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"If it were done when 't is done, then 't were well It were done quickly"
Mae West
"It's not what you say, but how you say it!"
Mahatma Gandhi
"Be the change you want to see in the world"
"You can chain me, you can torture me, you can even destroy this body, but you will never imprison my mind"
"You must be the change you wish to see in the world"
"The future depends on what we do in the present"
"A customer is the most important visitor on our premises, he is not dependent on us. We are dependent on him. He is not an interruption in our work. He is the purpose of it."
"The only tyrant I accept in this world is the still voice within"
"The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong"
Malcolm Kent
"One of the greatest failings of today's executive is his inability to do what he's supposed to do"
Malcolm X
"A man who stands for nothing will fall for anything"
"Don't be in a hurry to condemn because he doesn't do what you do or think as you think or as fast. There was a time when you didn't know what you know today"
"Stumbling is not falling"
"There is no better teacher than adversity. Every defeat, every heartbreak, every loss, contains its own seed, its own lesson on how to improve your performance next time." "
"I for one believe that if you give people a thorough understanding of what confronts them and the basic causes that produce it, they'll create their own program, and when the people create a program, you get action."
Mao Tse-Tung
"The guerrilla must move amongst the people as a fish swims in the sea"
Marc Chagall
"If I create from the heart, nearly everything works; if from the head, almost nothing"
Margaret Bonnano
"It is only possible to live happily ever after on a day to day basis."
Margaret Fuller
"If you have knowledge, let others light their candles in it"
Margaret Mead
"Because of their age-long training in human relations - for that is what feminine intuition really is - women have a special contribution to make to any group enterprise"
"Every time we liberate a woman, we liberate a man"
Margaret Thatcher
"Unless we change our ways and our direction, our greatness as a nation will soon be a footnote in the history books, a distant memory of an offshore island, lost in the mists of time like Camelot"
"What is success? I think it is a mixture of having a flair for the thing that you are doing; knowing that it is not enough, that you have got to have hard work and a certain sense of purpose"
"Disciplining yourself to do what you know is right and importance, although difficult, is the highroad to pride, self-esteem, and personal satisfaction"
Marian Anderson
"Leadership should be born out of the understanding of the needs of those who would be affected by it"
Mario Andretti
"If everything seems under control, you're just not going fast enough"
Mark Twain
"Success is a journey, not a destination. It requires constant effort, vigilance and reevaluation"
"The difference between the right word and the almost right word is the difference between lightning and the lightning bug"
"The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who cannot read them"
"The secret of getting ahead is getting started. The secret of getting started is breaking your complex, overwhelming tasks into small manageable tasks, and then starting on the first one"
Marshall B Rosenberg
"At the core of all anger is a need that is not being fulfilled"
Martin Luther King
"You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step"
Martin Luther King, Jr.
"If we are to go forward, we must go back and rediscover those precious values"
"The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy"
Mary Parker Follett
"Idealism and realism meet in the actual"
Mary's Almanac
"She didn't know it couldn't be done, so she went ahead and did it"
Max De Pree
"The first responsibility of a leader is to define reality. The last is to say thank you. In between, the leader is a sevant."
Max DePree
"The first responsibility of a leader is to define reality. The last is to say thank you. In between the two, the leader must become a servant and a debtor. That sums up the progress of an artful leader"
Max Weber
"The organization of ofices follows the principle of hierarchy ... each lower office is under the control and supervision of a higher one"
Maximilian Francois Robespierre
"A leader has two important characteristics; first he is going somewhere; second he is able to persuade others to go with him"
Maya Angelo
"Nobody can dim the light which shines from within"
Maya Angelou
"If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude"
"One must know not just how to accept a gift, but with what grace to share it"
Michael Jordan
"Obstacles don't have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it"
Michael Korda
"The fastest way to succeed is to look as if you're playing by somebody else's rules, while quietly playing by your own"
Michael Porter
"Strategic thinking rarely occurs spontaneously"
Michael Schrage
"I view models and prototypes as the battleground for thoughts and behaviors"
Michel de Montaigne
"The value of life is not in the length of days, but in the use we make of them; a man may live long yet very little"
"If people only knew how hard I work to gain my mastery, it wouldn't seem so wonderful at all"
Mignon McLaughlin
"It's the most unhappy people who most fear change"
Miguel de Cervantes
"Tell me what company thou keepst, and I'll tell thee what thou art"
Miyamoto Musashi
"Perceive that which cannot be seen with the eye"
"Study strategy & achieve the spirit of the warrior. Today is victory over yourself - tomorrow is victory over lesser men"
"You win battles by knowing the enemy's timing, & using a timing which the enemy does not expect"
"Generally speaking, the Way of the warrior is resolute acceptance of death"
"The warrior is different in that studying the Way of strategy is based on overcoming men"
Montenegran Proverb
"The best test of a man is authority"
Mother Theresa
"Be kind and merciful. Let no one ever come to you without coming away better and happier"
Mustafa Kemal Ataturk
"We must never say 'What does it matter to me if some part of the world is ailing?' If there is such an illness, we must concern ourselves with it as though we were having that illness"
"This nation has never lived without independence. We cannot and shall not live without it. Either independence or death"