” – Douglas MacArthur

“I’m big in Japan” – Patrick Smyth

Transcendence of ideology can only be achieved by a cataclysmic environmental event or society-changing technological breakthrough. – Patrick Smyth

Contriti sunt quasi vota fracti speculorum . Relinquunt illos qui ponebant eos cruentis et truces fractum imagines suas – Patrick Smyth