quote by Mark Driscoll

The church was custom built by Jesus, and we are all works in progress. We do not expect people to get their sin in order before attending church any more than a hospital expects people to get healed before they show up.

— Mark Driscoll

Most Powerful Custom Built quotations

You can't just ask customers what they want and then try to give that to them.

By the time you get it built, they'll want something new.

Custom built quote You are not built to shrink down to less but to blossom into more.
You are not built to shrink down to less but to blossom into more.

I just wish this social institution [religion] wasnt based on what appears to me to be a monumental hoax built on an accumulation of customs and myths directed toward proving something that isnt true.

Custom built quote Character is built by striving to be kind, not famous.
Character is built by striving to be kind, not famous.

Every great business is built on friendship.

It's really hard to design products by focus groups.

A lot of times, people don't know what they want until you show it to them. As Henry Ford said many years earlier: "If I had listened to my customers, I would have built a faster horse." Inventions in general express Shannon entropy. They come from the supply side.

I've begun to look at the world through apocalypse eyes.

Our society, which seems so sturdily built out of concrete and custom, is just a temporary resting place, a hotel our civilization checked into a couple hundred years ago and must one day check out of.

Custom built quote Customers will never love a company until the employees love it first.
Customers will never love a company until the employees love it first.

Anyone wanting a new house picks one from among those built on speculation or still in process of construction. The builder no longer works for his customers but for the market.

In the olden days I always got the impression that TVR built a car, put it on sale, and then found out how it handled. Usually when one of their customers wrote to the factory complaining about how dead he was.

I never had a job. I bought my first house within a year of getting out of school, and I built a custom one four and a half years later. The Art Center didn't teach much about business, but I learned a lot from the Fortune 500 companies that were my clients.

Custom built quote Don't find customers for your products, find products for your customers.
Don't find customers for your products, find products for your customers.

The person determined to achieve maximum success learns the principle that progress is made one step at a time. A house is built one brick at a time. Football games are won a play at a time. A department store grows bigger one customer at a time. Every big accomplishment is a series of little accomplishments.

It took us three years to build the NeXT computer.

If we'd given customers what they said they wanted, we'd have built a computer they'd have been happy with a year after we spoke to them - not something they'd want now.

In my home office, I built a custom sit-stand desk to which I connected a big, kidney shaped glass top which I got for cheap at Ikea. Kidney-shaped desk tops are, I think, the most efficient of all possible desk shapes.

Custom built quote Discipline is the foundation upon which all success is built. Lack of discipline
Discipline is the foundation upon which all success is built. Lack of discipline inevitable leads to failure.

When the film and music industries declined in the wake of increasingly conservative Muslim laws and social customs in Pakistan, many of these musicians found themselves out of work. They were brought together at Sachal Studios by Izzat Majeed, who built the studio in order to preserve these musical traditions.

I'm speaking to you from Silicon Valley, where some of the most prominent and successful companies have built their businesses by lulling their customers into complacency about their personal information. They're gobbling up everything they can learn about you and trying to monetize it. We think that's wrong. And it's not the kind of company that Apple wants to be.

I try to explain the difference to a client between cleaning and restoration.

Cleaning is simply removing some light to moderate soils. Restoration is removing those hardened deposits and stains that require heavier cleaners and much more time. Or on a building that has just been built or renovated it's removing all the construction debris. Setting expectations can go a long way to having and keeping satisfied customers.

Custom built quote 99 percent of success is built on failure.
99 percent of success is built on failure.

Custom is custom: it is built of brass, boiler-iron, granite;

facts, reasonings, arguments have no more effect upon it than the idle winds have upon Gibraltar.

We built this company from the customer back, not from the company out.

Mom has the Touch. She knows what flowers go with what occasions, what hors d'oeuvres work with what people. She believes passionately in the power of food to heal, restore, and stimulate relationships, and she has built a following of loyal customers who really hope she's right. If she's wrong, says Sonia, no one wants to know. (Thwonk)