Quotes_Ideas

Enjoy this collection of quotes on Ideas.

“Everything begins with an idea.” – Earl Nightingale

“Ideas can be life-changing. Sometimes all you need to open the door is just one more good idea.” – Jim Rohn

“To get a great idea, come up with lots of them.” — Thomas Edison

“The way to get good ideas is to get lots of ideas and throw the bad ones away.” – Linus Pauling

“Ideas are like rabbits. You get a couple and learn how to handle them, and pretty soon you have a dozen.” – John Steinbeck

“It is better to have enough ideas for some of them to be wrong, than to be always right by having no ideas at all.” — Edward de Bono

“No idea is so outlandish that it should not be considered.” – Winston Churchill

“Daring ideas are like chessmen moved forward: they may be beaten, but they may start a winning game.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“New scientific ideas never spring from a communal body, however organized, but rather from the head of an individually inspired researcher who struggles with his problems in lonely thought and unites all his thought on one single point which is his whole world for the moment.” ― Max Planck

“You shouldn’t be a prisoner of your own ideas.” – Sol LeWitt

“The difficulty lies not so much in developing new ideas as in escaping from old ones.” — John Maynard Keynes

“It’s easy to come up with new ideas; the hard part is letting go of what worked for you two years ago, but will soon be out-of-date.” – Roger von Oech

“If at first the idea is not absurd, then there is no hope for it.” ― Albert Einstein

“Almost all really new ideas have a certain aspect of foolishness when they are just produced.” – Alfred North Whitehead

“A new idea is first condemned as ridiculous and then dismissed as trivial, until finally, it becomes what everybody knows.” – William James

“I can’t understand why people are frightened of new ideas. I’m frightened of the old ones.” ― John Cage

“The air is full of ideas. They are knocking you in the head all the time. You only have to know what you want, then forget it, and go about your business. Suddenly, the idea will come through. It was there all the time.” – Henry Ford

“When I am ….. completely myself, entirely alone… or during the night when I cannot sleep, it is on such occasions that my ideas flow best and most abundantly. Whence and how these ideas come I know not nor can I force them.” ― Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

“When the ideas are coming, I don’t stop until the ideas stop because that train doesn’t come along all the time.” – Dr. Dre

“There are a thousand thoughts lying within a man that he does not know till he takes up the pen to write.” ― William Makepeace Thackeray

“My ideas usually come not at my desk writing but in the midst of living.” – Anais Nin

“Labor gives birth to ideas.” – Jim Rohn

“I know quite certainly that I myself have no special talent. Curiosity, obsession and dogged endurance, combined with self-criticism, have brought me to my ideas.” – Albert Einstein

“Ideas are the seeds, not the substance, of creativity.” — Michael Schrage

“If you have an apple and I have an apple and we exchange these apples then you and I will still each have one apple. But if you have an idea and I have an idea and we exchange these ideas, then each of us will have two ideas.” ― George Bernard Shaw

“The ideas I stand for are not mine. I borrowed them from Socrates. I swiped them from Chesterfield. I stole them from Jesus. And I put them in a book. If you don’t like their rules, whose would you use?” – Dale Carnegie

“Ideas won’t keep. Something must be done about them.”– Alfred North Whitehead

“You can have brilliant ideas, but if you can’t get them across, your ideas won’t get you anywhere.” – Lee Iacocca

“A mediocre idea that generates enthusiasm will go further than a great idea that inspires no one.” – Mary Kay Ash

“But the truth is, it’s not the idea, it’s never the idea, it’s always what you do with it.”― Neil Gaiman

“You do things when the opportunities come along. I’ve had periods in my life when I’ve had a bundle of ideas come along, and I’ve had long dry spells. If I get an idea next week, I’ll do something. If not, I won’t do a damn thing.” – Warren Buffet

“Money never starts an idea. It is always the idea that starts the money.” – Owen Laughlin

“After years of telling corporate citizens to ‘trust the system’, many companies must relearn instead to trust their people and encourage them to use neglected creative capacities in order to tap the most potent economic stimulus of all: idea power.” – Rosabeth Moss Kanter

“Capital isn’t that important in business. Experience isn’t that important. You can get both of these things. What is important is ideas.” – Harvey Firestone

“Our best ideas come from clerks and stockboys.” – Sam Walton

“To turn really interesting ideas and fledgling technologies into a company that can continue to innovate for years, requires a lot of discipline.” – Steve Jobs

“Enthusiasm is the yeast that makes your hopes shine to the stars. Enthusiasm is the sparkle in your eyes, the swing in your gait. The grip of your hand, the irresistible surge of will and energy to execute your ideas.” – Henry Ford

“If you are possessed by an idea, you find it expressed everywhere, you even smell it.” – Thomas Mann

“Everyone is in love with their own ideas.” – Carl Jung

“If you do not express your own original ideas, if you do not listen to your own being, you will have betrayed yourself.” – Rollo May

“One’s mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions.” – Oliver Wendell Holmes

“The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in mind at the same time and still retain the ability to function.” – F. Scott Fitzgerald

“A new idea is delicate. It can be killed by a sneer or a yawn; it can be stabbed to death by a quip and worried to death by a frown on the right man’s brow.” – Ovid

“If you want to kill any idea in the world, get a committee working on it.” – Charles Kettering

“A war of ideas can no more be won without books than a naval war can be won without ships. Books, like ships, have the toughest armor, the longest cruising range, and mount the most powerful guns.” ― Franklin D. Roosevelt

“A man may die, nations may rise and fall, but an idea lives on. Ideas have endurance without death.” ― John F. Kennedy

“You can kill a man, but you can’t kill an idea.” – Medgar Evers

“You have to have an idea of what you are going to do, but it should be a vague idea.” – Pablo Picasso

“Nearly every man who develops an idea works it up to the point where it looks impossible, and then he gets discouraged. That’s not the place to become discouraged.” – Thomas Edison

“With ideas it is like with dizzy heights you climb: At first they cause you discomfort and you are anxious to get down, distrustful of your own powers; but soon the remoteness of the turmoil of life and the inspiring influence of the altitude calm your blood; your step gets firm and sure and you begin to look – for dizzier heights.” – Nikola Tesla

“New ideas pass through three periods: 1) It can’t be done; 2) It probably can be done, but it’s not worth doing; 3) I knew it was a good idea all along!” – Arthur C. Clarke

“An idea, like a ghost, must be spoken to a little before it will explain itself.” – Charles Dickens

“I begin with an idea and then it becomes something else.” – Pablo Picasso

“An idea isn’t responsible for the people who believe it.” – Don Marquis

“An idea is salvation by imagination.” – Frank Lloyd Wright

“No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world.” – Robin Williams

“There is one thing stronger than all the armies in the world, and that is an idea whose time has come.”– Victor Hugo

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Enjoy this collection of quotes on Open-Mindedness.

“We all operate in two contrasting modes, which might be called open and closed. The open mode is more relaxed, more receptive, more exploratory, more democratic, more playful and more humorous. The closed mode is the tighter, more rigid, more hierarchical, more tunnel-visioned. Most people, unfortunately spend most of their time in the closed mode.” — John Cleese

“Minds are like parachutes — they only function when open.” — Thomas Dewar

“Where there is an open mind, there will always be a frontier.” — Charles F. Kettering

“One change always leaves the door open for the establishment of others.” — Niccolo Machiavelli

“When one door closes, another opens. But we often look so regretfully upon the closed door that we don’t see the one which has opened for us.” — Alexander Graham Bell

“Creative experiences can be produced regularly, consistently, almost daily in people’s lives. It requires enormous personal security and openness and a spirit of adventure.” — Steven Covey

“One never goes so far as when one doesn’t know where one is going.” — Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“It’s amazing what ordinary people can do if they set out without preconceived notions.” — Charles F. Kettering

“Without an open-minded mind, you can never be a great success.” – Martha Stewart

“I’m looking for a lot of men who have an infinite capacity to not know what can’t be done.” — Henry Ford

“I consider it my job to nurture the creativity of the people I work with because at Sony we know that a terrific idea is more likely to happen in an open, free and trusting atmosphere than when everything is calculated, every action analyzed and every responsibility assigned by an organization chart.” — Akio Morita

“It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.” — Aristotle

“I had an immense advantage over many others dealing with the problem in as much as I had no fixed ideas derived from long-established practice to control and bias my mind, and did not suffer from the general belief that whatever is, is right.” — Henry Bessemer

“Science at its best is an open-minded method of inquiry, not a belief system.” – Rupert Sheldrake

“At the heart of science is an essential tension between two seemingly contradictory attitudes–an openness to new ideas, no matter how bizarre or counterintuitive they may be, and the most ruthless skeptical scrutiny of all ideas, old and new.” – Carl Sagan

“Anthropology demands the open-mindedness with which one must look and listen, record in astonishment and wonder that which one would not have been able to guess.” — Margaret Mead

“Sit down before facts like a child, and be prepared to give up every preconceived notion, follow humbly wherever and to whatever abysses Nature leads, or you shall learn nothing.” — Thomas Huxley

“I had an immense advantage over many others dealing with the problem in as much as I had no fixed ideas derived from long-established practice to control and bias my mind, and did not suffer from the general belief that whatever is, is right.” — Henry Bessemer

“The best weapon of a dictatorship is secrecy, but the best weapon of a democracy should be the weapon of openness.” – Niels Bohr

“If your everyday practice is open to all your emotions, to all the people you meet, to all the situations you encounter, without closing down, trusting that you can do that – then that will take you are far as you can go. And then you’ll understand all the teachings that anyone has ever taught.” – Pema Chodron

“If we open our hearts, we will also find open hearts – it is always mutual.” – Abbot Leo von Rudloff

“Life is your art. An open, aware heart is your camera. A oneness with your world is your film.” – Ansel Adams

“An artist’s duty is rather to stay open-minded and in a state where he can receive information and inspiration. You always have to be ready for that little artistic Epiphany.” – Nick Cave

“The spirit of jazz is the spirit of openness.” – Herbie Hancock

“I’m someone who is open-minded to new experiences because they teach you new things.” – Marilyn Manson

“The trouble with having an open mind, of course, is that people will insist on coming along and trying to put things in it.” — Terry Pratchett

“Now there’s a man with an open mind — you can feel the breeze from here!” — Groucho Marx

“By all means let’s be open-minded, but not so open-minded that our brains drop out.” – Richard Dawkins

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Quotes_Poetry

Enjoy this collection of quotes on Poetry.

“Poetry is the language in which man explores his own amazement.” – Christopher Fry

“Poetry is a search for syllables to shoot at the barriers of the unknown and the unknowable.” – Carl Sandburg

“Poetry is the art of uniting pleasure with truth.” – Samuel Johnson

“Poetry is nearer to vital truth than history.” – Plato

“When power leads man toward arrogance, poetry reminds him of his limitations. When power narrows the area of man’s concern, poetry reminds him of the richness and diversity of existence. When power corrupts, poetry cleanses.” – John F. Kennedy

“The distinction between historian and poet is not in the one writing prose and the other verse… the one describes the thing that has been, and the other a kind of thing that might be. Hence poetry is something more philosophic and of graver import than history, since its statements are of the nature rather of universals, whereas those of history are singulars.” – Aristotle

“Poetry is finer and more philosophical than history; for poetry expresses the universal, and history only the particular.” – Aristotle

“Poetry is the key to the hieroglyphics of Nature.” – Augustus William Hare

“Reality only reveals itself when it is illuminated by a ray of poetry.” – Georges Brague

“The sources of poetry are in the spirit seeking completeness.” – Muriel Rukeyser

“Poetry is man’s rebellion against being what he is.” – James Branch Cabell

“I don’t create poetry, I create myself, for me my poems are a way to me.” – Edith Södergran

“Poetry is the revelation of a feeling that the poet believes to be interior and personal which the reader recognizes as his own.” – Salvatore Quasimodo

“Poetry is the art of substantiating shadows.” – Edmund Burke

“Poetry is life distilled.” – Gwendolyn Brooks

“Poetry is thoughts that breathe, and words that burn.” – Thomas Gray

“Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words.” – Robert Frost

“Poetry is not a civilizer, rather the reverse, for great poetry appeals to the most primitive instincts.” – Robinson Jeffers

“A poet looks at the world the way a man looks at a woman.” – Wallace Stevens

“Poetry heals the wounds inflicted by reason.” – Novalis

“If I feel physically as if the top of my head were taken off, I know that is poetry.” – Emily Dickinson

“Poetry is a deal of joy and pain and wonder, with a dash of the dictionary.” – Khalil Gibran

“If my poetry aims to achieve anything, it’s to deliver people from the limited ways in which they see and feel.” – Jim Morrison

“A poet’s work is to name the unnameable, to point at frauds, to take sides, start arguments, shape the world, and stop it going to sleep.” – Salman Rushdie

“I decided that it was not wisdom that enabled poets to write their poetry, but a kind of instinct or inspiration, such as you find in seers and prophets who deliver all their sublime messages without knowing in the least what they mean.” – Socrates

“The poet is the priest of the invisible.” — Wallace Stevens

“Poetry is a mirror which makes beautiful that which is distorted.” – Percy Shelley

“Poetry is an act of peace.” – Pablo Neruda

“Poetry is eternal graffiti written in the heart of everyone.” – Lawrence Ferlinghetti

“There is often as much poetry between the lines of a poem as in those lines.” – Alexandre Vinet

“It is the job of poetry to clean up our word-clogged reality by creating silences around things.” – Stephen Mallarme

“The poet doesn’t invent. He listens.” – Jean Cocteau

“If you know what you are going to write when you’re writing a poem, it’s going to be average.” – Derek Walcott

“Poetry is what gets lost in translation.” – Robert Frost

“I’ve written some poetry I don’t understand myself.” – Carl Sandburg

“A poet is a man who manages, in a lifetime of standing out in thunderstorms, to be struck by lightning five or six times.” – Randall Jarrell

“The poet illuminates us by the flames in which his being passes away.” – Alexandre Vinet

“Poetry is just the evidence of life. If your life is burning well, poetry is just the ash.” – Leonard Cohen

“The poem… is a little myth of man’s capacity of making life meaningful. And in the end, the poem is not a thing we see — it is, rather, a light by which we may see — and what we see is life.” – Robert Penn Warren

“To be a poet is a condition, not a profession.” – Robert Frost

“In poetry and in eloquence the beautiful and grand must spring from the commonplace…. All that remains for us is to be new while repeating the old, and to be ourselves in becoming the echo of the whole world.” – Alexandre Vinet

“The poetry of the earth is never dead.” – John Keats

“Poetry is everywhere; it just needs editing.” – James Tate

“I write poetry in order to live more fully.” – Judith Rodriguez

“If you’ve got a poem within you today, I can guarantee you a tomorrow.” – Terri Guillemets

“Always be a poet, even in prose.” – Charles Baudelaire

“If you can’t be a poet, be the poem.” – David Carradine

“Every single soul is a poem.” – Michael Franti

“Breathe-in experience, breathe-out poetry.” – Muriel Rukeyser

“I am looking for a poem that says Everything so I don’t have to write anymore.” – Tukaram

“God is the perfect poet.” – Robert Browning

“A poem is never finished, only abandoned.” – Paul Valéry

“Poetry is not always words.” – Terri Guillemets

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Quotes_Style

Enjoy this collection of quotes on Style.

“Style is knowing who you are, what you want to say, and not giving a damn.” ― Gore Vidal

“To me style is just the outside of content, and content the inside of style, like the outside and the inside of the human body. Both go together, they can’t be separated.” – Jean-Luc Godard

“Style is the answer to everything. / A fresh way to approach a dull or dangerous thing / To do a dull thing with style is preferable to doing a dangerous thing without it / To do a dangerous thing with style is what I call art.” – Charles Bukowski

“Style is the most valuable asset of the modern artist. That’s probably why so many styles are reported lost or stolen each year.” – Brad Holland

“Create your own visual style… let it be unique for yourself and yet identifiable for others.” – Orson Welles

“Don’t look for gimmicks to give your work style. You might be stuck with them for life. Or, worse yet, you might have to change your ‘style’ every few years.” – Irwin Greenberg

“Every age has its style, motifs, tunes and rhythms – its special sense of space and time.” – Vladimir Gusev

“Don’t be into trends. Don’t make fashion own you, but you decide what you are, what you want to express by the way you dress and the way you live.” – Gianni Versace

“Fashions fade, style is eternal.” – Yves Saint Laurent

“Good new art may not look like art. Inspiration doesn’t follow style, it creates it.” – Darby Bannard

“Serious art has been the work of individual artists whose art has had nothing to do with ‘style’ because they were not in the least connected with the style or the needs of the masses. Their work arose rather in defiance of their times.” – Franz Marc

“Style has no formula, but it has a secret key. It is the extension of your personality. The summation of this indefinable net of your feeling, knowledge and experience.” – Ernst Haas

“A writer’s style reveals something of his spirit, his habits, his capacities, his bias… it is the Self escaping into the open.” – E. B. White

“Personal style, be it that of Michelangelo, or that of Tintoretto… has always been that peculiar personal rapport which has developed between an artist and his medium.” – Ben Shahn

“Style is not something applied. It is something that permeates. It is of the nature of that in which it is found, whether the poem, the manner of a god, the bearing of a man. It is not a dress.” – Wallace Stevens

“We don’t need to impose a style, we just have to show up and be present to catch its unfolding.” – Linda Saccoccio

“When doodling, you are not trying to emulate anyone else but subconsciously developing a vocabulary of shapes and hand movements that are simply and wonderfully your own. Doodling seems to be one way to develop a personal style …” – John Stuart Pryce

“What influenced my style was the feeling that I was a lousy artist… I was like the ugly duckling, not knowing what I was, style-wise, and thinking I was all on my own… I evolved into a style that couldn’t be compared to anyone else.” – Jim Rowe

“Many a fine style has evolved from a decent handicap.” – Robert Genn

“The unity in any painter’s work arises from the fact that a person, brought to a desperate situation, will behave in a certain way… style.” – Frank Auerbach

“Style is something that should come in spite of itself… Because you’ve worked, you’ve looked.” – Mark Adams

“After years of painting, drawing, sculpting or whatever, your style becomes you. You are your style. Inseparable, one and the same, no matter what you choose to create.” – Sonja Donnelly

“One of the characteristics of great drawings is the artist’s whole-hearted acceptance of his own style and character. It is as if the drawing says for the artist, ‘Here I am.” – Nathan Goldstein

“The words, the style always reflects a habit of mind. And the habit of mind comes in from a different angle… and then something strange and wonderful happens. And you see things differently. You see a different light is shed on it.” – John Leonard

“After the spirit and the thoughts are concentrated, the ideas may be developed in accordance with the style; and then it may be said, that what is grasped by the mind is expressed by the hand.” – Anonymous Chinese painter

“A man’s style is his mind’s voice.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“The style is the man himself.” – George-Louis Leclerc de Buffon

“Style is the image of character.” – Edward Gibbon

“Style is a way to say who you are without having to speak.” – Rachel Zoe

“He has found his style, when he cannot do otherwise.” – Paul Klee

“Self-plagiarism is style.” – Alfred Hitchcock

“Why change? Everyone has his own style. When you have found it, you should stick to it.” ― Audrey Hepburn

“As you grow older, it dawns on you that you are yourself – that your job is not to force yourself into a style but to do what you want.” – Beth van Hoesen

“Once you’ve built your reputation on a particular signature style, it can be hard to wriggle your way out of the straitjacket of your own brand identity. After all, where does distinctively recognizable end and stalely repetitious begin?” – Judith Palmer

“One has to guard against a formula that is good for everything, that can interpret reality in addition to the other arts, and that rather than creating can only result in a style, or a stylization.” – Georges Braque

“An artist must never be a prisoner. Prisoner? An artist should never be a prisoner of himself, prisoner of style, prisoner of reputation, prisoner of success, etc.” – Henri Matisse

“The different styles I have been using in my art must not be seen as an evolution, or as steps towards an unknown ideal of painting. Everything I have ever made was made for the present and with the hope that it would always remain in the present.” – Pablo Picasso

“Have something to say, and say it as clearly as you can. That is the only secret of style.” – Matthew Arnold

“Concision in style, precision in thought, decision in life.” – Victor Hugo

“To achieve style, begin by affecting none.” – E. B. White

“Only great minds can afford a simple style.” – Stendhal

“In character, in manner, in style, in all things, the supreme excellence is simplicity.” – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

“Photography is the easiest medium with which to be merely competent. Almost anybody can be competent. It’s the hardest medium in which to have some sort of personal vision and to have a signature style.” – Chuck Close

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Quotes_Wonder

Enjoy this collection on wonder.

“Wonder is the desire for knowledge.” – St. Thomas Aquinas

“As knowledge increases, wonder deepens.” – Charles Morgan

“Wisdom begins in wonder.” – Socrates

“What was wonderful about childhood is that anything in it was a wonder. It was not merely a world full of miracles; it was a miraculous world.” ― G.K. Chesterton

“The capacity for wonder has been called our most pregnant human faculty, for in it are born our art, our science, our religion.” – Ralph Sockman

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30 Great Quotes On Depth

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Quotes_Depth

Enjoy this collection of quotes on Depth.

“It is not length of life, but depth of life.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“The length of your education is less important than its breadth, and the length of your life is less important than its depth” – Marilyn vos Savant

“You can’t do anything about the length of your life, but you can do something about its width and depth” – Henry Louis Mencken

“What matters is not the idea a man holds, but the depth at which he holds it.” – Ezra Pound

”Like the sea itself, the unconscious yields an endless and self-replenishing abundance of creatures, a wealth beyond our fathoming.” – C.G. Jung

“The greatest explorer on this earth never takes voyages as long as those of the man who descends to the depth of his heart.” – Julien Green

“It’s our challenges and obstacles that give us layers of depth and make us interesting. Are they fun when they happen? No. But they are what make us unique. And that’s what I know for sure… I think.” – Ellen DeGeneres

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Enjoy this collection of quotes on Adapting.

“Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.” – Stephen Hawking

“The measure of intelligence is the ability to change.” ― Albert Einstein

“The wise adapt themselves to circumstances, as water moulds itself to the pitcher” – Chinese Proverb

“Every success story is a tale of constant adaption, revision and change.” – Richard Branson

“Stay committed to your decisions, but stay flexible in your approach. It’s the end you’re after.” – Anthony Robbins

“Adaptability is not imitation. It means power of resistance and assimilation.” – Mahatma Gandhi

“The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man.” – George Bernard Shaw

“But in practice master plans fail – because they create totalitarian order, not organic order. They are too rigid; they cannot easily adapt to the natural and unpredictable changes that inevitably arise in the life of a community.” – Christopher Alexander

“If you’re not stubborn, you’ll give up on experiments too soon. And if you’re not flexible, you’ll pound your head against the wall and you won’t see a different solution to a problem you’re trying to solve.” ― Jeff Bezos

“Those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.” ― George Bernard Shaw

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Quotes_Quality

Enjoy this collection of quotes on Quality.

“It is quality rather than quantity that matters.” – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

“Quality is more important than quantity. One home run is much better than two doubles.” – Steve Jobs

“Always do things right. This will gratify some people and astonish the rest.” – Mark Twain

“Quality means doing it right when no one is looking.” – Henry Ford

“The quality, not the longevity, of one’s life is what is important.” – Martin Luther King, Jr.

“The quality of life is more important than life itself.” – Alexis Carrel

“To me, the function and duty of a quality human being is the sincere and honest development of one’s potential.” – Bruce Lee

“One of the rarest things that a man ever does, is to do the best he can.” – Josh Billings

“The quality of a person’s life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence, regardless of their chosen field of endeavor.” – Vince Lombardi

“Quality is never an accident; it is always the result of high intention, sincere effort, intelligent direction and skillful execution; it represents the wise choice of many alternatives.” – William A. Foster

“Quality questions create a quality life. Successful people ask better questions, and as a result, they get better answers.” – Anthony Robbins

“The way we communicate with others and with ourselves ultimately determines the quality of our lives.” – Tony Robbins

“Eventually everything connects – people, ideas, objects. The quality of the connections is the key to quality per se.” – Charles Eames

“Quality is everyone’s responsibility.” – W. Edwards Deming

“If a thing’s worth doing, it’s worth doing well.” – Chinese Proverb

“Anything worth doing is worth doing poorly until you learn to do it well.” – Steve Brown

“Quality is the best business plan.” – John Lasseter

“Everything can be improved.” – C. W. Barron

“There is no such thing as a perfect method. Methods always can be improved upon.” – Walter Daiber

“Quality needs to be constantly improved, but it is just as necessary to make sure that quality never deteriorates.” – Shigeru Mizuno

“Make the workmanship surpass the materials.” – Ovid

“By the work one knows the workmen.” – Jean De La Fontaine

“Quality is not an act. It is a habit.” – Aristotle

“Men acquire a particular quality by constantly acting a particular way… you become just by performing just actions, temperate by performing temperate actions, brave by performing brave actions.” ― Aristotle

“That which we persist in doing becomes easier – not that the nature of the task has changed, but our ability to do has increased.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Persistence is the twin sister of excellence. One is a matter of quality; the other, a matter of time.” – Marabel Morgan

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Enjoy this collection of quotes on Focus.

“If you chase two rabbits, both will escape” — Anonymous

“That’s been one of my mantras – focus and simplicity. Simple can be harder than complex: You have to work hard to get your thinking clean to make it simple. But it’s worth it in the end because once you get there, you can move mountains.” – Steve Jobs

“Focusing is about saying No.” ― Steve Jobs

“My success, part of it certainly, is that I have focused in on a few things.” — Bill Gates

“Most of what we say and do is not essential. If you can eliminate it, you’ll have more time, and more tranquillity. Ask yourself at every moment, ‘Is this necessary?’” — Marcus Aurelius

“A person who is gifted sees the essential point and leaves the rest as surplus.” – Thomas Carlyle

“If you don’t pay appropriate attention to what has your attention, it will take more of your attention than it deserves.” – David Allen

“One way to boost our will power and focus is to manage our distractions instead of letting them manage us.” – Daniel Goleman

“Avoid fragmentation: Find your focus and seek simplicity. Purposeful living calls for elegant efficiency and economy of effort—expending the minimum time and energy necessary to achieve desired goals.” – Dan Millman

“Do whatever you do intensely.” — Robert Henri

“To create something exceptional, your mindset must be relentlessly focused on the smallest detail.” — Giorgio Armani

“If you just focus on the smallest details, you never get the big picture right.” – Leroy Hood

“When you are completely caught up in something, you become oblivious to things around you, or to the passage of time. It is this absorption in what you are doing that frees your unconscious and releases your creative imagination.” – Rollo May

“For a person to become deeply involved in any activity it is essential that he knows precisely what tasks he must accomplish, moment by moment.” — Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

“The more a person feels skilled, the more her moods will improve; while the more challenges that are present, the more her attention will become focused and concentrated.” — Mihaly Csikszentmihaly

“Life is a train of moods like a string of beads; and as we pass through them they prove to be many colored lenses, which paint the world their own hue, and each shows us only what lies in its own focus.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“You can’t depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus.” – Mark Twain

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Enjoy this collection of quotes on communication.

“Art is communication.” ― Madeleine L’Engle

“Good communication is as stimulating as black coffee, and just as hard to sleep after.” – Anne Morrow Lindbergh

“The first ingredient in conversation is truth: the next good sense; the third, good humor; and the fourth wit.” – Sir William Temple

“Communication leads to community, that is, to understanding, intimacy and mutual valuing.” – Rollo May

“The way we communicate with others and with ourselves ultimately determines the quality of our lives” – Anthony Robbins

“To effectively communicate, we must realize that we are all different in the way we perceive the world and use this understanding as a guide to our communication with others.” – Tony Robbins

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