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A lot of companies have chosen to downsize, and maybe that was the right
thing for them. We chose a different path. Our belief was that if we kept putting
great products in front of customers, they would continue to open their wallets.
Jobs - Marketing
It's just such a freeing thing to set these
great challenges for yourself, to travel,
to learn more about the world, to just go
out there and get crazy and get free and
Jolie - World
In Africa, we were around thousands of people
who have seen a lot of poverty, but they
were fun at the end of the day.
Jolie - Challenges
A happy life consists not in the absence,
but in the mastery of hardships.
Keller - Life
It is a mistake always to contemplate the good and ignore the evil, because
by making people neglectful it lets in disaster. There is a dangerous optimism
of ignorance and indifference.
Keller - Challenges
If I regarded my life from the point of view of the pessimist, I should be
undone. I should seek in vain for the light that does not visit my eyes and the
music that does not ring in my ears. I should beg night and day and never be satisfied.
I should sit apart in awful solitude, a prey to fear and despair. But since I
consider it a duty to myself and to others to be happy, I escape a misery worse
than any physical deprivation.
Keller - Life
Have you ever been at sea in a dense fog, when it seemed as if a tangible
white darkness shut you in, and the great ship, tense and anxious, groped her
way toward the shore with plummet and sounding-line, and you waited with beating
heart for something to happen? I was like that ship before my education began,
only I was without compass or sounding-line, and had no way of knowing how near
the harbour was.
Keller - Challenges
The New Frontier of which I speak is not
a set of promises.. it is a set of challenges.
It sums up not what I intend to offer the
American people, but what I intend to ask
F. Kennedy - Encouragement
A man does what he must.. in spite of personal
consequences, in spite of obstacles and
dangers, and pressures.. and that is the
basis of all human morality.
F. Kennedy - Risk
Create the impression of endless willingness
to compromise and you almost invite deadlines.
That's the challenge we now have in North
Korea and have had in North Korea for 10
years. In this sense, diplomacy and foreign
policy and other elements of political activity
have to be closely linked and have to be
understood by the negotiators
Kissinger - Compromise
Korea - Challenges
Policy - Hesitation
The trouble in America is not that we are
making too many mistakes, but that we are
making too few.
Knight - Mistakes
For all the challenges America faces today,
there is no republic on Earth quite like
ours, and the whole world knows it. We remain
a beacon of freedom to people living in
bondage wherever it exists.
Koch - America
Today we have a temporary aberration called
industrial capitalism which
is inadvertently liquidating its two most
important sources of capital.. the natural
world and properly functioning societies.
No sensible capitalist would do that.
Lovins - Economy
If you ask the wrong question, of course, you get the wrong answer. We find
in design its much more important and difficult to ask the right question.
Once you do that, the right answer becomes obvious.
Lovins - Questions
My first six years in the business were hopeless. There are a lot of times
when you sit and you say "Why am I doing this? I'll never make it. It's just
not going to happen. I should go out and get a real job, and try to survive."
Lucas - Business
Part of the issue of achievement is to be able to set realistic goals, but
that's one of the hardest things to do because you don't always know exactly where
you're going, and you shouldn't.
Lucas - Goals
I think the hardest thing about my job is the way Whole Foods Market views
itself philosophically is that we are a business dedicated to meeting all the
various stakeholders of the company's best interests. And by stakeholders we mean
customers, team members, stockholders, community, and the environment. Sometimes
what is in the best interest of one stakeholder may not be in the best interest
of another stakeholder, and as the CEO, I have to balance the various interests
of the different constituencies and stakeholders to create win, win, win scenarios,
and that can sometimes be very difficult to do. Everybody wants something from
Mackey - Stocks
Ethics - Management
I learned that courage was not the absence
of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave
man is not he who does not feel afraid,
but he who conquers that fear.
Mandela - Challenges
The greatest glory in living lies not in
never falling, but in rising every time
Mandela - Inspirational
Anger is nothing more than an outward expression
of hurt, fear and frustration.
Phil - Fear
Everyone experiences tough times, it is
a measure of your determination and dedication
how you deal with them and how you can come
Mittal - Challenges
I remember the difficulty we had in the
beginning replacing magnetic cores in memories
and eventually we had both cost and performance
advantages. But it wasn't at all clear in
Moore - Technology
With engineering, I view this year's failure
as next year's opportunity to try it again.
Failures are not something to be avoided.
You want to have them happen as quickly
as you can so you can make progress rapidly.
Moore - Learning
If you don't have enemies, you don't have
Newman - Criticism
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 - USA
Whenever youre confronted with a tough
work situation, stop for a second and try
to honestly answer this question: Am I approaching
this emotionally or am I approaching this
Orman - Emotional
We need to make sure we have the best people
we can in our operations, and that is a
constant challenge. There is always room
Packer - Employee
We are imperfect beings in a very imperfect world, and the one thing we can
count on is that things will go wrong, and that each and every one of us will
Parsons - Problems
Lets be honest. Theres not a business anywhere that is without
problems. Business is complicated and imperfect. Every business everywhere is
staffed with imperfect human beings and exists by providing a product or service
to other imperfect human beings.
Parsons - Problems
The early years were more about learning than about acting. I had to carry
on my fathers work, which was a big challenge.
Premji - Companies
Character is one factor that will guide all our actions and decisions. We
invested in uncompromising integrity that helped us take difficult stands in some
of the most difficult business situations.
Premji - Truth
A gem is not polished without rubbing, nor a man perfected without trials.
Proverbs - Challenges
We still have a great amount of work to
do in social development, including resolving
one of the biggest challenges we face in
this area, namely, reducing the gap between
high-income earners and people, citizens
of our country, who are still living on
very modest means indeed. But we cannot,
of course, adopt the solution used 80 years
ago and simply confiscate the riches of
some to redistribute among others. We will
use completely different means to resolve
this problem, namely, we will ensure good
Putin - Society
One doesn't accept bad challenges. Part
of it is always the risk-taking without
seeing that the risks are rational and the
rewards are commensurate.. are more than
commensurate.. with the risks.
Redstone - Challenges
We all have to decide how we are going to
fail.. by not going far enough or by going
Redstone - Decisions
Success is not built on success. It's built on failure. It's built on frustration.
Sometimes its built on catastrophe.
Redstone - Challenges
Our company was mortgaged to the hilt, and that did restrain us, and it's
why we had to take in partners.
Rinehart - Companies
It was very difficult. We don't advertise this much, but those years that
we went through were hell. I don't want to overstate the situation, but everything
was mortgaged to the hilt, cash was a real problem, and it did limit what we were
able to do.
Rinehart - Challenges
When the people become involved in their
government, government becomes more accountable,
and our society is stronger, more compassionate,
and better prepared for the challenges of
Schwarzenegger - Government
Anyone who proposes to do good must not
expect people to roll stones out of his
way, but must accept his lot calmly, even
if they roll a few stones upon it.
Schweitzer - Good
Great men rejoice in adversity, just as
brave soldiers triumph in war.
I believe that Jews and Arabs can live together.
Its not an easy thing but I believe
we can reach an agreement.
Sharon - Partnership
If we are to reach a situation of true peace,
real peace, peace for generations, we will
have to make painful concessions. Not in
exchange for promises, but rather in exchange
Sharon - War
We are taking an aggressive stance looking
at the future of Percept, not just in numbers,
but in terms of market share and size. The
challenge is to continuously sustain our
growth on a year-on-year basis. The 2010
figure of US$1 billion is just a benchmark
figure. Looking at the market opportunities
and our strengths, I am sure we will be
well past this figure, come 2010.
Singh - Growth
I know God will not give me anything I can't handle. I just wish that He didn't
trust me so much.
Teresa - Challenges
- God - Trust
It is easy to love the people far away. It is not always easy to love those
close to us. It is easier to give a cup of rice to relieve hunger than to relieve
the loneliness and pain of someone unloved in our own home. Bring love into your
home for this is where our love for each other must start.
Teresa - Challenges
- Love -
Everybody today seems to be in such a terrible rush, anxious for greater
developments and greater riches and so on, so that children have very little time
for their parents. Parents have very little time for each other, and in the home
begins the disruption of peace of the world.
Teresa - Challenges
Most people treat the present moment as if it were an obstacle that they
need to overcome. Since the present moment is Life itself, it is an insane way
Tolle - Now
Is suffering really necessary? Yes and no. If you had not suffered as you
have, there would be no depth to you, no humility, no compassion.
Tolle - Spiritual
I believe through learning and application of what you learn, you can solve
any problem, overcome any obstacle and achieve any goal that you can set for yourself.
Tracy - Goals
Ever notice how your senses are heightened when you are in challenging situations?
You're experiencing an adrenaline rush that gives you extra energy. If you see
every day as a challenge, youd be surprised how efficient you can become,
and how much can be accomplished.
Trump - Challenges
In bad times, the rich usually get richer.
Wilde - Rich
I did something that challenged the banking world. Conventional banks look
for the rich; we look for the absolutely poor. All people are entrepreneurs, but
many don't have the opportunity to find that out.
Yunus - Banks
The reality is that I need to be challenged
and interested, as long as the risk and
reward is in line.
Zell - Challenges
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