There are precious few Einsteins among us. Most brilliance arises from
ordinary people working together in extraordinary ways.
Roger von Oech
Once you learn how good you really are, you never settle for playing
less than your best.
Build for your team a feeling of oneness, of dependence on one another;
and of strength to be derived by unity.
Nothing great will ever be achieved without great men, and men are great
only if they are determined to be so.
Charles de Gaulle
The team player knows that it doesn’t matter who gets the credit as long
as the job gets done. If the job gets done, the credit will come.
A few mistakes don’t worry me; what worries me is when you make the
mistakes and then forget your role on the team and start to worry about
The achievements of an organization are the result of the combined
effort of each individual.
World’s greatest management principle: You can work miracles by having
faith in others. To get the best out of people, choose to think and
believe the best about them.
Trust men and they will be true to you, treat them greatly and they will show
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ingenuity, plus courage, plus work, equals miracles.
The finest compliment that anyone can pay a person is to say he is a
complete team player. To deserve this tribute, your every thought,
action, and deed should be one that you are doing for the team.
To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream; not
only plan, but also believe.
Our objective ought to be to have a good army rather than a large one.
Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Patience, persistence, and perspiration make an unbeatable combination
of a successful team.
Ideas must work through the brains and the arms of the good and brave,
or they are no better than dreams.
Ralpph Waldo Emerson
Loyalty means not that I agree with everything you say, or that I
believe you are always right. Loyalty means that I share a common ideal
with you and that, regardless of minor differences, we strive for it,
shoulder to shoulder, confident in one another’s good faith, trust,
constancy, and affection.
Dr. Karl Menninger
If you don’t invest very much, then defeat doesn’t hurt very much and
winning is not very exciting.
People must believe in each other, and feel that it can be done and must
be done; in that way they are enormously strong. We must keep up each
Vincent Van Gogh
If you learn from a defeat, you haven’t really lost.
Remember that failure is an event - - not a person.
If there’s hope in the future there is power in the present.
Expect the best. Prepare for the worst. Capitalize on what comes.
Happiness is not something you find, but rather something you create.
Winning is not everything, but making the effort to win is.
Many times the difference between your accomplishment and your failure
is you attitude.
Others can stop you temporarily - - you are the only one who can do it
One reason people never attempt new things is their fear of failure.
Many times our weaknesses are extensions of our strengths.
People often complain about lack of time when the lack of direction is the
Our daily objectives should include an honest effort to improve on yesterday.
Effort is the key, but direction and loyalty are paramount.
Those who say it can’t be done are usually interrupted by others doing it.
The foundation stones for a balanced success are honesty, character,
integrity, faith, love, and loyalty.
Ability may get you to the top, but it takes character to keep you there.
Ability can take you to the top, but it takes character to keep you
Nothing is the world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not.
Nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will
not. Unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not. The
world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence, determination and hard
work make the difference.
When we give it our all, we can live with ourselves - - regardless of
Criticize the performance, not the performer.
A lot of people have gone further than they thought they could because someone
else thought they could.
You will find as you look back upon your life that the moments that stand out,
the moments when you have really lived, are the moments when you have done
things in a spirit of love.