R T Gorham
"All changes are created in a moment - with a simple choice"
Rainer Maria Rilke
"And the point is, to live everything. Live the questions now. Perhaps you will then gradually, without noticing it, evolve some distant day into the answer"
"I start with the premise that the function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers."
"Change the rules before somebody else does"
"Anything worth doing, is worth doing now."
Ralph W. Sockman
"What makes greatness is starting something that lives after you"
Ralph Waldo Emerson
"What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us."
"Beware what you set your heart upon for it shall surely be yours"
"Build a better mousetrap and the world will beat a path to your door"
"Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail."
"Each man is a hero and an oracle to somebody"
"Every ship that comes to America got its chart from Columbus"
"Talent for talent's sake is a bauble and a show. Talent working with joy in the cause of universal truth lifts the prossessor to a new power as a benefactor"
"The invariable mark of wisdom is to see the miraculous in the common"
"In every society, some men are born to rule, and some to advise"
Ray A. Kroc
"Press on. Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence"
"The quality of a leader is reflected in the standards they set for themselves"
"Courage is the power to let go of the familiar"
"Success is not the result of spontaneous combustion. You must set yourself on fire"
"Humility is not thinking less of yourself; it is thinking of yourself less"
"The Nobel Peace Prize ... is an instrument with which to
fight for peace, for justice, for the rights of those who
suffer the abysmal economical, social, cultural and
Robert A Humphrey
"An undefined problem has an infinite number of solutions."
"Moving fast is not the same as going somewhere"
"The prudent man may direct a state, but it is the enthusiast who regenerates it"
Robert Francis Kennedy
"Only those that dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly."
"Character is not made in a crisis, it is only exhibited"
"People who look down on other people don't end up being looked up to"
"Delegating work works, provided the one delegating works, too."
"There is something that is much more scarce, something rarer than ability. It is the ability to recognise ability"
"The greatest test of courage on earth is to bear defeat without losing heart"
Robert K. Patterson
"Forcefulness in the character of a chief executive is an invaluble quality"
Robert Louis Stevenson
"There are no foreign lands. It is the traveler only who is foreign"
"We are all travelers in the wilderness of this world and the best we can find in our travels is an honest friend"
"To be what we are, and to become what we are capable of becoming, is the only end of life"
"If we were all determined to play the first violin we should never have an ensemble. Therefore, respect every musician in his proper place"
"If there be any truer measure of a man than by what he does, it must be by what he gives"
"Big companies are small companies that succeeded"
"We became uncompetitive by not being tolerant of mistakes"
"The man who can drive himself further once the effort gets painful is the man who will win"
"You don't just stumble into your future, you create your own future"
"Spectacular achievements are always preceded by unspectacular preparation"
Rosabeth Moss Kanter
"Thinkers, makers and traders are the DNA of the world class company"
"A leader takes people where they want to go ... a great leader takes people where they don't necessarily want to go, but ought to be"
"Eagles don't flock"
Rowan Williams, Archbishop of Canterbury
"We need a proper distribution of dignity"
"It’s not hard to make decisions when you know what your values are"
"The advantage of a classical education is that it enables you to despise the wealth that it prevents you from achieving"