Posts tagged quotes
Posts tagged quotes
This month DDB Know More features quotes on Change…
"When you are through changing, you are through." Percy Barnevik
"Curious people have an appetite for learning new things and they realize the necessity for change." Brad Fregger
"You are a product of your environment. So choose the environment that will best develop you toward your objective. Analyze your life in terms of its environment. Are the things around you helping you toward success – or are they holding you back?" Clement Stone
"People choose their behaviors based on what they think will happen to them as a result." The Book: Influencers
"Action may not always bring happiness; but there is no happiness without action." Benjamin Disraeli
"Nothing is more desirable that to be released from an affliction, but nothing more frightening than to be divested of a crutch." James Baldwin
"Average people look for ways of getting away with it; successful people look for ways of getting on with it." Jim Rohn
"I see the proper response to change and challenge as increased creativity." Gene DeWitt
"It is our choices…that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities." J. K. Rowling
"I try to take one day at a time, but sometimes several days attack me at once." Ashleigh Brilliant
This month we cover the subject of "Money":
"Money, if it does not bring you happiness, will at least help you be miserable in comfort." Helen Gurley Brown
"If you want to know what God thinks about money, just look at the people He gives it to." Dorothy Parker
"Money is better than poverty, if only for financial reasons." Woody Allen
"What difference does it make how much you have? What you do not have amounts to much more." Seneca
"Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure nineteen six, result happiness. Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure twenty pound ought and six, result misery." Charles Dickens
"My problem lies in reconciling my gross habits with my net income." Errol Flynn
"The safest way to double your money is to fold it over and put it in your pocket." Kin Hubbard
"Money will come when you are doing the right thing." Mike Phillips
"So you think that money is the root of all evil. Have you ever asked what is the root of all money?" Ayn Rand
"It is pretty hard to tell what does bring happiness; poverty and wealth have both failed." Kin Hubbard
This month DDB Know More shares ten quotes on Shopping…
"A bargain is something you can’t use at a price you can’t resist." Franklin P. Jones
"Whoever said money can’t buy happiness simply didn’t know where to go shopping." Bo Derek
"I always say shopping is cheaper than a psychiatrist." Tammy Faye Bakker
"People will buy anything that is one to a customer." Sinclair Lewis
"The other line moves faster." Etorre’s Observation
"When women are depressed, they eat or go shopping. Men invade another country. It’s a whole different way of thinking." Elayne Boosler
"The odds of going to the store for a loaf of bread and coming out with only a loaf of bread are three billion to one." Erma Bombeck
"I’ve been shopping all my life and still have nothing to wear." Author Unknown
"Anyone who lives within their means suffers from a lack of imagination." Oscar Wilde
"Only one shopping day left ‘til tomorrow." Author Unknown
This month’s collection of quotes cover Reading…
“Classic’ - a book which people praise and don’t read.” Mark Twain
“If you don’t have time to read, you don’t have the time (or the tools) to write. Simple as that.” Stephen King
“Reading is the sole means by which we slip, involuntarily, often helplessly, into another’s skin, another’s voice, another’s soul.” Joyce Carol Oates
“The worst thing about new books is that they keep us from reading the old ones.” Joseph Joubert
“To acquire the habit of reading is to construct for yourself a refuge from almost all the miseries of life.” W. Somerset Maugham
“No matter how busy you may think you are, you must find time for reading, or surrender yourself to self-chosen ignorance.” Confucius
“Today a reader, tomorrow a leader.” Margaret Fuller
“Let others pride themselves about how many pages they have written; I’d rather boast about the ones I’ve read.” Jorge Luis Borges
“Despite the enormous quantity of books, how few people read! And if one reads profitably, one would realize how much stupid stuff the vulgar herd is content to swallow every day.” Voltaire
“One of the great things about books is sometimes there are some fantastic pictures.” George W. Bush
Quotes to make you think as we enter 2012…
"The most important thing in communication is to hear what isn’t being said." Peter Drucker
"Opportunity is missed by most because it comes dressed in overalls and looks like work." Thomas Edison
"One has to do something new in order to see something new." Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
"Institutions will try to preserve the problem to which they are the solution." Clay Shirky
"Innovation is not about saying yes to everything. It’s about saying NO to all but the most crucial features." Steve Jobs
"One ﬁnds limits by pushing them." Herbert Simon
"Fail early to succeed sooner." Matt Hunter
"Don’t open a shop unless you like to smile." Chinese Proverb
"If I’d asked my customers what they wanted, they’d have said a faster horse." Henry Ford
"Content precedes design. Design in the absence of content is not design, it’s decoration." Jeffrey Zeldman
Quotes on Creativity provided by my colleague, Pavan Kumar:
“The things we fear most in organizations — fluctuations, disturbances, imbalances — are the primary sources of creativity.” – Alfred North Whitehead
“The chief enemy of creativity is ‘good” sense.’” – Pablo Picasso
“As competition intensifies, the need for creative thinking increases. It is no longer enough to do the same thing better … no longer enough to be efficient and solve problems.” – Edward de Bono
“Don’t think. Thinking is the enemy of creativity. It’s self-conscious, and anything self-conscious is lousy. You can’t try to do things. You simply must do things.” – Ray Bradbury
“Creativity is the sudden cessation of stupidity.” – Edwin Land
“To live a creative life, we must lose our fear of being wrong.” – Joseph Chilton Pierce
“You can’t use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have.” – Maya Angelou
“Things are only impossible until they’re not.” – Jean-Luc Picard
“Anxiety is the hand maiden of creativity.” – T.S. Eliot
“Creativity is piercing the mundane to find the marvelous.” – Bill Moyers
Great thoughts by Benjamin Disraeli:
"A precedent embalms a principle."
"Action may not always bring happiness; but there is no happiness without action."
"As a general rule, the most successful man in life is the man who has the best information."
"Characters do not change. Opinions alter, but characters are only developed."
"Circumstances are beyond human control, but our conduct is in our own power."
"Every production of genius must be the production of enthusiasm."
"Like all great travellers, I have seen more than I remember, and remember more than I have seen."
"Never apologize for showing feeling. When you do so, you apologize for the truth."
"Next to knowing when to seize an opportunity, the most important thing in life is to know when to forego an advantage."
"The secret of success is constancy to purpose."
Clever Facebook Status Quotes & Sayings culled by Searchquotes.com:
I’m a nobody, nobody is perfect, therefore I’m perfect.
I won’t take a bullet for anyone because if I have time to jump in front of a bullet…you have time to move.
Did you know that “Dammit I’m Mad” spelled backwards is “Dammit I’m Mad?”
The real trouble with reality is that there’s no background music.
I’ve always wanted to spin around in a chair & say: “Ive been expecting you…”
When I’m sad I just sing, and then I realise my voice is worse than my problems.
When looking something up on Google, if its not on the first page of search results then it doesn’t exist and my journey ends there.
If a book about failures doesn’t sell, is it a success?
Go to a parking lot and put sticky notes on people’s cars saying “sorry for the damage.” watching them is priceless
Am I on Facebook because I’m bored, or am bored because I’m on Facebook?