You don’t have to be superhuman to do what you believe in.

— Debbi Fields

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Number one, I absolutely love making chocolate chip cookies.

I mean, it's fun. It's exciting. Beyond the fact that I love making them, I love eating them.

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The important thing is not being afraid to take a chance.

Remember, the greatest failure is to not try. Once you find something you love to do, be the best at doing it.

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And, more importantly, reach for the stars.

And realize that it is never too late – not now, not ever – for you to pursue your passion, your pursuit of perfection. And most importantly, your perseverance for making it happen.

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When you're taking care of the customer, you can never do too much.

And there is no wrong way... if it comes from the heart.

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I've never felt like I was in the cookie business.

I've always been in a feel good feeling business. My job is to sell joy. My job is to sell happiness. My job is to sell an experience.

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A cookie store is a bad idea. Besides, the market research reports say America likes crispy cookies, not soft and chewy cookies like you make.

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It's never too late - not now, not ever - for you to pursue your passion.

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I believe the only limitations are the ones that we accept.

I know that there is, in theory, a glass ceiling. But I don't believe that it's a solid wall. I'm going through it. Nothing's stopping me. Yes, there are these preconceived notions; yes, we have challenges. Let's accept them, let's not be afraid of them, let's break through them.

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Small business in America is what fuels the American economy.

We need more small business to assist us in creating a great nation and in creating more jobs. It's this frontier that is endless in terms of opportunity and potential.

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You have to have passion when you're finding a recipe for a career.

If you love what you are doing, you'll never work a day in your life.

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The important thing is not being afraid to take a chance.

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Be great at what you do, and don't ever settle for mediocrity or else you will always wonder how great you could have been.

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About Debbi Fields

Quotes 59 sayings
Nationality American
Profession Businesswoman
Birthday September 18, 1956

I love to brainstorm. I like to mentor. When you're starting out, especially as an entrepreneur, you really don't know what you're doing. You go out there and you try so many things. The key in the process, to me, is that you keep trying and you never give up.

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I love being in the moment. I love my family. I love chocolate. I love baking.

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Once you find something you love to do, be the best at doing it.

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I use nothing but the best ingredients.

My cookies are always baked fresh. I price cookies so that you cannot make them at home for any less. And I still give cookies away.

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Being good enough never is.

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If you're going to be at a job environment, you should love it.

You shouldn't do it just for money. You should do it because you love it. And the money comes naturally.

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The trick is that you can't find the hidden treasure until you start digging. Often enough, if you take the leap and do something, something will happen. Probably not what you thought, but something.

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I'm not a "what if." I want to just do it, try it, give it my all, and if it's not meant to be, I can accept that. But I had to do it.

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There are people out there who want to say yes. That gave me confidence to keep asking.

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What really fueled me, and maybe infuriated me, is that nobody believed in me.

Nobody. I don't even think I believe in myself.

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Truly, I get high on oxygen, and once I graduate from that, what really fulfills me is doing what I love. That, to me, is absolutely priceless.

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The greatest failure is not to try. Had I listened to all the people during the course of my life who said, "You can't. You'll fail. It won't work. You don't have...," I wouldn't be here today.

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Good enough never is. Set your standards so high that even the flaws are considered excellent.

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Because what nobody ever understood is that I, too, wanted to be a somebody.

But how do you go through life wanting to be a someone and not knowing how?

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Too many people have a wonderful dream and just talk about it rather than do something about it.

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I try not to take for granted how lucky we are to have life and breath and opportunity. Once we've got that, we can conquer anything.

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I get very excited when I wake up in the morning and I am just full of oxygen.

I say that purposefully. I try not to take for granted how lucky we are to have life and breath and opportunity. Once we've got that, we can conquer anything. Truly, I get high on oxygen, and once I graduate from that, what really fulfills me is doing what I love. That, to me, is absolutely priceless.

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What I wanted was to be allowed to do the thing in the world that I did best - which I believed then and believe now is the greatest privilege there is. When I did that, success found me.

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I love to nurture, I love to help people. I love to brainstorm. I like to mentor.

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The easiest thing any of us can do is give up. It doesn't matter how many no's you go through.

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The principle was right there - you couldn't miss it.

The more we did for our customers, the more they did for us.

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All I need as payment is a smile. That just really pushes me forward so that I'm always capturing the next opportunity to develop myself.

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I use my experience, my failures, my successes, and help people stay focused.

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I feel like any time I'm doing what I love, my big pay-off is watching somebody else be the receiver.

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We are here for a reason. We all have a gift or gifts to share.

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We knew we loved making cookies and every time we did, we made people happy.

That was our business plan.

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I believe the only limitations are the ones that we accept.

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Don't ever lose sight of your dreams. And, more importantly, reach for the stars.

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You know, Mrs. Fields was never a business. It was a part of me...and I never separated, oh, well, business from personal because to me they all blended together.

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When somebody says, "You can't," I say, "Why not?"

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I love having fun! Why not?

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We are here for a reason. We all have a gift or gifts to share. You want to look inside your heart and your soul, and you want to tap into the one thing you love to do. Develop it. Share it. Nurture it. You were meant to have that gift.

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Remember, the greatest failure is not to try.

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Never give up. The bankers and financial people did not take me seriously initially. Everyone thought I would fail. My attitude was that 'No' is an unacceptable answer when it comes to financing.

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My role is to coach, encourage, inspire, motivate, and help people.

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The most important thing is for you to believe in what you are doing.

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Don't stop at the first no. You have to be a risk taker. If there weren't room for creativity, the patent office would close down.

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