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High expectations are the key to everything. ...
by Sam Walton

High expectations are the key to everything.
- Sam Walton

Related topics: Leadership

There is only one boss.
The customer.
And he can fire everybody in the company from the chairman on down,
simply by spending his money somewhere else.
- Sam Walton

Capital isn't scarce; vision is.
- Sam Walton

I had to pick myself up and get on with it,
do it all over again, only even better this time.
- Sam Walton

 

I have always been driven to buck the system,
to innovate, to take things beyond where they've been.
- Sam Walton

We're all working together; that's the secret.
- Sam Walton

Outstanding leaders go out of their way to boost the
self-esteem of their personnel.
If people believe in themselves, it's amazing what they can accomplish.
- Sam Walton

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Each Wal-Mart store should reflect the values of its
customers and support the vision they hold for their community.
- Sam Walton

We let folks know we're interested in them
and that they're vital to us - because they are.
- Sam Walton

May your life always be Counterpoint to the Clamor of the World.
May you delight in Dancing Lightly With Life.
May you soar on eagle wings, high above the madness of the world.
May you always sing Melody in the Symphony of Your Life.
May you taste, smell, and touch your dreams of a beautiful tomorrow.
May your sun always shine, and your sky be forever blue.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is not about how fast you run
or how high you climb
but how well you bounce.
- Vivian Komori

We must free ourselves of the hope
that the sea will ever rest.
We must learn to sail in high winds.
- Aristotle Onassis

May you soar on eagle wings, high above the madness of the world.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

In the long run, men hit only what they aim at.
Therefore, they had better aim at something high.
- Henry David Thoreau

Like an Eagle, May You Always Soar
High Above the Troubles of the World.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

No bird soars too high, if he soars with his own wings.
- William Blake

Never bend your head. Always hold it high.
Look the world straight in the eye.
- Helen Keller

Man falls from the pursuit of the ideal
of plain living and high thinking
the moment he wants to multiply his daily wants.
Man's happiness really lies in contentment.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Finish each day and be done with it.
You have done what you could;
some blunders and absurdities have crept in;
forget them as soon as you can.
Tomorrow is a new day;
you shall begin it serenely
and with too high a spirit
to be encumbered with your old nonsense.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

I soar on eagle wings,
high above the madness of the world.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It was high counsel that I once heard given to a young person,
"Always do what you are afraid to do."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The high destiny of the individual is to serve rather than to rule.
- Albert Einstein

Always aim high, work hard, and care deeply
about what you believe in.
When you stumble, keep faith.
When you're knocked down, get right back up.
And never listen to anyone who says
you can't or shouldn't go on.
- Hilary Clinton

Like an Eagle, I Soar High Above the Troubles of the World.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is too short, time is too precious,
and the stakes are too high
to dwell on what might have been.
- Hilary Clinton

Instead of needing lots of children,
we need high-quality children.
- Margaret Mead

Do you not know that there comes a midnight hour
when every one has to throw off his mask?
Do you believe that life will always let itself be mocked?
Do you think you can slip away a little before midnight
in order to avoid this? Or are you not terrified by it?
I have seen men in real life who so long deceived others
that at last their true nature could not reveal itself;...
In every man there is something which to a certain degree
prevents him from becoming perfectly transparent to himself;
and this may be the case in so high a degree,
he may be so inexplicably woven into relationships of life
which extend far beyond himself that he almost cannot reveal himself.
But he who cannot reveal himself cannot love,
and he who cannot love is the most unhappy man of all.
- Soren Kierkegaard

For NASA, space is still a high priority.
- Dan Quayle

True terror is to wake up one morning and discover
that your high school class is running the country.
- Kurt Vonnegut

The end of wisdom is to dream high enough to lose the
dream in the seeking of it.
- William Faulkner

I always felt that the great high privilege,
relief and comfort of friendship was that one had to explain nothing.
- Katherine Mansfield

If you are over 30, get out your high-school yearbook
and look for ideas you can apply today -
perhaps an innocent optimism about life -
perhaps a hobby you loved.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A boxer's diet should be low in fat and high in proteins and sugar.
Therefore you should eat plenty of lean meat,
milk, leafy vegetables, and fresh fruit and ice cream for sugar.
- Gene Tunney

Age is a very high price to pay for maturity.
- Tom Stoppard

Set your goals high, and don't stop till you get there.
- Bo Jackson

You need to overcome the tug of people against you
as you reach for high goals.
- George S. Patton

I quit high school on my birthday.
It was my senior year and I didn't see the point.
This was 1962, and I was ready to make music.
- Barry White

High-quality food is better for your health.
- Michael Pollan

The willingness to learn new skills is very high.
- Angela Merkel

Think left and think right and think low and think high.
Oh, the thinks you can think up if only you try!
- Dr. Seuss

Yet in this global economy, no jobs are safe.
High-speed Internet connections and low-cost,
skilled labor overseas are an explosive combination.
- Bob Taft

One may miss the mark by aiming too high as too low.
- Thomas Fuller

A systemic cleansing and detox is definitely the way
to go after each holiday.
It is the key to fighting high blood pressure,
heart disease, cancer, and other health-related illnesses.
- Lee Haney

Personally, I need a high level of physical fitness
in order to feel at ease.
- Jurgen Klinsmann

High achievement always takes place in the framework of high expectation.
- Charles Kettering

Those who desire to rise as high as our human condition allows,
must renounce intellectual pride, the omnipotence of clear thinking,
belief in the absolute power of logic.
- Alexis Carrel

Ordinary life does not interest me.
I seek only the high moments.
I am in accord with the surrealists,
searching for the marvelous.
- Anais Nin

I was obsessed with romance.
When I was in high school, I saw 'Doctor Zhivago' every
day from the day it opened until the day it left the theater.
- John Hughes

Experience is a good school.
But the fees are high.
- Heinrich Heine

Success is how high you bounce when you hit bottom.
- George S. Patton

I never did quite fit the glamour mode.
It is life with my husband and family that is my high now.
- Patty Duke

What if happiness were found in the serenity of simple pleasures.
What if we didn't need the newest gizmo... the highest high?
What if happiness is in the air we breathe...
slowly, deeply, and consciously?
What if happiness is one fresh grape, savored with gratitude?
What if happiness is in our oneness with all creation?
What if happiness is about enjoying life exactly as it comes to us -
without chasing after it?
What if happiness is something we CHOOSE...
regardless of our circumstances?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Even when I work with computers, with high technology,
I always try to put in the touch of the hand.
- Issey Miyake

Make big plans; aim high in hope and work,
remembering that a noble, logical diagram once recorded will not die.
- Daniel Burnham

Mad, adj.
Affected with a high degree of intellectual independence.
- Ambrose Bierce

My progress was rendered delightful by the sylvan elegance of the groves,
chearful meadows, and high distant forests,
which in grand order presented themselves to view.
- William Bartram

Sweetest Lord, make me appreciative
of the dignity of my high vocation,
and its many responsibilities.
Never permit me to disgrace it by giving way
to coldness, unkindness, or impatience.
- Mother Teresa

There is no power on earth that can neutralize the influence of a high,
simple and useful life.
- Booker T. Washington

In general, any incoming administration must carefully
examine ('vet') its nominees for high public office.
- Richard V. Allen

The idea that you can merchandise candidates for high
office like breakfast cereal -
that you can gather votes like box tops -
is,
I think, the ultimate indignity to the democratic process.
- Adlai E. Stevenson

I think the media makes it tough to play in New York.
There are so many papers and TV channels covering the
Knicks and the expectations for the Knicks are so high.
- John Starks

My point is that, over the years, I've taught five
thousand people acting and lately I have a lot of energy on these kids,
having the same break I had as a high school girl.
- Sally Kirkland

The Lord shall have made his American Israel high above
all nations which he hath made.
- Ezra Stiles

I started in high school and then I went onto professional training after that.
- Bruce Boxleitner

I don't measure a man's success by how high he climbs
but how high he bounces when he hits bottom.
- George S. Patton

It means, people who are in high and responsible positions,
if they go against righteousness, righteousness itself
will get transformed into a destroyer.
- Abdul Kalam

Any discrimination, like sharp turns in a road,
becomes critical because of the tremendous speed at
which we are traveling into the high-tech world of a service economy.
- Clarence Thomas

Where the private sector, or anyone else,
has skills, knowledge and resources that can help to
deliver a high quality of education and to raise standards,
we should use them.
- Estelle Morris

I'm definitely not up-to-date on the high-tech videogame world.
- Rachel Dratch

Any time they try to describe the tsunami to us,
I am so touched by how high they look in the air,
when they explain it with their hands-they go so high.
- Connie Sellecca

Matrimony; the high sea for which no compass has yet been invented.
- Heinrich Heine


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