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Quotes power point - 2013

  1. 1. “Do just once what others say you can not do, and you will neverlisten to their limitations again.” - James R. Cook
  2. 2. “Great spirits havealways found violent opposition from mediocre minds” - Albert Einstein
  3. 3. “If you‟re the smartest person in the room, you‟re in the wrong room.” - Unknown
  4. 4. “We are what we think. All that we are arises with our thoughts. With our thoughts we make the world.” - Buddha
  5. 5. “If you don‟t like change, you will likeirrelevancy even less!” - Tom Peters
  6. 6. "If you always do whatyouve always done, then youll always get what youve always got." - Jackie B. Cooper
  7. 7. "If in the last few years you havent discarded a major opinion or acquired a newone, check your pulse. You may be dead."- Gelett Burgess (1866 - 1951)
  8. 8. "If you dont run yourown life, somebody else will." - John Atkinson
  9. 9. "If you havent thestrength to impose yourown terms upon life, youmust accept the terms it offers you." - TS Eliot
  10. 10. In times of change, those whoare prepared to learn will inheritthe land, while those who think they already know will find themselves wonderfully equipped to face a world that no longer exists." -Eric Hoffer
  11. 11. “It‟s not the strongest nor the fastest of the species that survive; but the ones mostadaptable to change.” - Charles Darwin
  12. 12. “The quality of a person‟slife will be determined by thedepth of their commitment to excellence, no matter what their chosen field.” -Vince Lombardi
  13. 13. “If you fail to plan,you can plan to fail.” - Napoleon Hill
  14. 14. “Do, or do not.There is no „try‟.” - Jedi Master Yoda
  15. 15. "If you give a mansomething he doesnt earn, you cheapen him."- Coach Woody Hayes
  16. 16. “The best way topredict the future is to invent it.” - Alan Kay
  17. 17. "Nothing happens until something moves." - Albert Einstein
  18. 18. “If you don‟t have dailyobjectives, you qualify as only a dreamer.” - Zig Ziglar
  19. 19. "If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of giants." - Sir Isaac Newton
  20. 20. "It is amazing what youcan accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit." - President Harry S Truman
  21. 21. “What lies behind usand what lies before us are small matterscompared to what lies within us.” - Ralph Waldo Emerson
  22. 22. "The difference between interest and commitment is when you areinterested in doing something, youdo it only when it is convenient but when you are committed to something, you accept no excuses, only results." – Unknown
  23. 23. “The greatest danger is not that our hopes are set toohigh and we fail to achieve them; it‟s that they are too low and we do.” - Michelangelo
  24. 24. "If youre not part of the solution you must be part of the problem." - Eldridge Cleaver
  25. 25. “We make a living by what we get.We make a life by what we give.” - Sir Winston Churchill
  26. 26. "Consider how hard it is to change yourself and youll understand what little chance you have of changing others." - Jacob M. Braude
  27. 27. “People don‟t leave bad companies, theyleave bad managers.” - Marcus Buckingham
  28. 28. "Good management consists of showingaverage people how todo the work of superior people." - John D. Rockerfeller
  29. 29. “Want to improve your bottom line? Improve your front line" - Unknown
  30. 30. “What assumptions am I making, that I am not awarethat I am making, that gives me what I see?” What may I now invent, that I have yet to invent, that will give me more choices? - Ben Zander
  31. 31. “15% of one‟s financial success is due to one‟s technical knowledge and85% is due to skill in human engineering – leadership and influencing people.” - Dale Carnegie
  32. 32. "We act as though comfort and luxury were the chiefrequirements of life. All that we need to make us happy is something to be enthusiastic about." - Albert Einstein
  33. 33. “The most important singleingredient in the formula ofsuccess in knowing how to get along with people.” - Theodore Roosevelt
  34. 34. "The effectiveness of communication is not defined by thecommunication, but by the response." - Milton Erickson
  35. 35. “Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.” - Eleanor Roosevelt
  36. 36. “Follow me…..I amright behind you.” - John Maxwell
  37. 37. “A good leader inspiresothers with confidence in him; a GREAT leaders inspires others with confidence in themselves.” - Unknown
  38. 38. “We are what we repeatedly do.Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.” - Aristotle
  39. 39. "Ive missed more than 9,000 shotsin my career. I have lost almost 300 games. On 26 occasions, I have been entrusted to take the game- winning shot -and missed. I havefailed over and over and over again in my life, and that is why ...I succeed." - Michael Jordan
  40. 40. “Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence.Talent will not;nothing is more common than unsuccessful people withtalent.Genius will not;unrewarded genius is almost a proverb.Education will not;the world is full of educated derelicts.Persistence and determination are omnipotent.” - Calvin Coolidge
  41. 41. “People are always blaming theircircumstances for what they are. I don‟t believe in circumstances. The people who get on in the world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want, and if they can‟t find them, make them.” - George Bernard Shaw
  42. 42. “You are the way youare, because that‟s the way you‟ve made up your mind to be.” - John C. Maxwell
  43. 43. “You can not solve aproblem with the same mind that created it.” - Albert Einstein
  44. 44. “In the absence of a vision, we are each driven by our own agenda,finding people whose interests match ours, and inattentive to those whom we appear to have little in common. We automatically judge our players, workers and loved ones against our standards, inadvertently pulling the wind from their sales.” - Ben Zander
  45. 45. "Vision without action isa daydream. Action with without vision is a nightmare." - Japanese Proverb
  46. 46. "If you dont know whatdirection to take, how do you expect your employees to know what they should be committed to?" - Jenene Stafford
  47. 47. “Having a dream you don‟t pursue is likebuying and ice cream and watching it melt all over your hand.” - Frank Papasso
  48. 48. "You can learn moreabout what works in oneday of taking action then you can in one week of thinking about it." - George Watson
  49. 49. "To avoid criticism, do nothing, say nothing, be nothing." - Elbert Hubbard
  50. 50. “Ego and Awareness can not co-exist.” - Eckhart Tolle
  51. 51. "Let go of your attachment tobeing right, and suddenly yourmind is more open. Youre able to benefit from the unique viewpoints of others, without being crippled by your own judgment." – Ralph Marston
  52. 52. "Mans mind, oncestretched by a new idea,never regains its original dimensions." - Oliver Wendell Holmes
  53. 53. "Our world exists onlythrough our perception of it. Change our perception of our world and we change the world -- for us." - Roger Dawson
  54. 54. "When you are thirsty, its too late to dig a well." - Japanese Proverb
  55. 55. “We are condemned to do more of the same until we change our fundamental view of reality.” - Neil Thornton
  56. 56. "You cant talk your way out of a situation you behave yourself into." - Dr. Stephen Covey
  57. 57. “Whenever you see a successful business,someone once made acourageous decision.” - Peter Drucker
  58. 58. “Anything I have everdone in my business, that was ever of any value tome, originally scared the #$!& out of me.” - Neil Thornton
  59. 59. Want to know what you brand is? Email 5 of you customers and ask them what you stand for in 3 words.Hint: It will not be the words you may think. - Scott Stratten
  60. 60. Watch your thoughts; they become words.Watch your words; they become actions.Watch your actions; they become habits.Watch your habits; they become character.Watch your character; it becomes yourdestiny." Frank Outlaw
  61. 61. “The biggest thinglimiting you……is YOU. When will you learn to get yourself out of the way? - Neil Thornton
  62. 62. "There is no more destructive force in human affairs - not greed, not hatred - than the desire to have been right. Non- attachment to possessions istrivial when compared with non- attachment to opinions." - Mark Kleiman
  63. 63. “Any fool can criticize,condemn and complain as most fools do.” – Dale Carnegie
  64. 64. "How we spend ourdays is, of course, how we spend our lives." - Annie Dillard
  65. 65. "The most important thing in life is not to capitalize on your successes - any fool can do that. The really important thing is to profit from your mistakes." - William Bolitho
  66. 66. "Dont let the fear ofstriking out hold you back." - Babe Ruth
  67. 67. "Some of the worlds greatest feats wereaccomplished by people notsmart enough to know they were impossible." - Doug Larson
  68. 68. "Defeat is not defeatunless accepted as a reality-in your own mind." - Bruce Lee
  69. 69. "No-one can make youfeel inferior without your consent." - Eleanor Roosevelt
  70. 70. "Ninety per-cent of what weworry about never happens, yet we worry and worry. What a horrible way to gothrough life! What a horrible thing to do to your colon!" - Leo F Buscaglia
  71. 71. "Until you value yourself, you will not value yourtime. Until you value your time, you will not do anything with it." - M. Scott Peck
  72. 72. “Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live itswhole life believing that it is stupid.” - Albert Einstein
  73. 73. Here‟s to the crazy ones, the misfits, the rebels, the troublemakers, the round pegs in the square holes…the ones who see thingsdifferently– they‟re not fond of rules… You canquote them, disagree with them, glorify or vilifythem, but the only thing you can‟t do is ignore them because they change things…they push the human race forward, and while some may see them as the crazy ones, we see genius, because the ones who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, are the ones who do. - Steve Jobs