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1000 great quotes for business, management and training: pace


Management development providers GNP publish a monthly set of handy 'quotable quotes' for anyone to 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 "pace".

"The first man gets the oyster, the second man gets the shell." Andrew Carnegie, Scottish industrialist, philanthropist (1835-1919)

"Procrastination is the art of keeping up with yesterday." Donald Marquis, US newspaper owner (1878-1937)

"Even if you're on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there." Will Rogers, US actor, humorist (1879-1935)

"We live in an age when pizza gets to your home before the police." Jeff Marder, US humorist, TV presenter

"If everything's under control, you're going too slow."
Mario Andretti, Italian racing driver (b.1940)

"The speed of the boss is the speed of the team."
Lee Iacocca, US automotive executive (b.1924)

"There is more to life than increasing its speed."
Mahatma Gandhi, Indian nationalist leader (1869-1948)

"The world is moving so fast these days that the man who says it can't be done is generally interrupted by someone doing it." Harry Emerson Fosdick, US clergyman, author (1878-1969)

And finally, Murphy says: "The fastest way to get something finished is to determine that it isn't worth doing."

Previous quotes from the archive

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

February quotes: imagination

January quotes: images

December quotes: ideas

November quotes: habit

October quotes: genius

September quotes: future

August quotes: fun

July quotes: focus

June quotes: failure

May quotes: facts

All quotations drawn from '1000 GREAT QUOTATIONS for Business, Management & Training' published by GNP Ltd.


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