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Business Bits - Favorite Business Inspiration Quotes

Monday, November 01, 2010

Taking a little break from the typical Business Bits post & sharing some of my favorite quotes about business & work. I've found them helpful as I aim, go, and make.

We do not go to work only to earn an income, but to find meaning in our lives. What we do is a large part of what we are.

- Alan Ryan

Wherever you see a successful business, someone once made a courageous decision.

- Peter Drucker

We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.

- Aristotle

It wasn't as though I really made a commitment to it; there wasn't anything else around. So I wasn't driven to become an actor.. it just seemed to be the thing that I managed to do best.

-Paul Newman

My philosophy is that not only are you responsible for your life, but doing the best at this moment puts you in the best place for the next moment.

-Oprah Winfrey

The problem is not that there are problems. The problem is expecting otherwise and thinking that having problems is a problem.
-Theodore Rubin

Look well to this day. Yesterday is but a dream and tomorrow is only a vision. But today well lived makes every yesterday a dream of happiness and every tomorrow a vision of hope. Look well therefore to this day.
- Francis Gray

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know a good quote? I'd love to hear it...please share!


live a colorful life said...

One who makes no mistakes does not usually make anything. Edward J. Phelps

You'll never do a whole lot unless you're brave enough to try. Dolly Parton

Pili said...

Do or do not, there is no try - Master Yoda ;)

I love the "Bloom where you're planted" quote!

Gypsy Lane Designs said...

I don't have a quote, but I wanted to tell you I love your shop and blog. Found you randomly on Etsy. Am now a follower :)

I also noticed you were/are a teacher. Are you still teaching? I teach K-5 art, but am hoping to make my craft full time. Teaching surely is challenging!!

Danielle Renee said...

If you hear a voice inside you say "you cannot paint", by all means paint and that voice will be silenced.
Vincent van Gogh

Even though I don't paint, I still apply this quote to alot of area's in my life. Especially my business.