My Favorite Quotes

A simple list of some of my favorite quotes.

A quote is both inspiring and meaningful.  It expands your soul while at the same time can become a mantra to repeat in life.

A good quote is almost as good as good memory of a past experience.  Well not really, a good memory is worth much more than a good quote.  A good quote is more like a good piece of cake.


Try not to become a success, but rather try to become a person of value.  – Albert Einstein

Remember what I said about a meaningful life?  I wrote it down, but now I can recite it:  Devote yourself to loving others, devote yourself to loving others, devote yourself to your community around you and devote yourself to creating something that gives you purpose and meaning. (Tuesdays with Morrie)

Give people more than they expect, and do it cheerfully.

A manager is an advocate for the customer.

If you don’t have time to do it right, when will you have time to do it over? – John Wooden

English writer John Donne once wrote that no man is an island.  “Any man’s death diminishes me, because I am involved in mankind, and therefore never send to know for whom the bell tolls; it tolls for thee,” were Donne’s words.

Ignore the voice that says, “You deserve it.” – Phil Vischer, Veggie Tales

Tell me, I’ll forget.  Show me, I may remember.  But involve me and I’ll understand.  – Chinese Proverb

Enthusiasm is nothing more than faith at work.  – Henry Chester


— Joel Fleischman.  Joel is the president and solution provider for Drexel Building Supply.  (   You can follow him on twitter:  @JoelmFleischman.  He has provided solutions for builders and their clients since 1996 and a whole bunch of other stuff that you probably don’t care about.

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