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1000 Great Quotations for Business, Management & Training – Beginnings


Management development providers GNP publish a monthly set of handy quotable quotes for use in presentations, speeches or training sessions. Arranged into 100 themes including vision, change, leadership, teamwork, communication, motivation and innovation. TrainingZONE has arranged to bring you the quotes on a regular basis. This month, the theme is beginnings.

"If we wait for the moment when everything, absolutely everything is ready, we shall never begin."
Ivan Turgenev, Russian author (1818-1883)

"A man would do nothing if he waited until he could do it so well that no-one could find fault."
John Henry Newman, British religious leader, author (1801-1890)

"What you can do, or dream you can, begin it; boldness has genius, power and magic in it."
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, German poet (1749-1832)

"How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world."
Anne Frank, German Jewish diarist, concentration camp victim (1929-1945)

"Let him that would move the world first move himself."
Socrates, Greek philosopher (460-399 BC)

"He has half the deed done who has made a beginning."
Horace, Roman poet (65-8 BC)

"The way to get started is to quit talking and start doing."
Walt Disney, US artist, film producer (1901-1966)

"The creation of a thousand forests is in one acorn."
Ralph Waldo Emerson, US essayist, poet (1803-1882)

"The journey of one thousand miles begins with one step."
Chinese proverb

Previous quotes from the archive

December quotes: attitude

November quotes: age

October quotes: action

September quotes: achievement

August quotes: ability

July quotes: work

June quotes: wisdom

May quotes: vision

April quotes: vision

March quotes: value

February quotes: trust

January quotes: time

December quotes: thinking

October quotes: success

September quotes: selling

August quotes: self confidence

July quotes: role models

June quotes: risk

May quotes: resistance

April quotes: relationhips

March quotes: reflection

February quotes: recognition

January quotes: questions

December quotes: quality

November quotes: problems

October quotes: presentation

September quotes: predictions

August quotes: power

July quotes: possibility

June quotes: planning

May quotes: passion

April quotes: paperwork

March quotes: pace

February quotes: opportunity

January quotes: motivation

December quotes: mistakes

November quotes: meetings

October quotes: media

September quotes: listening

August quotes: learning

July quotes: leadership

June quotes: knowledge

May quotes: integrity

April quotes: innovation

March quotes: individuality


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