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55 Productivity Quotes For Work, Life and Making the Most of You

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Productivity Quotes For Work, Life and Making the Most of You

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Productivity quotes

1.) “You can’t get much done in life if you only work on days when you feel good.”
― Jerry West


2.) “Everyday that I procrastinate, everyday that I sit stagnant in fear, everyday that I fail to better myself, someone else out there with the same goals and dreams as me is doing the exact opposite.”  ― Noel DeJesus


3.) “The true price of anything you do is the amount of time you exchange for it.”
― Henry David Thoreau

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3.) “Sometimes the biggest gain in productive energy will come from cleaning the cobwebs, dealing with old business, and clearing the desks—cutting loose debris that’s impeding forward motion.”  ― David Allen


4.) “It’s not always that we need to do more but rather that we need to focus on less.”
― Nathan W. Morris


5.) “It is not enought to be busy, so are the ants. The question is: What are we busy about?”
― Henry David Thoreau

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6.) The perfect is the enemy of the good. Voltaire

Productivity Quotes For Work, Life and Making the Most of You

7.) There is no substitute for hard work. Thomas A. Edison


8.) The least productive people are usually the ones who are most in favor of holding meetings. – Thomas Sowell

9.) No matter how great the talent or efforts, some things just take time. You can’t produce a baby in one month by getting nine women pregnant. Warren Buffett


10.) If you spend too much time thinking about a thing, you’ll never get it done. Bruce Lee


11.) Nothing is less productive than to make more efficient what should not be done at all. Peter Drucker


12.) If you commit to giving more time than you have to spend, you will constantly be running from time debt collectors. – Elizabeth Grace Saunders

13.) There is no waste in the world that equals the waste from needless, ill-directed, and ineffective motions. Frank Bunker Gilbreth, Sr.

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14.) Amateurs sit and wait for inspiration, the rest of us just get up and go to work. – Stephen King


15.) My goal is no longer to get more done, but rather to have less to do. – Francine Jay


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


17.) “As long as I am breathing, in my eyes, I am just beginning.” ― Criss Jami, Killosophy

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18.) “Whenever you are asked if you can do a job, tell ’em, ‘Certainly I can!’ Then get busy and find out how to do it.” Theodore Roosevelt


19.) “Your mind is for having ideas, not holding them.” ― David Allen

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20.) “Hofstadter’s Law: It always takes longer than you expect, even when you take into account Hofstadter’s Law” ― Douglas R. Hofstadter


21.) “Consider everything an experiment.” ― Corita Kent


22.) “Create with the heart; build with the mind.” ― Criss Jami, Killosophy


23.) “On every level of life, from housework to heights of prayer, in all judgment and efforts to get things done, hurry and impatience are sure marks of the amateur.” ― Evelyn Underhill


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

25.) “Simplicity boils down to two steps: Identify the essential. Eliminate the rest.” Leo Babauta

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26.) In trying to find who you are, be less destructive and more constructive. Look at art or whatever your passion is and be productive.” – Nirrimi Joy Hakanson


27.) While one person hesitates because he feels inferior, the other is busy making mistakes and becoming superior.” – Henry C. Link


28.) Nothing is less productive than to make more efficient what should not be done at all.” – Peter Drucker


29.) The simple act of paying positive attention to people has a great deal to do with productivity. – Thomas J. Peters

30.) When you waste a moment, you have killed it in a sense, squandering an irreplaceable opportunity. But when you use the moment properly, filling it with purpose and productivity, it lives on forever.” – Menachem Mendel Schneerson

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31.) So that the record of history is absolutely crystal clear. That there is no alternative way, so far discovered, of improving the lot of the ordinary people that can hold a candle to the productive activities that are unleashed by a free enterprise system.” – Milton Friedman


32.) I have a lot of nervous energy. Work is my best way of channelling that into something productive unless I want to wind up assaulting the postman or gardener.” – Ben Stiller


33.) Should you find yourself in a chronically leaking boat, energy devoted to changing vessels is likely to be more productive than energy devoted to patching leaks.” – Warren Buffett


34.) Productivity is never an accident. It is always the result of a commitment to excellence, intelligent planning, and focused effort.” – Paul J. Meyer

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35.) The productivity of a work group seems to depend on how the group members see their own goals in relation to the goals of the organization.” – Ken Blanchard


36.) Start by doing what’s necessary; then do what’s possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible. – Francis Of Assisi


37.) Start with good people, lay out the rules, communicate with your employees, motivate them and reward them. If you do all those things effectively, you can’t miss. – Lee Iacocca

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38.) 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


39.) The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing. – Walt Disney

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40.) 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 know when you find it. – Steve Jobs


41.) People often remark that I’m pretty lucky. Luck is only important in so far as getting the change to sell yourself at the right moment. After that, you’ve got to have talent and know how to use it. Frank Sinatra


42.) Real integrity is doing the right thing, knowing that nobody’s going to know whether you did it or not. – Oprah Winfrey


43.) It’s not that I’m so smart, it’s just that I stay with problems longer. – Albert Einstein

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44.) You were born to win, but to be a winner, you must plan to win, prepare to win, and expect to win. – Zig Ziglar


45.) Sometimes, things may not go your way, but the effort should be there every single night. – Michael Jordan

46.) “Cell phones, mobile e-mail, and all the other cool and slick gadgets can cause massive losses in our creative output and overall productivity. – Robin S. Sharma


47.) “Our future growth relies on competitiveness and innovation, skills and productivity… and these in turn rely on the education of our people. – Julia Gillard


48.) “I turned down a scholarship to Yale. The problem with college is that there’s a tendency to mistake preparation for productivity. You can prepare all you want, but if you never roll the dice you’ll never be successful. – Shia LaBeouf


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49.) “Understanding your employee’s perspective can go a long way towards increasing productivity and happiness. – Kathryn Minshew

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50.) “The reality is that business and investment spending are the true leading indicators of the economy and the stock market. If you want to know where the stock market is headed, forget about consumer spending and retail sales figures. Look to business spending, price inflation, interest rates, and productivity gains. – Mark Skousen


51.) “Even though worker capacity and motivation are destroyed when leaders choose power over productivity, it appears that bosses would rather be in control than have the organization work well. -Margaret J. Wheatley


52.) “On my desk I have three screens, synchronized to form a single desktop. I can drag items from one screen to the next. Once you have that large display area, you’ll never go back, because it has a direct impact on productivity. – Bill Gates

53.) “Paying good wages is not in opposition to good productivity. – James Sinegal

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54.) “One of the great challenges of our age, in which the tools of our productivity are also the tools of our leisure, is to figure out how to make more useful those moments of procrastination when we’re idling in front of our computer screens. – Joshua Foer


55.) “A wonderful emotion to get things moving when one is stuck is anger. It was anger more than anything else that had set me off, roused me into productivity and creativity. – Mary Garden

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