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Attitude

Definition: A settled way of thinking or feeling about something.
Number of Quotes: 29

A professional is a man who can do his job when he doesn't feel like it. An amateur is a man who can't do his work when he does feel like it.
James Agate

The rough broad difference between the American and the European business man is that the latter is anxious to leave his work, while the former is anxious to get to it.
Arnold Bennett

If a gentleman is frivolous, he will lose the respect of his inferiors.
Confucius

Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not; the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent. The slogan, Press on, has solved and always will solve the problems of the human race.
Calvin Coolidge

Your attitude determines your altitude.
Stephen R. Covey

The one important thing I have learned over the years is the difference between taking one's work seriously and taking one's self seriously. The first is imperative and the second disastrous.
Margot Fonteyn

Everything can be taken from a man but one thing: the last of the human freedoms - to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one's own way.
Victor Frankl

Well done is better than well said.
Benjamin Franklin

Leadership is practiced, not so much in words as in attitude and in actions.
Harold Geneen

You can increase your brain power three to fivefold simply by laughing and having fun before working on a problem.
Doug Hall

Change is an attitude of mind and the place to start is within ourselves.
John Harvey-Jones

It is only when a person has his own generator that we can talk about motivation. He then needs no outside stimulation. He wants to do it.
Frederick Herzberg

Be not afraid of life. Believe that life is worth living and your belief will help create the fact.
William James

Think small and act small, and we'll get bigger. Think big and act big, and we'll get smaller.
Herb Kelleher

I feel that the essence of spiritual practice is your attitude toward others. When you have a pure, sincere motivation, then you have right attitude toward others based on kindness, compassion, love and respect.
Dalai Lama

Most folks are about as happy as they make up their minds to be.
Abraham Lincoln

I treat everything as a learning experience; then you become detached from the result and more interested in the experience itself.
Lorraine Moller

Pride should consist in doing your job in the best possible manner.
Jawaharlal Nehru

Drop the idea that you are Atlas carrying the world on your shoulders. The world would go on even without you. Don't take yourself so seriously.
Norman Vincent Peale

All seems infected that the infected spy, as all looks yellow to the jaundiced eye.
Alexander Pope

If I had to name a driving force in my life, I'd name passion every time.
Anita Roddick

The kind of brain-dead, gum chewing assistant you find in so many shops drives me wild. I want everyone who works for me to feel the same excitement that I feel.
Anita Roddick

The highest form of success ... comes, not to the man who desires mere easy peace, but to the man who does not shrink from danger, from hardship, or from bitter toil, and who out of these wins the splendid ultimate triumph.
Theodore Roosevelt

Leadership is not so much about technique and methods as it is about opening the heart. Leadership is about inspiration - of oneself and of others. Great leadership is about human experiences, not processes. Leadership is not a formula or a program, it is a human activity that comes from the heart and considers the hearts of others. It is an attitude, not a routine.
Lance Secretan

It is quality rather than quantity that matters.
Seneca

Don't cry because it's over. Smile because it happened.
Dr. Seuss

If you can't change your fate change your attitude.
Amy Tan

When a person doesn't have gratitude, something is missing in his or her humanity. A person can almost be defined by his or her attitude toward gratitude.
Elie Wiesel

Morality is simply the attitude we adopt towards people whom we personally dislike.
Oscar Wilde

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