Personally I am always ready to learn, although I do not always like the thought. Winston Churchill.
The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and self-restraint enough to keep from meddling with them while they do it. Theodore Roosevelt.
Whoever desires constant success must change his conduct with the times. Niccolo Machiavelli.
Nothing stops an organisation faster than people who believe that the way they worked yesterday is the best way to work tomorrow. To succeed, not only do your people have to change the way they act, they’ve got to change the way they think about the past. John Madonna.
Market competition leads a self-interested person to wake up in the morning, look outside at the earth and produce from its raw materials, not what he wants, but what others want. Not in the quantities he prefers, but in the quantities his neighbours prefer. Not at the price he dreams of charging, but at a price reflecting how much his neighbours value what he has done. Frederich A Hayek.
The secret to staying afloat in business is to create something people will pay for. Thomas Edison.
The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of knowledge but rather a lack of will. Vince Lombardi.