Quotations with Direction
"You make decisions because they're right."
Theodore M. Hesburgh, former President University of Notre Dame
"It's better to be prepared for an opportunity and not have one than to have an opportunity and not be prepared."
"When life knocks you down, fall on your back. Because when you can look up, you can get up."
Les Brown, Motivational Speaker
"Hard work will not guarantee you anything. Without it you don't stand a chance."
Pat Riley, Basketball Coach
"I'm a great believer in luck. I find the harder I work the more I have of it."
"No sense being pessimistic. It wouldn't work anyway."
"I like thinking big. If you're going to be thinking anyway, you might as well be thinking big."
"Successful people rarely see failure as fatal ... they see it as feedback."
Pope John XXIII
"DWYPYWD ... Do What You Promised You Would Do"
Ray Considine, Friend & Professional Speaker
"Shoot for the moon ... even if you miss you'll be among the stars."
"Where we come from no longer signifies. It's where we go, and what we do when we get there that tells us who we are."
Joyce Carol Oates
"You don't look back along time, but down through it, like water. Sometimes this comes to the surface, sometimes that, sometimes nothing."
"I shut my eyes in order to see."
"The one lesson I have learned is there is no substitute for paying attention."
Diane Sawyer, TV news broadcaster
"Only those who attempt the absurd achieve the impossible."
"The healthiest competition occurs when average people win by putting in above average effort."
"Use your good judgement in all situations. There will be no additional rules."
Nordstrom Stores employee manual
"You can't cut corners on quality."
Dave Thomas, Founder Wendy's International
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