Quotations with Direction
"The customer who is always right probably waits on himself."
Laurence Peter, author
"As you look at history, it's apparent human behavior is much easier to predict than the weather."
Michael Levine, from Lessons at the Halfway Point
"Short words are best, and old short words are best of all."
"Answer these simple questions: What is my job? What in it really counts? How well am I doing?"
W. Edwards Deming
"Without promotion something terrible happens: Nothing!"
"It is my observation too many of us are spending money we haven't earned ... to buy things we don't need ... to impress people we don't like."
H. Jackson Brown, in P.S. I Love You, quoting his mother
"Thinking skills are becoming more important than motor skills. Knowledge is needed more than muscles. We're working less with "things" and more with ideas, concepts, formulas and other data."
"The greatest obstacle to discovery is not ignorance, it is the illusion of knowledge."
Daniel Boorstin, Historian
"Until we open up our vision of what is possible and how the world works, it is impossible for us to see reality and learn from it."
Charles Koch, Chairman, & CEO, Koch Industries
"Always think of your customers as 'suppliers' first. Work closely with them so they can 'supply you' with the information you need to 'supply them' with the right products and services."
"Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging on after others have let go."
"The best way to secure future happiness is to be as happy as is rightfully possible today."
Charles W. Eliot
"The greatest discovery of my generation is that man can alter his life simply by altering his attitude of mind."
"Trouble makes us one with every human being in the world -- and unless we touch others, we're out of touch with life."
Oliver Wendell Holmes
"There are 2 kinds of people; those who do the work and those who take the credit. Be in the first group; there is less competition."
Indira Gahdhi, former prime minister, India
"I care not what others think of what I do, but I care very much about what I think of what I do."
"Common sense is perhaps the most equally divided, but surely the most underemployed, talent in the world."
Christiane Collange, French writer
"Nothing is interesting if you're not interested."
Helen Macinnes, Scottish author
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