It's the little things that make the big things possible. Only close attention to the fine details of any operation makes the operation first class.

— J. Willard Marriott

The most almighty J. Willard Marriott quotes that will inspire your inner self

Great companies are built by people who never stop thinking about ways to improve the business.


. . . success is a combination of many things, but a good character is the foundation of the kind of success that will bring you real happiness. Choose your friends wisely-they will make or break you.


Customer needs may vary, but their bias for quality never does.


No matter how hard you work for your money, there's always someone out there willing to work twice as hard to take it away from you.


A man should keep on being constructive, and do constructive things.

He should take part in the things that go on in this wonderful world. He should be someone to be reckoned with. He should live life and make every day count, to the very end. Sometimes it’s tough. But that’s what I’m going to do.


I've felt that dissatisfaction is the basis of progress.

When we become satisfied in business, we become obsolete.


Do it and do it now. Err on the side of taking action


Choose your friends wisely-they will make or break you.


Good timber does not grow with ease. The stronger the wind the stronger the trees.


Eliminate the cause of a mistake. Don't just clean it up.


See and be seen. Get out of your office, walk around, make yourself visible and accessible.


Entrepreneurs are never satisfied. They want to do things better. They strive for perfection and use all the ingenuity to their command to achieve it.


About J. Willard Marriott

Quotes 21 sayings
Profession Businessman
Birthday October 16

Communicate. Listen to your customers, associates and competitors.


Celebrate your people's success, not your own.


It's more important to hire people with the right qualities than with specific experience.


No person can get very far in this life on a 40 hour week.


Take care of your people and they will take care of your customers.


View the problem as an opportunity to grow.


Motivate them, train them, care about them, and make winners out of them.

.. they'll treat the customers right. And if customers are treated right, they'll come back.


Take good care of your employees, and they'll take good care of your customers, and the customers will come back.