Project Management Quotes

It must be considered that there is nothing more difficult to carry out nor more doubtful of success nor more dangerous to handle than to initiate a new order of things

Machiavelli 1446-1507, Italian statesman and philosopher

The real problem is what to do with problem solvers after the problem is solved

Gay Talese 1932-, American (Italian-born) journalist

The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore, all progress depends on the unreasonable man

George Bernard Shaw 1856-1950, Irish playwright and critic

Tell me and I'll forget, show me and I may remember, involve me and I'll understand

Chinese Proverb

Change is not made without inconvenience, even from worse to better

Samuel Johnson 1709-1784, English lexicographer

A goal without a plan is just a wish

Antoine de Saint Exupéry 1900-1944, French writer and aviator

Do not repeat the tactics which have gained you one victory, but let your methods be regulated by the infinite variety of circumstances

Sun Tzu c. 490 BC, Chinese military strategist

This feeling, finally, that we may change things - this is at the centre of everything we are. Lose that... lose everything

Sir David Hare 1947-, British playwright and author of many satires

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