Friday, 11 March 2011

Quotes about Commitment

Here's the next section of quotes from my book 1000 Great Quotations for Business, Management & Training

Change does not take time. It takes commitment.
Thomas Crum, US management consultant, presenter

Nothing great will ever be achieved without great men, and men are great only if they are determined to be so.
Charles de Gaulle, French President, general (1890-1978)

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed it is the only thing that ever does.
Margaret Mead, US anthropologist (1901-1978)

Commit yourself to a dream. Nobody who tries to do something great but fails is a total failure. Why? Because he can always rest assured that he succeeded in life’s most important battle – he defeated his fear of trying.
Robert Schuller, US clergyman, author (b. 1926)

Consider the postage stamp. Its usefulness consists in the ability to stick to one thing till it gets there.
John Billings, US humorist (1818-1885)

Individual commitment to a group effort – that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilisation work.
Vince Lombardi, US football coach (1913-1970)

Everything’s in the mind. That’s where it all starts. Knowing what you want is the first step towards getting it.
Mae West, US actress (1893-1980)

Mae West with Cary Grant, She Done Him Wrong

Faithless is he that says farewell when the road darkens.
Gimli, character in a novel by J R R Tolkien (1892-1973)

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