Friday Fun: What’s Your Favorite Business Quote?

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Here are some of mine (from some pretty random sources).

Godot never comes! – Thom Singer (from a recent comment on Chris Brogan’s blog).

Waiting (and waiting) for perfection, or for someone to save you, won’t move you forward. Instead of waiting, do something. It’s OK if it fails, which leads me to..

Give yourself a D – Seth Godin (Linchpin)

Failure happens. If it does, you’ve learned something.

I have always believed that writing advertisements is the second most profitable form of writing. The first, of course, is ransom notes . . . ~ Philip Dusenberry

Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds – Albert Einstein

If I am not for myself, who will be for me? If I am for myself only, what am I? And if not now, when? – Hillel

This may not seem to have a lot to do with marketing, but it does. If you only give and give you will be poor and hungry. It is OK to want to earn money for your work, and be paid accordingly. However, if you only interrupt people and act selfishly, you will be perceived as greedy and self-centered. Give some things away (but not everything). What are you waiting for? If it’s Godot, he’s not coming.

What are your favorites? Share them below.