For there is always light, if only we’re brave enough to see it. If only we’re brave enough to be it. Amanda Gorman - American poet (b. 1998), from her poem "The Hill We Climb", which she presented at the inauguration of president Joe Biden 2021, Quotations book 2023
When a train goes through a tunnel and it gets dark, you don"t throw away the ticket and jump off. You sit still and trust the engineer. attributed to Cornelia Arnolda Johanna "Corrie" ten Boom – Dutch writer, member of the resistance (1892-1983), Quotations book 2022
A bird sitting on a tree is never afraid of the branch breaking, because her trust is not on the branch but on it"s own wings. Always believe in yourself. motivation - Quotations book 2022
I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. I felt fear myself more times than I can remember, but I hid it behind a mask of boldness. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear. Nelson Mandela – South African anti-apartheid activist and politician, 1994-99 president, Nobel Peace Prize (1918-2013), from his autobiography...
Between stimulus and response lies a space. In that space lie our freedom and power to choose a response. In our response lies our growth and our happiness. attributed to Viktor E. Frankl - Austrian neurologist and psychiatrist (1905-1997)
Content and peace of mind are valuable things. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe – German poet (1749-1832), from "The Sorrows of Young Werther", Second book (1774)
Plus est en vous. devise de Louis de Bruges, seigneur de Gruuthuse - noble, négociant, diplomate et mécène des arts flamand, à partir de 1461 chevaliers de l"ordre de la toison d"or (1422-1492), acquit le monopole de la taxe sur la bière à Bruges en tant qu"homme du duc de Bourgogne le duc Philippe le Bon (1396-1467)
Morning by morning, day by day, Ghele went to the river, to fill his two pots and walked to the town to distribute the water to his clients. Ghele was a waterseller. "It could not take long, until Ghele discards me", said the one pot sad. Because he was cracked and leaking water permanently. The other pot was new and earned more money. One morning the poor damaged pot felt very inferior and...
If you have no confidence in self you are twice defeated in the race of life. With confidence you have won even before you have started. Marcus Mosiah Garvey - Jamaican politician and civil right activist, one of Jamaica"s national heroes (1887-1940), from "Philosophy and Options of Marcus Garvey: Or, Africa for the Africans" (1967)
The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing that you will make one. Elbert Hubbard - American writer ("Message to Garcia") and publisher (1856-1915), Quotations book 2014
Negotiation is not a sign of weakness but of confidence. Prof. Roger Fisher - author and professor at Harvard Law School (1922-2012)
If people like you, they"ll listen to you, but if they trust you, they"ll do business with you. Zig Ziglar - American author, motivational speaker and entrepreneur (1926-2012), Quotations book 2016
Courage is fear that has said its prayers. Joyce Meyer - American evangelist (b. 1943), from "I Dare You: Embrace Life with Passion", chapter 7 (2007), Quotations book 2023
As our business grows, it becomes increasingly necessary to delegate responsibility and to encourage men and women to exercise their initiative. This requires considerable tolerance. Those men and women to whom we delegate authority and responsibility, if they are good people, are going to want to do their jobs in their own way. Mistakes will be made. But if a person is essentially right, the...
My kind of loyalty was loyalty to one’s country, not to its institutions or its officeholders. The country is the real thing, the substantial thing, the eternal thing; it is the thing to watch over, and care for, and be loyal to; institutions are extraneous, they are its mere clothing, and clothing can wear out, become ragged, cease to be comfortable, cease to protect the body from winter,...
If you sleep on the floor you are not afraid of falling out of the bed. Wisdom - Quotations book 2010
Outstanding managers are like good friends: when you find one the friendship is durable and capable of lasting years. But friendships aren"t given; they require work and patience. And they reward us when most needed by keeping us from doing dumb things. Consider the mental stress of changing friends regularly! How much financial stress comes form a continual changing of financial relations?...
If you tell the truth, you don’t have to remember your lies. Warren Buffett - American value investor, chairman of Berkshire Heathaway (b. 1930), Quotations book 2007
If you can"t trust the CEO with your children should something happen to you. You should not go on the board. . Armando Codina - American entrepreneur and investor (b. 1946)
I learned this early on: You"ve got to give folks responsibility, you"ve got to trust them and then you"ve got to check on them. Samuel M. "Sam" Walton - American entrepreneur, founder of Walmart (1918-1992), Quotations book 2003