Quotations with Direction
"My interest is in the future, because I am going to spend the rest of my life there."
Charles F. Kettering
"Yesterday is not ours to recover, but tomorrow is ours to win or lose."
Lyndon B. Johnson
"It is easier to do a job right than to explain why you didn't."
Martin Van Buren
"I couldn't wait for success, so I went ahead without it."
Jonathan Winters, Comedian
"The way to be nothing is to do nothing."
"The measure of success is not whether you have a tough problem, but whether it's the same problem you had last year."
John Foster Dulles
"Anyone who says the days of opportunity are over is copping out."
"One worthwhile task carried to a successful conclusion is better than half-a-hundred half-finished tasks."
"Don't tell me how hard you work. Tell me how much you get done."
"The real problem is not whether machines think, but whether men do."
"Some people work just hard enough to not get fired, and some companies pay just enough that they won't quit."
Louis E. Boone
"Customers don't want their money back. They want a product that works properly."
Dan Burton, in Fortune
"Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don't quit."
"Discoveries are often made by not following instructions, by going off the main road, by trying the untried."
Frank Tyger, in Forbes
"The 2 common reasons for losing are not knowing you're competing, and not knowing with whom you really are competing."
Philip Simborg, Grubb & Ellis Company
"There is no use whatever trying to help people who do not help themselves. You cannot push anyone up a ladder unless he be willing to climb himself."
"When one teaches, two learn."
"The man who does things makes mistakes, but he doesn't make the biggest mistake of all - doing nothing."
"Concentrate on customers, not orders."
Donald R. Libey
"If you're treading water, you're losing ground."
Stephen W. Comiskey
"Recovering from failure is often easier than building from success."
Michael D. Eisner
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