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I was sent some motivational/other quotes today which made me smile (not that I need any motivation of course as I am self propelled) but thought I;d share them anyway.

 

"If you don't know where you are going, you'll end up someplace else. "

-- Yogi Berra

 

"You were born an original. Don't die a copy."

-- John Mason

 

"If you don't like something change it; if you can't change it, change the way you think about it."

-- Mary Engelbreit

 

"If you don't learn from your mistakes, there's no sense making them."

-- unknown

 

"Courage doesn't always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying, "I will try again tomorrow."

 

"Unless you try to do something beyond what you have already mastered, you will never grow."

-- Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

"Knowing is not enough; we must apply.

Willing is not enough; we must do."

--Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

 

"I cannot give you the formula for success, but I can give you the formula for failure, which is: Try to please everybody."

-- Herbert Bayard Swope

 

"The average woman would rather have beauty than brains, because the average man can see better than he can think."

-- unknown

 

"Everyone is entitled to their own opinion. It's just that yours is stupid"

-- unknown

 

"The road to success is always under construction"

-- unknown

 

 

Are there any you know that you like or indeed any other types of quotes or sayings that 'tickly your fancy'

No rude ones though please :lol:

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When I was a contract electrician on Kelloggs in the 90's.... our site foreman had a motivational phrase to make you work the weekend.

 

If you said you weren't available to work he used the phrase "Very well.....D.C.M"

 

 

 

 

 

Translated it basically meant that if you don't work the weekend; then "Don't Come Monday"

 

Worked all the time!!

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Here are a few sayings from the alternative book of Zen: -

 

The journey of a thousand miles begins with a broken fan belt and a flat tyre.

 

The darkest hours come just before the dawn. So if you're going to steal your neighbour's milk and newspaper, that's the time to do it.

 

Don't aspire to become irreplaceable. If you can't be replaced, you can't be promoted.

 

Remember, no-one is listening until you fart.

 

Never forget that you are unique, like everyone else.

 

Never test the depth of the water with both feet.

 

Before you judge someone, you should walk a mile in their shoes. That way, when you judge them, you're a mile away and you have their shoes.

 

If at first you don't succeed, avoid skydiving.

 

Give a man a fish and he will eat for a day. Teach him how to fish, and he will sit in a boat and drink beer all day.

 

If you tell the truth, you don't have to remember anything.

 

Good judgment comes from experience, experience comes from bad judgment.

 

A closed mouth gathers no feet.

 

There are two theories about how to win an argument with a woman. Neither one works.

 

Generally speaking, you aren't learning much if your lips are moving.

 

Never miss a good chance to shut up.

 

Experience is something you don't get until just after you need it.

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