On Leaping

That’s one small step for man. One giant leap for mankind.’
— Neil Armstrong (on being the first on the moon)

‘Look before ere you leap.’
— Samuel Butler

‘Leap and the net will appear.’
— Julia Camerson

‘We are very near to greatness: one step and we are safe. Can we not take the leap.’
— Ralph Waldo Emerson

‘Do not be afraid to take a big step if one is indicated. You cannot cross a chasm in two small jumps.’
— David Lloyd George

‘There is no prescribed route to follow to arrive at a new idea. You have to make the intuitive leap.’
— Stephen Hawking

‘When in doubt, make a fool of yourself. There is a microscopically thin line between being brilliantly creative and acting like the most gigantic idiot on earth. So what the hell, leap.’
— Cynthia Heimel

‘All growth is a leap in the dark, a spontaneous, unpremeditated act without benefit of experience.’
— Henry Miller