Not everyone likes seeing trite quotes that purport to inspire us to motivate us. Actually I do like them – in moderation. I’m not a fan of a quote a day, though I do have two calendars that offer me this option. If only I remembered to move them on every day….
For now here are a few that seem especially relevant to accountants. Hope you like them.
You don’t get paid for the hour. You get paid for the value you bring to the hour
– Jim Rohn
The reason we struggle with insecurity is because we compare our behind-the-scenes with everyone else’s highlights reel
– Steven Furtick
It is a mistake to try to look too far ahead. The chain of destiny can only be grasped one link at a time.
– Sir Winston Churchill
You’ll never regret what you couldn’t afford
I’m where I am because I’m willing to do things others are not willing to do to get what they say they want
– Jim Ziegler
Do not go where the path may lead; go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
If you don’t know where you are going, you will probably end up somewhere else.
– Lawrence J. Peter
Never argue with an idiot. They drag you down to their level and beat you with experience.
Prescription BEFORE diagnosis is Malpractice
– Tony Allessandra
It is not always the strongest who survive, nor the most intelligent, but those who adapt and change the most.
– Charles Darwin
Your attitude, not your aptitude, will determine your altitude
– Zig Ziglar
Whether you think that you can or that you can’t, you are usually right.
– Henry Ford
Feel free to add any others, by way of comments, that inspire or motivate you in practice.