We generate fears while we sit

“The trick is in what one emphasizes. We either make ourselves miserable, or we make ourselves strong. The amount of work is the same.” – Carlos Castaneda

“You must be the change you wish to see in the world.” – Mahatma Gandhi

“Even if you are on the right track, You’ll get run over if you just sit there.” – Will Rogers

“If you just work on stuff that you like and you’re passionate about, you don’t have to have a master plan with how things will play out.” – Mark Zuckerberg

“The person who says it cannot be done should not interrupt the person who is doing it.” – Chinese proverb

“Stick with it, even on the bad days.” – Vivienne Harr

“Far and away the best prize that life offers is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.” – Theodore Roosevelt

“Where there is an open mind, there will always be a frontier.” –  Charles F. Kettering

“Whether you think you can or whether you think you can’t, you’re right!” – Henry Ford

“My son is now an ‘entrepreneur’. That’s what you’re called when you don’t have a job.” – Ted Turner

“Leadership is a potent combination of strategy and character. But if you must be without one, be without the strategy.” – Norman Schwarzkopf

“For all of its faults, it gives most hardworking people a chance to improve themselves economically, even as the deck is stacked in favor of the privileged few. Here are the choices most of us face in such a system: Get bitter or get busy.” – Bill O’ Reilly

“You can’t fall if you don’t climb. But there’s no joy in living your whole life on the ground.” – Unknown

“Rarely have I seen a situation where doing less than the other guy is a good strategy.” – Jimmy Spithill

“I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions.” – Stephen Covey

“Do what you can, where you are, with what you have.” – Theodore Roosevelt

“Everything you’ve ever wanted is on the other side of fear.” – George Addair

“We generate fears while we sit. We overcome them by action. Fear is nature’s way of warning us to get busy.” – Dr. Henry Link

“If you see a bandwagon, it’s too late.” – James Goldsmith

“One finds limits by pushing them.” – Herbert Simon

One day your life will flash before your eyes

“To think is easy, to act is difficult. To act as one thinks is the most difficult.” – Johann Wolfgang Von Goeth

“Yesterday’s home runs don’t win today’s games.” – Babe Ruth

“The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary.” – Vidal Sassoon

“You must either modify your dreams or magnify your skills.” – Jim Rohn

“Who likes not his business, his business likes not him.” – William Hazlitt

“The new source of power is not money in the hands of a few, but information in the hands of many.” – John Naisbitt

“The man who will use his skill and constructive imagination to see how much he can give for a dollar, instead of how little he can give for a dollar, is bound to succeed.” – Henry Ford

“It’s through curiosity and looking at opportunities in new ways that we’ve always mapped our path at Dell. There’s always an opportunity to make a difference.” – Michael Dell

“If you work just for money, you’ll never make it, but if you love what you’re doing and you always put the customer first, success will be yours.” – Ray Kroc

““Business in a combination of War and sport.” – Andre Maurois

“Surviving a failure gives you more self–confidence. Failures are great learning tools… but they must be kept to a minimum.” – Jeffrey Immelt

“If you are going through hell, keep going.” – Winston Churchill

“One day your life will flash before your eyes. Make sure it is worth watching.” – Mooie

“It is never too late to be what you might have been.” – George Eliot

“I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have.” – Thomas Jefferson 

“Look well to this day. Yesterday is but a dream and tomorrow is only a vision. But today well lived makes every yesterday a dream of happiness and every tomorrow a vision of hope. Look well therefore to this day.” – Francis Gray

“Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.” – Dwight Eisenhower

“Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.” – Napoleon Bonaparte

“The first one gets the oyster the second gets the shell.” – Andrew Carnegie

“Early to bed and early to rise probably indicates unskilled labor.” – John Ciardi

Build your own dreams

“It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation.” – Herman Melville

“The road to success and the road to failure are almost exactly the same.” – Colin R. Davis

“You can’t use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have.” – Maya Angelou

“Build your own dreams, or someone else will hire you to build theirs.” – Farrah Gray

“The question isn’t who is going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me.” – Ayn Rand

“Everything started as nothing.” – Ben Weissenstein

“I think I was very naïve early on, but that also meant I didn’t know what couldn’t be done.” – Matt Mickiewicz

“There’s no committee that says, ‘This is the type of person who can change the world – and you can’t.’ Realizing that anyone can do it is the first step. The next step is figuring out how you’re going to do it.” – Adora Svitak

“Never give in-never, never, never, never, in nothing great or small, large or petty, never give in except to convictions of honour and good sense. Never yield to force; never yield to the apparently overwhelming might of the enemy.” – Winston Churchill

“Success is not final; failure is not fatal: It is the courage to continue that counts.” – Winston Churchill

“Opportunities don’t happen. You create them.” – Chris Grosser

“Winners take time to relish their work, knowing that scaling the mountain is what makes the view from the top so exhilarating.” – Denis Waitley

“Management is nothing more than motivating other people.” – Le Iacocca

“Motivation is the art of getting people to do what you want them to do because they want to do it.” – Dwight D. Eisenhower

“The most serious mistakes are not being made as a result of wrong answers. The truly dangerous thing is asking the wrong question.” – Peter Drucker

“Why did I want to win? Because I didn’t want to lose!” – Max Schmelling

“To succeed in business, to reach the top, an individual must know all it is possible to know about that business.” – J. Paul Getty

“To win without risk is to triumph without glory.” – Pierre Corneille

“There are two types of people who will tell you that you cannot make a difference in this world: those who are afraid to try and those who are afraid you will succeed.” – Ray Goforth

“Associate yourself with people of good quality, for it is better to be alone than in bad company.” – Booker T. Washington

Any time is a good time to start a company

“To think creatively, we must be able to look afresh at what we normally take for granted.” – George Kneller

“All paid jobs absorb and degrade the mind.” – Aristotle

“Winning is not a sometime thing; it’s an all time thing. You don’t win once in a while, you don’t do things right once in a while, you do them right all the time. Winning is a habit. Unfortunately, so is losing.” – Vince Lombardi

“To succeed… You need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.” – Tony Dorsett

“Always forgive your enemies. Nothing annoys them more.” – Oscar Wilde

“Beyond doing the right thing for their workers, companies have another reason to lean into workforce development initiatives: their own competitiveness. As demand for skills for the intelligent era heats up, so too will a war for talent.” – Sarah Franklin

“Any time is a good time to start a company.” – Ron Conway

“The longer you’re not taking action the more money you’re losing.” – Carrie Wilkerson

“Go Big, or Go Home.” – Eliza Dushku

“Most great people have attained their greatest success just one step beyond their greatest failure.” – Napoleon Hill

“Have the end in mind and every day make sure you are working towards it.” – Ryan Allis

“If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.” – Derek Bok

“You must be the change you wish to see in the world.” – Mahatma Gandhi

“Let’s be honest. There’s not a business anywhere that is without problems. Business is complicated and imperfect. Every business everywhere is staffed with imperfect human beings and exists by providing a product or service to other imperfect human beings.” – Bob Parsons

“You need to be aware of what others are doing, applaud their efforts, acknowledge their successes, and encourage them in their pursuits. When we all help one another, everybody wins.” – Jim Stovall

“The only way around is through.” – Robert Frost

“You only have to do very few things right in your life so long as you don’t do too many things wrong.” – Warren Buffett

“The noblest search is the search for excellence” – Lyndon B. Johnson

“The man who does not work for the love of work but only for money is likely to neither make money nor find much fun in life.” – Charles M. Schwab

“You must remain focused on your journey to greatness.” – Les Brown

Fall down seven times and stand up eight

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Business quotes For maximum attention nothing beats a good mistake Aylake

“Every accomplishment starts with a decision to try.” 

“For maximum attention, nothing beats a good mistake.”

“Never put off until tomorrow what you can avoid altogether.”

“A meeting is an event at which the minutes are kept and the hours are lost.”

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Business quotes One of the huge mistakes people make is that they try to force an interest on themselves Aylake

“To succeed… You need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.” – Tony Dorsett

“Statistics suggest that when customers complain, business owners and managers ought to get excited about it. The complaining customer represents a huge opportunity for more business.” – Zig Ziglar

“Whether it’s Google or Apple or free software, we’ve got some fantastic competitors and it keeps us on our toes.” – Bill Gates

“One of the huge mistakes people make is that they try to force an interest on themselves. You don’t choose your passions; your passions choose you.” – Jeff Bezos

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Business quotes Dont let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do Aylake

“Fall down seven times and stand up eight.” – Proverb

“Don’t let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.” – John R. Wooden

“It’s not about ideas. It’s about making ideas happen.” – Scott Belsky

“Ideas are easy. Implementation is hard.” – Guy Kawasaki

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Business quotes The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago Aylake

“The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now.” – Chinese Proverb

“When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it.” – Henry Ford

“Please think about your legacy, because you’re writing it every day.” – Gary Vaynerchuck

“Brands mature over time, like a marriage. The bond you feel with your spouse is different than when you first met each other. Excitement and discovery are replaced by comfort and depth.” – Gary Vaynerchuck

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Business quotes Unless you dream you are not going to achieve anything Aylake

“A business has to be involving, it has to be fun, and it has to exercise your creative instincts.” – Richard Branson

“Unless you dream, you’re not going to achieve anything.” – Richard Branson

“Done is better than perfect.” – Sheryl Sandberg

“Don’t be afraid to give up the good to go for the great.” – John D. Rockefeller

Eighty percent of success is showing up

“I don’t know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody.” – Bill Cosby

“Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.”- Mark Twain

“What is not started will never get finished.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“Be nice to geeks, you’ll probably end up working for one.” – Bill Gates

“Success is not final; failure is not fatal: It is the courage to continue that counts.” — Winston S. Churchill

“It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation.” — Herman Melville

“Every single person I know who is successful at what they do is successful because they love doing it.” – Joe Penna

“Whatever you are, be a good one.” –Abraham Lincoln

“The important thing is not being afraid to take a chance. Remember, the greatest failure is to not try. Once you find something you love to do, be the best at doing it.” – Debbi Fields

“Success in business requires training and discipline and hard work. But if you’re not frightened by these things, the opportunities are just as great today as they ever were.” – David Rockefeller

“The important thing is not being afraid to take a chance. Remember, the greatest failure is to not try. Once you find something you love to do, be the best at doing it.” – Debbi Fields

“Life is too complicated not to be orderly.” – Martha Stewart

“The winners in life think constantly in terms of I can, I will, and I am. Losers, on the other hand, concentrate their waking thoughts on what they should have or would have done, or what they can’t do.” – Dennis Waitley

“Business opportunities are like buses: there’s always another one coming.” – Richard Branson

“Leadership is doing what is right when no one is watching.” – George Van Valkenburg

“In the business world, everyone is paid in two coins: cash and experience. Take the experience first; the cash will come later.” – Harold Geneen

“To be successful, you have to have your heart in your business, and your business in your heart.” – Thomas Watson, Sr.

“The absolute fundamental aim is to make money out of satisfying customers.” – John Egan

“There are a lot of things that go into creating success. I don’t like to do just the things I like to do. I like to do things that cause the company to succeed. I don’t spend a lot of time doing my favorite activities.” – Michael Dell

“I have found no greater satisfaction than achieving success through honest dealing and strict adherence to the view that, for you to gain, those you deal with should gain as well.” – Alan Greenspan

“We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.” – Winston Churchill

“If you are going through hell, keep going.” – Winston Churchill

“The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any.” – Alice Walker

“Life is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans.” – John Lennon

“Eighty percent of success is showing up.” – Woody Allen

“Many companies get trapped by the paradox of hitting numbers ‘now’ versus improving sales for future quarters or years ahead.” – Tiffani Bova

“The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” – Lao Tzu

“You shouldn’t focus on why you can’t do something, which is what most people do. You should focus on why perhaps you can, and be one of the exceptions.” – Steve Case

“A hard thing is done by figuring out how to start.”- Rand Fishkin

“The greater danger for most of us lies not in setting our aim too high and falling short, but in setting our aim too low and achieving our mark.” – Michelangelo

Imagination will take you everywhere

“Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma – which is living with the results of other people’s thinking. Don’t let the noise of other’s opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become. Everything else is secondary.” – Steve Jobs

“The critical ingredient is getting off your butt and doing something. It’s as simple as that. A lot of people have ideas, but there are few who decide to do something about them now. Not tomorrow. Not next week. But today. The true entrepreneur is a doer, not a dreamer.” -Nolan Bushnell

“Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere.” – Albert Einstein

“The road to success and the road to failure are almost exactly the same.” — Colin R. Davis

“Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.” — Henry David Thoreau

“If you are not embarrassed by the first version of your product, you’ve launched too late.” — Reid Hoffman

“Outstanding people have one thing in common: An absolute sense of mission.” – Zig Ziglar

“A business has to be involving, it has to be fun, and it has to exercise your creative instincts.” – Richard Branson

“Your time is precious, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life.” – Steve Jobs

“It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation.” — Herman Melville

“Luck is a dividend of sweat. The more you sweat, the luckier you get.” — Ray Kroc

“Don’t be afraid to give up the good to go for the great.” — John D. Rockefeller

“Whether you think you can or think you can’t, you’re right.” — Henry Ford

“The growth and development of people is the highest calling of leadership.” — Harvey S. Firestone

“For a list of all the ways technology has failed to improve the quality of life, please press three.” — Alice Kahn

“Whatever the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve. Thoughts are things! And powerful things at that, when mixed with definiteness of purpose, and burning desire, can be translated into riches.” – Napoleon Hill

“It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.” – Charles Darwin

“Industry is the soul of business and the keystone of prosperity.” – Charles Dickens

“I don’t pay good wages because I have a lot of money; I have a lot of money because I pay good wages.” – Robert Bosch

“People are definitely a company’s greatest asset. It doesn’t make any difference whether the product is cars or cosmetics. A company is only as good as the people it keeps.” – Mary Kay Ash

“If you are not willing to risk the usual, you will have to settle for the ordinary.” – Jim Rohn

“A man should never neglect his family for business.” – Walt Disney

“You reach a point where you don’t work for money.” – Walt Disney

“Never give in except to convictions of honor and good sense.” – Winston Churchill

“Success is walking from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.” – Winston Churchill

“It’s very easy to be different but very difficult to be better.” – Jonathan Ive

 “Almost everything worthwhile carries with it some sort of risk, whether it’s starting a new business, whether it’s leaving home, whether it’s getting married, or whether it’s flying in space.” – Chris Hadfield

“Happy employees lead to happy customers, which leads to more profits.” – Vaughn Aust

“Employees want to feel inspired by their leaders…hire individuals who will lead by example.” – Jody Kohner

“Forget past mistakes. Forget failures. Forget everything except what you’re going to do now and do it.” – William Durant

The secret of getting ahead is getting started

“Being an entrepreneur isn’t just a job title, and it isn’t just about starting a company. It’s a state of mind. It’s about seeing connections others can’t, seizing opportunities others won’t, and forging new direction that others haven’t.” – Tory Burch

“Working hard for something we don’t care about is called stress; working hard for something we love is called passion.” – Simon Sinek

“Do not be embarrassed by your failures, learn from them and start again.” – Richard Branson

“Many people dream about being an entrepreneur, starting their own business, working for themselves, and living the good life. Very few, however, will actually take the plunge and put everything they’ve got into being their own boss.” – Fabrizio Moreira

“I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have.” — Thomas Jefferson

“There are two types of people who will tell you that you cannot make a difference in this world: those who are afraid to try and those who are afraid you will succeed.”— Ray Goforth

“If you can’t feed a team with two pizzas, it’s too large.” — Jeff Bezos

“The secret of getting ahead is getting started.” –Mark Twain

“The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand.” —Vince Lombardi

“As ever, the accountant in me saw the risk, the entrepreneur saw the possibility. So I split the difference and kept moving forward.” —Phil Knight 

“The critical ingredient is getting off your butt and doing something. It’s as simple as that. A lot of people have ideas, but there are few who decide to do something about them now. Not tomorrow. Not next week. But today. The true entrepreneur is a doer, not a dreamer.” – Nolan Bushnell

“My son is now an ‘entrepreneur’. That’s what you’re called when you don’t have a job.” – Ted Turner

“Leadership is a potent combination of strategy and character. But if you must be without one, be without the strategy.” – Norman Schwarzkopf

“The golden rule for every business man is this: “Put yourself in your customer’s place.”” – Orison Swett Marden

“I had to make my own living and my own opportunity! But I made it! Don’t sit down and wait for the opportunities to come. Get up and make them!” – C.J. Walker

“No enterprise can exist for itself alone. It ministers to some great need, it performs some great service, not for itself, but for others…or failing therein, it ceases to be profitable and ceases to exist.” – Calvin Coolidge

“Live daringly, boldly, fearlessly. Taste the relish to be found in competition – in having put forth the best within you.” – Henry J. Kaiser

“Winning is not a sometime thing; it’s an all time thing. You don’t win once in a while, you don’t do things right once in a while, you do them right all the time. Winning is a habit. Unfortunately, so is losing.” – Vince Lombardi

“In all realms of life, it takes courage to stretch your limits, express your power, and fulfill your potential. It’s no different in the financial realm.” – Suze Orman

“The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools.” – Confucius

“A business absolutely devoted to service will have only one worry about profits. They will be embarrassingly large.” – Henry Ford

“I cannot discover that anyone knows enough to say what is and what is definitely not possible.” – Henry Ford

“You know, you don’t have to have money to be a successful businessperson. You don’t need a college degree, you just need a lot of common sense backed up by a willingness to work hard.” – Farrah Gray

“Build your own dreams, or someone else will hire you to build theirs.” – Farrah Gray

“I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” – Maya Angelou

“Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle.” – Napoleon Hill

“Everyone wants to live on top of the mountain, but all the happiness and growth occurs while you’re climbing it.” – Andy Rooney

“Mistakes are the growing pains of wisdom.” – William George Jordan

“The greatest thing in this world is not so much where we stand as in what direction we are moving.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.” – Anaïs Nin

Every problem is a gift

“Think big and don’t listen to people who tell you it can’t be done. Life’s too short to think small.” – Timothy Ferriss

“The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.” – Walt Disney

“Either you run the day, or the day runs you.” – Jim Rohn

“Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.” – Anais Nin

“Never give in except to convictions of honor and good sense.” — Winston Churchill

“Stop chasing the money and start chasing the passion.” — Tony Hsieh

“Be undeniably good. No marketing effort or social media buzzword can be a substitute for that.” — Anthony Volodkin

“Formal education will make you a living; self-education will make you a fortune.” – Jim Rohn

“The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.” —Walt Disney

“Whether you think you can, or think you can’t—you’re right.” — Henry Ford

Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.” — Napoleon Bonaparte

“Right now, this is just a job. If I advance any higher in this company, then this would be my career. And, well, if this were my career? I’d have to throw myself in front of a train.” — Jim Halpert

“Growth for the sake of growth is the ideology of the cancer cell.” — Edward Abbey

“If at first, you don’t succeed, take the tax loss.” — Kirk Kirkpatrick

“It’s better to be a pirate than to join the navy.” — Steve Jobs

“The trick is in what one emphasizes. We either make ourselves miserable, or we make ourselves strong. The amount of work is the same.” – Carlos Castaneda

“The great leaders are like the best conductors – they reach beyond the notes to reach the magic in the players.” – Blaine Lee

“To think creatively, we must be able to look afresh at what we normally take for granted.” – George Kneller

“To the degree we’re not living our dreams; our comfort zone has more control of us than we have over ourselves.” – Peter McWilliams

“The enemy of the truth is very often not the lie – deliberate, contrived, and dishonest – but the myth-persistent, persuasive, and unrealistic.” – John F. Kennedy

“I’m convinced that about half of what separates the successful entrepreneurs from the non-successful ones is pure perseverance.” – Steve Jobs

“If you’re competitor-focused, you have to wait until there is a competitor doing something. Being customer-focused allows you to be more pioneering.” – Jeff Bezos

“If you never want to be criticized, for goodness’ sake don’t do anything new.” – Jeff Bezos

“I strongly believe that missionaries make better products. They care more. For a missionary, it’s not just about the business. There has to be a business, and the business has to make sense, but that’s not why you do it. You do it because you have something meaningful that motivates you.” – Jeff Bezos

“The one thing that offends me the most is when I walk by a bank and see ads trying to convince people to take out second mortgages on their home so they can go on vacation. That’s approaching evil.” – Jeff Bezos

“Becoming isn’t about arriving somewhere or achieving a certain aim. I see it instead as forward motion, a means of evolving, a way to reach continuously toward a better self. The journey doesn’t end.” – Michelle Obama

“Play by the rules, but be ferocious.” – Phil Knight

“Out of your vulnerabilities will come your strength.” – Sigmund Freud

“Motivation is the catalyzing ingredient for every successful innovation.” – Clayton Christensen

“Every problem is a gift — without problems we would not grow.” – Anthony Robbins

Failures are great learning tools

Business quotes The best way to predict the future is to create it Aylake
Business quotes The best way to predict the future is to create it

“If you want to be an entrepreneur, it’s not a job, it’s a lifestyle. It defines you. Forget about vacations, about going home at 6 pm – last thing at night you’ll send emails, first thing in the morning you’ll read emails, and you’ll wake up in the middle of the night. But it’s hugely rewarding as you’re fulfilling something for yourself.” – Niklas Zennstrom

“Success comes down to hard work plus passion, over time. If you work really, really hard over a long period of time, it will pay off.” – Stanley Tang

“When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it.” Henry Ford

“The best way to predict the future is to create it.” – Peter F. Drucker

“Opportunities don’t happen. You create them.” — Chris Grosser

“Don’t be afraid to give up the good to go for the great.” –John D. Rockefeller

“If people like you, they’ll listen to you, but if they trust you, they’ll do business with you.” — Zig Ziglar

“Your attitude, not your aptitude, will determine your altitude.” –Zig Ziglar

“If you do what you’ve always done, you’ll get what you’ve always gotten.” —Tony Robbins

“Risk more than others think is safe. Dream more than others think is practical.”

“Success is not final; failure is not fatal. It is the courage to continue that counts.” — Winston Churchill

“An acceptable level of unemployment means that the government economist to whom it is acceptable still has a job.” — Unknown

“The closest to perfection a person ever comes is when he fills out a job application form.” — Stanley J. Randall

“Think like a queen. A queen is not afraid to fail. Failure is another stepping stone to greatness.” — Oprah Winfrey

“Making a comeback is one of the most difficult things to do with dignity.” — Greg Lake

“The first one gets the oyster; the second gets the shell” – Andrew Carnegie

“Hire character. Train skill.” – Peter Schutz

“The first rule of any technology used in a business is that automation applied to an efficient operation will magnify the efficiency. The second is that automation applied to an inefficient operation will magnify the inefficiency.” – Bill Gates

“Look well to this day. Yesterday is but a dream and tomorrow is only a vision. But today well lived makes every yesterday a dream of happiness and every tomorrow a vision of hope. Look well therefore to this day.” – Francis Gray

“Surviving a failure gives you more self-confidence. Failures are great learning tools… but they must be kept to a minimum.” – Jeffrey Immelt

“My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style.” – Maya Angelou

“If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude. Don’t complain.” – Maya Angelou

“The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.” – Walt Disney

“All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them.” – Walt Disney

“If you can dream it, you can do it. Always remember this whole thing was started by a mouse.” – Walt Disney

“Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.” – T.S. Eliot

“The only way you are going to have success is to have lots of failures first.” – Sergey Brin

“If you don’t build your dream, someone else will hire you to help them build theirs.” – Dhirubhai Ambani

“I do not know the word ‘quit.’ Either I never did, or I have abolished it.” – Susan Butcher

“To be successful, you have to have your heart in your business, and your business in your heart.” – Thomas Watson

It is fine to celebrate success

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Whatever the mind can conceive and believe the mind can achieve

“Entrepreneurship is living a few years of your life like most people won’t so you can spend the rest of your life like most people can’t.”

“I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” – Thomas Edison

“It doesn’t matter how many times you fail. It doesn’t matter how many times you almost get it right. No one is going to know or care about your failures, and neither should you. All you have to do is learn from them and those around you because all that matters in business is that you get it right once. Then everyone can tell you how lucky you are.” – Mark Cuban

“Whatever the mind can conceive and believe, the mind can achieve”. – Napoleon Hill

“Success is walking from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.” — Winston Churchill

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Just to keep challenging myself

“I owe my success to having listened respectfully to the very best advice, and then going away and doing the exact opposite.” — G. K. Chesterton

“Every time we launch a feature, people yell at us.” — Angelo Sotira

“Paying attention to simple little things that most men neglect makes a few men rich.” – Henry Ford

“You don’t need to have a 100-person company to develop that idea.” — Larry Page

“My biggest motivation? Just to keep challenging myself. I see life almost like one long university education that I never had—every day I’m learning something new.” —Richard Branson

Business quotes Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning Aylake
Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning

“Risk comes from not knowing what you’re doing.” – Warren Buffett

“It’s fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.” – Bill Gates

“Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning.” – Bill Gates

“Business is more exciting than any game.” – Lord Beaverbrook

“It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.” – Charles Darwin

“If you did not look after today’s business, then you might as well forget about tomorrow.” – Isaac Mophatlane

“The great accomplishments of man have resulted from the transmission of ideas of enthusiasm.” – Thomas J. Watson

“Yesterday’s home runs don’t win today’s games.” – Babe Ruth

“Being able to touch so many people through my businesses, and make money while doing it, is a huge blessing.” – Magic Johnson

“Let us not look back in anger or forward in fear, but around in awareness.” – James Thurber

“Often, the more money you make the more money you spend; that’s why more money doesn’t make you rich – assets make you rich.” – Robert Kiyosaki

“The moment you make passive income and portfolio income a part of your life, your life will change. Those words will become flesh.” – Robert Kiyosaki

 “If you keep your eye on the profit, you’re going to skimp on the product. But if you focus on making really great products, then the profits will follow.” – Steve Jobs

“If you really look closely, most overnight successes took a long time.” – Steve Jobs

“If you don’t love something, you’re not going to go the extra mile, work the extra weekend, challenge the status quo as much.” – Steve Jobs

“Seek advice on risk from the wealthy who still take risks, not friends who dare nothing more than a football bet.” – J. Paul Getty

“Everyone has an invisible sign hanging from their neck saying, ‘make me feel important.’ Never forget this message when working with people.” – Mary Kay Ash

“How many people are completely successful in every department of life? Not one. The most successful people are the ones who learn from their mistakes and turn their failures into opportunities.” – Zig Ziglar

“What do you need to start a business? Three simple things: know your product better than anyone, know your customer, and have a burning desire to succeed.” – Dave Thomas, founder of Wendy’s

“Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning.” – Bill Gates

Chase the vision

Business quotes Successful people do what unsuccessful people are not willing to do Aylake
Successful people do what unsuccessful people are not willing to do

“Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.” – Albert Schweitzer

“Entrepreneurship is neither a science nor an art. It is a practice.” – Peter Drucker

“You can never cross the ocean until you have the courage to lose sight of the shore.” – Christopher Columbus

“If you ain’t making waves, you ain’t kickin’ hard enough.” – Unknown

“Successful people do what unsuccessful people are not willing to do. Don’t wish it were easier; wish you were better.” — Jim Rohn

Business quotes Our greatest weakness lies in giving up Aylake
Our greatest weakness lies in giving up

“Try not to become a man of success. Rather become a man of value.” — Albert Einstein

“What do you need to start a business? Three simple things: know your product better than anyone, know your customer, and have a burning desire to succeed.” — Dave Thomas

“Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.” –Thomas Edison

“I’m convinced that about half of what separates the successful entrepreneurs from the non-successful ones is pure perseverance.” —Steve Jobs

“Desire is the key to motivation, but it’s determination and commitment to an unrelenting pursuit of your goal—a commitment to excellence—that will enable you to attain the success you seek.” —Mario Andretti

Business quotes Competition brings out the best in products and the worst in people Aylake
Competition brings out the best in products and the worst in people

“Sell a man a fish, he eats for a day. Teach a man to fish, you ruin a wonderful business opportunity.” — Karl Marx

“The politicians say ‘we’ can’t afford a tax cut. Maybe we can’t afford the politicians.” — Steve Forbes

“There are two kinds of people: those who do the work and those who take the credit. Try to be in the first group; there is less competition there.” — Indira Gandhi

“Competition brings out the best in products and the worst in people.” — David Sarnoff

“You hear about how many fourth-quarter comebacks that a guy has, and I think it means a guy screwed up in the first three quarters.” — Peyton Manning

“Long-range planning works best in the short term.” – Doug Evelyn

“The NBA is never just a business. It’s always business. It’s always personal. All good businesses are personal. The best businesses are very personal.” – Mark Cuban

“You can fool all the people all the time if the advertising is right and the budget is big enough.” – Joseph E. Levine

“A business has to be involving, it has to be fun, and it has to exercise your creative instincts.” – Richard Branson

“The entrepreneur always searches for change, responds to it, and exploits it as an opportunity.” – Peter F. Drucker

“Most of our competitors were one-product wonders … They would do their one product, but never get their engineering sorted out.” – Bill Gates

“Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can’t lose.” – Bill Gates

“Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning.” – Bill Gates

“The man who will use his skill and constructive imagination to see how much he can give for a dollar, instead of how little he can give for a dollar, is bound to succeed.” – Henry Ford

“There is one rule for the industrialist and that is: make the best quality goods possible at the lowest cost possible, paying the highest wages possible.” – Henry Ford

“Chase the vision, not the money, the money will end up following you.” – Tony Hsieh, CEO Zappos

“Before dreaming about the future or making plans, you need to articulate what you already have going for you – as entrepreneurs do.” – Reid Hoffman, co-founder LinkedIn

“There are two types of people who will tell you that you cannot make a difference in this world: those who are afraid to try and those who are afraid you will succeed.” – Ray Goforth

”It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you’ll do things differently.” – Warren Buffett

“If you want to be an entrepreneur, it’s not a job, it’s a lifestyle. It defines you. Forget about vacations, about going home at 6pm – last thing at night you’ll send emails, first thing in the morning you’ll read emails, and you’’ wake up in the middle of the night. But it’s hugely rewarding as you’re fulfilling something for yourself.” – Niklas Zennstrom, founder Skype and Kazaa

Start small

 

 

“You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you don’t try.” Beverly Sills

“If you can’t fly then run, if you can’t run then walk, if you can’t walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.” – Martin Luther King, Jr.

“Dream big. Start small. But most of all, start.” – Simon Sinek

“Would you like me to give you a formula for success? It’s quite simple, really: Double your rate of failure. You are thinking of failure as the enemy of success. But it isn’t at all. You can be discouraged by failure or you can learn from it, so go ahead and make mistakes. Make all you can. Because remember that’s where you will find success.” — Thomas J. Watson

“If you are not willing to risk the usual, you will have to settle for the ordinary.” – Jim Rohn

 

“If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.” — John Quincy Adams

“The function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers.” – Ralph Nader

“You can’t ask customers what they want and then try to give that to them. By the time you get it built, they’ll want something new.” —Steve Jobs

“Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning.” —Bill Gates

“Every accomplishment starts with the decision to try.” – Unknown

 

“The greater danger for most of us lies not in setting our aim too high and falling short; but in setting our aim too low, and achieving our mark.” – Michelangelo

“Opportunity is missed by most people because it dressed in overalls and looks like work.” –  Thomas A. Edison

“Rule No 1: Never lose money. Rule No 2: Never forget Rule No 1.” – Warren Buffett

“It’s better to hang out with people better than you. Pick out associates whose behaviour is better than yours and you’ll drift in that direction.” –  Warren Buffett

“You’ve got to say, I think that if I keep working at this and want it badly enough, I can have it. It’s called perseverance.” – Lee Iacocca

 

“The desire of knowledge, like the thirst for riches, increases ever with the acquisition of it.” – Laurence Sterne

“Success in business requires training and discipline and hard work. But if you’re not frightened by these things, the opportunities are just as great today as they ever were.” – David Rockefeller

“Well, you know, I was a human being before I became a businessman.” – George Soros

“Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.” – Dwight Eisenhower

“Statistics suggest that when customers complain, business owners and managers ought to get excited about it. The complaining customer represents a huge opportunity for more business.” – Zig Ziglar

 

“Don’t be distracted by criticism. Remember – the only taste of success some people get is to take a bite out of you.” – Zig Ziglar

“Don’t let the fear of losing be greater than the excitement of winning.” – Robert Kiyosaki

“In the real world, the smartest people are people who make mistakes and learn. In school, the smartest people don’t make mistakes.” – Robert Kiyosaki

“Don’t be addicted to money. Work to learn. don’t work for money. Work for knowledge.” – Robert Kiyosaki

”Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently… A business absolutely devoted to service will have only one worry about profits. They will be embarrassingly large.” – Henry Ford

 

“Most great people have attained their greatest success just one step beyond their greatest failure.” – Napoleon Hill

“There is only one boss; the customer. And he can fire everybody in the company, from the chairman down, simply by spending his money somewhere else.” –  Sam Walton

“A business idea is just another idea. But an idea backed by a strong feasibility, a thorough business plan and a smart team is no longer an idea. It’s now a solid business opportunity worth pursuing.” – Ajaero Tony Martins

“Doing business without advertising is like winking at a girl in the dark, you know what you are doing but nobody else does.” – Ed Howe

“For all of the most important things, the timing always sucks. Waiting for a good time to quit your job? The stars will never align and the traffic lights of life will never all be green at the same time. The universe doesn’t conspire against you, but it doesn’t go out of its way to line up the pins either. Conditions are never perfect. “Someday” is a disease that will take your dreams to the grave with you. Pro and con lists are just as bad. If it’s important to you and you want to do it “eventually,” just do it and correct course along the way.”- Timothy Ferriss

Jewelry Is Like The Perfect Spice

Jewelry Is Like The Perfect Spice It Always Complements What's Already There Aylake Quote
Jewelry Is Like The Perfect Spice

Jewelry is like

the perfect spice –

it always complements

what’s already there

“Whenever you see a successful business, someone once made a courageous decision.” – Peter F. Drucker

“Winners never quit and quitters never win.” – Vince Lombardi

“A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.” – Albert Einstein

“Risk more than others think is safe. Dream more than others think is practical.” – Howard Schultz

“All progress takes place outside the comfort zone.” — Michael John Bobak

 

“People who succeed have momentum. The more they succeed, the more they want to succeed, and the more they find a way to succeed. Similarly, when someone is failing, the tendency is to get on a downward spiral that can even become a self-fulfilling prophecy.” — Tony Robbins

“Always deliver more than expected.” — Larry Page

“Business has only two functions – marketing and innovation.” – Peter Drucker

“Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently… A business absolutely devoted to service will have only one worry about profits. They will be embarrassingly large.” —Henry Ford

“I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” —Thomas Edison

 

“There is only one boss. The customer. And he can fire everybody in the company from the chairman on down, simply by spending his money somewhere else.”  – Sam Walton

“Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” – Winston Churchill

“Never, never, never give up.” – Winston Churchill.

“The man who will use his skill and constructive imagination to see how much he can give for a dollar, instead of how little he can give for a dollar, is bound to succeed.” – Henry Ford

“It’s through curiosity and looking at opportunities in new ways that we’ve always mapped our path at Dell. There’s always an opportunity to make a difference.” – Michael Dell.”

 

“To waken interest and kindle enthusiasm is the sure way to teach easily and successfully.” – Tryon Edwards

“Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning.” – Bill Gates

“Success is often achieved by those who don’t know that failure is inevitable.” – Coco Chanel

“The competitor to be feared is one who never bothers about you at all, but goes on making his own business better all the time.” – Henry Ford

“The good or ill of a man lies within his own will.” – Epictetus

 

“The great accomplishments of man have resulted from the transmission of ideas of enthusiasm.” – Thomas Watson

“To be successful, you have to have your heart in your business, and your business in your heart.” – Thomas Watson

“Change is not a threat, it’s an opportunity. Survival is not the goal, trans-formative success is.” – Seth Godin

“You are not your resume, you are your work.” – Seth Godin

“There’s no shortage of remarkable ideas, what’s missing is the will to execute them.” – Seth Godin

 

“When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it.” – Henry Ford

“Risk more than others think is safe. Dream more than others think is practical.” – Howard Schultz, CEO of Starbucks.

“Creativity, as has been said, consists largely of rearranging what we know in order to find out what we do not know. Hence, to think creatively, we must be able to look afresh at what we normally take for granted.” – George Kneller

“It’s easy to come up with new ideas; the hard part is letting go of what worked for you two years ago, but will soon be out of date.” –  Roger von Oech

“The critical ingredient is getting off your butt and doing something. It’s as simple as that. A lot of people have ideas, but there are few who decide to do something about them now. Not tomorrow. Not next week. But today. The true entrepreneur is a doer, not a dreamer.” – Nolan Bushnell, founder Atari and Chuck-E-Cheese’s