Monday, 21 September 2009

Really great business quotes

Robert Collier: The great successful men of the world have used their imagination... they think ahead and create their mental picture in all it details, filling in here, adding a little there, altering this a bit and that a bit, but steadily building - steadily building.

Nelson Mandela: The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.

Comer Cotrell:The greatest inspiration is often born of desperation.

Henry Ford:The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young.

Thomas Paine: The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph.

Lord Macaulay: The highest proof of virtue is to possess boundless power without abusing it.

Sam Walton: The key to success is to get out into the store and listen to what the associates have to say. It's terribly important for everyone to get involved. Our best ideas come from clerks and stockboys.

Winston Churchill: Never, never, never, never give up.

Victor Hugo: No army can withstand the strength of an idea whose time has come.

Harry Emerson Fosdick: No horse gets anywhere until he is harnessed. No stream or gas drives anything until it is confined. No Niagara is ever turned into light and power until it is tunneled. No life ever grows great until it is focused, dedicated, disciplined.

William Shakespeare: No legacy is so rich as honesty.

Andrew Carnegie: No person will make a great business who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit.

Chris Evert: If you're a champion, you have to have it in your heart.

Friedrich Schlegel: In actual life every great enterprise begins with and takes its first forward step in faith.

Ray Kroc: In business for yourself, not by yourself.

Chester L. Karrass: In business, you don't get what you deserve, you get what you negotiate.

Thomas Carlyle: In every phenomenon the beginning remains always the most notable moment.

Unknown Author: It doesn't matter if you win or lose, it's how you play the game.

Elbert Hubbard: It is a fine thing to have ability, but the ability to discover ability in others is the true test.

Napoleon: He who fears being conquered is sure of defeat.

Edward F. Halifax: He who leaves nothing to chance will do few things poorly, but he will do few things.

B. C. Forbes: Honesty pays dividends both in dollars and in peace of mind.

Malcolm Forbes: How to succeed? Try hard enough.

George S. Patton: I don't fear failure. I only fear the slowing up of the engine inside of me which is saying, "Keep going, someone must be on top, why not you?"

Thomas Jefferson: I hope our wisdom will grow with our power, and teach us, that the less we use our power the greater it will be.

Rudyard Kipling: I kept six honest serving men. They taught me all I knew. Their names are What and Why and When and How and Where and Who.

amuel Smiles: Lost wealth may be replaced by industry, lost knowledge by study, lost health by temperance or medicine, but lost time is gone forever.

Niccolo Machiavelli: Make no small plans for they have no power to stir the soul.

Lee Iacocca: Management is nothing more than motivating other people.

Edwin H. Stuart: Men who do things without being told draw the most wages.

Napoleon Hill: Reduce your plan to writing. The moment you complete this, you will have definitely given concrete form to the intangible desire.

Roger Von Oech: Remember the two benefits of failure. First, if you do fail, you learn what doesn't work; and second, the failure gives you the opportunity to try a new approach.

Zig Ziglar: Remember, what you get by reaching your destination isn't nearly as important as what you become by reaching your goals - what you will become is the winner you were born to be!

William Penn: Right is right, even if everyone is against it; and wrong is wrong, even if everyone is for it.

Mario Fernandez: Rise above the storm and you will find the sunshine.

Horace: Rule your mind or it will rule you.

Horace: Seize the day, put no trust in tomorrow.

Henry Ford: If you believe you can or you cant, you are right