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Quotes May 15, 2017

Quotes May 14, 2017


 
 

 
 

Quotes May 13, 2017

“Leaders who believe in human potential don’t ignore or tear people down when they don’t meet their expectations; they care enough to help them learn from mistakes.”
Mary Jo Asmus, writing at Aspire-CS.com

 
 

“Whether forced by regulators, pressured by activists or added by a board that recognizes that good corporate governance needs cybersecurity-competent directors, a decade from now, we’ll look back in disbelief at what is today, the novel concept of having cybersecurity skills in the American corporate boardroom.”
Bob Zukis, a governance expert at peer group The Conference Board, as quoted by ChiefExecutive.net
 
 

“While we may not realize it, much of the stress we experience in our daily lives is self-induced.”
Chris Myers, co-founder and CEO of BodeTree, writing at Forbes

 
 

“Technology might change what I call ‘think jobs’ and the ‘do jobs,’ but the ‘feel jobs’ of building emotional connection and storytelling are the jobs of tomorrow that technology cannot change.”
Marketo Chief Marketing Officer Chandar Pattabhiram on storytelling in marketing. Read more from Advertising Age.

 
 

“How very little can be done under the spirit of fear.”
Florence Nightingale, nurse, via Quotabelle
 
 
“Simplicity is the shortest path to a solution.”
Ward Cunningham, computer programmer

 
 

“If everything is under control, you’re not going fast enough.”
Mario Andretti, race car driver

Quotes May 12, 2017

RED Friday

 
 
 
 

“SEALs…fight in teams, only in teams, each man relying entirely on the others to do exactly the right thing. That’s how we do it, fighting as one in a team of four or maybe even 10 or even 20, but always as one unit, one mind, one strategy. We are, instinctively, always backing up, always covering, always moving to plug the gap or pave the way. That’s what makes us great.”
Navy SEAL Marcus Luttrell, Lone Survivor
 
 
 
 

“Bin Laden knew we were coming when he heard the helicopter. I had more respect for Ahmed al-Kuwaiti in the guesthouse because at least he tried to defend himself and his family. Bin Laden had more time to prepare than the others, and yet he still didn’t do anything. Did he believe his own message? Was he willing to fight the war he asked for? I don’t think so.”
Navy SEAL Mark Owen, No Easy Day
 
 
 
 

“People tell me I saved hundreds and hundreds of people. But I have to tell you: It’s not the people you saved that you remember. It’s the ones you couldn’t save.”
Navy SEAL Chris Kyle, American Sniper

Quotes May 11, 2017


 
 


 
 


 
 

Quotes May 10, 2017

“To be interested in the changing seasons is…a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring.”
George Santayana, “Justification of Art”

 
 

“The hallmark of a decision in line with one’s inner development is a feeling of having laid down a burden and picked up a more natural responsibility.”
Anne Truitt, Daybook: the Journal of an Artist
 
 

“The constant remaking of order out of chaos is what life is all about, even in the simplest domestic chores such as clearing the table and washing the dishes after a meal…but when it comes to the inner world, the world of feeling and thinking, many people leave the dishes unwashed for weeks so no wonder they feel ill and exhausted.”
May Sarton, Recovering

 
 

“How selfish soever man may be supposed, there are evidently some principles in his nature, which interest him in the fortunes of others, and render their happiness necessary to him, though he derives nothing from it, except the pleasure of seeing it.”
Adam Smith, The Theory of Moral Sentiments

 
 

“The two most powerful warriors are patience and time.”
Leo Tolstoy, writer

 
 

“If you build goodwill, it makes any crisis easier to navigate.”
Beth Monaghan, CEO of InkHouse PR, as quoted by The Associated Press

 
 

“You can’t invest on having the best of all worlds.”
Percival Stanion, head of multi-asset funds at Pictet Asset Management, as quoted by Bloomberg

 
 
“The return policy should do more than just tell customers how to send back a product if it doesn’t fit. Formatted and conveyed properly, it can be a valuable conversion tool.”
Consultant Pamela Hazelton, writing at Practical eCommerce
 
 

“Diplomatic and financial leverage or power will be backed up by willingness to counteract North Korean aggression with military action, if necessary.”
Rex Tillerson, US secretary of state, quoted by CNN

 
 

“Building an impenetrable defense is no longer practical and the mentality of preventing all breaches is outdated. But a new, proactive approach combining technologies, procedures and education can help find problem areas before attackers discover them.”
Seth Robinson, senior director of technology analysis for CompTIA, as quoted by TechRepublic
 
 

“An unbridled urgency can be counterproductive and costly.”
Jesse Sostrin of PricewaterhouseCoopers, writing at Harvard Business Review online

 
 
“I had to learn very early not to limit myself due to others’ limited imaginations. I have learned these days never to limit anyone else due to my own limited imagination.”
Mae Jemison, astronaut, via Quotabelle

 
 

“As we reach the hundred-day mark for one of his successors, it is worth remembering what FDR accomplished, how he did it, and what lessons his leadership holds for today.”
David Gergen, political analyst, writes for CNN

Quotes May 09, 2017

Like wildflowers; you must allow yourself to grow in all the places people thought you never would.
E.V.
 
 

Pay more attention to what someone is doing than to what they are saying. Talk might thrill,  but action reveals.
Mandy Hale
 
 

Your smile is your logo, your personality is your business card, how you leave others feeling after an experience with you becomes your trademark.
Jay Danzie

 
 

May my heart be kind, my mind fierce and my spirit brave.
Lessons Learned
 
 

Be there for others, but never leave yourself behind.
Dodinsky

 
 

Don’t cling to a mistake just because you spent a lot of time making it.
Unknown

Quotes May 08, 2017

“Move out of your comfort zone. You can only grow if you are willing to feel awkward and uncomfortable when you try something new.”
Brian Tracy
 
 

“I think a singular identity isn’t very interesting, and I’m a little bit more multifaceted as a person than that.”
Catherine Opie
 
 
“The broken hearted are the bravest among us—they dare to love.”
Brené Brown
 
 

It’s in the nature of the human being to face challenges. … We’re required to do these things just as salmon swim upstream.
Neil Armstrong,
astronaut

 
 
An intellectual is a man who says a simple thing in a difficult way; an artist is a man who says a difficult thing in a simple way.
Charles Bukowski,
writer

 
 
The biggest challenge we face is shifting human consciousness, not saving the planet. Because the planet doesn’t need saving; we do.
Xiuhtezcatl Roske-Martinez

 
 
We have the ability to achieve, if we master the necessary goodwill, a common global society.
Mahnaz Afkhami

 
 
A drop of ink may make a million think.
George Gordon Byron

 
 
“An uneasy conscience is a hair in the mouth.”
Mark Twain, Notebook
 
 
“If sleep is the apogee of physical relaxation, boredom is the apogee of mental relaxation. Boredom is the dream bird that hatches the egg of experience.”
Walter Benjamin, “The Storyteller”

Quotes May 07, 2017

I continue to keep the cornucopia of technology at arm’s length, so that I can more easily remember who I am.
Kevin Kelly
 
 

I keep the cornucopia of technology known as my e-reader at arms length when having trouble focusing~
Ha!

 
 

“Example, whether it be good or bad, has a powerful influence.”
George Washington, first US president
 
 
Whatever inspiration is, it’s born from a continuous ‘I don’t know.’
Wisława Szymborska

 
 

If the doors of perception were cleansed, everything would appear to man as it is, infinite.
William Blake
 
 

“Reevaluating your expense base is your first and most critical task if you want to reach profitability.”
Sam Shank, CEO and co-founder of HotelTonight, writing at First Round Review
 
 

“It’s a powerful thing that happens when you give up fighting your body and learn to love the miracle it brings you.”
RDN Elizabeth Shaw, as quoted by Shape

 
 

“An unbridled urgency can be counterproductive and costly.”
Jesse Sostrin of PricewaterhouseCoopers, writing at Harvard Business Review online
 
 

“Humour has a tremendous place in this sordid world. … If you can see things out of whack, then you can see how things can be in whack.”
Theodor Seuss Geisel, writer and illustrator
 
 

“You can’t invest on having the best of all worlds.”
Percival Stanion, head of multi-asset funds at Pictet Asset Management, as quoted by Bloomberg
 
 

“The return policy should do more than just tell customers how to send back a product if it doesn’t fit. Formatted and conveyed properly, it can be a valuable conversion tool.”
Consultant Pamela Hazelton, writing at Practical eCommerce
 
 

“Education costs money, but then so does ignorance.”
Claus Moser, statistician

 
 

“I feel like the best advertising people are people that consume culture in interesting ways and recombine it.”
Jeff Goodby, co-chairman, Goodby Silverstein & Partners. Read more from Adweek.
 
 

“Diplomatic and financial leverage or power will be backed up by willingness to counteract North Korean aggression with military action, if necessary.”
Rex Tillerson, US secretary of state, quoted by CNN

 
 

“Building an impenetrable defense is no longer practical and the mentality of preventing all breaches is outdated. But a new, proactive approach combining technologies, procedures and education can help find problem areas before attackers discover them.”
Seth Robinson, senior director of technology analysis for CompTIA, as quoted by TechRepublic

Quotes May 06, 2017

“Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. The fearful are caught as often as the bold.”
Helen Keller