Motivation Quotes - Page 4
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Happiness is in the taste, and not in things themselves; we are happy a possessing what we like, not a possessing what others like.
I wish it, I command it. Let my will take the place of a reason.
When the administrator feels himself to be the sole driving agency, and finds himself chiefly engaged in arousing those who are apathetic and coercing those who are antagonistic, there is something vitally wrong with the administration. An executive should find himself engaged chiefly in directing the energies which create themselves naturally in all parts of the business, and in finding the proper outlet for the eager upward striving of the ranks below.
Once you wake up thought in a man, you can never put it to sleep again.
What insult is so keen or so keenly felt, as the polite insult which it is impossible to resent?
I happened on the idea of fitting an engine to a bicycle simply because I did not want to ride crowded trains and buses.
The manager cannot share his power with division superintendent or foreman or workman, but he can give them opportunities for developing their power.
Coercive power is the curse of the universe; coactive power, the enrichment and advancement of every human soul.
The test of being a good host is how well the departing guest likes himself.
We are all motivated by a keen desire for praise, and the better a man is, the more he is inspired by glory.