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Motivational sayings


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Motivational sayings

  1. 1. Motivational Thoughts
  2. 2. Dedication• It’s not the hours you put in your work that counts, it’s the work you put in your hours.” – Sam Ewing• “Go over, go under, go around, or go through. But never give up!”
  3. 3. Leadership• “The task of a leader is to get his people from where they are to where they have not been.” – Henry Kissinger• “A leader’s job is to look into the future, and to see the organization not as it is .. But as it can become.”
  4. 4. • “Take the initiative and lead the way. You can make the difference.”
  5. 5. Positive Thinking• “Write in your heart that every day is the best day of the year.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson• “Keep your face to the sunshine and you never see the shadow.” – Helen Keller• “Problems become opportunities when the right people join together.”
  6. 6. Teamwork• “One man can be a crucial ingredient on a team, but one man cannot make a team. – Kareem Abdul-Jabbar• “If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself.” – Henry Ford• “Many Hands, Many Minds, One Goal.”
  7. 7. • Meeting people halfway is the most significant trip we can take. We don’t work for each other ….. We work with each other.”
  8. 8. • “Teamwork is the fuel that allows common people to obtain uncommon results.”• “Teamwork is the ability to work together toward a common vision. The ability to direct individual accomplishment toward organizational objectives. It is the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results.”• “Coming together is a beginning ...keeping together is progress ...working together is a success.”
  9. 9. Excellence• “Excellence is not a skill. It is an attitude.” – Ralph Marston• “Excellence is never an accident; it is always the result of high intention, sincere effort, intelligent direction, skillful execution and the vision to see obstacles as opportunities.
  10. 10. • “The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in the impact of a person’s determination.”• “Every job is a self-portrait of the person who did it …. Autograph your work with excellence.”
  11. 11. Attitude• “Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.” – Winston Churchill• “A positive attitude is a powerful force.”• “Your attitude, almost always determines your altitude in life.”
  12. 12. • “The greatest discovery of any generation is that a human being can alter his life by altering his attitude.” – William James• “I’ve learned that no matter what happens,or how bad it seems today, life does go on,and it will be better tomorrow.” - Maya Angelou
  13. 13. Service• “Service is the lifeblood of any organization. Everything flows from it and is nourished by it. Customer service is not a department…it’s an attitude.”• “The high road to service is traveled with integrity, compassion and understanding … people don’t care how much we know until they know how much we care.”
  14. 14. Belief• “I believe that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them fell.” – Maya Angelou• “The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.” – Eleanor Roosevelt
  15. 15. Achievement• “It’s not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves.” – Sir Edmund Hillary• “Greatness is not in where we stand, but in what direction we are moving. We must sail sometimes with the wind and sometimes against it – but sail we must, and not drift, nor lie at anchor.” – Oliver Wendell Holmes
  16. 16. • “Unless you try to do something beyond what you have already mastered, you will never grow.”• I’ve learned that making a “living” is not the same thing as “making a life”.” - Maya Angelou• I’ve learned that I still have a lot to learn” - Maya Angelou
  17. 17. Courage• “Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear.” – Mark Twain• “Courage does not always roar. Sometimes, it is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying, “I will try again tomorrow.””
  18. 18. Goals• “The world stands aside for he who knows where he is going.” – Proverb• “It’s choice, not change, that determines your destiny.” – Joan Nidetch• “Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.”
  19. 19. • “You measure the size of the accomplishment by the obstacles you had to overcome to reach your goals.” – Booker T. Washington
  20. 20. Success• “Success is never a matter of ability; it’s always a matter of motivation.” – J.M. Gracia• “Expect more than others think is possible; Dream more than others think is practical; Risk more than others think is safe.”
  21. 21. • “Success is the sum of small efforts repeated day in and day out.”• “Some people dream of success….while others wake up and work hard at it.”• I’ve learned that you can tell a lot about a person by the way he/she handles these three things: a rainy day, lost luggage, and tangled Christmas tree lights.”
  22. 22. Proactive• “Proactive people carry their own weather with them – whether it rains or shines makes no difference to them. Their honor is greater than their moods.”• “The key is not to prioritize your schedule, but to schedule your priorities. Do the important things first – because where you are headed is more important than how fast you are going.”
  23. 23. Communication• “I’ve learned that every day you should reach out and touch someone.” – Maya Angelou• “The key to understanding is listening with• “Build bridges, Not walls.” the eyes and the heart.”
  24. 24. Dreams• “Man cannot discover new oceans, unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore.” – Andre Gide• “Some men see things as they are andsay “Why?” I dream things that never wereand say “Why not?” - George Bernard Shaw