25 Inspirational Quotes Worthy of Fridge Space

By | August 29, 2015

Here are 25 inspirational quotes that are worthy of a magnet and space on your refrigerator in your kitchen. Good luck to all who are starting out and who are looking to become the next innovative leaders of tomorrow.

1. “I am prepared to try anything once.” – Richard Branson

2. “The speed of the leader determines the speed of the gang.” – Mary Kay Ash

3. “Sometimes, I think my most important job as a CEO is to listen for bad news. If you don’t act on it, your people will eventually stop bringing bad news to your attention and that is the beginning of the end.” – Bill Gates

4. “Breathe. Let go. And remind yourself that this very moment is the only one you know you have for sure.” – Oprah Winfrey

5. “Friendship with oneself is all-important, because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else in the world.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

6. “Beware of those who stand aloof and greet each venture with reproof. The world would stop if things were run by men who say ‘it can’t be done.” – Samuel Glover

7. “It is always better to have no ideas than false ones; to believe nothing, than to believe what is wrong.” – Thomas Jefferson

8. “Cowards die many times before their death. The valiant never taste death but once.” – William Shakespeare

9. “Courage is the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others.” – Winston Churchill

10. “When somebody challenges you, fight back. Be brutal, be tough.” – Donald Trump

11. “To win one hundred battles in one hundred victories is not the ACME of skills. To subdue the enemy without fighting is the ACME of skill.” – Sun Tzu

12. “The ability to deal with people is as purchasable as a commodity as sugar or coffee and I will pay more for that ability than for any other thing under the sun.” – John D. Rockefeller

13. “Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak. Courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.” – Winston Churchill

14. “To lead people, walk behind them.” – Lao Tzu

15. “Punishing honest mistakes stifles creativity. I want people moving and shaking the earth and they are going to make mistakes.” – Henry Ross Perot

16. “Do not fear when your enemies criticize you. Beware when they applaud.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

17. “Effort and courage are not enough without purpose and direction.” – John F. Kennedy

18. “Good leadership consists of showing average people how to do the work of superior people.” – John D. Rockefeller

19. “The people who are doing the work are the moving force behind the Macintosh. My job is to create a space for them, to clear out the rest of the organization and keep it at bay.” – Steve Jobs

20. “Life is about creating and living experiences that are worth sharing.” – Steve Jobs

21. “Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma – which is living with the results of other people’s thinking. Don’t let the noise of others’ opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition.” – Steve Jobs

22. “We confide in our strength, without boasting of it; we respect that of others, without fearing it.” – Thomas Jefferson

23. “Be courteous to all, but intimate with few, and let those few be well tried before you give them your confidence.” – George Washington

24. “With every experience, you alone are painting your own canvas, thought by thought, choice by choice.” – Oprah Winfrey

25. “If there is such a thing as good leadership, it is to give a good example. I have to do so for all the IKEA employees.” – Ingvar Kamprad

About Alex Noudelman

Alex Noudelman is a digital marketing expert at iRISEmedia. He received his Honors B.A. from York University and a Masters in Adolescent Education from D’Youville College.

 

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