Please feel free to use any of the quotes you find here. Each month Work & Family will bring Quotable Quotes to you for your personal or business use.
Inspirational quotes are perfect home business news letters. They offer hope and encouragement. Remember "Great minds have purpose, others have wishes", Washington Irving. So if your purpose is to have a successful business find a quotable quote and make it your own.
No man needs sympathy because he has to work. Far and away, the best prize that life offers is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.
It is all the same to me if a man comes from Sing Sing or Harvard. We hire a man, not his history.
There is something that is much more scarce, something rarer than ability. It is the ability to recognize ability.
People are always ready to recognize a man’s ability after he gets there.
My green thumb came only as a result of the mistakes I made while learning to see things from the plant’s point of view.
—H. Fred Ale
Live all you can; it’s a mistake not to. It doesn’t so much matter what you do in particular, so long as you have your life. If you haven’t had that, what have you had?
There is no cure for birth and death save to enjoy the interval.
All animals except man know that the principle business of life is to enjoy it.
To live as fully, as completely as possible, to be happy…is the true aim and end to life.
Living well and beautifully and justly are all one thing.
All I can say about life is, Oh God, enjoy it!
Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action.
Happiness if often the result of being too busy to be miserable.
Act well at the moment, and you have performed a good action to all eternity.
—Johann Kaspar Lavater (1741–1801)
Leadership is action, not position.
—Donald H. McGannon
Miss Stein was a past master in making nothing happen very slowly.
And thou wilt give thyself relief, if thou doest every act of thy life as it were the last.
—Marcus Aurelius (121–180)
I shall tell you a great secret my friend. Do not wait for the last judgment, it takes place every day.
Think like a man of action, act like a man of thought.
When you see a snake, never mind where it came from.
Force, violence, pressure or compul-sion with a view to conformity, are both uncivilized and undemocratic.
When you get right down to the root of the meaning of the word “succeed,” you find that it means to simply follow through.
As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do.
Let us endeavor to live that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry.
Life just is. You have to flow with it. Give yourself to the moment. Let it happen.
—Gov. Jerry Brown
Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.
—Soren Kierkegaard (1813–1855)
Hone your skills for work and family and you hone them for living life to the fullest