There is only one boss. The customer. And he can fire everybody in the company from the chairman on down, simply by spending his money somewhere else.- Sam Walton
No enterprise can exist for itself alone. It ministers to some great need, it performs some great service, not for itself, but for others…or failing therein, it ceases to be profitable and ceases to exist.- Calvin Coolidge
You can fool all the people all the time if the advertising is right and the budget is big enough.- Joseph E. Levine
The great leaders are like the best conductors – they reach beyond the notes to reach the magic in the players.- Blaine Lee
The trick is in what one emphasizes. We either make ourselves miserable, or we make ourselves strong. The amount of work is the same.- Carlos Castaneda
Being able to touch so many people through my businesses, and make money while doing it, is a huge blessing.- Magic Johnson
The winners in life think constantly in terms of I can, I will, and I am. Losers, on the other hand, concentrate their waking thoughts on what they should have or would have done, or what they can’t do.- Dennis Waitley
The critical ingredient is getting off your butt and doing something. It’s as simple as that. A lot of people have ideas, but there are few who decide to do something about them now. Not tomorrow. Not next week. But today. The true entrepreneur is a doer, not a dreamer.- Nolan Bushnell
What’s the point of being alive if you don’t at least try to do something remarkable.- Anonymous
Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life – think of it, dream of it, live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success.- Swami Vivekananda
Trust because you are willing to accept the risk, not because it’s safe or certain.- Anonymous
Leadership is a potent combination of strategy and character. But if you must be without one, be without the strategy.- Norman Schwarzkopf
If you are not willing to risk the usual you will have to settle for the ordinary.- Jim Rohn
My son is now an ‘entrepreneur’. That’s what you’re called when you don’t have a job.- – Ted Turner
Things work out best for those who make the best of how things work out.- ~John Wooden
Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, concerned citizens can change world. Indeed it is the only thing that ever has.- Margaret Mead
The only thing worse than starting something and failing… is not starting something- Seth Godin, Squidoo founder
Timing, perseverance, and ten years of trying will eventually make you look like an overnight success- Biz Stone, Twitter co-founder
Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do- Steve Jobs, Apple Inc. co-founder, chairman and CEO
Chase the vision, not the money, the money will end up following you- Tony Hsieh, Zappos CEO
The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now.- Chinese Proverb
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do, so throw off the bowlines, sail away from safe harbor, catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore, Dream, Discover.- Mark Twain
Life is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans.- John Lennon
The past is a ghost, the future a dream. All we ever have is now.- Bill Cosby
Nothing is impossible, the word itself says ‘I’m possible’!- Audrey Hepburn
Hope is a waking dream- Aristotle
Even if I knew that tomorrow the world would go to pieces, I would still plant my apple tree- Martin Luther
Health is the greatest gift, contentment the greatest wealth, faithfulness the best relationship- Buddha
Find a place inside where there’s joy, and the joy will burn out the pain- Joseph Campbell
Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant- Robert Louis Stevenson
It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light- Aristotle Onassis
The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched – they must be felt with the heart- Helen Keller
It is not how much one makes but to what purpose one spends- John Ruskin
To the person with a firm purpose all men and things are servants- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
The purpose of life is a life of purpose.- Robert Byrne
Efforts and courage are not enough without purpose and direction.- John F. Kennedy
All successful people men and women are big dreamers. They imagine what their future could be, ideal in every respect, and then they work every day toward their distant vision, that goal or purpose.- Brian Tracy
Stop allowing your day-to-day life to be clouded by busy nothingness.- Steve Maraboli
The purpose of influence is to “speak up for those who have no influence.”- Rick Warren
When you lost sight of your path, listen for the destination in your heart- Katsura Hoshino
The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience.- Eleanor Roosevelt
If you hang out with chickens, you’re going to cluck and if you hang out with eagles, you’re going to fly.- Steve Maraboli
The best asset during inflation is your own earning power, anything you do to improve your own talents and make yourself more valuable will get paid off in terms of appropriate real purchasing power. If you do something well whether you are a major league baseball player or you are a good assistant, whatever it may be, you are your best asset- Warren Buffet
It’s better to hang out with people who are better than you, pick out associates whose behaviour is better than yours and you will drift in that direction- Warren Buffet
Of one thing be certain, if a CEO is enthused about a particularly foolish acquisition, both his internal staff and his outside advisors will come out with whatever projections are needed to justify his stands. Only in fiery tales are emperors told that they are naked- Warren Buffet
I make plenty of mistakes and I will make plenty more mistakes too, that’s part of the game, you just have to make sure that the right things overcome the wrong ones- Warren Buffet
There is plenty of money to be made in the centre of the court, there is no need to play around the edges- Warren Buffet
You can get into way more trouble with a good idea than a bad one- Warren Buffet
The roads of business are riddled with portholes, a plan that requires dodging them all is a plan for disaster- Warren Buffet
There is really a lot of overlap between managing and investing. Being a manager has made me a better investor and being an investor has made me a better manager- Warren Buffet
The really good business manager doesn’t wake up in the morning and say this is the day that I’m going to cut cost anymore than he wakes up and decides to practice breathing- Warren Buffet
In the world of business, a manager who is as honest as the day is long is money that is already in the bank- Warren Buffet
We also believe candour benefits us as managers, the CEO who misleads others in public may eventually mislead himself in private- Warren Buffet
I don’t want to be on the other side of the table from the customer, I was never selling anything that I didn’t believe in myself or use myself- Warren Buffet
There comes a time when you ought to start doing what you want, take a job that you love, you will jump out of bed in the morning. I think you are out of your mind if you keep taking jobs that you don’t like because you think it will look good on your resume, isn’t that a little like saving up sex for your old age?- Warren Buffet
We delegate almost to the point of abdication- Warren Buffet
Would you rather be the world’s greatest lover and have everyone think that you are the world’s worst lover or would you rather be the world’s worst lover and have everyone think that you are the world’s best lover- Warren Buffet
Management changes like marital changes are painful, time consuming and chancy- Warren Buffet
There is a huge difference between the business that grows and requires a lot of capital to do so and the business that grows and doesn’t require capital- Warren Buffet
A man has to learn that he cannot command things, but that he can command himself; that he cannot coerce the wills of others, but that he can mould and master his own will: and things serve him who serves Truth; people seek guidance of him who is master of himself.- James Allen
Give light and people will find the way.- Ella Baker
If you don’t think every day is a good day, just try missing one.- Cavett Robert