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To help you start strong in Q3, here are some notable quotables!


“The greatest gap in life is the one between knowing and doing.”

Dick Biggs

“No bird soars too high if he soars with his own wings.”

William Blake

“A brand for a company is like a reputation for a person. You earn reputation by trying to do hard things well.”

Jeff Bezos, CEO and co-founder of

“There’s only one way to succeed in anything, and that’s to give it everything.”

Vince Lombardi

“Enthusiasm moves the world.”

Arthur Balfour

“Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.”

Helen Keller

“Life is a series of near misses. A lot of what we ascribe to luck is not luck at all. It’s seizing the day and accepting responsibility for your future.”

Howard Schultz, Chairman – Starbucks

“You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose.”

Theodor Seuss Geisel, from Oh, the Places You’ll Go!

“A life spent in making mistakes is not only more honorable but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.”

George Bernard Shaw, Irish playwright and critic

“You can’t just sit there and wait for people to give you that golden dream; you’ve got to get out there and make it happen for yourself.”

Diana Ross, American singer

“Don’t just stand there, make it happen.”

Lee Iacocca, former Chrysler chairman

“Better to do something imperfectly than to do nothing flawlessly.”

Dr. Robert Schuller

“There’s only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that’s yourself.”

Aldous Huxley

“To be irreplaceable, one must always be different.”

Coco Chanel

“The distance isn’t important; it’s only the first step that’s difficult.”

Marie de Vichy-Chamrond

“Why not go out on a limb? Isn’t that where the fruit is?”

Frank Scully

“Kites rise highest against the wind, not with it.”

Sir Winston Churchill

“The key to success: make a habit of doing the things you fear.”

Vincent Van Gogh

“If we make up our minds what we’re going to make of our lives, then work hard toward that goal, we never lose.”

Ronald Reagan

“If you work just for the money, you’ll never make it, but if you love what you’re doing and you always put the customer first, success will be yours.”

Ray Kroc

“The most important thing in communication is to hear what isn’t being said.”

Peter Drucker

“There ain’t no rules around here. We’re trying to accomplish something.”

Thomas Edison

“Ability is what you’re capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it.”

Raymond Chandler

“Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Have the courage to follow your heart and intuition.”

Steve Jobs

“Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.”

Johann Goethe


Get to it.

Go do it!

Do you have a favorite quote or saying? Would love to see it!

Please send it to: [email protected]

Thanks. To your results!


Jeff is a Hall of Fame speaker, best selling author, success coach, broadcaster and lawyer. His clients call him a “business-growth specialist.” If you hire speakers, please contact Sheryl Kantor at: 847.998.0688 or [email protected]. And visit to learn more about his other business-growth tools and to subscribe to Jeff’s FREE e-letter, The Results Report. Jeff’s Amazon bestselling books include; Stop Whining! Start Selling!, the 5th edition of Peak Your Profits and the recently published, (December, 2022), BULLSEYE! Hitting Your Targets at Home and at Work, which became a best seller within four days of its release. You can also stay connected with Jeff via Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter: @BlackmanResults

2 thoughts on “NOTABLE QUOTABLES!

  1. Hi once again! Jeff, I’ve been a recipient of your Results Report for many, many years now. Although I am now retired, I look forward to receiving same in hopes of gleaning additional nuggets of wisdom to add to my accumulated body of knowledge. Best regards, Bill

  2. Thank you for an excellent article. Where else could anyone get these kind of details, in such an ideal way of writing? I’ve had a tough week, and look for this kind of information and facts.

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