Presidential and Politician’s Quotes:
“Things are more like they are now than they have ever been.” – President Gerald Ford
“This is the worst disaster in California since I was elected.” – California Governor Edmund Brown
“During my service in the United States Congress, I took the initiative in creating the Internet.”
– Vice President Al Gore, 2000
“No woman in my time will be prime minister…” Margaret Thatcher
In the Line of Duty:
“Hazards are one of the main causes of accidents.” – U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration booklet
“It won’t be long before customers should be able to complete most of their banking transactions without any personal contact. This will enable banks to offer more personal contact.” – Forecast in Credit and Financial Management Magazine – 1976
A good rule of thumb is if you’ve made it to thirty-five and your job still requires you to wear a name tag, you’ve made a serious vocational error. – Dennis Miller
I like work: it fascinates me. I can sit and look at it for hours. – Jerome K Jerome
By working faithfully eight hours a day, you may get to be a boss and work twelve hours a day. – Robert Frost
I always arrive late at the office, but I make up for it by leaving early. – Charles Lamb
If you have no expectations, you cannot be disappointed.
The good thing about learning the hard way is it usually only takes once.
I believe that love ends and that is all. Just the same, I still stalk you on Facebook.
Some of the greatest things in life are unseen. That is why you close your eyes when you kiss, cry, or dream.
Terra L. Fletcher (me)
Deadlines – the sexy antidote for procrastination.
The hardest thing for a writer to accept is the fact that sometimes, there are no words.
Ex-boyfriends are kind of like spiders. I’m not really afraid of them and I know I’m going to run into one now and then. It’s just when you’re totally caught by surprise at a vulnerable moment. You don’t know if you should scream or runaway or just stare for a little while.
I believe you cannot have too many books. You can have too small of an office, however.
“Top of Mind” comes from “Word of Mouth.” “Word of Mouth” comes from Facebook.
Choosing media for your marketing is like picking stocks. Diversify.
“What you want to do as a living and get paid for, others want to do as a hobby and for free.” Robert W. Bly
“I can write better than anybody who can write faster, and I can write faster than anybody who can write better.” – A.J. Liebling
“What one has not experienced, one will never understand in print.” – Isadora Duncan
“Writers are interested in a diverse range of subjects, but prefer to move from field to field to satisfy intellectual curiosity, rather than devote an entire working life to one particular discipline.” – Robert W. Bly
“Men like women who write. Even though they don’t say so. A writer is a foreign country.” – Marguerite Duras
A Word on Marketing:
“More than 30% of all buying decisions are made when people read signs – either inside or outside of a business.” – Bill Glazer
The things we fear most in organizations – fluctuations, disturbances, imbalances – are the primary sources of creativity.” – Margaret J. Wheatley
Many a small thing has been made large by the right kind of advertising.” – Mark Twain
“What really decides consumers to buy or not to buy is the content of your advertising, not its form.” – David Ogilvy
“You can have the best product or service in the world, but if people don’t buy – it’s worthless. So in reality it doesn’t matter how wonderful your new product or service is. The real question is – will they buy it?” – Noel Peebles
“The sole purpose of marketing is to sell more to more people, more often and at higher prices. There is no other reason to do it.” – Sergio Zyman
It’s all About the Money:
“Borrow money from a pessimist – they don’t expect it back” Stephen Wright
“Whoever said money can’t buy happiness simply didn’t know where to go shopping.” – Bo Derek
“Time is more valuable than money. You can get more money, but you cannot get more time.” – Jim Rohn
“Money, if it does not bring you happiness, will at least help you be miserable in comfort.” – Helen Gurley Brown
“Don’t tell me where your priorities are. Show me where you spend your money and I’ll tell you what they are.” – James W. Frick
It is only through labor and painful effort, by grim energy and resolute courage that we move on to better things. – Theodore Roosevelt
Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving. – Albert Einstein
Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. – Albert Einstein
You are responsible for your life. You can’t keep blaming somebody else for your dysfunction. Life is really about moving on. – Oprah Winfrey
When one door of happiness closes, another opens, but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened for us. – Helen Keller
You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream. – C. S. Lewis
The Simple Wit and Wisdom of Dr. Seuss:
Today you are You, that is truer than true. There is no one alive who is Youer than You.
I have heard there are troubles of more than one kind. Some come from ahead and some come from behind. But I’ve bought a big bat. I’m all ready you see. Now my troubles are going to have troubles with me!
The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn the more places you’ll go.”
“I like nonsense; it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living. It’s a way of looking at life through the wrong end of a telescope. Which is what I do, and that enables you to laugh at life’s realities.”
You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself in any direction you choose. You’re on your own.
And you know what you know. You are the guy who’ll decide where to go
And will you succeed? Yes indeed, yes indeed! Ninety-eight and three-quarters percent guaranteed!”
In the Arena:
“If you win through bad sportsmanship, that’s no real victory.”- Babe Didrikson Zaharias
“When you win, say nothing, when you lose, say less.”- Paul Brown
“It is not true that nice guys finish last. Nice guys are winners before the game even starts.”- Addison Walker
“Sportsmanship for me is when a guy walks off the court and you really can’t tell whether he won or lost, when he carries himself with pride either way.”-Jim Courier
“You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.”- Wayne Gretzky
“The only one who can tell you ‘you can’t ‘ is you. And you don’t have to listen.”- Nike