Category: Team Building Quotes

Team Building Quotes by Barbara Bush

Team Building Quotes by Barbara Bush

 

Barbara Bush was the wife of George H.W. Bush, 41st President of the United States. She served as First Lady of the United States from 1989 to 1993. Barbara Bush had previously served as Second Lady of the United States from 1981 to 1989. As First Lady of the United States, Bush worked to advance the cause of universal literacy, founding the Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy.

We have put together a collection of quotes from Barbara Bush, which you can use to motivate and build your team.

“If human beings are perceived as potentials rather than problems, as possessing strengths instead of weaknesses, as unlimited rather that dull and unresponsive, then they thrive and grow to their capabilities.”
– Barbara Bush

“When you come to a roadblock, take a detour.”
– Barbara Bush

“If human beings are perceived as potentials rather than problems, as possessing strengths instead of weaknesses, as unlimited rather that dull and unresponsive, then they thrive and grow to their capabilities.”
– Barbara Bush

“Value your friendship. Value your relationships.”
– Barbara Bush

“Giving frees us from the familiar territory of our own needs by opening our mind to the unexplained worlds occupied by the needs of others.”
– Barbara Bush

“You just don’t luck into things as much as you’d like to think you do. You build step by step, whether it’s friendships or opportunities.”
– Barbara Bush

“Believe in something larger than yourself… get involved in the big ideas of your time.”
– Barbara Bush

“You get nothing done if you don’t listen to each other.”
– Barbara Bush

“You get nothing done if you don’t listen to each other.”
– Barbara Bush

“My worst expectations never happened.”
– Barbara Bush

“Cherish your human connections – your relationships with friends and family.”
– Barbara Bush

Team Building Quotes by Robert H. Schuller

Team Building Quotes by Robert H Schuller

Robert H. Schuller was an American Christian televangelist, pastor, motivational speaker, and author. Schuller hosted the weekly Hour of Power television program from 1970 until his retirement in 2010. He was the founder of the Crystal Cathedral in Garden Grove, California. Sculler focused on what he believed are the positive aspects of the Christian faith. Schuller encouraged Christians and non-Christians to achieve great things through God and to believe in their dreams.

We have put together a collection of quotes from Robert H. Schuller, which you can use to motivate and build your team.

“Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines.”
– Robert H. Schuller

“Never bring the problem solving stage into the decision making stage. Otherwise, you surrender yourself to the problem rather than the solution.”
– Robert H. Schuller

“Spectacular achievement is always preceded by unspectacular preparation.”
– Robert H. Schuller

“Negative thinking is subtle and deceptive. It wears many faces and hides behind the mask of excuses. It is important to strip away the mask and discover the real, root emotion.”
– Robert H. Schuller

“It takes guts to get out of the ruts.”
– Robert H. Schuller

“When an opportunity comes, it holds possibilities. And when you move away from it or don’t sense it or grasp it, you’re really throwing away your future; you’re throwing away your tomorrow.”
– Robert H. Schuller

“Winning starts with beginning.”
– Robert H. Schuller

“Failure doesn’t mean you are a failure it just means you haven’t succeeded yet.”
– Robert H. Schuller

“You can often measure a person by the size of his dream.”
– Robert H. Schuller

“Goals must never be from your ego, but problems that cry for a solution.”
– Robert H. Schuller

“Never cut a tree down in the wintertime. Never make a negative decision in the low time. Never make your most important decisions when you are in your worst moods. Wait. Be patient. The storm will pass. The spring will come.”
– Robert H. Schuller

“Never underestimate your problem or your ability to deal with it.”
– Robert H. Schuller

“Better to do something imperfectly than to do nothing perfectly.”
– Robert H. Schuller

“Again and again, the impossible problem is solved when we see that the problem is only a tough decision waiting to be made.”
– Robert H. Schuller

“Let your hopes, not your hurts, shape your future.”
– Robert H. Schuller

“Anybody who succeeds is helping people. The secret to success is find a need and fill it; find a hurt and heal it; find a problem and solve it.”
– Robert H. Schuller

“Goals are not only absolutely necessary to motivate us. They are essential to really keep us alive.”
– Robert H. Schuller

“Negative thinking is subtle and deceptive. It wears many faces and hides behind the mask of excuses. It is important to strip away the mask and discover the real, root emotion.”
– Robert H. Schuller

“Turn your scars into stars.”
– Robert H. Schuller

“It is difficult to say what is impossible, for the dream of yesterday is the hope of today and the reality of tomorrow.”
– Robert H. Schuller

“Most people who succeed in the face of seemingly impossible conditions are people who simply don’t know how to quit.”
– Robert H. Schuller

“The hardest struggle of all is to be something different from what the average man is.”
– Robert H. Schuller

Team Building Quotes From George S. Patton

Team Building Quotes From George S. Patton

General George S. Patton was a senior officer of the United States Army who commanded the U.S. Seventh Army in World War II, but was known for his known for his leadership of the U.S. Third Army in France and Germany following the Allied invasion of Normandy in June 1944. Patton was a colorful character with a hard-driving personality. His success as a commander were at times overshadowed by his controversial public statements. Patton had a philosophy of leading from the front and had the ability to inspire his troop with his speeches. His strong emphasis on rapid and aggressive, offensive, often proved effective.

We have put together a collection of quotes from George S. Patton, which you can use to motivate and build your team.

“Accept the challenges so that you can feel the exhilaration of victory.”
– George S. Patton

Prepare for the unknown by studying how others in the past have coped with the unforeseeable and the unpredictable.
– George S. Patton

Better to fight for something than live for nothing.
– George S. Patton

Don’t tell people how to do things, tell them what to do and let them surprise you with their results.
– George S. Patton

Success is how high you bounce when you hit bottom.
– George S. Patton

You need to overcome the tug of people against you as you reach for high goals.
– George S. Patton

Take calculated risks. That is quite different from being rash.
– George S. Patton

We herd sheep, we drive cattle, we lead people. Lead me, follow me, or get out of my way.
– George S. Patton

Courage is fear holding on a minute longer.
– George S. Patton

If a man does his best, what else is there?
– George S. Patton

Always do everything you ask of those you command.
– George S. Patton

A good plan violently executed now is better than a perfect plan executed next week.
– George S. Patton

If everyone is thinking alike, then somebody isn’t thinking.
– George S. Patton

If you tell people where to go, but not how to get there, you’ll be amazed at the results.
– George S. Patton

There is only one sort of discipline, perfect discipline.
– George S. Patton

Team Building Quotes From Aristotle

Team Building Quotes From Aristotle

Aristotle was an ancient Greek philosopher. At about seventeen years of age, he joined Plato’s Academy in Athens and remained there until the age of thirty-seven. His writings cover a wide range of subjects including poetry, aesthetics, biology, physics, zoology, metaphysics, theatre, music, rhetoric, linguistics and politics. After Plato died, Aristotle left Athens and started tutoring Alexander the Great. He established a library in Lyceum, which helped with the production of his many books. Aristotle shifted from Platonism to empiricism and believed that all concepts and knowledge was ultimately based on perception. His influence has gained renewed interest with the modern advent of virtue ethics and Aristotle’s philosophy continues to be the object of academic study today.

We have put together a collection of quotes from Aristotle, which you can use to motivate and build your team.

“Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.”
– Aristotle

“Bring your desires down to your present means. Increase them only when your increased means permit.”
– Aristotle

“Character may almost be called the most effective means of persuasion.”
– Aristotle

“Quality is not an act, it is a habit.”
– Aristotle

“It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light.”
– Aristotle

“The least initial deviation from the truth is multiplied later a thousandfold.”
– Aristotle

“For one swallow does not make a summer, nor does one day; and so too one day, or a short time, does not make a man blessed and happy.”
– Aristotle

“It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.”
– Aristotle

“The worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal.”
– Aristotle

“Courage is the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees the others.”
– Aristotle

“Education is an ornament in prosperity and a refuge in adversity.”
– Aristotle

“Our judgments when we are pleased and friendly are not the same as when we are pained and hostile.”
– Aristotle

“Dignity does not consist in possessing honors, but in deserving them.”
– Aristotle

“The wise man does not expose himself needlessly to danger, since there are few things for which he cares sufficiently; but he is willing, in great crises, to give even his life – knowing that under certain conditions it is not worthwhile to live.”
– Aristotle

“All virtue is summed up in dealing justly.”
– Aristotle

“The ideal man bears the accidents of life with dignity and grace, making the best of circumstances.”
– Aristotle

“The whole is more than the sum of its parts.”
– Aristotle

“Education is the best provision for old age.”
– Aristotle

“He who is to be a good ruler must have first been ruled.”
– Aristotle

“Moral excellence comes about as a result of habit. We become just by doing just acts, temperate by doing temperate acts, brave by doing brave acts.”
– Aristotle

“Well begun is half done.”
– Aristotle

Team Building Quotes From Norman Vincent Peale

Team Building Quotes From Norman Vincent Peale

Norman Vincent Peale was an American minister and author known for his work in popularizing the concept of positive thinking. First published in 1952, The Power of Positive Thinking, was by far his most read work. The book stayed on the New York Times bestseller list for 186 consecutive weeks. Some of his other popular works include The Art of LivingA Guide to Confident LivingThe Tough-Minded Optimist, and Inspiring Messages for Daily Living. Norman Vincent Peale served as a Reformed Church in America pastor at Marble Collegiate Church in New York, from 1932 until his death. During that time the church’s membership grew from about 600 to over 5 000. He was a personal friend of Richard Nixon and Ronald Reagan. Ronald Reagan awarded Peale the Presidential Medal of Freedom on March 26, 1984 for his contributions to the field of theology.

We have put together a collection of quotes from Norman Vincent Peale, which you can use to motivate and build your team.

“Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.”
– Norman Vincent Peale

“You will soon break the bow if you keep it always stretched.”
– Norman Vincent Peale

“We’ve all heard that we have to learn from our mistakes, but I think it’s more important to learn from successes. If you learn only from your mistakes, you are inclined to learn only errors.”
– Norman Vincent Peale

“Getting people to like you is merely the other side of liking them.”
– Norman Vincent Peale

“Formulate and stamp indelibly on your mind a mental picture of yourself as succeeding. Hold this picture tenaciously. Never permit it to fade. Your mind will seek to develop the picture… Do not build up obstacles in your imagination.”
– Norman Vincent Peale

“Change yourself and your work will seem different.”
– Norman Vincent Peale

“If you paint in your mind a picture of bright and happy expectations, you put yourself into a condition conducive to your goal.”
– Norman Vincent Peale

“It is of practical value to learn to like yourself. Since you must spend so much time with yourself you might as well get some satisfaction out of the relationship.”
– Norman Vincent Peale

“Any fact facing us is not as important as our attitude toward it, for that determines our success or failure. The way you think about a fact may defeat you before you ever do anything about it. You are overcome by the fact because you think you are.”
– Norman Vincent Peale

“When every physical and mental resource is focused, one’s power to solve a problem multiplies tremendously.”
– Norman Vincent Peale

“Stand up to your obstacles and do something about them. You will find that they haven’t half the strength you think they have.”
– Norman Vincent Peale

“Change your thoughts and you change your world.”
– Norman Vincent Peale

“Action is a great restorer and builder of confidence. Inaction is not only the result, but the cause, of fear. Perhaps the action you take will be successful; perhaps different action or adjustments will have to follow. But any action is better than no action at all.”
– Norman Vincent Peale

“It’s always too early to quit.”
– Norman Vincent Peale

“Drop the idea that you are Atlas carrying the world on your shoulders. The world would go on even without you. Don’t take yourself so seriously.”
– Norman Vincent Peale

“If you put off everything till you’re sure of it, you’ll never get anything done.”
– Norman Vincent Peale

“There is a real magic in enthusiasm. It spells the difference between mediocrity and accomplishment.”
– Norman Vincent Peale

“Part of the happiness of life consists not in fighting battles, but in avoiding them. A masterly retreat is in itself a victory.”
– Norman Vincent Peale

“The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.
– Norman Vincent Peale

Team Building Quotes From Robert Kiyosaki

Team Building Quotes From Robert Kiyosaki

Robert Kiyosaki is a well known entrepreneur, investor, author and motivational speaker. He is the author of the book, ‘Rich Dad Poor Dad’, which has become one of the all-time best selling personal finance books. Even though he has become a multi-millionaire teaching people how to become rich, he was himself a failure in business at one point of time and had twice gone bankrupt with his business ventures. However, he did not succumb to the downfall and instead started teaching people how not to become poor and evade erroneous financial decisions. Kiyosaki has given financial advice on a number of television news channels including CNBC, Fox Business, and Bloomberg. Additionally, he appeared on programs such as The Oprah Winfrey Show, Fox and Friends, Larry King Live, The O’Reilly Factor, The Alex Jones Show, Glenn Beck, and Your World with Neil Cavuto.

We have put together a collection of quotes from Robert Kiyosaki, which you can use to motivate and build your team.

“Most businesses think that product is the most important thing, but without great leadership, mission and a team that deliver results at a high level, even the best product won’t make a company successful.”
– Robert Kiyosaki

“Face your fears and doubts, and new worlds will open to you.”
– Robert Kiyosaki

“The size of your success is measured by the strength of your desire; the size of your dream; and how you handle disappointment along the way.”
– Robert Kiyosaki

“Often, in the real world, it’s not the smart that get ahead but the bold.”
– Robert Kiyosaki

“If you look at anyone who has achieved great success and wealth, people like Warren Buffett, Oprah Winfrey, or Lance Armstrong, they have all focused intensely in order to win.”
– Robert Kiyosaki

“I believe that one key to success is to accept truth, no matter how it’s spoken.”
– Robert Kiyosaki

“Inside of every problem lies an opportunity.”
– Robert Kiyosaki

“If you are the kind of person who is waiting for the ‘right’ thing to happen, you might wait for a long time. It’s like waiting for all the traffic lights to be green for five miles before starting the trip.”
– Robert Kiyosaki

“Education is what you learn after you leave school.”
– Robert Kiyosaki

“The power of our thoughts may never be measured or appreciated, but it became obvious to me as a young boy that there was value and power in being aware of my thoughts and how I expressed myself.”
– Robert Kiyosaki

“Few people realize that luck is created.”
– Robert Kiyosaki

“As long as you blame someone or something else – something outside you that’s bigger than you are – as the source of your problems, the problems won’t get solved.”
– Robert Kiyosaki

“If you’re going to be a winner in life, you have to constantly go beyond your best.”
– Robert Kiyosaki

“Losers are people who are afraid of losing.”
– Robert Kiyosaki

“If you want to go somewhere, it is best to find someone who has already been there.”
– Robert Kiyosaki

“The thing I always say to people is this: ‘If you avoid failure, you also avoid success.’ ”
– Robert Kiyosaki

“Success is not a stop sign.”
– Robert Kiyosaki

Team Building Quotes About Laughter

Team Building Quotes About Laughter

Laughter is an important part of building a team. Being able to laugh, play and have fun together makes being part of a team more enjoyable and helps the team to solve problems, connect with each other and be more creative. Playing with a problem can often lead to a creative learning opportunity. Make laughter, humor and play a prominent part of your team and creativity will thrive in your team.

Related: Laughter Games Team Building Activities

Laughter is also a powerful way to combat stress and conflict. Humor lightens burdens, connects you to others and inspires hope. It is an excellent resource for surmounting problems and enhancing relationships within a team. Laughter relaxes the body, boosts the immune system, releases feel good chemicals and even keeps your heart healthier.

We have put together the following quotes about the team building benefits of laughter.

“Laughter connects you with people. It’s almost impossible to maintain any kind of distance or any sense of social hierarchy when you’re just howling with laughter. Laughter is a force for democracy.” — John Cleese

“A good laugh is a mighty good thing, a rather too scarce a good thing.”
— Herman Melville

“Against the assault of laughter, nothing can stand.”
— Mark Twain

“Always laugh when you can. It is cheap medicine.”
— Lord Byron

“An optimist laughs to forget; a pessimist forgets to laugh.”
— Tom Nansbury

“As soap is to the body, so laughter is to the soul.”
— A Jewish Proverb

“At the height of laughter, the universe is flung into a kaleidoscope of new possibilities.”
— Jean Houston

“From there to here, from here to there, funny things are everywhere.”
— Dr. Seuss

“He who laughs, lasts!”
— Mary Pettibone Poole

“I have always felt that laughter in the face of reality is probably the finest sound there is and will last until the day when the game is called on account of darkness. In this world, a good time to laugh is any time you can.”
— Linda Ellerbee

“If Laughter cannot solve your problems, it will definitely DISSOLVE your problems; so that you can think clearly what to do about them”
– Dr. Madan Kataria

“If you don’t learn to laugh at trouble, you won’t have anything to laugh at when you’re old.”
— Edgar Watson Howe

“If you wish to glimpse inside a human soul and get to know the man, don’t bother analyzing his ways of being silent, of talking, of weeping, or seeing how much he is moved by noble ideas; you’ll get better results if you just watch him laugh. If he laughs well, he’s a good man…All I claim to know is that laughter is the most reliable gauge of human nature.”
— Feodor Dostoyevsky

“If you would not be laughed at, be the first to laugh at yourself.”
— Benjamin Franklin

“It is bad to suppress laughter. It goes back down and spreads to your hips.”
— Fred Allen

“Laugh my friend, for laughter ignites a fire within the pit of your belly and awakens your being.”
—Stella & Blake

Laughter has no foreign accent. — Paul Lowney

 

 

Team Building Quotes From Richard Branson

Team Building Quotes From Richard Branson

Richard Branson is an English business magnate, investor and philanthropist. He is the founder of the Virgin Group, which controls more than 400 companies. In 1972 he opened a chain of record stores called Virgin Records and which was later known Virgin Megastores. During the 1980’s Branson set up Virgin Atlantic airline and expanded the Virgin Records music label. In March of 2000 he was knighted for “services to entrepeneurship” and has become one of the most prominent figures in British culture for his work in retail, music and transport, his taste for adventure, and for his humanitarian work. In 2002, Richard Branson was named  in the BBC’s poll of the 100 Greatest Britons.

We have put together a collection of quotes from Richard Branson, which you can use to motivate and build your team.

“Fun is one of the most important – and underrated – ingredients in any successful venture. If you’re not having fun, then it’s probably time to call it quits and try something else.”
– Richard Branson

“You don’t learn to walk by following rules. You learn by doing, and by falling over.”
– Richard Branson

“There’s an inherent danger in letting people think that they have perfected something. When they believe they’ve ‘nailed it,’ most people tend to sit back and rest on their laurels while countless others will be labouring furiously to better their work!”
– Richard Branson

“Do not be embarrassed by your failures, learn from them and start again.”
– Richard Branson

“If you want to be more productive, then start at the start: get there on time. Whether it is a meeting, a flight, an appointment or a date, it’s important to ensure you are there when you say you will be there. This may feel like an old-fashioned tip to give, but it has served me well for five decades in business.”
– Richard Branson

“To me, business isn’t about wearing suits or pleasing stockholders. It’s about being true to yourself, your ideas and focusing on the essentials.”
– Richard Branson

“From a young age, I learned to focus on the things I was good at and delegate to others what I was not good at. That’s how Virgin is run. Fantastic people throughout the Virgin Group run our businesses, allowing me to think creatively and strategically.”
– Richard Branson

“My interest in life comes from setting myself huge, apparently unachievable challenges and trying to rise above them.”
– Richard Branson

“A passionate belief in your business and personal objectives can make all the difference between success and failure. If you aren’t proud of what you’re doing, why should anybody else be?”
– Richard Branson

“An exceptional company is the one that gets all the little details right. And the people out on the front line, they know when things are not going right, and they know when things need to be improved. And if you listen to them, you can soon improve all those niggly things which turns an average company into an exceptional company.”
– Richard Branson

“And you know, I’ve had great fun turning quite a lot of different industries on their head and making sure those industries will never be the same again, because Virgin went in and took them on.”
– Richard Branson

“Treat failure as a lesson on how not to approach achieving a goal, and then use that learning to improve your chances of success when you try again. Failure is only the end if you decide to stop.”
– Richard Branson

“My attitude has always been, if you fall flat on your face, at least you’re moving forward. All you have to do is get back up and try again.”
– Richard Branson

“I’m not the sort of person who gives up on things. The first time we crossed the Atlantic in the balloon, it crashed, and we went on and did the Pacific. First time we crossed the Atlantic in a boat, it sank, and we went on and got the record. So, generally speaking, we will pick ourselves up, brush ourselves down, and carry on.”
– Richard Branson

“All you have in business is your reputation – so it’s very important that you keep your word.”
– Richard Branson

“For a successful entrepreneur it can mean extreme wealth. But with extreme wealth comes extreme responsibility. And the responsibility for me is to invest in creating new businesses, create jobs, employ people, and to put money aside to tackle issues where we can make a difference.”
– Richard Branson

“A good leader doesn’t get stuck behind a desk.”
– Richard Branson

“Being a good listener is absolutely critical to being a good leader; you have to listen to the people who are on the front line.”
– Richard Branson

“There’s no point in starting a business unless you’re going to make a dramatic difference to other people’s lives. So if you’ve got an idea that’s gonna make a big difference to other people’s lives, then just get on and do it.”
– Richard Branson

“A business has to be involving, it has to be fun, and it has to exercise your creative instincts.”
– Richard Branson

Team Building Quotes From Donald Trump

Team Building Quotes From Donald Trump

Donald Trump is an American businessman, television producer and newly elected President of the United States.  As a businessman, Trump has built office towers, hotels, casinos, golf courses and other branded facilities worldwide. He was elected as the 45th United States president in the 2016 election and is scheduled to take office on January 20, 2017. At 70 years old, he will be the oldest person to assume the presidency. As of 2016, he was listed by Forbes as the 324th wealthiest person in the world, and 113th in the United States.

We have put together a collection of quotes from Donald Trump, which you can use to motivate and build your team.

“My whole life is about winning. I don’t lose often. I almost never lose.”
– Donald Trump

“Sometimes you need conflict in order to come up with a solution. Through weakness, often times, you can’t make the right sort of settlement, so I’m aggressive, but I also get things done, and in the end, everybody likes me.”
– Donald Trump

“Without passion you don’t have energy, without energy you have nothing.”
– Donald Trump

“Part of being a winner is knowing when enough is enough. Sometimes you have to give up the fight and walk away, and move on to something that’s more productive.”
– Donald Trump

“In the end, you’re measured not by how much you undertake but by what you finally accomplish.”
– Donald Trump

“What separates the winners from the losers is how a person reacts to each new twist of fate.”
– Donald Trump

“Experience taught me a few things. One is to listen to your gut, no matter how good something sounds on paper. The second is that you’re generally better off sticking with what you know. And the third is that sometimes your best investments are the ones you don’t make.”
– Donald Trump

“As long as you’re going to be thinking anyway, think big.”
– Donald Trump

“If you’re interested in ‘balancing’ work and pleasure, stop trying to balance them. Instead, make your work more pleasurable.”
– Donald Trump

“Sometimes by losing a battle you find a new way to win the war.”
– Donald Trump

“If you love what you do, if you love going to the office, if you really like it – not just say it, but really like it – it keeps you young and energised. I really love what I do.”
– Donald Trump

“It’s always good to be underestimated.”
– Donald Trump

“I have an attention span that’s as long as it has to be.”
– Donald Trump

“I give to everybody. When they call, I give. And do you know what? When I need something from them two years later, three years later, I call them, they are there for me.”
– Donald Trump

“I try to learn from the past, but I plan for the future by focusing exclusively on the present. That’s where the fun is.”
– Donald Trump

“Everything I do in life is framed through the view of a businessman. That’s my instinct. If I go into a pharmacy to buy shaving cream, then I’m going to look for the best deal on shaving cream.”
– Donald Trump

“I judge people based on their capability, honesty, and merit.”
– Donald Trump

“I always look at it that I work with my employees as opposed to them working for me.”
– Donald Trump

“I wasn’t satisfied just to earn a good living. I was looking to make a statement.”
– Donald Trump

Team Building Quotes From Confucius

Team Building Quotes From Confucius

Confucius was a Chinese teacher, editor, politician, and philosopher of the Spring and Autumn period of Chinese history. The philosophy of Confucius emphasized personal and governmental morality, correctness of social relationships, justice and sincerity. Confucius’s principles had a basis in common Chinese tradition and belief. He championed strong family loyalty, ancestor veneration, and respect of elders by their children and of husbands by their wives. He also recommended family as a basis for ideal government. He espoused the well-known principle “Do not do to others what you do not want done to yourself”.

We have put together a collection of quotes from Confucius, which you can use to motivate and build your team.

“Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.”
– Confucius

“When you are laboring for others let it be with the same zeal as if it were for yourself.”
– Confucius

“The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools.”
– Confucius

“When it is obvious that the goals cannot be reached, don’t adjust the goals, adjust the action steps.”
– Confucius

“They must often change, who would be constant in happiness or wisdom.”
– Confucius

“If I am walking with two other men, each of them will serve as my teacher. I will pick out the good points of the one and imitate them, and the bad points of the other and correct them in myself.”
– Confucius

“It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.”
– Confucius

“To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.”
– Confucius

“By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is noblest; Second, by imitation, which is easiest; and third by experience, which is the bitterest.”
– Confucius

“Ability will never catch up with the demand for it.”
– Confucius

“He who learns but does not think, is lost! He who thinks but does not learn is in great danger.”
– Confucius

“The will to win, the desire to succeed, the urge to reach your full potential… these are the keys that will unlock the door to personal excellence.”
– Confucius

“Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.”
– Confucius

“Success depends upon previous preparation, and without such preparation there is sure to be failure.”
– Confucius

“To know what you know and what you do not know, that is true knowledge.”
– Confucius