Quotes For Entrepreneurs–November 2010

Written by Sean Murphy. Posted in Quotes, skmurphy

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“The time will come when Winter will ask you what you were doing all Summer.”
Henry Clay

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“You can close more business in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get people interested in you.”
Dale Carnegie

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“When anyone asks me about the Irish character, I say look at the trees. Maimed, stark, and misshapen, but ferociously tenacious.”
Edna O’Brien

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“I divide the world into three classes: the few who make things happen, the many who watch things happen, and the overwhelming majority who have no idea of what happens.”
Nicholas Murray Butler

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“Happiness consists of intense activity in congenial surroundings”
Harold Nicolson

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“Logical consequences are the scarecrows of fools and the beacons of wise men.”
Thomas H Huxley

I have used this quote a in a couple of blog posts on prudent risk taking and managing the logical consequences of your actions:

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Much ingenuity with a little money is vastly more profitable and amusing than much money without ingenuity.
Arnold Bennett

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“Knowing trees, I understand the meaning of patience. Knowing grass, I can appreciate persistence.”
Hal Borland

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“Happiness consists of intense activity in congenial surroundings”
Harold Nicolson

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“Finding satisfaction in the achievements of others is the key attribute of a real ‘community organizer.'”
Richard Fernandez in Competing Visions

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“We can only see a short distance ahead, but we can see plenty there that needs to be done.”
Alan Turing

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“Not everything that is faced can be changed; but nothing can be changed until it is faced.”
James Baldwin

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“Successful people rarely confuse a can-do attitude with a smart plan. But they realize that one without the other is unlikely to get you very far.”
Seth Godin “We Can Do It

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