Quotes: Mackay’s Morals

Quotes by Harvey Mackay from his columns

  1. “No one is as important as all of us”
  2. “Gratitude should be a continuous attitude”
  3. “Killing time isn’t murder; it’s suicide.”
  4. “Hidden talents don’t have to be huge, but the results can be.”
  5. “Open a book… open your mind.”
  6. “Life is a lot easier if you always play by the rules”
  7. “We all have to grow up, but we never have to get old”
  8. “Corporate integrity begins with personal integrity.”
  9. ” ‘We’ is a little word that sends a big message.”
  10. “People don’t care how much you know about them once they realize how much you care about them.”
  11. “Critical thinking is critical to success.”
  12. “The only person who can put limits on your imagination is you”.
  13. “It’s not enough to know what. You must also know how.”
  14. “Your mind is your most powerful ally in developing confidence.”
  15. “Doing the right thing is never the wrong thing to do.”
  16. “There is one thing more contagious than enthusiasm, and that is the lack of enthusiasm.”
  17. “A student of life considers the world a classroom.”
  18. “People are judged by the company they keep. Companies are judged by the people they keep.”
  19. “If seeing is believing, visualizing is achieving.”
  20. “Creativity, not necessity, is the true mother of invention.”
  21. “They say a word to the wise is sufficient, but I say a word from the wise is a gift!”
  22. “If you don’t climb the mountain, you can’t see the view.”
  23. “There is no such thing as a final offer.”
  24. “Failure is not falling down but staying down.”
  25. “Customer service is not a department; it’s everyone’s job.”
  26. “Saying you’re sorry and showing you’re sorry are not the same thing.”
  27. “Exercise your brain so your memory doesn’t get flabby.”
  28. “An ounce of commitment is worth pounds of promises.”
  29. “Most people strive to be better off, but few strive to be better.”
  30. “if you want to make your mark, sharpen your skills.”
  31. “The fool asks the wise for advice, but the wise asks the experienced.”
  32. “Pride is the stone over which many people stumble.
  33. “Control your life or it will control you.”
  34. “The hardest part of the sale is selling yourself to your customer.”
  35. “Entrepreneurship is living a few years of your life like most people won’t so that you can spend the rest of your life like most people can’t.”
  36. “to get what you’ve never had, you must do what you’ve never done.”
  37. “You’ll never lose credibility if you share the credit.”
  38. “Happiness can be thought, taught and caught… but not bought.”
  39. “Failure isn’t final unless you say it is.”
  40. “We may not be able to predict the future, but we can prepare for it.”
  41. “A plan isn’t a plan until you have a backup plan.”
  42. “Taking your time is sometimes the best use of your time.”
  43. “If a business knows what’s good for it, it knows what’s good for a customer.”
  44. “You can’t get ahead if you don’t get started.”
  45. “The best way to sound like you know what you’re talking about is to know what you’re talking about.”
  46. “Stay on your toes or fall flat on your face.”
  47. “You’ll never reach your goal if you don’t have one.”
  48. “Taking care of employees is taking care of business.”
  49. “lots of people start, but few people finish.”
  50. “The smarter I get, the more I realize I’m not finished learning.”

About Kate Kresse

I love to write, I love to talk, I love to uplift people when I can. I am a woman in love with life. I am a wife, mom, tutor, writer, and I am a perennial optimist. (OK not every single minute but you get the point! :-)
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