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Peter Drucker

“Nothing is less productive than to make more efficient what should not be done at all.”

PETER DRUCKER

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Oprah Winfrey

“The big secret in life is that there is no big secret. Whatever your goal, you can get there if you’re willing to work.”

OPRAH WINFREY

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17.7K reads

Benjamin Franklin

“Drive thy business or it will drive thee.”

BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

2.02K

7.72K reads

Albert Einstein

“It’s not that I’m so smart, it’s just that I stay with problems longer.”

ALBERT EINSTEIN

2.32K

8.14K reads

Coco Chanel

“Success is often achieved by those who don’t know that failure is inevitable.”

COCO CHANEL

2.35K

17.2K reads

Paul J. Meyer

"Productivity is never an accident. It is always the result of a commitment to excellence, intelligent planning, and focused effort.”

PAUL J. MEYER

3.23K

39.5K reads

Henry Ford

“Nothing is particularly hard when you divide it into small jobs.”

HENRY FORD

2.32K

7.8K reads

Arthur Schopenhauer

“Ordinary people think merely of spending time, great people think of using it.”

ARTHUR SCHOPENHAUER

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12.8K reads

Henry David Thoreau

“The true price of anything you do is the amount of time you exchange for it.”

HENRY DAVID THOREAU

2.31K

8.38K reads

Thomas Sowell

“The least productive people are usually the ones who are most in favor of holding meetings.”

THOMAS SOWELL

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16.1K reads

Brian Tracy

“Time management is not a peripheral activity or skill. It is the core skill upon which everything else in life depends.”

BRIAN TRACY

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8.22K reads

Steve Jobs

“Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle. As with all matters of the heart, you’ll kn...

STEVE JOBS

2.55K

9.18K reads

Seth Godin

“You don’t need a new plan for next year. You need a commitment.”

SETH GODIN

2.6K

13.7K reads

Warren Buffett

“It is not necessary to do extraordinary things to get extraordinary results.”

WARREN BUFFETT

2.3K

9.52K reads

Albert Einstein

“Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.”

ALBERT EINSTEIN

2.26K

7.48K reads

Frank Sinatra

“Luck is only important in so far as getting the chance to sell yourself at the right moment. After that, you’ve got to have talent and know how to use it.”

FRANK SINATRA

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20.5K reads

Martha Stewart

“Life is too complicated not to be orderly.”

MARTHA STEWART

2.05K

9.6K reads

Muhammad Ali

“He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life.”

MUHAMMAD ALI

2.21K

7.61K reads

Ernest Hemingway

“Never mistake motion for action.”

ERNEST HEMINGWAY

2.31K

11K reads

Stephen King

“Amateurs sit and wait for inspiration, the rest of us just get up and go to work.”

STEPHEN KING

2.48K

11.3K reads

Seth Godin

"Soon is not as good as now.”

SETH GODIN

2.23K

8.33K reads

Tony Robbins

“It’s not knowing what to do; it’s doing what you know.”

TONY ROBBINS

2.64K

19.2K reads

“People often say that motivation doesn’t last long. Well, neither does bathing — that’s why we recommend it daily.”

ZIG ZIGLAR

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9.86K reads

Plato

“All things will be produced in superior quantity and quality, and with greater ease, when each man works at a single occupation, in accordance with his natural gifts, and at the right moment, without meddling with anything else.”

PLATO

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9.13K reads

Leo Babauta

“Simplicity boils down to two steps: identify the essential, eliminate the rest.”

LEO BABAUTA

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13.7K reads

Alexander Graham Bell

“Concentrate all your thoughts upon the work in hand. The Sun’s rays do not burn until brought to a focus.”

ALEXANDER GRAHAM BELL

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8.11K reads

Michael Jordan

“Sometimes, things may not go your way, but the effort should be there every single night.”

MICHAEL JORDAN

2.22K

7.99K reads

Pablo Picasso

“Action is the foundational key to all success.”

PABLO PICASSO

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10.5K reads

David Allen

“You can do anything, but not everything.”

DAVID ALLEN

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12K reads

David Allen

“Your mind is for having ideas, not holding them.”

DAVID ALLEN

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10K reads

Stephen Covey

“The key is not to prioritize what’s on your schedule, but to schedule your priorities.”

STEPHEN COVEY

2.33K

9.14K reads

Bruce Lee

“If you spend too much time thinking about a thing, you’ll never get it done.”

BRUCE LEE

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20.9K reads

Stephen Hawking

“Work gives you meaning and purpose and life is empty without it.”

STEPHEN HAWKING

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8.55K reads

Theodore Roosevelt

“Far and away the best prize that life offers is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.”

THEODORE ROOSEVELT

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9.08K reads

“What we fear doing most is usually what we most need to do.”

TIM FERRISS

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8.02K reads

Nathan W. Morris

“Edit your life frequently and ruthlessly. It’s your masterpiece after all.”

NATHAN W. MORRIS

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10K reads

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