"To improve is to change, to succeed is to change often."
"I walk slowly, but I never walk backward."
"There is something that is much rarer than ability.
"In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity."
"This time, like all times, is a very good one, if we but know what to do with it."
Ralph Waldo Emerson
"Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least."
"Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future."
John F. Kennedy
"Labor disgraces no man, but occasionally men disgrace labor"
Ulysses S. Grant
"Be not over-elated by reported successes,
General George E. Meade
"Our plans miscarry because they have no aim. When you don't know what harbor you're aiming for, no wind is the right wind."
"In the name of God, stop a moment, cease your work, look around you."
"One of life's most painful moments comes when we must admit that we didn't do our homework, that we are not prepared."
"Besides the noble art of getting things done, there is the noble art of leaving things undone. The wisdom of life consists in the elimination of nonessentials."
"It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed. In this life we get nothing, save by effort."
"A fool can learn from his own experience;
"So much of what we call management consists of making it difficult for people to work."
"You cannot change what's over, but only where you go."
"If our factories, through careful work, assure the quality of our products, it will be to the foreigners interest to get supplies from us, and their money will flow into the kingdom."
"Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another as to remain always cool and unruffled under all circumstances."
"Fools admire, but men of sense approve."
"Decide what you want, decide what you are willing to exchange for it. Establish your priorities and go to work."
"Mistakes are the portals of discovery."
"Example is not the main thing in influencing others;
"How much easier it is to be critical than to be correct."
"One man cannot do right in one department of life while he is occupied doing wrong in any other department. Life is one indivisible whole."
"It has been said that figures rule the world. Maybe. But I am not sure that figures show us whether it is being ruled well or badly."
"Problems are only opportunities in work clothes."
Henry J. Kaiser
"Few things are harder to put up with than the annoyance of a good example."
"The quality of a person's life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence, regardless of their chosen field of endeavor."
Vincent T. Lombardi
"3 rules of work: 1. Out of clutter, find simplicity; 2. From discord find harmony; 3. In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity."
"Our life is frittered away by detail. Simplify, simplify."
Henry David Thoreau
"The art of progress is to preserve order amid change and to preserve change amid order."
Alfred North Whitehead
"Quality is not an act, it is a habit."
"If you lead the people with correctness, who will dare not to be correct?"
"People are always blaming their circumstances for what they are. I don't believe in circumstances. The people who get on in the world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want and, if they can't find them, make them."
George Bernard Shaw
"Resolve to perform what you ought. Perform without fail what you resolve."
Benjamin Franklin (c. 1726)
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