Tamron Hall quotes: the TV host’s best stuff.
“Push through. Not in a negative way and not in a forced way. Everyone has to believe in themselves!”
“We all have roadblocks; we all have challenges.”
“We all have these challenges and stereotypes that exist, but you can’t let that hold you down. If that’s the first thing you think about as a black woman – the challenge that lies ahead – you are thinking in the wrong direction, in my opinion.”
Kristin Davis quotes: on battling addiction, gaining perspective, giving back, and more.
“I was very poor and I was a waitress, and it’s hard to be a poor waitress in New York.”
“Where I come from, a lot of people didn’t have money, but they didn’t have gangs or drugs either.”
“We all get so caught up in our day-to-day lives and have so many gripes. But when you see the way others live and how they make the best of it, you’ll realize how lucky you are.”
Kim Cattrall quotes: Samantha tells it like it is.
“Really rejoice in being yourself. Have your own drumbeat.”
“If you stick with a vision, it might not all work, but some of it will be absolute genius. To me, 15 minutes worth of absolute genius… is so much better than two hours of mediocrity.”
“I try not to listen to the shoulds or coulds, and try to get beyond expectations, peer pressure, or trying to please – and just listen. I believe all the answers are ultimately within us.”
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David Hasselhoff quotes: “The Hoff” reflects on his success and struggles and the joke we call life.
“Believe in yourself, that no matter what you want to do, your dreams can come true.”
“Get in the game. No matter what you are working on, get in the game. Learn the business. Talk to people and find out what is going on. Believe in yourself and keep a positive attitude. See it, believe it and live it. Don’t wait for the phone to ring. Pick up the phone and make the call.”
William Shatner quotes: nuggets from Captain Kirk.
“You have to create your life. You have to carve it, like a sculpture.”
“Success should always be just beyond your grasp.”
“Success is different for everyone; everybody defines it in their own way, and that’s part of what we do… finding what it was each person wanted to achieve and what their willingness to sacrifice for that was.”
“You might as well aim high. Why shoot yourself in the foot when you can shoot yourself in the head?”
Tilman Fertitta quotes: Tilmanisms no business should be without.
“See the opportunity, seize the opportunity.”
“Be the bull.”
“People throw in the towel because they don’t know how to fight. You’d be surprised how much fight you have in you if you just do it.”
Lisa Kudrow quotes: Phoebe’s finest gems.
“You have to surrender to the fact that you are of too many in a highly competitive field where it is difficult to stand out. Over time, through your work, you will demonstrate who you are and what you bring to the field. Just stay with it and keep working.”
“I just listened to that inner voice. By the way, it’s always a good move to listen to that inner voice… if it doesn’t lead to a crime.”
“It’s not supposed to be easy, but it doesn’t have to be torture. You’re supposed to have moments of uncertainty about which path to take because the 20s are full of crossroads.”
Judy Garland quotes: listen carefully… as Dorthy dishes out advice.
“Always be a first-rate version of yourself, instead of a second-rate version of somebody else.”
“Behind every cloud is another cloud.”
“We cast away priceless time in dreams, born of imagination, fed upon illusion, and put to death by reality.”
“How strange when an illusion dies. It’s as though you’ve lost a child.”
Judith R. Faulkner quotes: matter-of-fact messages from the Midwest billionaire.
“What you put up with is what you stand for.”
“‘Yes, if…’ rather than, ‘No, because…’ I am not good with, ‘No, because…’ Come up with a way to figure it out and work on the, ‘Yes, if…’ We get magic done at Epic because we come to it with a ‘Yes, if…’ approach.”
“Don’t be a champion of the mediocre. If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way. Be an enabler, not an inhibitor.”
Shari Arison quotes: wholesome words from the biz billionaire.
“Sustainability is the key to our survival on this planet and will also determine success on all levels.”
“Doing good business – being ethical, being transparent, being caring, implementing values in your business – makes a difference, and you make money at the same time.”
“I find that when you lead with vision and values, engaging employees and showing them that values are just as important as profits, everyone comes on board. And not only do they come on board, but they connect to their own individual creativity.”
Safra Catz quotes: the tech titan’s best soundbites.
“What are important qualities to be successful? The most important quality is courage.”
“Courage is about doing something new. A lot of people are comfortable doing things the old way – and they will constantly fight you. You have to have the courage of your convictions to just go for it.”
“Be flexible. It’s paramount to understand that continuing to do what made you successful in the past may not be where your future is.”
Angela Merkel quotes: on money, mindset, leadership and more.
“I’m still convinced: where there’s a will, there’s a way.”
“Use your prior life experience to help you lead.”
“Always be more than you appear and never appear to be more than you are.”
Janet Yellen quotes: on economics, equality, efficiency and more.
“If there is a job that you feel passionate about, do what you can to pursue that job; if there is a purpose about which you are passionate, dedicate yourself to that purpose.”
“Yankee Stadium is a natural venue for another lesson: you won’t succeed all the time. Even Ruth, Gehrig, and DiMaggio failed most of time when they stepped to the plate. Finding the right path in life, more often than not, involves some missteps.”
Christine Lagarde quotes: tips you can take to the bank.
“It’s life. And it’s an extraordinary adventure and an extraordinary challenge every day. Every day you have to just prove yourself.”
“Grit your teeth and smile. In the face of adversity, go.”
“Diversity in and of itself is a strong positive.”