24 Classic Quotes That You Can Apply Today

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Really good Salesforce Admins are leaders, diplomats, problem solvers, inventors, and innovators.  They are creative, curious, organized, passionate, and motivated.

Here’s a collection of quotes on these traits from people who didn’t have cloud applications in mind when they said it.


“Nobody cares how much you know, until they know how much you care.”
– Teddy Roosevelt


“If I had an hour to solve a problem, I’d spend 55 minutes thinking about the problem and 5 minutes thinking about solutions.”
– Albert Einstein


I consider my ability to arouse enthusiasm among my people the greatest asset I possess…
– Charles Schwab


“It has been my observation that most people get ahead during the time that others waste.”
– Henry Ford


“A leader takes people where they want to go. A great leader takes people where they don’t necessarily want to go, but ought to be.”
– Rosalynn Carter


“I never did anything worth doing entirely by accident…. Almost none of my inventions were derived in that manner. They were achieved by having trained myself to be analytical and to endure and tolerate hard work.”
– Thomas Edison


“Before anything else, preparation is the key to success.”
– Alexander Graham Bell


“Every now and then go away, have a little relaxation, for when you come back to your work your judgment will be surer.”
– Leonardo Da Vinci


“Measure what is measurable, and make measurable what is not so.”
– Galileo Galilei


“To succeed, jump as quickly at opportunities as you do at conclusions.”
– Benjamin Franklin


“To the optimist, the glass is half full. To the pessimist, the
glass is half empty. To the engineer, the glass is twice as big as it needs to be.”
– Unknown


“In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing.”
– Teddy Roosevelt


“If you just set out to be liked, you would be prepared to compromise on anything at any time, and you would achieve nothing.” 
– Margaret Thatcher


“It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.”
– Charles Darwin


“If you can’t explain it simply, you don’t understand it well enough.”
– Albert Einstein


“Mistakes are the portals of discovery”
– James Joyce


“Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.”
– Leonardo Da Vinci


“A dreamer is one who can only find his way by moonlight, and his punishment is that he sees the dawn before the rest of the world.” 
– Oscar Wilde


“Remember, no effort that we make to attain something beautiful is ever lost.” 
– Helen Keller


“A problem well put is half solved” 
– John Dewey


“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, concerned citizens can change world. Indeed it is the only thing that ever has.”
Margaret Mead


“The very essence of leadership is that you have to have a vision. It’s got to be a vision you articulate clearly and forcefully on every occasion. You can’t blow an uncertain trumpet.”
– Reverend Theodore Hesburgh


“Whatever you are, be a good one.”
– Abraham Lincoln


“Be so good that they can’t ignore you”
– Steve Martin



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