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P. K. Thomajan
"Life's greatest gift is natural talent"
Pablo Picasso
"Computers are useless. They can only give you answers"
Pat Riley
"Shoulda, coulda, and woulda won't get it done. In attacking adversity, only a positive attitude, alertness, and regrouping to basics can launch a comeback"
Paul Harvey
"In times like these, it helps to recall that there have always been times like these"
Paul Meyer
"Whatever you vividly imagine, ardently desire, sincerely believe, and enthusiastically act upon ... must inevitably come to pass!"
Paul Tillich
"Man is asked to make of himself what he is supposed to become to fulfil his destiny."
Paxton Blair
"There has been in recent years excessive emphasis on a citizen's rights and inadequate stress upon his duties and responsibilities"
Pearl Bailey
"You never find yourself until you face the truth"
Peter B. Kyne
"The morale of an organization is not built from the bottom up; it filters from the top down"
Peter Drucker
""Management" means, in the last analysis, the substitution of thought for brawn and muscle, of knowledge for folklore and superstition, and of cooperation for force... "
"Management by objectives works if you first think through your objectives. Ninety percent of the time you haven't"
"Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things"
"Unless commitment is made, there are only promises and hopes... but no plans"
"No executive has ever suffered because his subordinates were strong and effective"
"Whenever anything is…being done, I have learned, it is being done by a monomaniac with a mission"
"Plans are only good intentions unless they immediately degenerate into hard work"
"Because its purpose is to create a customer, the business has two - and only two - functions: Marketing and Innovation. Marketing and Innovation produce results. All the rest are costs"
"Charisma becomes the undoing of leaders. It makes them inflexible, convinced of their own infallibility, unable to change"
"Communication always makes demands. It always demands that the recipient become somebody, do something, believe something. It always appeals to motivation."
"Plans are only good intentions unless they immediately degenerate into hard work"
"Plans are worthless, but planning is invaluable"
"Effective leadership is not about making speeches or being liked; leadership is defined by results not attributes"
"So much of what we call management consists in making it difficult for people to work"
"Leadership is not a magnetic personality - that can just as well be a glib tongue. It is not 'making friends and influencing people' - that is flattery. Leadership is lifting a person's vision to high sights, the raising of a person's performance to a higher standard, the building of a personality beyond its normal limitations."
"The best way to predict the future is to create it"
"In today's economy, the most important resource is no longer labor, capital or land; it is knowledge"
"There is nothing so useless as doing efficiently that which should not be done at all"
"Time is the scarcest resource and unless it is managed nothing else can be managed"
Peter Ducker
"In all recorded history there has not been one economist who has had to worry about where the next meal would come from"
Peter McArthur
"Some people have so much respect for their superiors they have none left for themselves "
Peter Senge
"Real commitment is rare ... 90% of the time what passes for commitment is compliance"
Phil Knight
"It's alright to be Goliath, but always act like David"
Philip Kotler
"Good companies will meet needs; great companies will create markets"
Philip Larkin
"Life has a practice of living you, if you don't live it"
Philip Massinger
"He that would govern others first should be the master of himself"
Pierre Teilhard de Chardin
"It is our duty as men and women to proceed as though the limits of our abilities do not exist."
"The life which is unexamined is not worth living"
"To find fault is easy: to do better may be difficult"
Pope John XXIII
"See everything. Overlook a great deal. Improve a little"
Proverbs 29:18
"Where there is no vision the people perish"
Publius Syrus
"Only the bold get to the top"