Quotations with Direction
"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
"Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance."
"Discoveries are often made by not following instructions, by going off the main road, by trying the untried."
Frank Tyger in Forbes
"More powerful than all the success slogans ever written is the realization that everyone has but one boss. YOU!"
Ron Sweet and Nancy McDonald in SuccessTips online
"We don't see things as they are, we see things as we are."
"Capitalism without failure is like religion without sin."
Dr. Allan Meltzer, Carnegie Mellon University
"If you don't risk anything, you risk even more."
Erica Jong in How to Save Your Own Life
"Profits are like breathing: You have to have them, but who would stay alive just to breath?"
"Our very business in life is not to get ahead of others but to get ahead of ourselves."
"Life is like a ten-speed bicycle. Most of us have gears we never use."
Charles M. Schulz
"It takes considerable knowledge just to realize the extent of your own ignorance."
Thomas Sowell in Creators Syndicate
"We expect our people to understand our customers' expectations and to exceed those expectations. We don't expect them to wait for permission in order to do the right thing."
Doug Woods, DPR Construction
"I find the real thing in this world is not so much where we stand, as in what direction we are moving."
Oliver Wendell Holmes
"There is an old cliché -- "Knowledge is Power." Not so. Knowledge in and of itself has no inherent value unless it is used."
Tim Connor, speaker
"Knowing where you're going is all you need to get there."
Ron Sweet and Nancy McDonald in SuccessTips online newsletter
"A smooth sea never made a successful sailor."
"We don't know a millionth of a percent about anything."
"A great wind is blowing that will give you either imagination or a headache."
Catherine the Great
"Failure is only the opportunity to begin again more intelligently."
"What is the worst that can happen? Prepare to accept it. Then proceed to improve on the worst."
Dale Carnegie in How to Win Friends and Influence People
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