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75 Awesome Quotes

Awesome quotes are tiny stories wrapped around a piece of wisdom. Sometimes, awesome quotes inspire us. Sometimes, they motivate us.

But almost always, awesome quotes make us stop for a moment and think.

I have always loved inspirational quotes.

This post guides you to all the awesome quotes I have collected over the years.


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Awesome Quotes: overview 

Over the years I have collected awesome quotes from several sources. But the list grew so long I decided to bring them together in this ever growing list of great quotes.

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You will find 75+ awesome quotes in this guide, short movies and infographics. To make easier to search divided the quotes into categories: (1) Great quotes about change, (2) Awesome Strategy Quotes, (3) strategy execution quotes, (4) Leadership Quotes, (5) Coaching Quotes, (6) Success Quotes, (7) short quotes, (8) and finally quotes on innovation.

Just click on any quotes category you like to discover.

I’m aware that most quotes can fit several categories: some quotes about change will also be inspirational, leadership quotes often relate to success, … But I think after reading you will (hopefully) agree that each of the quotes fit at least the quotes category selected.

  1. Great Quotes about Change
  2. Strategy Quotes
  3. Execution Quotes
  4. Leadership Quotes (with cool video)
  5. Coaching Quotes
  6. Success Quotes (with a cool video!)
  7. Short quotes
  8. Quotes on Innovation
  9. Quotes about Goals
  10. Motivational quotes

Awesome Quotes: my ultimate list

From the 10 quotes categories explained above, I allowed myself to pick the ultimate quotes.

Awesome quotes about change

1.  “A year from now you will wish you had started today.” _Karen Lamb

Awesome quotes about strategy

2. “Strategy is a pattern in a stream of decisions” _Henry Mintzberg

3. “The essence of strategy is choosing what not to do.”  _Michael Porter

Awesome quotes about strategy execution

4.  “However beautiful the strategy, you should occasionally look at the results” _Sir Winston Churchill

5.  “Persistence is what makes the impossible possible, the possible likely, and the likely definite” _Robert Half

Awesome quotes about leadership

6. “Lead me, follow me, or get out of my way.”  _General George Patton

7. “Leadership is a choice you make, not a place you sit.” _Robert F. Tucker

Awesome quotes about coaching

8. “A coach is someone who tells you what you don’t want to hear, who has you see what you don’t want to see, so you can be who you always knew you could be” _Tom Landry

9. “Coaching is unlocking a person’s potential to maximize their own performance. It’s helping them to learn rather than teaching them.” _Tim Gallwey

Awesome quotes about success

10. “Success is walking from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.” _Winston Churchill

11. “Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out.” _Robert Collier

Awesome short quotes

12. “Whatever you are, be a good one.” _Abraham Lincoln

13. “Nobody rises to low expectations.” _Calvin Lloyd

Awesome quotes on innovation

14. “The stone age didn’t end because they ran out of stones.” _unknown

15. “The difficulty lies not so much in developing new ideas as in escaping from old ones.” _John Maynard Keynes

Awesome quotes about goals

16. “When i feel tired, i just think about how great i will feel, once i finally reach my goal.” _Michael phelps

17. “What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.” _Zig Ziglar

Awesome motivational quotes

18. “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then, is not an act, but a habit.” _Aristotle

19. “Whether you think you can or you think you can’t, you’re right.” _Henry Ford

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100 awesome quotes

Here’s a, easy-to-use PPT document with 100 inspirational quotes.

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