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W. Edwards Deming
"Profit in business comes from repeat customers"
"Nothing motivates a man more than to see his boss putting in an honest day's work"
Walt Disney
"You don't build it for yourself. You know what the people want and you build it for them"
"I always like to look on the optimistic side of life, but I am realistic enough to know that life is a complex matter"
"When you're curious, you find lots of interesting things to do. And one thing it takes to accomplish something is courage."
"Whenever I go on a ride, I'm always thinking of what's wrong with the thing and how it can be improved"
"There is more treasure in books than in all the pirates' loot on Treasure Island and at the bottom of the Spanish Main ... and best of all, you can enjoy these riches every day of your life."
"Our heritage and ideals, our code and standards - the things we live by and teach our children - are preserved or diminished by how freely we exchange ideas and feelings"
"I have been up against tough competition all my life. I wouldn't know how to get along without it."
"A man should never neglect his family for business."
"I only hope that we don't lose sight of one thing - that it was all started by a mouse"
"Disneyland will never be completed. It will continue to grow as long as there is imagination left in the world."
Walter Lippman
"The genius of a good leader is to leave behind him a situation where common sense, without the grace of genius, can deal with successfully"
"The final test of a leader is that he leaves behind in others the conviction and will to carry on"
Warren Bennis
"You need people who can walk their companies into the future rather than back them into the future"
"The most dangerous leadership myth is that leaders are born - that's nonsense. In fact the opposite is true. Leaders are made."
"Leadership ... is something that can be learned by anyone, taught to everyone and denied to no one."
"Becoming a leader is synonymous with becoming yourself. It is precisely that simple, and it is also that difficult."
"Leaders are people who do the right thing; managers are people who do things right."
"Leaders must encourage their organizations to dance to forms of music yet to be heard."
"There is a profound difference between information and meaning."
"Trust is the lubrication that makes it possible for organizations to work."
"The manager has a short-range view; the leader has a long-range perspective."
"The manager asks how and when; the leader asks what and why."
"The manager accepts the status quo; the leader challenges it."
"The factory of the future will have only two employees, a man and a dog. The man will be there to feed the dog. The dog will be there to keep the man from touching the equipment."
"The new leader is one who commits people to action, who converts followers into leaders, and who may convert leaders into agents of change"
"Leadership is the capacity to translate vision into reality"
"Leadership is the wise use of power. Power is the capacity to translate intention into reality and sustain it"
Washington Irving
"Great minds have purposes. Little minds have wishes"
Wayne Dyer
"It's never crowded along the extra mile"
Wayne Gretzky
"I skate where the puck is going to be, not where it has been"
Wilfred Peterson
"Big thinking precedes great achievement"
Will Rodgers
"The road to success is dotted with many tempting parking spaces"
William Corbett
"It is by attempting to reach the top in a single leap that so much misery is caused in the world"
William DeMille
"I have always admired the ability to bite off more than one can chew and then chew it"
William Ellery Channing
"Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage. The human spirit is to grow strong by conflict"
William J.H. Boetker
"If you wish to succeed in managing and controlling others - learn to manage and control yourself"
William James
"A great many people think they are thinking when they are really rearranging their prejudices"
"The greatest discovery of my generation is that human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind"
"The greatest use of life is to spend it on something that will outlast it"
William Makepeace Thackeray
"Never lose a chance of saying a kind word"
William Penn
"Knowledge is the treasure, but judgement is the treasurer of a wise man"
William R. Alger
"True statesmanship is the art of changing a nation from what it is into what it ought to be "
William Shakespeare
"To thine ownself be true"
"Some are born great, some achieve greatness and some have greatness thrust upon them"
"Our remedies oft in ourselves do lie"
Wilma Rudolph
"My mother taught me very early to believe I could achieve any accomplishment I wanted to. The first was to walk without braces"
Winston Churchill
"A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject"
"A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty"
"Men stumble over the truth from time to time, but most pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing happened"
"Of the talents bestowed on men, none is so precious as the gift of oratory"
"Continuous effort - not strength or intelligence - is the key to unlocking our potential"
"The best argument against democracy is a five minute conversation with the average voter"
"The empires of the future are the empires of the mind"
"I am always ready to learn, although I do not always like being taught"
"The greatest lesson in life is to know that even fools are right sometimes"
"The price of greatness is responsibility"
"It is no use saying, "We are doing our best." You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary"
Woody Allen
"If you are not failing now and again, its a sign you're playing it safe"
Wyatt Earp
"Fast is fine, but accuracy is everything"