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Rise early.
Work late.
Strike oil.
J. Paul Getty
American Industrialist
The tragedy in life doesn’t lie
in not reaching your goal.
The tragedy lies in having no
goal to reach.
Benjamin Mays
Amer...
If you haven’t got the
time to do it right,
when will you find the
time to do it over?
Jeffrey J. Mayer
Author of Time Man...
What comes first?
The clock or the
compass? Anonymous
One of the best
The productivity
of work is not the
responsibility of
the worker but of
the manager.
Peter F. Drucker
Management Consultan...
Man’s greatest
capital asset is
the unexpired
years of his
productive life.
Paul W. Litchfield
Ex Chairman, Goodyear Tire ...
Obstacles are
those frightful
things you see
when you take
your eyes off
the goal.
Henry Ford
Founder of Ford Motor Co.
Productivity is being able to do things
that you were never able to do before.
Franz Kafka
German Writer
We have a strategic plan.
It’s called doing things.
Herb Kelleher
Chairman Emeritus, Southwest Airlines
I must govern
the clock,
not be
governed by it.
Golda Meir
4th Prime Minister of Israel
You miss 100%
of the shots
you don’t take.
Wayne Gretzky
Ice Hockey Player
If there is no wind, row.
Latin Proverb
They knew stuff
Take care of
your minutes,
and the hours
will take care of
themselves.
Lord Chesterfield
British Statesman
Time is the scarcest resource of the
manager; if it is not managed, nothing
else can be managed.
Peter F. Drucker
Manageme...
If you spend
too much time
thinking about
a thing, you'll
never get it
done.
Bruce Lee
Martial Artist & Filmmaker
Amateurs sit and wait for inspiration,
the rest of us just get up and go to work.
Stephen King
Science Fiction & Fantasy A...
Whenever
you are
asked if you
can do a
job, tell 'em,
“Certainly I
can!” Then
get busy
and find
out how to
do it.
Theodore...
The future is
something which
everyone reaches
at the rate of 60
minutes an hour,
whatever he does,
whoever he is.
C. S. L...
Success is the
ability to go from
one failure to
another with no
loss of enthusiasm.
Winston Churchill
Two Time Prime Mini...
The secret of your future is hidden in
your daily routine.
Mike Murdock
American Televangelist
The simple act of paying positive attention
to people has a great deal to do with
productivity.
Tom Peters
Management Auth...
The person
who says it
cannot be done
should not
interrupt the
person who is
doing it.
Chinese Proverb
They knew stuff
It has been my observation that most
people get ahead during the time that
others waste.
Henry Ford
Founder of Ford Motor ...
The only place success comes before
work is in the dictionary.
Vince Lombardi
American Football Coach
The first hour of
the morning is
the rudder of the
day.
Henry Ward Beecher
American Clergyman & Social Reformer
You can never cross the ocean until you
have the courage to lose sight of the shore.
Cristopher Columbus
European Explorer...
The greatest oak
was once a little nut
that held its ground.
Anonymous
One of the best
People checking their
BlackBerry over dinner
is not the measure of
productivity.
Tim Ferris
Author of The 4-Hour Workweek
Put your future
in good hands
– your own.
Mark Victor Hansen
Co-Author of Chicken Soup for the Soul
Stephen Covey
American Author & Keynote Speaker
The key is in not spending time,
but in investing it.
Thunder is good,
thunder is impressive;
but it is lightning that
does the work.
Mark Twain
American Author & Humorist
Productivity
is never an
accident. It is
always the
result of a
commitment
to excellence,
intelligent
planning,
and focuse...
Maya Angelou
American Author & Poet
You can’t
use up
creativity.
The more
you use,
the more
you have.
Coffee is the way I
fool myself into
believing I'm going
to have a
productive day.
Anonymous
One of the best
It’s kind of
fun to do the
impossible.
Walt Disney
American Animator & Film Producer
The reward of a thing well done,
is to have done it.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
American Essayist, Lecturer & Poet
When a man
knows he is to be
hanged in a
fortnight, it
concentrates his
mind wonderfully.
Samuel Johnson
English Writer, M...
An ant on the move does more than a
dozing ox.
Lao Tzu
Chinese Philosopher
Time stays long enough
for those who use it.
Leonardo da Vinci
Italian Renaissance Polymath
A year from now you will wish
you had started today.
Karen Lamb
Author
Make measurable progress in
reasonable time.
Jim Rohn
American Author & Entrepreneur
Opportunity is missed by most people
because it is dressed in overalls and
looks like work.
Thomas Edison
American Invento...
By the work one
knows the workman.
Jean de La Fontaine
French Fabulist & Poet
There are no traffic jams along the
extra mile.
Roger Staubach
Former NFL Quarterback
Confidence is the
result of hours and
days and weeks and
years of constant
work and dedication.
Roger Staubach
Former NFL ...
If you have time to
whine and complain
about something then
you have the time to
do something about it.
Anthony J. D’Angel...
W. Clement Stone
American Businessman & Philanthropist
Definiteness of purpose
is the starting point of
all achievement.
Pablo Picasso
Spanish Painter & Sculptor
Inspiration exists, but it
must find you working.
Never leave till tomorrow
that which you can do today.
Benjamin Franklin
Founding Father of the United States
All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity
and importance, and should be undertaken
with painstaking excellence.
Martin L...
Simplicity boils down to two steps:
Identify the essential. Eliminate the rest.
Leo Babauta
Creator of Zen Habits
51 Down To Earth Productivity Quotes
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Getting up for a hard day's work is easy, but making that day productive can be difficult. To help inspire you, we've gathered 51 quotes from influential people throughout history.

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51 Down To Earth Productivity Quotes

  1. 1. Rise early. Work late. Strike oil. J. Paul Getty American Industrialist
  2. 2. The tragedy in life doesn’t lie in not reaching your goal. The tragedy lies in having no goal to reach. Benjamin Mays American Educator, Scholar, Activist
  3. 3. If you haven’t got the time to do it right, when will you find the time to do it over? Jeffrey J. Mayer Author of Time Management for Dummies
  4. 4. What comes first? The clock or the compass? Anonymous One of the best
  5. 5. The productivity of work is not the responsibility of the worker but of the manager. Peter F. Drucker Management Consultant & Author
  6. 6. Man’s greatest capital asset is the unexpired years of his productive life. Paul W. Litchfield Ex Chairman, Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.
  7. 7. Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off the goal. Henry Ford Founder of Ford Motor Co.
  8. 8. Productivity is being able to do things that you were never able to do before. Franz Kafka German Writer
  9. 9. We have a strategic plan. It’s called doing things. Herb Kelleher Chairman Emeritus, Southwest Airlines
  10. 10. I must govern the clock, not be governed by it. Golda Meir 4th Prime Minister of Israel
  11. 11. You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take. Wayne Gretzky Ice Hockey Player
  12. 12. If there is no wind, row. Latin Proverb They knew stuff
  13. 13. Take care of your minutes, and the hours will take care of themselves. Lord Chesterfield British Statesman
  14. 14. Time is the scarcest resource of the manager; if it is not managed, nothing else can be managed. Peter F. Drucker Management Consultant & Author
  15. 15. If you spend too much time thinking about a thing, you'll never get it done. Bruce Lee Martial Artist & Filmmaker
  16. 16. Amateurs sit and wait for inspiration, the rest of us just get up and go to work. Stephen King Science Fiction & Fantasy Author
  17. 17. Whenever you are asked if you can do a job, tell 'em, “Certainly I can!” Then get busy and find out how to do it. Theodore Roosevelt 26th President of the United States
  18. 18. The future is something which everyone reaches at the rate of 60 minutes an hour, whatever he does, whoever he is. C. S. Lewis Irish Poet, Novelist & Literary Critic
  19. 19. Success is the ability to go from one failure to another with no loss of enthusiasm. Winston Churchill Two Time Prime Minister of the UK
  20. 20. The secret of your future is hidden in your daily routine. Mike Murdock American Televangelist
  21. 21. The simple act of paying positive attention to people has a great deal to do with productivity. Tom Peters Management Author
  22. 22. The person who says it cannot be done should not interrupt the person who is doing it. Chinese Proverb They knew stuff
  23. 23. It has been my observation that most people get ahead during the time that others waste. Henry Ford Founder of Ford Motor Co.
  24. 24. The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary. Vince Lombardi American Football Coach
  25. 25. The first hour of the morning is the rudder of the day. Henry Ward Beecher American Clergyman & Social Reformer
  26. 26. You can never cross the ocean until you have the courage to lose sight of the shore. Cristopher Columbus European Explorer, Navigator & Colonizer
  27. 27. The greatest oak was once a little nut that held its ground. Anonymous One of the best
  28. 28. People checking their BlackBerry over dinner is not the measure of productivity. Tim Ferris Author of The 4-Hour Workweek
  29. 29. Put your future in good hands – your own. Mark Victor Hansen Co-Author of Chicken Soup for the Soul
  30. 30. Stephen Covey American Author & Keynote Speaker The key is in not spending time, but in investing it.
  31. 31. Thunder is good, thunder is impressive; but it is lightning that does the work. Mark Twain American Author & Humorist
  32. 32. Productivity is never an accident. It is always the result of a commitment to excellence, intelligent planning, and focused effort. Paul J. Meyer Motivational Speaker
  33. 33. Maya Angelou American Author & Poet You can’t use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have.
  34. 34. Coffee is the way I fool myself into believing I'm going to have a productive day. Anonymous One of the best
  35. 35. It’s kind of fun to do the impossible. Walt Disney American Animator & Film Producer
  36. 36. The reward of a thing well done, is to have done it. Ralph Waldo Emerson American Essayist, Lecturer & Poet
  37. 37. When a man knows he is to be hanged in a fortnight, it concentrates his mind wonderfully. Samuel Johnson English Writer, Moralist & Literary Critic
  38. 38. An ant on the move does more than a dozing ox. Lao Tzu Chinese Philosopher
  39. 39. Time stays long enough for those who use it. Leonardo da Vinci Italian Renaissance Polymath
  40. 40. A year from now you will wish you had started today. Karen Lamb Author
  41. 41. Make measurable progress in reasonable time. Jim Rohn American Author & Entrepreneur
  42. 42. Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work. Thomas Edison American Inventor & Businessman
  43. 43. By the work one knows the workman. Jean de La Fontaine French Fabulist & Poet
  44. 44. There are no traffic jams along the extra mile. Roger Staubach Former NFL Quarterback
  45. 45. Confidence is the result of hours and days and weeks and years of constant work and dedication. Roger Staubach Former NFL Quarterback
  46. 46. If you have time to whine and complain about something then you have the time to do something about it. Anthony J. D’Angelo American Author & Educator
  47. 47. W. Clement Stone American Businessman & Philanthropist Definiteness of purpose is the starting point of all achievement.
  48. 48. Pablo Picasso Spanish Painter & Sculptor Inspiration exists, but it must find you working.
  49. 49. Never leave till tomorrow that which you can do today. Benjamin Franklin Founding Father of the United States
  50. 50. All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance, and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence. Martin Luther King, Jr. American Clergyman, Activist & Civil Leader
  51. 51. Simplicity boils down to two steps: Identify the essential. Eliminate the rest. Leo Babauta Creator of Zen Habits

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