Leadership Shorts

Posted: February 1, 2012 in Uncategorized
  • “We are all faced with a series of great opportunities—brilliantly disguised as insoluble problems.” —John William Gardner
  • “Be not afraid of growing slowly, be afraid only of standing still.”—Chinese Proverb
  • “Never desert your own line of talent. Be what nature intended you for, and you will succeed.” Sydney Smith
  • “If you limit your actions in life to things that nobody can possibly find fault with, you will not do much.”—Charles Lutwidge Dodgson
  • “Our deeds still travel with us from afar, And what we have been makes us what we are.” George Elliot
  • “To keep your character intact you cannot stoop to filthy acts. It makes it easier to stoop the next time.” Katharine Hepburn
  • “One drop of hatred in your soul will spread and discolor everything like a drop of black ink in white milk.” Alice Munro
  • “As the character is, such is the speech.” Aristides
  • “A man takes a drink, a drink takes another, and the drink takes the man.” Sinclair Lewis
  • “See, a good habit makes a child a man, Whereas a bad one makes a man a beast.” John Webster
  • “Great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things brought together.” Vincent van Gogh
  • “Little by little does the trick” Aesop
  • “You shape your habits, then your habits shape you.”
  • “Habits do not like to be abandoned, and besides, they have the virtue of being tools.” Charles Painter
  • “Remember, people will judge you by your actions, not your intentions. You may have a heart of gold—but so does a hard-boiled egg.” Anonymous
  • “Habits are safer than rules; you don’t have to watch them. And you don’t have to keep them either. They keep you.” Dr. Frank Crane
  • “To the man who only has a hammer in the tool kit, every problem looks like a nail.” Abraham Maslow
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