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Project Management Quotes - Motivations, Inspirations, and Reminders

No matter where you are in your project management career, there are always lessons you can learn, reminders to heed, and inspiration to receive. I have put together ten quotes from various sources -- from Mike Tyson to Mark Twain -- that have some great project management nuggets of wisdom in each.

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Project Management Quotes - Motivations, Inspirations, and Reminders

  1. 1. 10 Project Management Quotes Motivations, inspirations, and reminders
  2. 2. “You may con a person into committing to an unreasonable deadline, but you cannot bully them into meeting it.” Edwards, Butler, Hill, and Russell
  3. 3. “Of all the things I’ve done, the most vital is coordinating the talents of those who work for us and pointing them towards a certain goal.” Walt Disney
  4. 4. “The P in PM is as much about ‘people management’ as it is about ‘project management.’” Cornelius Fichtner
  5. 5. “Everybody has a plan until they get punched in the mouth.” Mike Tyson
  6. 6. “Even if you are on the right track, you will get run over if you just sit there.” Will Rogers
  7. 7. “Plans are only good intentions unless they immediately degenerate into hard work.” Peter Drucker
  8. 8. “Change is inevitable - except from a vending machine.” Robert Gallagher
  9. 9. “A goal without a plan is just a wish.” Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
  10. 10. “Data is like garbage. You’d better know what you are going to do with it before you collect it.” Mark Twain