Favorite Quotes

Favorite Quotes

Most people love quotes and I am one of them.  Here are some of my favorites:

“We don’t see things as they are, we see them as we are.”  Anais Nin

“The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.”  Socrates

“When the rate of change outside a company exceeds the rate of change inside, the end is in sight.” Jack Welch, Former Chairman and CEO, General Electric

“Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.” Robert F. Kennedy

“Never doubt that a small, group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.”  Margaret Mead

The secret of getting ahead is getting started. Thesecret of getting started is breaking your complex overwhelming tasks into small manageable tasks, and then starting on the first one.  Mark Twain

“We are what we think.  All that we are arises with our thought.  With our thoughts, we make our world.”  The Buddha

Why not go out on a limb? That’s where the fruit is. ”  Will Rogers

“The truth will set you free, but first it will piss you off.” Gloria Steinman

“The first rule of holes: When you are in one…..stop digging!”  Molly Ivins, Columnist

If we’re not a little uncomfortable every day, we’re not growing. All the good stuff is outside our comfort zone.”  Jack Canfield

What are your favorite quotes?


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2 thoughts on “Favorite Quotes”

  1. Bob Fritz says:

    Here are 12 of my favorites:

    “You will not win the game by working harder, but by picking the right game.” Renn Zepheropoulis, Vistage Speaker

    “The answer to the question which is not asked is always no.” Deepak Chopra

    “What gets measured is what gets done.” Kraig Kramers, Vistage Speaker

    “People will crawl over broken glass for an idea but not for a number.” J.P. Murray

    “The most common mistake in a crisis is not to make enough change.” Gerald W. Faust

    “Experience is not what happens to you. Experience is what you do with what happens to you.” A. Huxley

    “People will forget what you said. Some may forget what you did. But they will never forget how they were treated by you.” Harvey Siegel of Vistage Group CEO 0372

    “Only 3% of the people set goals and write them down. That 3% controls 97% of the assets.” Joe Dillon, Vistage Speaker

    “The toleration of mediocrity by the CEO does more to hold back a company than any other factor,” Larry King, Vistage Speaker.

    “There is no reason anyone would want a computer in the home.” Ken Olson, president, chairman and founder of Digital Equipment Corp., 1977

    “I figure it’s more the Indian than the Arrow.” Bob Fritz

    “Weak leadership will destroy the finest strategy while forceful execution of even a poor strategy can often bring victory”—Sun Tzu 400 BC

  2. rowel madio says:

    here are my top 10 fav qoutes…

    “People mistakenly assume that their thinking is done by their head; it is actually done by the heart which first dictates the conclusion, then commands the head to provide the reasoning that will defend it.”
    -Anthony de Mello

    “If one dream should fall and break into a thousand pieces, never be afraid to pick one of those pieces up and begin again. ”
    ~ Flavia Weedn

    If people do not believe that mathematics is simple, it is only because
    they do not realize how complicated life is.
    ~John Louis von Neumann

    The weather man is never wrong. Suppose he says that there’s an 80%
    chance of rain. If it rains, the 80% chance came up; if it doesn’t, the
    20% chance came up!”
    – Saul Barron

    The only way of finding the limits of the possible is by going beyond them into the impossible.
    Arthur C. Clarke

    ‎Truth and mercy require the exertion – never the suppression, of man’s noble rights and powers.
    -Gerrit Smith

    “Every man is tasked to make his life, even in its details, worthy of the contemplation of his most elevated and critical hour”
    -Henry David Thoreau quotes (American Essayist, Poet and Philosopher, 1817-1862)

    ‎”Hope is not the conviction that something will turn out well but the
    certainty that something makes sense, regardless of how it turns out.”
    — Vaclav Havel

    ‎”We learn from history that we learn nothing from history.”
    -George Bernard Shaw

    ‎”If I am to speak ten minutes, I need a week for preparation; if fifteen
    minutes, three days; if half an hour, two days; if an hour, I am ready
    -Woodrow Wilson

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