Favorite Quotes on Leadership

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Published on March 1, 2014

Author: MelissaFisher

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Quotes shared with participants at the Troy Chamber of Commerce event 2013.

Some Favorite Quotes — Compiled by Melissa Fisher Some of us will do our jobs well and some will not, but we will be judged by only one thing – The Result. – Vince Lombardi We would accomplish many more things if we did not think them impossible. – Vince Lombardi Our fatigue is often caused not by work , but by worry, frustration and resentment. – Dale Carnegie Mangers are people who do things right, while leaders are people who do the right thing. – Peter Drucker Courage – not complacency - is our need today. Leadership is NOT salesmanship. – John F. Kennedy A man who wants to lead the orchestra must turn his back to the crowd. – Max Lucado A man always has two reasons for doing anything; a good reason and the real reason. – JP Morgan The employer generally gets the employees he deserves. – J. Paul Getty You have to have your heart in the business and the business in your heart. - An Wang Far and away the best prize that life offers is the chance to work hard at work worth doing. – Theodore Roosevelt What helps people, helps business. – Leo Burnett Success is more a function of consistent common sense than it is of genius. – An Wang Leadership is a privilege to better the lives of others. It is not an opportunity to satisfy personal greed. – Mwai Kibaki But the person who scored well on the SAT will not necessarily be the best doctor, best lawyer or best business man. These tests do not measure character, leadership, creativity perseverance. – William Julius Wilson Hold yourself responsible for a higher standard than anybody expects of you. Never excuse yourself. – Henry Ward Beecher There are 3 constants in life… change, choice and principles. – Stephen Covey Leadership is about taking responsibility, not making excuses. – Mitt Romney Life is not accumulation, it is about contribution. – Stephen Covey A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way and shows the way. – John C. Maxwell Character cannot be developed in ease and quite. Only through experience of trail and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired and success achieved. – Helen Keller In our daily life, we encounter people who are angry, deceitful, intent only on satisfying their own needs. There is so much anger, greed and pettiness that we are losing our capacity to work well together. – Margret J. Wheatley Even though worker capacity and motivation are destroyed when leaders choose power over productivity, it appears that bosses would rather be in control than have the organization work well. – Margret J. Wheatley A leader is a dealer in hope. – Napoleon Bonaparte Without courage, all other virtues lose their meaning – Winston Churchill Leadership is not practiced not so much in words as in attitude and in actions. – Unknown Luck is a dividend of sweat, the more you sweat, the luckier you get. – Ray Krock A leader does not deserve the name unless he is willing occasionally to stand alone. -Henry Kissinger Melissa Fisher| Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other. – Abraham Lincoln A house divided against itself cannot stand. – Abraham Lincoln I’m a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The great point is to bring them the real facts. – Abraham Lincoln You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself “I lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.” – Eleanor Roosevelt There is no easy answer, but there are simple answers. We must have courage to do what we know is morally right. – Ronald Regan Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point. – C.S. Lewis melissafisher7@gmail.com |Mobile 248.687.9070 | http://www.linkedin.com/in/melissafisher7

Some Favorite Quotes — Compiled by Melissa Fisher Success is not final. Failure is not fatal; It is the courage to continue that counts. – Winston Churchill To know what is right and not do it is the worst cowardice. – Confucius If you’re going through hell, keep going. – Winston Churchill The buck stops here. – Harry S. Truman Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work. – Thomas Edison Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time. – Thomas Edison Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does! – William James Success is the result of perfection, hard work, learning from failures, loyalty and persistence. – Colin Powell Most people didn’t have that willingness to break bad habits. They have a lot of excuses and they talk like victims. – Carlos Santana It’s not whether you get knocked down; it’s whether you get up. – Vince Lombardi I can honestly say that I was never affected by the question of the success of an undertaking. If I felt it was the right thing to do, I was for it regardless of the possible outcome. – Golda Meir Plan your work for today and every day, then work your plan. – Norman Vincent Peale We tend to get what we expect. – Norman Vincent Peale You’re only as good as the people you hire. – Ray Kroc Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing. – Albert Schweitzer Misfortune shows those who are not really friends. – Aristotle Let me assert my firm belief that the only thing we have to fear is fear itself. – Franklin D. Roosevelt The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today. – Franklin D. Roosevelt For those to whom much is given, much is required. – John F. Kennedy …and the Bible Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names. – John F. Kennedy Try not to become a man of success, but rather try to become a man of value. – Albert Einstein The high destiny of the individual is to serve rather than to rule. – Albert Einstein In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity. – Albert Einstein Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success. – Dale Carnegie We all have possibilities we don’t know about. We can do things we don’t even dream we can do. – Dale Carnegie Ability may get you to the top, but it takes character to keep you there. –John Wooden Failure to prepare is preparing to fail. –John Wooden Man must cease attributing his problems to his environment, and learn again to exercise his will – his personal responsibility. – Albert Schweitzer Be more concerned with your character than your reputation. Your character is what you really are while your reputation is merely what others think you are. – John Wooden I am a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it. – Thomas Jefferson Excellence is to do a common thing in an uncommon way. –Booker T. Washington As I grow older I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do. – Andrew Carnegie Whether you think you can or think you can’t – you’re right. –Henry Ford There are no gains without pains. – Benjamin Franklin Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success. –Henry Ford Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life. – Confucius Melissa Fisher| Don’t find fault. Find a remedy. –Henry Ford melissafisher7@gmail.com |Mobile 248.687.9070 | http://www.linkedin.com/in/melissafisher7

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