Saturday, June 9, 2007

Motivational Quotes for the day (Leadership)

Leadership is action, not position.
~Donald H. McGannon

Nothing so conclusively proves a man's ability to lead others as what he does from day to day to lead himself.
~Thomas J. Watson

I am more afraid of an army of one hundred sheep led by a lion than an army of one hundred lions led by a sheep.
~Charles Maurice, Prince de Talleyrand-Périgord

Inside my empty bottle I was constructing a lighthouse while all the others were making ships. ~Charles Simic

A leader has the vision and conviction that a dream can be achieved. He inspires the power and energy to get it done.
~Ralph Nader

Wednesday, June 6, 2007

Motivational Quotes for the day (Optimist)

An optimist is the human personification of spring.
~Susan J. Bissonette

An optimist stays up until midnight to see the new year in. A pessimist stays up to make sure the old year leaves.
~Bill Vaughan

A pessimist is one who makes difficulties of his opportunities and an optimist is one who makes opportunities of his difficulties.
~Harry Truman

A pessimist sees only the dark side of the clouds, and mopes; a philosopher sees both sides, and shrugs; an optimist doesn't see the clouds at all - he's walking on them.
~Leonard Louis Levinson

Tuesday, June 5, 2007

Motivational Quotes for the day (Adversity)

Smooth seas do not make skillful sailors.
~African Proverb

Adversity introduces a man to himself.
~Author Unknown

Adversity has the effect of eliciting talents which, in prosperous circumstances, would have lain dormant.
~Horace (Quintus Horatius Flaccus), Satires

Perhaps all the dragons of our lives are princesses who are only waiting to see us once beautiful and brave.
~Rainer Maria Rilke

Thorns and stings
And those such things
Just make stronger
Our angel wings.
~Emme Woodhull-Bäche

Prosperity is a great teacher; adversity is a greater.
~William Hazlitt

Friday, June 1, 2007

Motivational Quotes for the day (Action)

Thought is the blossom; language the bud; action the fruit behind it.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Take action every day - some small dose at a time.
Jeffrey Gitomer

The vision must be followed by the venture. It is not enough to stare up the steps - we must step up the stairs.
~Vance Havner

Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced. ~James Baldwin

We cannot do everything at once, but we can do something at once.
~Calvin Coolidge