Quotations with Direction
"Mind and knowledge are becoming more precious than machinery in our quest for further progress."
"Knowledge is the only meaningful resource."
"20% of the people will be against anything."
Robert Kennedy, when U.S. Attorney General
"The secret of managing is to keep the guys who hate you away from the guys who are undecided."
Casey Stengel, Baseball Manager
"This taught me a lesson, but I'm not sure what it is."
John McEnroe, on losing a tennis match
"It's not a matter of life and death. It's more important than that."
Lou Duva, commenting on boxing match
"They spend their time mostly looking forward to the past."
John Osborne, in Look Back in Anger
"Don't pay any attention to the critics -- don't even ignore them."
Samuel Goldwyn, MGM pictures
"Last night I neglected to mention something that bears repeating."
Ron Fairly, baseball announcer
"Nothing made sense, and neither did everything else."
"There's nothing I'm afraid of like scared people."
"The further backward you look, the further forward you can see."
"In spite of the cost of living, it's still popular."
"I went around the world last year, and you want to know something? It hates each other."
Edward J. Mannix
"When change hits, remember to move yourself first, so you don't get in the way of others."
"Don't go around saying the world owes you a living; the world owes you nothing! It was here first."
"The recipe for action is simple: Change your organization as fast as your business changes -- and no slower."
Stan Davis & Jim Botkin in The Monster Under the Bed
"There are more computer-literate first graders than there are computer-literate first grade teachers."
Jennifer Jones, Thinking in the Future Tense
"It is not the strongest of the species that survive, not the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change."
"The people who change best and fastest are the ones who have no choice."
Robert Frey, in Harvard Business Review
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