Adam Braun Quotes

“The single most powerful element of youth is that you don’t have the life experiences to know what can’t be done.”
― Adam Braun

 

“Most of all, I’ll remind them each morning that we make a choice to bring positivity or negativity into the world, and that within every single person where lies an extraordinary story waiting to unfold.”
― Adam Braun

 

 

“It’s the presence of others who are smarter, kinder, wiser, and different from you that enables you to evolve. Those are the people to surround yourself with at all times.”
― Adam Braun

 

“Your life should be a story you are excited to tell.”
― Adam Braun

 

 

“In moments of uncertainty, when you must chose between two paths, allowing yourself to be overcome by either the fear of failure or the dimly lit light of possibility, immerse yourself in the life you would be most proud to live.”
― Adam Braun

 

“You may be safe, but I am free.’ Take advantage of the freedom that comes with your youth. Inhale life, exhale fire, and embrace the late, sleepless nights, because that’s when the magic happens- when everyone else is asleep and you’re awake thinking about the world as it is, and the world as it would be. Make the most of those moments,” I said forcefully. “And in the coming years people will tell you that you’re too young to change the world. I’m here to tell you, that’s fucking bullshit.”
― Adam Braun

 

“Creating something new is easy, creating something that lasts is the challenge.”
― Adam Braun

 

“I realized that even big waves start with small ripples”
― Adam Braun

 

“At certain moments in your life you just know that everything after will change. You can ignore these moments by not acting on the new set of possibilities they enable, and your life will stay the same. But if you say yes to their reverberating potential, your life path alters permanently.”
― Adam Braun

 

“your dreams do not scare you, they are not big enough.”
― Adam Braun

 

“Many of us spend our entire lives in the same bubble – we surround ourselves with people who share our opinions, speak the way we speak, and look the way we look. We fear leaving those familiar surroundings, which is natural, but through exploration of the unfamiliar we stop focusing on the labels that define WHAT we are and discover WHO we are.”
― Adam Braun

 

“Every person has a revolution beating within his or her chest”
― Adam Braun

 

 

“Your twenties are the time to both accept and fight your way into the person you’re destined to become.”
― Adam Braun

 

“Adversity bonds people more often than it breaks them.”
― Adam Braun

 

“Sometimes you have to leave things behind to understand their true value.”
― Adam Braun

 

 

“If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.”
― Adam Braun

 

“I nodded, still unable to speak, digesting the weight of what she had just said. We exist because of the sacrifice of those who came before us, but how often can we make them feel the full value of their impact? … It was only by focusing on creating joy in her life that I discovered the greatest feelings of happiness in my own.”
― Adam Braun

 

 

“I looked around and acknowledged that what you see around you is proof of what exists within you.”
― Adam Braun

 

 

“How many times have I missed an incredible connection that could have been made because I had my face in my phone instead of paying attention to those around me?”
― Adam Braun

 

“what you see around you is proof of what exists within you.”
― Adam Braun

 

 

“At the greatest levels of affluence, and the deepest levels of poverty, parents share the same desire for their children to have a better future.”
― Adam Braun

 

 

“It was only by focusing on creating joy in her life that I discovered the greatest feeling of happiness in my own.”
― Adam Braun

 

 

“I understood that I might fail, but I wouldn’t let it happen because I changed my compass along the way.”
― Adam Braun

 

 

“The biggest difference between the person who lives his or her dreams and the person who aspires is the decision to convert that first spark of motivation into immediate action.”
― Adam Braun

 

“So many of the people I admired—the musicians, the artists, the writers—created their greatest works not during a period of happiness and contentment, but during a period of struggle.”
― Adam Braun

 

 

“This realization led me to institute a personal policy of going off email from Friday night until Sunday morning. I would use my weekends to rest, rejuvenate, and reconnect with those I cherished most. For one day a week, it’s important to allow yourself to be a human being, rather than a human doing.”
― Adam Braun

 

“Weak speakers look down at the floor, good speakers look up but scan the room, great speakers make eye contact selectively, and exceptional speakers deliver every complete thought directly to one person in the audience, making that person feel like the center of the room—and then they move on and do it again.”
― Adam Braun

 

 

“Sometimes you know something in your head, and other times you know it in your heart. The mind delivers logic and reason, but the heart is where faith resides. In moments of uncertainty, when you must choose between two paths, allowing yourself to be overcome by either the fear of failure or the dimly lit light of possibility, immerse yourself in the life you would be most proud to live.”
― Adam Braun

 

“The purest joys are available to all of us, and they’re unrelated to status, recognition, or material desires.”
― Adam Braun

 

 

“Your twenties are the time to both accept and fight your way into the person you’re destined to become.”
― Adam Braun

 

 

“In truth we re-create our reputation every day.”
― Adam Braun

 

“But deep down inside, I was no longer enamored with the life I’d created. The only purpose I was serving was self-interest. While I rarely showed it to outsiders, my happiness waned day after day. A restless voice kept me up at night, telling me that until I found meaning, the money wouldn’t matter.”
― Adam Braun

 

 

“In certain situations you ask to see a sign to guide you in the right direction. Sometimes these calls to a higher power are answered and sometimes we are left to seek counsel from within. But if you look for them, the signs will usually present themselves to those with open eyes.”
― Adam Braun

 

 

“Creating a company means you’re going to go through hell and high water along the way. You need to know the character of the people at your side. Trust is everything.”
― Adam Braun

 

 

“They served as a constant reminder that to achieve exceptional things, you must hold yourself to exceptional standards, regardless of what others may think.”
― Adam Braun

 

 

“You never realize how much you value something until you are faced with the prospect of losing it.”
― Adam Braun

 

 

“When you’re part of something special, you have to cherish it and defend it against many outside distractions and temptations. But nothing is more potent or deceptive than the competing interests or another great opportunity. In those moments when priorities clash, always stay guided by your values, not your perceived necessities. Necessities exist in a state of mind that will not last, whereas values are transcendent and enduring.”
― Adam Braun

 

“…when your faith is tested you simply have to believe that there will be light ahead and continue moving forward.”
― Adam Braun

 

“Sometimes you have to show someone that you’re willing to run through a wall before they’ll open the front door.”
― Adam Braun

 

 

“When you align individually high-performing people around the idea that they are collectively underdogs, you tap into the cohesive gel that brings early adopters together. We created an enemy for us to rebel against (this belief that our approach was “impossible”), which is one of the fastest ways to unite people around a common goal. And with each new person who joined our volunteer army, we received both the validation and the skills necessary to prove that we could carve a different path from those who came before us.”
― Adam Braun

 

 

“They chose to be different. And in doing so, they proved that through struggle, sacrifice and service, staggering personal transformation is possible.”
― Adam Braun

 

“True self-discovery begins where your comfort zone ends,”
― Adam Braun

 

 

“The mind delivers logic and reason, but the heart is where faith resides.”
― Adam Braun

 

 

“Many of us spend our entire lives in the same bubble—we surround ourselves with people who share our opinions, speak the way we speak, and look the way we look. We fear leaving those familiar surroundings, which is natural, but through exploration of the unfamiliar we stop focusing on the labels that define what we are and discover who we are.”
― Adam Braun

 

“We each bear responsibility to prove ourselves day in and day out and have no one to blame but ourselves for the outcome.”
― Adam Braun

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