- I look
at every business and ask, How long can this last? How can
I identify the status quo and change it?
Adelson # Changes,
should exist? To me, that's the most exciting question imaginable.
What do we need that we don't have? How can we realize our
Allen # Questions,
- I am
very excited to be supporting one of the world's most visionary
efforts to seek basic answers to some of the fundamental question
about our universe and what other civilisations may exist
Allen # Support,
- If service
is the rent you pay for your existence on this earth, are
you behind in your rent?
G Allen # Questions,
women have always been these vixens, these animalistic erotic
women. Why can't we just be the sexy American girl next door?
Banks # Black,
it comes to my celebrity interviews, I'm going to do a lot
deeper research and ask them things that people haven't asked
before, ... I've been on the other side so much, I have a
leg up on a person that has only just interviewed people to
use her success to help other women on their journey in life.
Banks # Success,
- If you
are going to have growth, why not be sure to put it where
Blixseth # Growth,
must prioritise education spending. It is not a question of
whether or not we have the money, it is a question of how
we choose to spend it.
Brown # Education,
- You ought
to be able to explain why youre taking the job youre
taking, why youre making the investment youre
making, or whatever it may be. And if it cant stand
applying pencil to paper, youd better think it through
some more. And if you cant write an intelligent answer
to those questions, dont do it.
Buffett # Investing,
frequently in your reading to think over what you are reading.
Ask yourself just how and when you can apply each suggestion.
Carnegie # Questions
up each week on the progress you are making. Ask yourself
what mistakes you have made, what improvement, what lessons
you have learned for the future.
Carnegie # Mistakes,
questions not only makes an order more palatable; it often
stimulates the creativity of the persons whom you ask.
Carnegie # Questions,
at every path closely and deliberately, then ask ourselves
this crucial question: Does this path have a heart? If it
does, then the path is good. If it doesn't, it is of no use.
Castaneda # Questions,
is a question of principle. We must tell the Iraqis: you are
a sovereign people. And you are in charge of your own future.
Chirac # Questions,
entrepreneurs wishing to generate the necessary working capital
often find it difficult to open their mouth and ask for money.
Chu # Entrepreneur,
is the use of living, if it be not to strive for noble causes
and to make this muddled world a better place for those who
will live in it after we are gone?
Churchill # Life,
as much as you can about your proposed business. Ask questions.
Join industry associations. Study successful competitors carefully.
Clitheroe # Learning,
leaders don't start out asking, "What do I want to do?"
They ask, "What needs to be done?" Then they ask,
"Of those things that would make a difference, which
are right for me?"
Drucker # Success,
ask who's right. Start out by asking what is right. And you
find that out by listening to dissenting, disagreeing opinions.
Drucker # Questions,
- The most
important decisions in organizations are people decisions,
and yet only the military, and only recently, has begun to
ask, "If we assign this general to lead this base, what
do we expect him to accomplish?"
Drucker # Important,
- A transitional
government is the beginning of a transfer of sovereignty.
It's a question of Iraqi security and moving forward with
the political process.
Fischer # Politics,
- The only
question to ask yourself is, how much are you willing to sacrifice
to achieve this success?
Flynt # Questions,
- The great
question that has never been answered and which I have not
been able to answer....is, What does a woman want?
Freud # Woman,
is the gift of experience. The first question you have to
ask yourself is, 'On what basis am I making a judgment?' ...
If you have no experience, then your instincts aren't any
Gladwell # Experience,
questions don't have answers, which is a terribly difficult
lesson to learn.
Graham # Questions,
happens, it's not good, it's not bad. Is steel good or bad?
Grove # Technology,
- You can't
just ask customers what they want and then try to give that
to them. By the time you get it built, they'll want something
Jobs # Questions,
- You can
always find an evolutionary quotation for anything. But the
question is whether its functional, which
is not the same as being evolutionary.
Kahneman # Questions,
calm, think clearly, keep an open mind, keep going, ask someone
who has gone before you for some guidance, trust, and keep
the faith in a higher power wanting the best for you.
Kiyosaki # Thinking,
- You can
always quit.. so why quit now?
Kiyosaki # Questions,
- The very
purpose of religion is to control yourself, not to criticize
others. Rather, we must criticize ourselves. How much am I
doing about my anger? About my attachment, about my hatred,
about my pride, my jealousy? These are the things which we
must check in daily life.
Lama # Religion,
- The question
is not whether we are able to change but whether we are changing
Merkel # Questions,
- A truly
effective leader has to have a strong internal frame. He wouldn't
be much of a leader if he spent all his time asking people
what they thought of something before he took any action.
Robbins # Leadership,
- The difference
between people is the difference in the questions they ask
Robbins # Optimistic,
want to ask me questions about God's work in my life. The
interviews are a great way to share God's life-changing message
and I pray that God continues to open this door for Christians.
Meyer # Changes,
- We have
no intention of failing. The only question is how great a
success we'll have.
Murdoch # Failure,
- I'm actually
someone who laughs a lot. I really am a joker. But if you
ask serious questions, you get serious answers.
Newman # Funny,
like any leader, is human. And, you know, our challenges in
this country isn't finding the next person who's gonna deliver
us from our own evil. Because our challenges are us. The challenges
that this country faces is how are we as individuals in this
society gonna change? What are we gonna do differently?
Obama # Human,
- As a
mom, I know it is my responsibility, and no one else's, to
raise my kids. But we have to ask ourselves, what does it
mean when so many parents are finding their best efforts undermined
by an avalanche of advertisements aimed at our kids.
Obama # Family,
- We each
focus on what we're going to buy, but that's an incorrect
focus. Focus instead on why you want to spend the money on
this or that. What feeling in you does it satisfy?
Orman # Focus,
risks. Ask big questions. Don't be afraid to make mistakes;
if you don't make mistakes, you're not reaching far enough.
Packard # Risk,
- Why are
we here? I think many people assume, wrongly, that a company
exists solely to make money. Money is an important part of
a company's existence, if the company is any good. But a result
is not a cause. We have to go deeper and find the real reason
for our being.
Packard # Questions,
- The increasing
volume of information is just more opportunity to build better
answers to questions.
Page # Information,
"What, exactly, have you changed?" the most common
question in the organization. Ask it a dozen times a day,
Peters # Change,
information is "around" people start asking all
sorts of useful questions, and require more information. Time
and again, new measure are invented by groups close to a machine
or process who have finally been let in on its secrets.
Peters # Questions,
by asking questions, even if you think you know the answers.
Not only listen to what they are saying, but convey that you
are engaged in active listening.
- Do you
believe that because you've worked hard or have a good business
that you deserve to have a lavish lifestyle?
buying shares, ask yourself, would you buy the whole company?
Rivkin # Stocks,
- The only
question with wealth is, what do you do with it?
Rockefeller # Rich,
- We need
to ask how, why, where and when things are made. Knowing more
about the generation and source of products empowers us.
Roddick # Power,
- The big
question is: how do you institutionalize success and still
keep that edge of craziness and wildeness?
Roddick # Success,
- How do
you think about money? No, it's not a joke. This is a serious
Sampson # Thinking,
questions outrank easy answers.
Samuelson # Good,
- A major
stimulant to creative thinking is focused questions. There
is something about a well-worded question that often penetrates
to the heart of the matter and triggers new ideas and insights.
Tracy # Thinking,
every difficulty, ask yourself two questions: "What did
I do right?" and "What would I do differently?".
Tracy # Questions,
people are always looking for opportunities to help others.
Unsuccessful people are always asking, "What's in it
Tracy # Success,
is the answer for the questions of our time. Love will conquer
evil every time.
Twyman # Violence,
- Can you
imagine what I would do if I could do all I can?
Tzu # Imagination,
do what they ask you. Do what they ask you plus other insight.
Welch # Questions
- All these
questions about do you want to be king? It's not a question
of wanting to be, it's something I was born into and it's
my duty. . . . Wanting is not the right word. But those stories
about me not wanting to be king are all wrong.
William # Wrong,
- In every
aspect of our lives, we are always asking ourselves, How am
I of value? What is my worth? Yet I believe that worthiness
is our birthright.
Winfrey # Life,
you agree to do anything that might add even the smallest
amount of stress to your life, ask yourself: What is my truest
intention? Give yourself time to let a yes resound within
you. When it's right, I guarantee that your entire body will
Winfrey # Life,
success is rewarding and a lot of fun, but it's not the most
important thing in my life because I know when this is all
over, the Master isn't going to ask me how many things I owned
or how many television shows I did. I think the questions
will be, What did I do to make a difference? Did I learn to
live with love in my heart?
Winfrey # Success,
I got started in my dorm room at Harvard, the question a lot
of people asked was 'why would I want to put any information
on the Internet at all? Why would I want to have a website?'
Zuckerberg # Harvard,
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