Famous Short Quotes

“I am always doing things I can’t do. That is how I get to do them.” -Pablo Picasso It is not what we take up, but what we give up, that makes us rich. – Henry Ward Beecher You can do anything, but not everything. —David Allen Thinking will not overcome fear but action will. -W. Clement Stone We read the world wrong and say that it deceives us. – Rabindranth Tagore You miss 100 percent of the shots you never take. —Wayne Gretzky He is the happiest, be he king or peasant, who finds peace in his home. -Johann Wolfgang von Goethe “Your work is to discover your work and then, with all your heart, to give yourself to it.” – Buddha In order to be effective truth must penetrate like an arrow – and that is likely to hurt. – Wei Wu Wei You must be the change you wish to see in the world. —Gandhi “A business absolutely devoted to service will have only one worry about profits. They will be embarrassingly large.” – Henry Ford “As long as you’re going to be thinking anyway, think big.” – Donald Trump Decide that you want it more than you are afraid of it. -Bill Cosby “The world makes way for the man who knows where he is going.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson What may be done at any time will be done at no time. – Scottish Proverb “If you don’t have a competitive advantage, don’t compete.” – Jack Welch “If your business keeps you so busy that you have no time for anything else, there must be something wrong either with you or with your business.” – William J. H. Boetcker “If your ship doesn’t come in, swim out to meet it!” – Jonathan Winters A happy family is but an earlier heaven. -John Bowring “In life, as in football, you won’t go far unless you know where the goalposts are.” – Arnold H. Glasgow The only thing that saves us from bureaucracy is its inefficiency. – Eugene McCarthy “Don’t walk in front of me, I may not follow. Don’t walk behind me, I may not lead. Walk beside me and be my friend.” – Albert Camus We are what we repeatedly do; excellence, then, is not an act but a habit. —Aristotle “Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.” – Thomas Edison “You will not do incredible things without an incredible dream.” – John Eliot Courage is a kind of salvation. -Plato “I’ve been blessed to find people who are smarter than I am, and they help me to execute the vision I have.” - Russell Simmons Believe those who are seeking the truth. Doubt those who find it. —André Gide It takes courage to grow up and turn out to be who you really are. – e.e. cummings “Death is nothing, but to live defeated and inglorious is to die daily.” – Napoleon Bonaparte