40 awesome quotes to begin your presentation

40 awesome quotes to begin your presentation

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An awesome, inspiring quote, related to the subject of your presentation, might do the job as a "brand" for you and as an "attention grabber" for the audience. So let's see some quotes I hand picked for you.


  • 1. Business Education Motivation Politics

2. "There is only one boss. The customer. And hecan fire everybody in the company from thechairman on down, simply by spending hismoney somewhere else.Sam Walton, Walmart 3. "Do what you do so well that they will want tosee it again and bring their friends."Walt Disney 4. "The definition of insanity is to keep doing thesame things and expecting a different result." Stephen Covey, Author - "7 Habits of HighlySuccessful People" 5. "Slowness to change usually means fear ofthe new."Philip Crosby, Quality Guru 6. "Dont measure yourself by what you haveaccomplished, but by what you shouldhave accomplished with your ability.John Wooden, Basketball Coach, UCLA 7. "Your most unhappy customers are yourgreatest source of learning." Bill Gates, Microsoft 8. "Customers dont expect you to be perfect.They do expect you to fix things when they gowrong." Donald Porter, British Airways 9. "The single most important thing toremember about any enterprise is thatthere are no results inside its walls. Theresult of a business is a satisfied customer." Peter Drucker, Business Guru, 10. "Even a correct decision is wrong when itwas taken too late.Lee Iacocca, CEO of Chrysler 11. "There is at least one point in the history ofany company when you have to changedramatically to rise to the next level ofperformance. Miss that moment - and youstart to decline."Andy Grove, Intel 12. "Best Efforts will not substitute for knowledge."W. Edwards Deming, Quality Guru 13. The whole art of teaching is only the art ofawakening the natural curiosity of youngminds for the purpose of satisfying itafterwards. Anatole France 14. If you think education is expensive, try ignorance! Andy McIntyre 15. The one real object of education is to havea man in the condition of continuallyasking questions. Bishop Mandell Creighton 16. Learn as though you would never be able tomaster it; hold it as though you would be infear of losing it. Confucius 17. Education is learning what you didnt evenknow you didnt know.Daniel J. Boorstin 18. If a man is a fool, you dont train him out of being a fool by sending him to university. You merely turn him into a trained fool, ten times more dangerous. Desmond Bagley 19. The simplest schoolboy is now familiar withtruths for which Archimedes would havesacrificed his life.Ernest Renan 20. I have never met a man so ignorant that I couldnt learn something from him. Galileo Galilei 21. More money is put into prisons than intoschools. That, in itself, is the description of anation bent on suicide. I mean, what is moreprecious to us than our own children? We aregoing to build a lot more prisons if we do notdeal with the schools and their inequalities. Jonathan Kozol 22. "Over 70% of people leave their jobs becauseof the way they are led." Norman Drummond, Motivational Speaker 23. Hate is never conquered by hate, hate isonly conquered by love.The Buddha 24. Everything has beauty, but not everyonesees it. Confucius 25. The greatest glory in living lies not in neverfalling, but in rising every time we fall. Nelson Mandela 26. Always be a first-rate version ofyourself, instead of a second-rate versionof somebody else.Judy Garland 27. If the only prayer you ever say in your entire life is thank you, it will be enough. Meister Eckhart 28. The purpose of our lives is to be happy.Dalai Lama 29. "That is one good thing about this world...there are always sure to be more springs.Lucy Maud Montgomery 30. I generally avoid temptation unless I cant resist it. Mae West, Inspirational Sayings 31. I like pigs. Dogs look up to us. Cats lookdown on us. Pigs treat us as equals.Sir Winston Churchill Meaningful Sayings 32. The basis of a democratic state is liberty. Aristotle 33. Education is a better safeguard of libertythan a standing army. Edward Everett 34. Politics is the art of looking for trouble, findingit whether it exists or not, diagnosing itincorrectly, and applying the wrongremedy. Ernest Benn 35. The problem with political jokes is they getelected. Henry Cate VII 36. Nothing is so admirable in politics as a short memory. John Kenneth Galbraith 37. The word politics is derived from the wordpoly, meaning many, and the wordticks, meaning blood sucking parasites. Larry Hardiman + 38. Being in politics is like being a footballcoach. You have to be smart enough tounderstand the game, and dumb enoughto think its important. Eugene McCarthy 39. Politics is supposed to be the second oldestprofession. I have come to realize that itbears a very close resemblance to the first.Ronald Reagan ? 40. Politics is the art of preventing people fromtaking part in affairs which properly concernthem.Paul Valery 41. Reading is the basics for all learning. George W. Bush 42. Pictures: http://www.sxc.hu Business quotes:http://www.quantisoft.com/Articles/Quotes.htm 43. Education quotes:http://www.allinspiration.com/Education/Quotes/education_quotes.html Motivation quotes:http://www.dancelightly.com/motivational-memorable-quotes.php Politics quotes: http://www.memorable-quotes.com http://www.quotesitum.com/category /Politics 44. Thank you for your attention!More on: http://presentationist.eu