Management development providers GNP publish a monthly set of handy 'quotable quotes' for anyone to use in presentations, speeches or training sessions. Arranged into 100 'themes' including vision, change, leadership, teamwork, communication, motivation and innovation. TrainingZONE has arranged to bring you the quotes on a regular basis. This month the theme is "Integrity".
"We must adjust to changing times and still hold to unchanging principles."
Jimmy Carter , US President (b.1924)
"Always do right! This will gratify some people and astonish the rest."
Mark Twain, US author (1835-1910)
"So act that your principle of action might safely be made a law for the whole world."
Immanuel Kant, German philosopher (1724-1804)
"All ambitions are lawful except those that climb upward on the miseries or credulities of mankind."
Joseph Conrad, Polish-born British author (1857-1924)
"The measure of a man's real character is what he would do if he knew he would never be found out."
Thomas Babington Macaulay, British historian, essayist (1800-1859)
"Character is doing what's right when nobody is looking."
JC Watts, US congressman (b.1957)
"The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy."
Martin Luther King Jr, US civil rights leader (1929-1968)
"It is easier to fight for one's principles than to live up to them."
Alfred Adler, Austrian psychiatrist (1870-1937)
"Those are my principles. If you don't like them, I have others."
Groucho Marx, US comic actor (1890-1977)
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All quotations drawn from '1000 GREAT QUOTATIONS for Business, Management & Training' published by GNP Ltd.