Quotations with Direction
"The old adage 'Ready, Aim, Fire' is being replaced by 'Fire, Aim, Fire, Aim, Fire, Aim, Fire, Aim'."
John R. Walter, former Chair, R.R.Donnelley
"...our business is about people. And taking care of them. Our own ... and our customers."
Larry Stone, EVP - Lowe's
"When given a choice ... take both."
Peter Rogers, former chair, Nabisco
"People seldom become famous for what they say until after they are famous for what they've done."
"The illiterate of the 21st Century will not be those who cannot read and write ... but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn."
"If you don't do it excellently don't do it at all."
"It takes 5 years of very hard work to become an instant success."
William A. Shea, Jr.
"There's a better way to do it. Find it."
"Whatever we learn to do we learn by actually doing."
"A goal without an action plan is a daydream."
Dr. Nathaniel Branden
"Tell me, I forget; show me, I remember; involve me, I understand."
Ernst Wynder, M.D., American Health Foundation, credited to Confucius
"Lord, grant that I may always desire more than I can accomplish."
"Act. Never get caught reacting."
John W. Patten
"Corporations pay for performance, not potential."
"It is easier to be nice than nasty - it conserves energy."
"If the world consists of doers and checkers, I prefer to be a doer."
Admiral E.R. Zumwalt
"Throw strikes. Home plate don't move."
"Employers only handle the money. It's the customer who pays the wages."
"Success is more a function of consistent common sense than it is genius."
"One must never be satisfied doing only what one can; one must always do what one really cannot."
"If we're complacent about the words we use we can lose sales."
"Work done with little effort is likely to yield little results."
"Always remember a secret is something you tell to one person at a time."
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