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If you can dream it, you can do it.

Walt Disney (1901-1966)

Always remember that this whole thing was started by a mouse.

Walt Disney (1901-1966)

When two men in business always agree, one of them is unnecessary. William Wrigley, Jr. (1861-1932)

Business? That’s very simple: it’s other people’s money.

Alexandre Dumas (1824-1895)

Management’s job is to see the company not as it is…but as it can become.

John W. Teets (1933- )

The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams. Eleanor Roosevelt (1884-1962)

Daring ideas are like chessmen moved forward. They may be beaten, but they may start a winning game.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749-1832)

Genius begins great works, labor alone finishes them.

Joseph Joubert (1754-1824)

Every accomplishment starts with the decision to try.


Great ideas need landing gear as well as wings.

C.D. Jackson (1902-1964)

No one regards what is before his feet; we all gaze at the stars.

Quintus Ennius (239-169 B.C.)

Before you can score, you must first have a goal.


Start by doing what is necessary, then do what is possible, and suddenly

you are doing the impossible.

St. Francis of Assisi (1182? – 1226)



In God we trust – all others pay cash.

American business saying

In skating over thin ice, our safety is in our speed..

Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)

There is no useful rule without an exception.

Thomas Fuller (1654-1734)

It’s possible to own too much. A man with one watch knows what time it is;

a man with two watches is never quite sure..

Lee Segall (1905- )

To err is human, but it is against company policy.



Our team is well balanced.

We have problems everywhere.

Tommy Prothro (1941- )

Successes have many fathers, failures have none.

Philip Caldwell (1920- )

The longer the title, the less important the job.

George McGovern (1922- )

The surest way for an executive to kill himself is to refuse to learn how, and when, and to whom to delegate work.

James Cash Penney (1875-1971)

The world is divided into people who do things – and people who get the credit.

Dwight Morrow (1873-1931)

The prize of greatness is responsibility.

Winston Churchill (1874-1965)

Nothing is paticularily hard if you divide it into small jobs.

Henry Ford (1863-1947)

No grand idea was ever born in a conference, but a lot of foolish ideas have died there.

F. Scott Fitzgerald (1896-1940)



The person who knows how will always have a job. The person who knows why will always be his boss.

Diane Ravitch (1938- )

Treat people as if they were what they ought to be and you help them to become what they are capable of being.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749-1832)

Treat people as if they were what they ought to be and you help them to become what they are capable of being.

Stanley J. Randall (1908- )

A résumé is a balance sheet without any liabilities.

Robert Half (1918- )

Never hire someone who knows less than you do about what he’s hired to do.

Malcolm Forbes (1919-1990)

The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary.

Vidal Sassoon (1928- )

The world is full of willing people, some willing to work, the rest willing to let them.

Robert Frost (1874-1963)

It is not enough to be busy; so are the ants.

The question is: What are we busy about?

Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862)

Robinson Crusoe started the 40-hour-week. He had all the work done by Friday.

Leopold Fetchner (1916- )



When elephants fight, only the grass gets hurt.

Swahili proverb

The hardest thing is to take less when you can get more.

Frank Mc Kinney Hubbard (1868-1930)

The man who is swimming against the stream knows the strength of it.

Woodrow Wilson (1856-1924)

If you can’t stand the heat, get out of the kitchen.

Harry S. Truman (1884-1972)

In business, the competition will bite you if you keep running; if you stand still, they will swallow you.

William Knudsen Jr. (1925- )

Live together like brothers and do business like strangers.

Arabic proverb

You can discover what your enemy fears most by observing the means he uses to frighten them.

Eric Hoffer (1902-1983)

What counts is not necessarily the size of the dog in the fight – it’s the size of the fight in the dog.

Dwight D. Eisenhower (1890-1969)

If winning isn’t important, why do they keep score?

Adolph Rupp (1901-1977)

Say no, then negotiate.


The minute you start talking about what you’re going to do if you lose, you have lost.

George P. Schultz (1920- )

All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence, and then success is sure.

Mark Twain (1835-1910)

Success is that old ABC – ability, breaks, and courage.

Charles Luckman (1909- )

To succeed in business it is necessary to make others see things as you see them.

John H. Patterson (1844-1922)

Ability is nothing without opportunity.

Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821)

Wise men learn by other men’s mistakes, fools by their own.


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