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  • 1. Inspirational Quotes
    From
    Standard of Trust, llc
    www.StandardofTrust.com
  • 2. “Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.”
    -Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • 3. "It takes a deep commitment to change and an even deeper commitment to grow." - Ralph Ellison
  • 4. “Relationships and trust. This is the bedrock of life.”
    -MukeshAmbani
  • 5. “He that would be a leader must also be a bridge.”
    - Welsh Proverb
  • 6. “I have always believed that personal relationships are vital in business and that people should be directly accountable for their actions.”
    -Richard Branson
  • 7. “People are more easily led than driven.”
    - David Harold Fink
  • 8. "The purpose of business is to create and keep a customer.“
    -Peter Drucker
  • 9. “Lead and inspire people. Don’t try to manage and manipulate people. Inventories can be managed but people must be led.”
    -Ross Perot
  • 10. "If you can be interested in other people you can own the world."
    – Jay Abraham
  • 11. “The first responsibility of a leader is to define reality. The last is to say thank you.”
    -Max DePree
  • 12. "To be trusted is a greater compliment than to be loved."
    – George MacDonald
  • 13. “The best example of leadership is leadership by example.”
    -Jerry McClain
  • 14. “Trust only movement. Life happens at the level of events, not of words. Trust movement.”
    – Alfred Adler
  • 15. “If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.”
    -John Quincy Adams
  • 16. “Trust, but verify.”
    -Ronald Reagan
  • 17. “Leadership: The art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.”
    -Dwight D. Eisenhower
  • 18. “To state the facts frankly is not to despair the future nor indict the past. The prudent heir takes careful inventory of his legacies and gives a faithful accounting to those whom he owes an obligation of trust.”
    -John F. Kennedy
  • 19. “Leadership is action, not position.”
    -Donald H. McGannon
  • 20. “He who does not trust enough, Will not be trusted.”
    -Lao Tzu
  • 21. “I suppose leadership at one time meant muscles; but today it means getting along with people.”
    -Mohandas K. Gandhi
  • 22. “The best way to find out if you can trust somebody is to trust them.”
    -Ernest Hemingway
  • 23. “The key to successful leadership today is influence, not authority.”
    -Kenneth Blanchard
  • 24. “Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.”
    -Steve Jobs
  • 25. “Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.”
    -John Fitzgerald Kennedy
  • 26. “Commitment means that it is possible for a man to yield the nerve centre of his consent to a purpose or cause, a movement or an ideal, which may be more important to him than whether he lives or dies.”
    -Howard Thurman
  • 27. “Almost any difficulty will move in the face of honesty. When I am honest I never feel stupid. And when I am honest I am automatically humble.”
     -Hugh Prather 
  • 28. “It does not matter what party you are a member of in this great Nation of ours. Accountability and competence are characteristics that Americans value throughout our great land.”
    -Jim Costa 
  • 29. “Tis not enough to help the feeble up, but to support them after.”
     -William Shakespeare  
  • 30. “If we lose love and self respect for each other, this is how we finally die.”
     -Maya Angelou  
  • 31. “As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others.”
    -Bill Gates 
  • 32. “The price of greatness is responsibility.” 
    -Winston Churchill 
  • 33. “The chief lesson I have learned in a long life is that the only way you can make a man trustworthy is to trust him; and the surest way to make him untrustworthy is to distrust him.”
    -Henry L. Stimson  
  • 34. “A relationship requires a lot of work and commitment.”
     -Greta Scacchi   
  • 35. “Restoring responsibility and accountability is essential to the economic and fiscal health of our nation.”
     -Carl Levin 
  • 36. “Books serve to show a man that those original thoughts of his aren't very new at all.”
    -Abraham Lincoln 
  • 37. “Be courageous. I have seen many depressions in business. Always America has emerged from these stronger and more prosperous. Be brave as your fathers before you. Have faith! Go forward!”
    -Thomas A. Edison 
  • 38. “Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren't used to an environment where excellence is expected.” 
    -Steve Jobs  
  • 39. “Getting in touch with your true self must be your first priority.”
    -Tom Hopkins 
  • 40. “Innovation is the specific instrument of entrepreneurship. The act that endows resources with a new capacity to create wealth.”
    -Peter Drucker             
  • 41. “High expectations are the key to everything.”
    -Sam Walton 
  • 42. “A slender acquaintance with the world must convince every man that actions, not words, are the true criterion of the attachment of friends.”
     -George Washington 
  • 43. “A pessimist is one who makes difficulties of his opportunities and an optimist is one who makes opportunities of his difficulties.”
    -Harry S. Truman  
  • 44. “Trust in dreams, for in them is hidden the gate to eternity.” 
    -Khalil Gibran  
  • 45. “I've always thought that people need to feel good about themselves and I see my role as offering support to them, to provide some light along the way.” 
    -Leo Buscaglia 
  • 46. “I don't think about financial success as the measurement of my success.”
    -Christie Hefner 
  • 47. “A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him.” 
    -David Brinkley  
  • 48. “Defeat is not the worst of failures. Not to have tried is the true failure.”
    -George Edward Woodberry   
  • 49. “It is probably not love that makes the world go around, but rather those mutually supportive alliances through which partners recognize their dependence on each other for the achievement of shared and private goals.”
    -Fred Allen  
  • 50. “Failure is not fatal, but failure to change might be.”
    -John Wooden  
  • 51. “Hold yourself responsible for a higher standard than anybody expects of you. Never excuse yourself.” 
    -Henry Ward Beecher  
  • 52. “If you want a quality, act as if you already had it.” 
    -William James   
  • 53. “Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value.” 
    -Albert Einstein   
  • 54. “Adversity causes some men to break; others to break records.”
    -William Arthur Ward   
  • 55. “Important principles may, and must, be inflexible.” 
    -Abraham Lincoln   
  • 56. “A life lived with integrity - even if it lacks the trappings of fame and fortune is a shinning star in whose light others may follow in the years to come.” 
    -Denis Waitley    
  • 57. “Rules are not necessarily sacred, principles are.” 
    -Franklin D. Roosevelt    
  • 58. “All mankind is divided into three classes: those that are immovable, those that are movable, and those that move.”
    -Benjamin Franklin     
  • 59. “Always do right. This will gratify some people and astonish the rest.”
    -Mark Twain     
  • 60. “Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.” 
    -Steve Jobs      
  • 61. “If you consistently keep your commitments to others, success must follow.” 
    -Rob Peters      
  • 62. It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you'll do things differently. 
    -Warren Buffett     
  • 63. “A promise must never be broken.” 
    -Alexander Hamilton             
  • 64. “Being unwanted, unloved, uncared for, forgotten by everybody, I think that is a much greater hunger, a much greater poverty than the person who has nothing to eat.” 
    -Mother Teresa     
  • 65. “To give anything less than your best is to sacrifice the gift.”
    -Steve Prefontaine      
  • 66. “Assumptions are the termites of relationships.” 
    -Henry Winkler       
  • 67. “As you grow older, you will discover that you have two hands, one for helping yourself, the other for helping others.” 
    -Audrey Hepburn        
  • 68. “The most effective way to do it, is to do it.”
    -Amelia Earhart         
  • 69. “An organization's ability to learn, and translate that learning into action rapidly, is the ultimate competitive advantage.” 
    -Jack Welch          
  • 70. “Despite everything, I believe that people are really good at heart.”
    -Anne Frank          
  • 71. “To me, if life boils down to one thing, it's movement. To live is to keep moving.” 
    -Jerry Seinfeld          
  • 72. “One's only rival is one's own potentialities. One's only failure is failing to live up to one's own possibilities. In this sense, every man can be a king, and must therefore be treated like a king.” 
    -Abraham Maslow          
  • 73. “If you don't know where you are going, every road will get you nowhere.” 
    -Henry A. Kissinger           
  • 74. “Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.” 
    -Helen Keller            
  • 75. “If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself.” 
    -Henry Ford            
  • 76. “A coach's greatest asset is his sense of responsibility - the reliance placed on him by his players.” 
    -Knute Rockne            
  • 77. “As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do.” 
    -Andrew Carnegie            
  • 78. “The propensity to truck, barter and exchange one thing for another is common to all men, and to be found in no other race of animals.” 
    -Adam Smith             
  • 79. “A man without ethics is a wild beast loosed upon this world.”
    -Albert Camus             
  • 80. “It is our choices... that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.” 
    -J. K. Rowling             
  • 81. “Accept the fact that we have to treat almost anybody as a volunteer.” 
    -Peter Drucker            
  • 82. “I'll tell you one thing: Don't ever give anybody your best advice, because they're not going to follow it.” 
    -Jack Nicholson          
  • 83. “Be true to your work, your word, and your friend.” 
    -Henry David Thoreau            
  • 84. “Cowards die many times before their actual deaths.” 
    -Julius Caesar             
  • 85. “Language is remarkable, except under the extreme constraints of mathematics and logic, it never can talk only about what it's supposed to talk about but is always spreading around.” 
    -Howard Nemerov            
  • 86. “I would rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent than in the extent of my powers and dominion.” 
    -Alexander the Great         
  • 87. “Leaders must be close enough to relate to others, but far enough ahead to motivate them.” 
    -John C. Maxwell          
  • 88. “Our attitude towards others determines their attitude towards us.”
    -Earl Nightingale          
  • 89. “Computers make it easier to do a lot of things, but most of the things they make it easier to do don't need to be done.” 
    -Andy Rooney          
  • 90. “Everybody likes a kidder, but nobody lends him money. 
    -Arthur Miller          
  • 91. “Constant kindness can accomplish much. As the sun makes ice melt, kindness causes misunderstanding, mistrust, and hostility to evaporate.”
    -Albert Schweitzer          
  • 92. “Not everybody trusts paintings but people believe photographs.”
    -Ansel Adams          
  • 93. “Any man worth his salt will stick up for what he believes right, but it takes a slightly better man to acknowledge instantly and without reservation that he is in error.” 
    -Andrew Jackson          
  • 94. “Behavior is the mirror in which everyone shows their image.” 
    -Johann Wolfgang von Goethe          
  • 95. “We think too much and feel too little.” 
    -Charlie Chaplin          
  • 96. “Better to fight for something than live for nothing.” 
    -George S. Patton         
  • 97. “The usual approach of science of constructing a mathematical model cannot answer the questions of why there should be a universe for the model to describe. Why does the universe go to all the bother of existing?” 
    -Stephen Hawking          
  • 98. “There is no need for temples, no need for complicated philosophies. My brain and my heart are my temples; my philosophy is kindness.” 
    -Dalai Lama           
  • 99. “"Respect leads to Hope which Inspires Courage that enables Action".” 
    -Rob Peters