Month: August 2017

Be responsible, be involved, participate

No reward without responsibility, no investment without involvement, no profit without participation. Dr. Michael Schluter – British economist, author, speaker and social entrepreneur (b. 1947), during his presentation at the European Economic Summit Declaration 2014

Act well

It is not enough to wish well, we must also act well. Non enim satis est bene velle, sed etiam bene facere. Ambrose of Milan – Roman politician and theologian, one of the four Latin doctors of the Church, 374-397 Bishop of Milan (c. 339-397), from "De officiis ministrorum" (On the Duties of the Clergy), Chapter 30, 143. (388/9), Quotations book...


I believe in what I do, and I do what I believe in. Peter E. Mück - German writer and graphic artist (b. 1946)


If you will do what you can do, God will do what you cannot do. Joyce Meyer - American Evangelist (b. 1943), from "The Confident Woman: Start Living Boldly and Without Fear" (2006), Quotations book 2018


Minds are like parachutes - they function only when they are open. wisdom, often attributed to Thomas Dewar, 1st Baron Dewar - Scottish entrepreneur and Whisky destiller (1864-1930), Quotations book 2018


Travel improves the mind wonderfully, and does away with all one"s prejudices. Oscar Wilde - Irish writer (1854-1900), from his fairytale "The Remarkable Rocket", published in "Der The Happy Prince and Other Stories" (1888), Quotations book 2018


Never delegate understanding. Eames Demetrios – American artist and photographer (b. 1962), from "An Eames Primer" (2001), a book about his grandparents, the designer couple Charles and Ray Eames, Quotations book 2019

Sacred or secular

It is not what a man does that determines whether his work is sacred or secular, it is why he does it. Aiden Wilson Tozer - American evangelical pastor and author (1897-1963), from "The Pursuit of God", chapter 10 (1948)


Any damn fool can put on a deal, but it takes genius, faith and perseverance to create a brand. David Ogilvy - legendary British advertising executive and entrepreneur (1911-1999), from "The Unpublished David Ogilvy" (1988), Quotations book 2018


One of the most pleasant experiences in our life is to serve as a target, but without being hit. proverb, often attributed to Sir Winston L. Churchill - British politician, 1940-45 and 1951-55 Prime Minister, Nobel Prize in literature 1953 (1874-1965), Quotations book 2018


News are the first rough draft of history. proverb from journalism


There is a future for the man of peace. The bible, Psalm 37:37 (ESV) - Quotations book 2019

Key to success

Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful. often attributed to Albert Schweitzer - German-born French missionary and doctor, Nobel Peace Prize 1952 (1875-1965), could not be verified by the Albert Schweitzer Centre, Quotations book 2018

Reading strenghtens

Reading is to the mind, what exercise is to the body. Joseph Addison - British politician and writer (1672-1719), in "The Tatler", N° 147 (1709), Quotations book 2018

Från det gamla till det som kommer

To move from the old to what is about to come is the only tradition worth keeping. Marcus "Dodde" Wallenberg - Swedish banker: SEB-Bank (1899-1982), in a letter to his brother Jacob (1946), Quotations book 2018 Att skifta från det gamla till det som kommer är den enda tradition värd att vårda. Marcus "Dodde" Wallenberg - svensk bankman: Stockholms Enskilda Bank (1899-1982), i ett brev till...


Someone once told me that time was a predator that stalked us all our lives. But I rather believe that time is a companion who goes with us on the journey and reminds us to cherish every moment because they"ll never come again. What we leave behind is not as important as how we"ve lived. After all - we"re only mortal. Captain Jean-Luc Picard - captain of the USS-Enterprise, character in the...

Expensive habit

The seven most expensive words in any business are: "We have always done it that way!" Catherine DeVrye – Australian motivational speaker and entrepreneur: Greatmotivation, Quotations book 2019

Go where the action is

A desk is a dangerous place from which to view the world. John le Carré – born David John Moore Cornwell, British author (1931-2020), Quotations book 2018


I check every offer. It could be the offer of my life. attributed to Henry Ford - American engineer and industrialist (1863-1947), Quotations book 2018

Build people

You don’t build a business – you build people – and then people build your business. Zig Ziglar - American author, motivational speaker and entrepreneur (1926-2012), Quotations book 2018