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Motivational Quotes for 2008

Posted by widgetgirl on December 9, 2008

This post has nothing to do about analytics, but I found it extremely motivating given the circumstances of the current day.  The following quotes were posted in the IAB Smartbrief newsletter that I read on a daily basis.  If you are faced by adversity right now in your business or personal life, read the below.  Enjoy.
When one door closes, another opens; but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened.”
Alexander Graham Bell,
American inventor

The most successful people are those who are good at Plan B.”
James Yorke,
mathematics and physics professor

Pick battles big enough to matter, small enough to win.”
Jonathan Kozol,
American nonfiction writer and educator

You must be the change you wish to see in the world.”
Mahatma Gandhi,
Indian political leader

It is our responsibilities, not ourselves, that we should take seriously.”
Peter Ustinov,
British actor and writer

In any moment of decision the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing.”
Theodore Roosevelt,
26th president of the U.S.

We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.”
Aristotle,
ancient Greek philosopher

Most companies don’t exercise patience during the hiring process. There is no development system that is going to compensate for making a bad hire.”
Eric Foss,
CEO of Pepsi Bottling

Service is the rent we pay for being. It is the very purpose of life, and not something you do in your spare time.”
Marian Wright Edelman
children’s activist

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