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Saturday, April 24, 2010

39 More of the Smartest Things Ever Said.

“If you don’t like change, you’re going to like irrelevance even less” -General Eric Shinseki

“In the business world, the rearview mirror is always clearer than the windshield.”–Warren Buffett

“Great works are performed, not by strength, but by perseverance.”–Samuel Johnson

“Success is not built on success. It’s built on failure. It’s built on frustration. Sometimes it’s built on catastrophe.” -Sumner Redstone

“Fear will keep you alive in a war. Fear will keep you alive in business. There’s nothing wrong with fear.”–General Norm Schwarzkopf

“Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do” – John Wooden

“Knowledge has to be improved, challenged, and increased constantly, or it vanishes. “–Peter Drucker

“Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence” -Vince Lombardi

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

“Planning is bringing the future into the present so that you can do something about it now.”–Alan Lakein

“I have been up against tough competition all my life. I wouldn’t know how to get along without it. “–Walt Disney

“I confess that in 1901 I said to my brother Orville that man would not fly for fifty years.”–Wilbur Wright

“If you want to achieve excellence, you can get there today. As of this second, quit doing less-than-excellent work” -Thomas J. Watson

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

“By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day. “–Robert Frost

“Success comes from knowing that you did your best to become the best that you are capable of becoming” -John Wooden

“Our job is satisfying the American public. We must give most of the people what they want most of the time.”–William Paley

“Just do what you do best” -Red Auerbach

“The greatest enemy of knowledge is not ignorance, it is the illusion of knowledge.”–Stephen Hawking

“If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door” -Milton Berle

“Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow” -Albert Einstein

“I have a perfect horror of words that aren’t backed up by deeds.”–Theodore Roosevelt

“The only way to discover the limits of the possible is to venture a little past them … into the impossible.”–Arthur C. Clarke

“Lost time is never found again.” -Ben Franklin

“I don’t believe in taking foolish chances. But nothing can be accomplished without taking any chances at all.”–Charles Lindbergh

“Success is the child of audacity” -Benjamin Disraeli

“I find my greatest pleasure, and so my reward, in the work that precedes what the world calls success.”–Thomas Edison

“Never let your schooling interfere with your education.”–Mark Twain

“My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure. “–Abraham Lincoln

“The fastest way to succeed? Look like you’re playing by someone else’s rules while quietly playing by your own.”–Michael Korda

“Don’t measure yourself by what you’ve accomplished, but by what you should have accomplished with your ability” – John Wooden

“The bitter and the sweet come from the outside, the hard from within, from one’s own efforts” -Albert Einstein

“Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers” –Voltaire

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

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

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

“A man flattened by an opponent can get up again. A man flattened by conformity stays down for good. “–Thomas Watson

“In business, everyone’s paid in 2 coins: cash & experience. Take the experience first; the cash will come later” –Harold Geneen

“When you come to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on” –Franklin D. Roosevelt