We all have some favorite quotes from remarkable people who have done something special in their lives. Below are five of my favorite quotes. The first two quotes are linked. When John Goossens, much appreciated CEO of Belgacom, was looking for an appropriate quote for the 'SURF' rebranding of the company in 2001, the choice fell on this quote by John F. Kennedy. Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future. John F.