Search my Quotes DataBase - Enter one or two keywords and/or author last name.

Hint: keep it simple, like life twain




Facebook share   Tweet This   Email this

Daily Inspiration - Quotes to Live By
Inspiration  |  Motivational Articles  |  Being Strong  |  Being Positive  |  Links  |  About
Topics:   A-   B-   Ca-   Co-   D-   E-   F-   G-   H-    I-    J-K-L   M-   N-O   Pa-   Pr-   Q-R   Sa-   Sk-   T-   U-V-W-X-Y-Z

Peter Drucker Quotes and Sayings

I hope you find great value in these Quotes by Peter Drucker from my large collection of motivational and inspirational quotes and sayings.

People who don't take risks generally make about two big mistakes a year.
People who do take risks generally make about two big mistakes a year.
- Peter Drucker

Related topics: Leadership

Plans are only good intentions unless they immediately
degenerate into hard work.
- Peter Drucker

The computer is a moron.
- Peter Drucker

Making good decisions is a crucial skill at every level.
- Peter Drucker

 

Business, that's easily defined - it's other people's money.
- Peter Drucker

When a subject becomes totally obsolete we make it a required course.
- Peter Drucker

Time is the scarcest resource and unless it is managed
nothing else can be managed.
- Peter Drucker

Please sign-up for my Free Inspirational Daily Email on the form below.

Sign-up for your free subscription to my Daily Inspiration - Daily Quote email.

Your E-Mail Address:
Your Name:

To confirm your subscription, you must click on a link in the email being sent to you.

Each email contains an unsubscribe link. We will NEVER sell, rent, loan, or abuse your email address in ANY way.


The new information technology...
Internet and e-mail...
have practically eliminated the physical costs of communications.
- Peter Drucker

There is nothing so useless as doing efficiently that
which should not be done at all.
- Peter Drucker

Most discussions of decision making assume that only
senior executives make decisions or that only senior
executives' decisions matter.
This is a dangerous mistake.
- Peter Drucker

Never mind your happiness; do your duty.
- Peter Drucker

We can say with certainty - or 90% probability -
that the new industries that are about to be born will
have nothing to do with information.
- Peter Drucker

Efficiency is doing things right; effectiveness is doing the right things.
- Peter Drucker

Company cultures are like country cultures.
Never try to change one.
Try, instead, to work with what you've got.
- Peter Drucker

The most efficient way to produce anything is to bring
together under one management as many as possible of
the activities needed to turn out the product.
- Peter Drucker

Management by objective works - if you know the objectives.
Ninety percent of the time you don't.
- Peter Drucker

The productivity of work is not the responsibility
of the worker but of the manager.
- Peter Drucker

Accept the fact that we have to treat almost anybody as a volunteer.
- Peter Drucker

The purpose of a business is to create a customer.
- Peter Drucker

Today knowledge has power.
It controls access to opportunity and advancement.
- Peter Drucker

Executives owe it to the organization and to their
fellow workers not to tolerate nonperforming individuals in important jobs.
- Peter Drucker

Knowledge has to be improved, challenged,
and increased constantly, or it vanishes.
- Peter Drucker

The aim of marketing is to know and understand the
customer so well the product or service fits him and sells itself.
- Peter Drucker

Follow effective action with quiet reflection.
From the quiet reflection will come even more effective action.
- Peter Drucker

Trying to predict the future is like trying to drive
down a country road at night with no lights while looking out the back window.
- Peter Drucker

Checking the results of a decision against its expectations
shows executives what their strengths are,
where they need to improve, and where they lack knowledge or information.
- Peter Drucker

Rank does not confer privilege or give power.
It imposes responsibility.
- Peter Drucker

Innovation is the specific instrument of entrepreneurship.
The act that endows resources with a new capacity to create wealth.
- Peter Drucker

So much of what we call management consists in making
it difficult for people to work.
- Peter Drucker

We now accept the fact that learning is a lifelong
process of keeping abreast of change.
And the most pressing task is to teach people how to learn.
- Peter Drucker

A manager is responsible for the application and performance of knowledge.
- Peter Drucker

The only thing we know about the future is that it will be different.
- Peter Drucker

My greatest strength as a consultant is to be ignorant and ask a few questions.
- Peter Drucker

Effective leadership is not about making speeches or being liked;
leadership is defined by results not attributes.
- Peter Drucker

The most important thing in communication is hearing what isn't said.
- Peter Drucker

Unless commitment is made, there are only promises and hopes...
but no plans.
- Peter Drucker

The entrepreneur always searches for change,
responds to it, and exploits it as an opportunity.
- Peter Drucker

Few companies that installed computers to reduce the
employment of clerks have realized their expectations...
They now need more, and more expensive clerks even
though they call them 'operators' or 'programmers.'
- Peter Drucker

No institution can possibly survive if it needs geniuses
or supermen to manage it.
It must be organized in such a way as to be able to
get along under a leadership composed of average human beings.
- Peter Drucker

Suppliers and especially manufacturers have market
power because they have information about a product
or a service that the customer does not and cannot have,
and does not need if he can trust the brand.
This explains the profitability of brands.
- Peter Drucker

Teaching is the only major occupation of man for which
we have not yet developed tools that make an average
person capable of competence and performance.
In teaching we rely on the "naturals,"
the ones who somehow know how to teach.
- Peter Drucker

To go against the dominant thinking of your friends,
of most of the people you see every day,
is perhaps the most difficult act of heroism you can perform.
- Theodore H. White

People only see what they are prepared to see.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

People will forget what you said,
people will forget what you did,
but people will never forget
how you made them feel.
- Maya Angelou

To laugh often and much;
to win the respect of intelligent people
and the affection of children,
to leave the world a better place,
to know even one life has breathed easier
because you have lived,
this is to have succeeded.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

If you can't feed a hundred people, then feed just one.
- Mother Teresa

Truth is not defined by
how many people believe something.
Ask. Question. Think.
Decide - for yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I've learned that people will forget what you said,
people will forget what you did,
but people will never forget how you made them feel.
- Maya Angelou

People that seem so glorious are all show;
underneath they are like everyone else.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Fear defeats more people than
any other one thing in the world.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

When people get caught up with that which is right
and they are willing to sacrifice for it,
there is no stopping point short of victory.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Never believe that a few caring people can't change the world.
For, indeed, that's all who ever have.
- Margaret Mead

Don't live your life to please other people.
- Oprah Winfrey

Imagine all the people living life in peace.
You may say I'm a dreamer,
but I'm not the only one.
I hope someday you'll join us,
and the world will be as one.
- John Lennon

I believe that everything happens for a reason.
People change so that you can learn to let go,
things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they're right,
you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself,
and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.
- Marilyn Monroe

To the people who love you,
you are beautiful already.
This is not because they're
blind to your shortcomings
but because they so clearly see your soul.
- Victoria Moran

Whenever you're in conflict with someone,
there is one factor that can make the difference
between damaging your relationship and deepening it.
That factor is attitude.
- William James

A common denominator of all religions is that
they have the power to bring out the best and the worst in people.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

People are like stained glass windows,
they sparkle and shine when the sun is out,
but when darkness sets in their true beauty
is revealed only if there is a light from within.
- Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

Knowing your own darkness is the best method
for dealing with the darknesses of other people.
- Carl Jung

You can't stop the music, nobody can stop the music.
- Village People

When dealing with people, remember you are
not dealing with creatures of logic,
but creatures of emotion.
- Dale Carnegie

The enlightened give thanks
for what most people take for granted.
- Michael Beckwith

In spite of everything, I still believe
that people are really good at heart.
I simply can't build up my hopes on a foundation
consisting of confusion, misery and death.
- Anne Frank

People grow through experience
if they meet life honestly and courageously.
This is how character is built.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Instead of worrying about what people say of you,
why not spend time trying to accomplish
something they will admire.
- Dale Carnegie

Tough times never last but tough people do.
- Robert H. Schuller

People should think things out fresh
and not just accept conventional terms
and the conventional way of doing things.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

Some people come into our lives and quickly go.
Some people stay for awhile,
and move our souls to dance.
They awaken us to a new understanding,
leave footprints on our hearts,
and we are never, ever the same.
- Flavia Weedn

Great people are those who make others feel
that they, too, can become great.
- Mark Twain

Many people excuse their own faults
but judge other persons harshly.
We should reverse this attitude
by excusing others' shortcomings
and by harshly examining our own.
- Paramahansa Yogananda


Quotes and Sayings

---------


Thank you for visiting: Peter Drucker Quotes and Sayings.

Please sign up on the form below to receive
my Free Daily Inspiration - Daily Quotes email.

You can also search my large collection of Quotes and Sayings.

May the world be kind to you,
and may your own thoughts be gentle upon yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

 


Sign-up to receive Daily Inspiration - Daily Quotes
free via email

Daily inspirational quotes and motivational messages of self-worth, choice,
positive attitude, happiness, forgiveness, and gratitude.
Inspiring motivational sayings plus Jonathan's insights into life,
relationships, and joyful living.

Enter Your E-Mail Address:
Enter Your Name (what you want to be called):
To confirm your subscription, you must click on a link in the email being sent to you.
Each email contains an unsubscribe link. We will NEVER sell, rent, loan, or abuse your email address in ANY way.

Or Subscribe to the Feedburner feed for Daily Inspiration - Daily Quotes.



All materials & writings are copyright ©. You may read about our disclaimer, our privacy policy, our copyright policy, terms of use, participation in affiliate programs, and the list of all our websites.