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Inspirational Quotes

Weekend Inspirational Quotes

weekend inspirational quotes“Don’t let what you can’t do stop you from what you can do” – John Wooden

“You can never cross the ocean until you have the courage to lose sight of the shore” – Christopher Columbus

“Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall” – Confucius

“A thousand words will not leave so deep an impression as one deed” – Henrik Ibsen

“It is our choices that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities” – J.K. Rowling

“If you are going through hell, keep going” – Winston Churchill

“To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that’s all” – Oscar Wilde

“You don’t get to choose how you are going to die. Or when. You can only decide how you are going to live. Now.” – Joan Baez

“When one door of happiness closes, another opens; But often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened for us” – Helen Keller

“Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world” – Albert Einstein

“If you want to be happy, be” – Leo Tolstoy

“Always do right. This will gratify some people and astonish the rest” – Mark Twain

“We must be the change we want to see” – Gandhi

“The friend in my adversity I shall always treasure most. I can better trust those who helped to relieve the gloom of my dark hours than those who are so ready to enjoy with me the sunshine of my prosperity” – Ulysses S. Grant

“Blessed are those who can give without remembering and take without forgetting” – Elizabeth Bibesco

“The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort, but where he stands at times of conflict and controversy” – Martin Luther King Jr.

“Begin doing what you want to do now. We are not living in eternity. We have only this moment, sparkling like a star in our hand – and melting like a snow flake” – M.B. Ray

“I shall pass through this life but once. Any good therefore that I can do, let me do it now. Let me not defer or neglect it. For I shall never pass this way again” – Etienne de Grellet

“This above all: To your own self, be true” – William Shakespeare

“To be nobody but yourself in a world which is doing its best day and night to make you everybody else means to fight the hardest battle any human being can fight; and never stop fighting” – E.E. Cummings

“In three words I can sum up what I’ve learned about life: It goes on” – Robert Frost

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Famous Quotes

Famous Quotes about Leadership

1. If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.

2. He who has never learned to obey cannot be a good commander.

3. The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.

4. A leader is a dealer in hope.

5. Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.

leadership quotes and sayings6. Leadership does not always wear the harness of compromise.

7. To be a great leader and so always master of the situation, one must of necessity have been a great thinker in action. An eagle was never yet hatched from a goose’s egg.

8. No general can fight his battles alone. He must depend upon his lieutenants, and his success depends upon his ability to select the right man for the right place.

9. A good general not only sees the way to victory; he also knows when victory is impossible.

10. Leadership: The art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.

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Famous Quotes

Famous Leadership Quotes

Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail. – Harold R. McAlindon

Leadership: The art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it. – Dwight D. Eisenhower

There go the people. I must follow them for I am their leader. – Alexandre Ledru-Rollin

What chance gathers she easily scatters. A great person attracts great people and knows how to hold them together. – Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

A general is just as good or just as bad as the troops under his command make him. – General Douglas MacArthur

The real leader has no need to lead– he is content to point the way. – Henry Miller

Go to the people. Learn from them. Live with them. Start with what they know. Build with what they have. The best of leaders when the job is done, when the task is accomplished, the people will say we have done it ourselves. – Lao Tzu

A leader is a dealer in hope. – Napoleon Bonaparte

Rely on your own strength of body and soul. Take for your star self-reliance, faith, honesty and industry. Don’t take too much advice — keep at the helm and steer your own ship, and remember that the great art of commanding is to take a fair share of the work. Fire above the mark you intend to hit. Energy, invincible determination with the right motive, are the levers that move the world. – Noah Porter

If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader. – John Quincy Adams

He who has never learned to obey cannot be a good commander. – Aristotle

The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy. – Martin Luther King, Jr. (from Christian Leadership World)

Any one can hold the helm when the sea is calm. – Publilius Syrus

Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity. – George Patton

Where there is no vision, the people perish. – Proverb

Misfortunes, untoward events, lay open, disclose the skill of a general, while success conceals his weakness, his weak points. –Horace

In this world a man must either be an anvil or hammer. – Henry W. Longfellow

I light my candle from their torches. – Robert Burton

Leadership does not always wear the harness of compromise. – Woodrow Wilson

The greater a man is in power above others, the more he ought to excel them in virtue. None ought to govern who is not better than the governed. – Publius Syrus

A bold onset is half the battle. – Giuseppe Garibaldi

The power is detested, and miserable the life, of him who wishes to be feared rather than to be loved. – Cornelius Nepos

To be a great leader and so always master of the situation, one must of necessity have been a great thinker in action. An eagle was never yet hatched from a goose’s egg. – James Thomas

Ill can he rule the great that cannot reach the small. – Edmund Spenser

He who has learned how to obey will know how to command. – Solon

When I give a minister an order, I leave it to him to find the means to carry it out. – Napoleon Bonaparte

No man can stand on top because he is put there. – H. H. Vreeland

A ruler should be slow to punish and swift to reward. – Ovid

It is impossible to imagine anything which better becomes a ruler than mercy. – Seneca

No man is good enough to govern another man without that other’s consent. – Abraham Lincoln

What you cannot enforce do not command. – Sophocles

No general can fight his battles alone. He must depend upon his lieutenants, and his success depends upon his ability to select the right man for the right place. – Philip Armour

To do great things is difficult; but to command great things is more difficult. – Friedrich Nietzsche

It is absurd that a man should rule others, who cannot rule himself. (Absurdum est ut alios regat, qui seipsum regere nescit.) – Latin Proverb

Let him who would be moved to convince others, be first moved to convince himself. – Thomas Carlyle

A good general not only sees the way to victory; he also knows when victory is impossible. – Polybius

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Character Quotes

Watch your thoughts; they become words. Watch your words; they become actions. Watch your actions; they become habits. Watch your habits; they become character. Watch your character; it becomes your destiny. – Unknown

People do not seem to realize that their opinion of the world is also a confession of character.  – Ralph Waldo Emerson

The measure of a man’s real character is what he would do if he knew he would never be found out. – Thomas B Macaulay

You can easily judge the character of a man by how he treats those who can do nothing for him.  – James D. Miles

Everyone tries to define this thing called Character.  It’s not hard.  Character is doing what’s right when nobody’s looking.  – Unknown

Most people say that it’s the intellect which makes a great scientist.  They are wrong: it is character. – Albert Einstein.

Character is the result of two things: Mental attitude and the way we spend our time.  – Elbert Hubbard

Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character – Albert Einstein

Character is what you know you are, not what others think you have – Unknown

Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power – Abraham Lincoln

The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character – that is the goal of true education. – Martin Luther King, Jr.

Our character is basically a composite of our habits. Because they are consistent, often unconscious patterns, they constantly, daily, express our character. – Stephen Covey

Character isn’t something you were born with and can’t change, like your fingerprints. It’s something you weren’t born with and must take responsibility for forming. – Jim Rohn

I care not what others think of what I do, but I care very much about what I think of what I do! That is character! – Theodore Roosevelt

Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.  – John Wooden

How true Daddy’s words were when he said: all children must look after their own upbringing. Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person’s character lies in their own hands. – Anne Frank

Knowledge will give you power, but character respect. – Bruce Lee

Men show their character in nothing more clearly than what they think laughable.  – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Another flaw in the human character is that everybody wants to build and nobody wants to do maintenance.  – Kurt Vonnegut Jr

The man who cannot believe in himself cannot believe in anything else. The basis of all integrity and character is whatever faith we have in our own integrity. – Roy L Smith

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Motivational Quotes

Funny Motivational Quotes

– “Some people develop a wish bone where their back bone should be.” – Unknown

– “Some people not only expect opportunity to knock, they expect it to beat down the door.” – Unknown

– “Speak when you are angry and you will make the best speech you will ever regret.” – Ambrose Bierce

– “Start off every day with a smile and get it over with.” – W. C. Fields

– “Success comes in cans, failure in can’ts.” – Unknown

– “Success is simply a matter of luck. Ask any failure.” – Earl Nightingale

– “The best measure of a man’s honesty isn’t his income tax return. It’s the zero adjust on his bathroom scale.” – Arthur C. Clarke

– “The brain is a wonderful organ; it starts working the moment you get up in the morning, and does not stop until you get into the office.” – Robert Frost

– “The difference between a mountain and a molehill is your perspective.” – Al Neuharth

– “The difference between an optimist and a pessimist is that an optimist thinks this is the best possible world. A pessimist fears that this is true.” – Unknown