Some of these quotes appear on my old whiteboard at my desk at work. What do you have on your Whiteboard?
Nobody wants to stand behind a parked car. You got to always follow somebody who keeps it moving.
I want to thank everybody who has always supported, my critics for driving me , my moms and bother for inspiring 20th and still goin thanku
Good Leader doesn't lead, instead give a good reason for people to follow them.
Judge me by my size, do you?
Yesterday you said tomorrow
Happy Tom Brady Day
If you can't outplay them, outwork them.
A champion is one who gets up even when he can't.
There are no office hours for champions.
Everyone needs Deadlines.
You can't make a great play unless you do it first in practice.
Bring you B game, then we'll talk about your A game
“always add a few extra blood dumplings when cooking mykyrokka for a tonttu-ukko!”
I must be willing to give up what I am in order to become what I will be.
Hell, there are no rules here - we're trying to accomplish something.
It is impossible to enjoy idling thoroughly unless one has plenty of work to do.
"People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing."
You have to think anyway, so why not think big?
"Do or do not, there is not try."
I never did a day's work in my life. It was all fun.
Don't live down to expectations. Go out there and do something remarkable.
When somebody challenges you, fight back. Be brutal, be tough.
Most people spend more time and energy going around problems than in trying to solve them.
Do things right the first time. SEALs don’t have the luxury of a second chance.
Individuals play the game, but teams win championships.
Just keep going. Everybody gets better if they keep at it.
Push yourself again and again. Don't give an inch until the final buzzer sounds.
Stay Hungry Stay Foolish
If you don't step forward, you're always in the same place.
"Listen--are you breathing just a little, and calling it a life?"
Perceived Limitations are death to your goals.
If you can dream it, you can do it.
"If you do not see great riches in your imagination, you will never see them in your bank balance."
When it is obvious that the goals cannot be reached, don't adjust the goals, adjust the action steps.
"Anything in life worth having is worth working for."
Every great achievement was once considered impossible.
"Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe."
“There are two ways to do things. The right way and again. Get it right.”
"Just make sure you never do less than your best"
"Life is like a throw to first base, always aim high."
For those of you in Rio Linda...
"And those who were seen dancing were thought to be insane by those who could not hear the music."
E-Commerce is happening the way all the hype said it would. Internet deployment is happening. Broadband is happening. Everything we ever said about the Internet is happening. And it is very, very early. We can't even glimpse it's potential in changing the way people work and live. - Andy Grove in August 2003
Uneasy lies the head that wears a crown.
A ship in port is safe, but that is not what ships are built for.
It wasn't ours to have, it was ours to earn.
A project without a deadline is a career.
What am I seeing that no one else is seeing?
I have no animosity towards the Jets...
If you're going to let one stupid prick ruin your life... you're not the girl I thought you were
But I believe the times demand invention, innovation, imagination, decision.
"Be strong and of good courage; be not afraid, neither be thou dismayed."
-- Part of the acceptance address by John F. Kennedy
Your much smarter than you think you are!
If you're not failing every now and again, it's a sign you're not doing anything very innovative.
Happyness is a positive cash flow
- A sign on an CFO desk at Digital Equipment Corporation.
We cannot change the wind
Its boring not to take risks
- Madonna, Confession on a Dance Floor 2006
"I am not afraid to fail, I think that if you have that, if you have that in the back of your mind your probably gonna. That's how you make a name for yourself thats how you go out there and look at things." - David Wells
at a Red Sox Press Conference on September 30, 2005
Talent hits a target no one else can hit; Genius hits a target no one else can see.
The bad news is that time flies. The good news is that you're the pilot.
I won the gold medal in Amsterdam because of discipline and commitment. That is what the present day players have to strive for.
Votes are something that you earn.
"I don't believe in curses, I think you make your own destination."
Accept the challenge, So you can feel the exhilaration of Victory!
The path to excellence is to halt - Now! - all un-excellent stuff.
There seems to be but three ways for a nation to acquire wealth. The first is by war,
as the romans did, in plundering their conquered neighbors. This is robbery. The second by commerce,
which is generally cheating. The third by agriculture, the only honest way wherein man receives a real
increase of the seed thrown into the ground, in a kind
of continual miracle wrought by the had of God in his favor as a reward for his innocent life and
his virtuous industry.
You don't want to let anything sneak through the crack,
Its a great country, but you can't live in it for nothing
Momentum is whatever your attitude determines it to be.
We are not going to win because you have a new head coach, any more than you are going to fix a flat tire by changing the driver. We will win the minute all of us get rid of excuses as to why we can't win and stop wallowing in self-pity.
After landing his invasion forces on the shores of some country, the sixteenth-century Spanish conquistador Hernan Cortes would immediately burn his own boats. He was sending his army a message: "We can't turn back. Either we succeed here or we die here." Excuses were not an option.
How you respond to the challenge in the second half will determine what you become after the game, whether you are a winner or a loser.
Remember: Every day some ordinary person does something extraordinary. Today, it's your turn.
He says there's no easy answers...I say he's not looking hard enough.
Its not about being perfect, its about progress
There's a great big beautiful tomorrow
It is common sense to take a method and try it.
If it fails, admit it frankly and try another.
But above all, try something.
It's never too late to have a happy childhood.
You don't just stumble into the future.
You create your own future.
You've got to say, "I think that if I keep working at this and
want it badly enough I can have it." It's called perseverance.
I'm a great believer in luck,
and I find that the harder I work,
the more I have.
Luck is preparation meeting opportunity.
Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some blunders and absurdities no doubt crept in; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day; begin it well and serenely and with too high a spirit to be cumbered with your old nonsense.
If you don't ask, the answer is always no.
It's incredibly easy to get caught up in an activity trap, in the busy-ness of life, to work harder and harder at climbing the ladder of success only to discover it's leaning against the wrong wall.
I once read that more millionaires per capita were created during the Great Depression than at any other time in history.
Disneyland will never be completed. It will continue to grow as long as there is imagination left in the world.
Outsmart the present.... Focus on the Future....
Let us not forget that the value of this great system does not lie primarily in its extent or even in its efficiency. Its worth depends on the use that is made of it... For the first time in human history we have available to us the ability to communicate simultaneously with millions of our fellowmen, to furnish entertainment, instruction, widening vision of national problems and national events. An obligation rests on us to see that it is devoted to real service and to develop the material that is transmitted into that which is really worthwhile.
Life is too short not to give 100 percent.
My friend, the artist Tom Lea of El Paso, Texas, captured the way I feel about our great land, a land I love. He and his wife, he said, ``Live on the east side of the mountain. It's the sunrise side, not the sunset side. It is the side to see the day that is coming, not to see the day that has gone.''
Compromise, hell! That's what has happened to us all down the line and that's the very cause of our woes. If freedom is right and tyranny is wrong, why should those who believe in freedom treat it as if it were a roll of bologna to be bartered a slice at a time?
I fight for what I believe. If you are not willing to stand up for what you believe, your beliefs are not strong enough.
When written in Chiness, the word 'crisis' is composed of two characters - one represents danger, and the other represents opportunity
Let every nation know, whether it wishes us well or ill, that we shall pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe, to assure the survival and the success of liberty.
If we all did the things we are capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves
Eighty percent of success is showing up.
Look up and not down;
Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadow.
A riot is a spontaneous outbust. A war is subject to advance planning.
But the time will come when New England will be as thickly peopled as old England. Wages will be as low, and will fluctuate as much with you as with us. You will have your Manchesters and Birminghams; and, in those Manchesters and Birminghams, hundreds of thousands of artisans will assuredly be sometimes out of work. Then your institutions will be fairly brought to the test.
But this long run is a misleading guide to current affairs. In the long run we are all dead.
According to the theory of aerodynamics, as may be readily demonstrated through wind tunnel experiments, the bumblebee is unable to fly. This is because the size, weight and shape of his body in relation to the total wingspread make flying impossible. But the bumblebee, being ignorant of the scientific truths, goes ahead and flies anyway - and makes a little honey every day.
If I had six hours to chop down a tree,
You may fool all the people some of the time; you can even fool some of the people all the time; but you can't fool all of the people all the time.
In the long history of the world, only a few generations have been granted the role of defending freedom in its hour of maximum danger. I do not shrink form this responsibility-I welcome it.
Rules are mostly made to be broken and are too often for the lazy to hide behind.
Let us develop the resources of our land, call forth its powers, build up its institutions, promote all its great interests, and see whether we also, in our day and generation, may not perform something worthy to be remembered.
The difficult we do immediately; the impossible takes a little longer.
Do you want to succeed? Then, double you rate of failure. Success lies on the far side of failure.
Everything in strategy is very simple, but that does not mean everything is very easy.
It's a funny thing about life; if you refuse to accept anything but the best, you very often get it.
Act as if it were impossible to fail.
You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, 'I lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.' You must do the thing you think you cannot do.
With every adversity, there is a seed of an equivalent or greater benefit. Put another way, With every disadvantage, there is an advantage.
"Would you like to go to a doctor who had taken his last medical course in 1948? You have to keep changing and keep learning so that you are constantly challenging yourself, adding a few new songs to your program every chance you get. If you don't, the world will pass you by. "
'A pessimist is one who makes difficulties of his opportunities, and an optimist is one who makes opportunities of his difficulties.''
Your as big as you think you are
The deal is not to know everything, but to know the email of the one who does.
Seek then to change not because a thing is wrong; but because it no longer makes an accurate statement of who you are
Remember where you are going there are no roads.
Proper Planning Prevents Poor Performance
Only Unemployed people have excuses.
I Pray Heaven to Bestow The Best of Blessing on THIS HOUSE,
In this temple
Neither snow, nor rain, nor heat, nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds
My fellow Americans, I am pleased to tell you I just signed legislation which outlaws Russia forever. The bombing begins in five minutes.