Quotations with Direction
"It isn't the people you fire that make your life miserable; it's the people you don't fire!"
"Delegation without information is suicide."
Kenneth F. Iverson, CEO Nucor
"Things that matter most must never be at the mercy of things that matter least."
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
"Narrow life down to what's precious and necessary. In a world of complexity the best weapon is simplicity."
"We've been working on the basics because, basically, we've been having trouble with the basics."
Bob Ojeda, Los Angeles Dodgers baseball pitcher
"A few things are important; most are not. The few things that work fantastically well should be identified, cultivated, nurtured and multiplied...the things of low value should be abandoned."
Richard Koch, in The 80/20 Principle
"Scientists will eventually focus their efforts on harnessing the only truly unlimited source of energy on the planet: stupidity."
Scott Adams, creator of "Dilbert"
"Luck is what you have left over after you've given 100%."
"Don't aim for success if you want it; just do what you love and believe in and it will come naturally."
"Experience is not what happens to a man. It's what a man does with what happens to him."
"All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence, and then success is sure."
"There are 3 rules to follow if you want to change; (1) Start immediately, (2) Do it flamboyantly, (3) No exceptions."
"Excellence is to do a common thing in an uncommon way."
Booker T. Washington
"I break into a cold sweat over the concept of 'no growth'. Once you've done it, it's hard to think about anything else."
Ken Marshall, former CEO Object Design
"The minute you settle for less than you deserve, you get even less than you settled for."
"You can have it all. You just can't have it all at once."
"Knowledge has to be sucked into the brain, not pushed in."
W. H. Freeman, in The Privilege of being a Physicist
"... an executive must keep constantly in mind the fact that he has to die."
Don Schmincke, in The Code of the Executive
"A committee of 3 gets things done if 2 don't show up."
Herbert V. Prochnow
"... only the wise man knows at the moment what is vital and permanent, what is lasting and memorable."
"Wasting time can be a full time job."
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