155 Successful Organizations Quotes To Inspire You

Following is our list of successful organizations quotations and slogans full of insightful wisdom and perspective about how to be successful.

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The Most Famous Successful Organizations Quotes (Best in 2024)

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The vast majority of organizations today have more than enough intelligence, experience and knowledge to be successful. What they lack is organizational health. — Patrick Lencioni

In a balanced organization, working towards a common objective, there is success. — T. L. Scrutton

If life was so easy that you could just go buy success, there would be a lot more successful companies in the world. Successful enterprises are built from the ground up. — Lou Gerstner

Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. — Joe Rogan

Organizations exist to enable ordinary people to do extraordinary things. — Theodore Levitt

Organizations exist to make people's strengths effective and their weaknesses irrelevant. And this is the work of effective leaders. — Frances Hesselbein

There's only one thing that all the successful companies in the world have in common: None was started by one person. — Ernesto Sirolli

You are not a true success unless you are helping others be successful. — Jon Gordon

Success is the progressive realization of a worthy goal or ideal. — Earl Nightingale

The most meaningful way to succeed is to help others succeed. — Adam Grant

Short Successful Organizations Quotes

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  • Successful cooperation in or by formal organizations is the abnormal, not the normal, condition. — Chester Barnard
  • The price of a successful attack is a constructive alternative. — Saul Alinsky
  • I didn’t see long-term success without regaining the ability to grow organically. — Cliff Lerner
  • In the successful organization, no detail is too small to escape close attention. — Lou Holtz
  • To be successful in a knowledge economy firms need to create learning organizations. — Don Tapscott
  • The successful implementation of creative ideas within an organization. — Teresa Amabile
  • Successful organizations have one common central focus: Customers. — Ken Blanchard
  • Strategic quitting is the secret of successful organizations — Seth Godin
  • Organizations are successful because of good implementation,not good business plans. — Guy Kawasaki
  • The key to success in any organization is identifying, developing, and empowering the right people. — Craig Groeschel
Successful organizations quote The planet does not need more "successful people". The planet desperately needs
The planet does not need more "successful people". The planet desperately needs more peacemakers, healers, restorers, storytellers and lover of all kinds.

Successful Organizations Quotes

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The five essential entrepreneurial skills for success are concentration, discrimination, organization, innovation and communication. — Harold Geneen

The culture of a workplace – an organization’s values, norms and practices – has a huge impact on our happiness and success. — Adam Grant

Engage, educate, equip, encourage, empower, energize, and elevate. Those are the methods for maximizing the potential of any individual, team, organization, or institution for ultimate success and significance. Those are the methods of a mentor leader. — Tony Dungy

Successful organizations quote Work hard in silence, let your success be the noise
Work hard in silence, let your success be the noise

Human beings can be beautiful. If they are not beautiful it is entirely their own fault. It is what they do to themselves that makes them ugly. The longer I live the more beautiful life becomes. If you foolishly ignore beauty, you will soon find yourself without it. — Frank Lloyd Wright

An organization's strategy is simply its plan for success. It's nothing more than the collection of intentional decisions a company makes to give itself the best chance to thrive and differentiate from competitors. — Patrick Lencioni

Good leaders make people feel that they're at the very heart of things, not at the periphery. Everyone feels that he or she makes a difference to the success of the organization. When that happens people feel centered and that gives their work meaning. — Warren Bennis

Good leaders make people feel that they're at the very heart of things, not at the periphery. Everyone feels that he or she makes a difference to the success of the organization. When that happens people feel centered and that gives their work meaning. — Warren G. Bennis

The Communist Manifesto was correct but we see the privileges of the capitalist bourgeoisie yielding to democratic organizations. In my judgment success lies in a steady [peaceful] advance [rather] than in a catastrophic crash. — Eduard Bernstein

The best way to keep a ship – or any organization – on course for success is to give the troops all the responsibility they can handle and then stand back. — Michael Abrashoff

For our welfare reform efforts to be successful, we must empower local charitable organizations with the resources to address their local community needs. — Mel Carnahan

How To Be Successful Quotes

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No matter how successful you become you gotta keep grindin' and be a good person and then good things will come to you. — Meek Mill

I decided to write the book to open the eyes of the people of how corrupt John D. Rockefeller company was and the unfair ways he used to be successful. I wanted the people to know the truth about the Standard Oil Company. — Ida Tarbell

I'm not hungry for success. I am only hungry for good work, and that is how it is with most superstars. Every day I tell myself how fortunate I am to be where I am. — Akshay Kumar

Educational success should be measured by how strong your desire is to keep learning. — Alfie Kohn

Success underwater depends mostly on how you conduct yourself. Diving can be the most relaxing experience in the world. Your weight seems to disappear. Space travel will be available only to a few individuals for some time, but the oceans are available to almost everyone - now. — Sylvia Earle

Work hard and figure out how to be useful and don't try to imitate anybody else's success. Figure out how to do it for yourself with yourself. — Harrison Ford

If you learn how to learn, it’s the ultimate meta skill and I believe you can learn how to be healthy, you can learn how to be fit, you can learn how to be happy, you can learn how to have good relationships, you can learn how to be successful. — Naval Ravikant

So how do you make it as a mainstream entertainer? Who knows? But I think you have to be uncomfortable, right? You have to make yourself uncomfortable. All success stories depend on that. That's why I might start sleeping on hardwood floors and taking cold showers. — Logan Paul

I have no idea how to become successful in children's tv programming today other than to say that whereever you find that rare animal being pursued, insert yourself into its environment; get in the door in any position and work from within. — William Jackson

Rather than taking advice from poor people on how to be rich. Take advice from people who are where you want to be. — Alex Hormozi

Ceo Quotes

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What a bunch of garbage, liberal, Democratic, conservative, Republican, it's all there to control you, two sides of the same coin! Two management teams, bidding for control of the CEO job of Slavery Incorporated! — Alex Jones

Evaluate the people in your life; then promote, demote, or terminate. You're the CEO of your life! — Tony Gaskins

The best CEOs I know are teachers, and at the core of what they teach is strategy. — Michael Porter

Since retiring from the FBI in 2007, I've traveled the world and worked with everyone from CEOs to their managers and everyday workers on how to apply techniques from hundreds of high-stakes, life-or-death negotiations to business negotiations. — Chris Voss

The CEO of Lous Vuitton is the richest person in the world. Why? BC millions of broke people pay him to look rich. — Jaspreet Singh

Women are leaders everywhere you look - from the CEO who runs a Fortune 500 company to the housewife who raises her children and heads her household. Our country was built by strong women and we will continue to break down walls and defy stereotypes. — Nancy Pelosi

It’s never been more essential for CEOs to have a consistent voice, a clear purpose, a coherent strategy, and a long-term view. — Larry Fink

I already have a job and being the CEO of Nvidia is a great privilege. — Jen-Hsun Jensen Huang

You cannot be CEO of more than one thing. No matter how much you want to or how good the opportunity is. — Alex Hormozi

Though we do need more women to graduate with technical degrees, I always like to remind women that you don't need to have science or technology degrees to build a career in tech. — Susan Wojcicki

Successful Company Quotes

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If you can dream it, you can do it. Your limits are all within yourself. — Brian Tracy

It is better to be alone than in bad company. — Unknown Author

The message of the Kaizen strategy is that not a day should go by without some kind of improvement being made somewhere in the company. — Masaaki Imai

The name Peace River itself is the monument of a successful effort on the part of the Company to bring about a better understanding between the Crees and the Beavers. — Ernest Thompson Seton

In a job negotiation, the implementation of that deal is your success that also causes the company to succeed. — Chris Voss

It’s one thing becoming successful, but it’s hard to stay that way. Who helped me? I helped myself. I have done every job in the company. — Estee Lauder

The role of design at a company is to allow you to recreate yourself, to allow your company to find a new way of success before the old way fails. — Mark Parker

The biggest differentiator that sets your company apart from competitors is your commitment to long-term success. — Vladimer Botsvadze

Your probability of being a billionaire is higher if you don't make that your goal. Just focus on making a company that is dope. — MrBeast

Company's vision must be driven by the aspirations of its customers. — Konosuke Matsushita

Successful Leaders Quotes

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We cannot become what we need by remaining what we are. — John C. Maxwell

If you're going to be thinking anyway, think big! — Donald Trump

...The final secret is that there is no secret. Devote yourself to your leader. Work hard. Be grateful. Act boldly. Some may deride such suggestions as commonplace, and they'd be right: They are common. But to see them successfully enacted in this world is rare indeed. — Toyotomi Hideyoshi

Add to this the pride of achievement; the desire to rank among the successful souls on earth, and we have the factors which have brought some of the ablest of human beings into the limelight that revealed them to an admiring world, as leaders and examples. — Lewis Howard Latimer

Before you are a leader, success is all about growing yourself. When you become a leader, success is all about growing others. — Jack Welch

What distinguishes the greatest leaders of our time it’s that success is very rarely a goal for them; it’s a byproduct of other goals that they have. — Adam Grant

Poor leaders motivate those following them with false promises of promotions, success, and a great tomorrow but rarely deliver on those promises. — Lewis Howes

I can't give you the sunset, but I can give you the night. — Erin McCarthy

The temptation to take the easy road is always there. It is as easy as staying in bed in the morning and sleeping in. But discipline is paramount to ultimate success and victory for any leader and any team. — Jocko Willink

You are indebted to life until you help some less fortunate person, just as you were helped. — Melinda Gates

Successful Business Quotes

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If I have accomplished anything in life it is because I have been willing to work hard. — Madam C. J. Walker

I had to make my own living and my own opportunity. But I made it! Don't sit down and wait for the opportunities to come. Get up and make them. — Madam C. J. Walker

Laughter is timeless. Imagination has no age. And dreams are forever. — Walt Disney

Seven Deadly Sins Wealth without work Pleasure without conscience Science without humanity Knowledge without character Politics without principle Commerce without morality Worship without sacrifice. — Mahatma Gandhi

I choose a lazy person to do a hard job. Because a lazy person will find an easy way to do it. — Bill Gates

Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid. — Albert Einstein

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There is no elevator to success, you have to take the stairs. — Zig Ziglar

Success isn't about how much money you make, it's about the difference you make in people's lives. — Michelle Obama

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Give them quality. That's the best kind of advertising. — Milton S. Hershey

People become really quite remarkable when they start thinking that they can do things. When they believe in themselves they have the first secret of success. — Norman Vincent Peale

Successful Individuals Quotes

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Deal with yourself as a individual, worthy of respect and make everyone else deal with you the same way. — Nikki Giovanni

A team is not made up of isolated individuals. Always stay in the game. Don't be passive. Football is a team game. No one plays alone. Success depends on your whole team being a single unit. — Pele

Teamwork is the foundation of success. The three universal questions that an individual asks of his coach, player, employee, employer are: Can I trust you? Are you committed to excellence? And, do you care about me? — Lou Holtz

The way a team plays as a whole determines its success. You may have the greatest bunch of individual stars in the world, but if they don't play together, the club won't be worth a dime. — Babe Ruth

Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work. — Stephen King

The growth of modern constitutional government compels for its successful practice the exercise of reason and considerate judgment by the individual citizens who constitute the electorate. — Elihu Root

A lot of people like to romanticize burning the midnight oil or waking up at the crack of dawn, but the truth is that success is neither of those things. It’s just whatever works for you. — Alex Hormozi

There’s rich people who wake up really early, and there are rich people who wake up really late. There’s rich people who eat really healthy, and there are rich people who eat unhealthy. So there’s no one-size fits all approach to success. — Alex Hormozi

I still don't know what leads to success. But I know what leads to insuccess: a temperament of complaint, the mentality of permanent victimhood, and the collective and individual propensity for lamentation. — Nassim Nicholas Taleb

You will be successful as long as you make your life decisions based on your own value system and not others… — Peggy Whitson

Great Organizations Quotes

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There is no exercise that can take the place of walking. by it the circulation of the blood is greatly improved. Walking, in all cases where it is possible, is the best remedy for the diseased bodies, because in this, all of the organs of the body are brought into use. — Ellen G. White

Organization doesn't really accomplish anything. Plans don't accomplish anything, either. Theories of management don't much matter. Endeavors succeed or fail because of the people involved. Only by attracting the best people will you accomplish great deeds. — Colin Powell

Violent, irrational, intolerant, allied to racism and tribalism and bigotry, invested in ignorance and hostile to free inquiry, contemptuous of women and coercive toward children: organized religion ought to have a great deal on its conscience. — Christopher Hitchens

Programming productivity is a precious and fragile thing stemming from great focus. Maintaining it requires active protection from the individual and organization. — Greg Brockman

Man's great misfortune is that he has no organ, no kind of eyelid or brake, to mask or block a thought, or all thought, when he wants to. — Paul Valery

If our society continues to support basic research on how living organisms function, it is likely that my great grandchildren will be spared the agony of losing family members to most types of cancer. — Paul D. Boyer

Laughter is a form of internal jogging. It moves your internal organs around. It enhances respiration. It is an igniter of great expectations. — Norman Cousins

Great captains of industry are as rare as great generals — William Graham Sumner

Many people fail in life, not for lack of ability or brains or even courage but simply because they have never organized their energies around a goal. — Elbert Hubbard

He [Professor Moriarty] is the Napoleon of crime, Watson. He is the organizer of half that is evil and of nearly all that is undetected in this great city. He is a genius, a philosopher, an abstract thinker. He has a brain of the first order. — Arthur Conan Doyle

Successful People Quotes

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Most of the successful people I've known are the ones who do more listening than talking. — Bernard Baruch

The secret of spiritual success is a hunger that persists…It is an awful condition to be satisfied with one’s spiritual attainments…God was and is looking for hungry, thirsty people. — Smith Wigglesworth

When you can’t change the direction of the wind — adjust your sails — H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

The planet does not need more successful people. The planet desperately needs more peacemakers, healers, restorers, storytellers, and lovers of all kinds. — Dalai Lama

People sometimes attribute my success to my genius; all the genius I know anything about is hard work. — Alexander Hamilton

Success is not easy and I think everyone should know that hard work and perseverance and being open to giving back are so much more powerful than stepping all over people to get to the top. — Misty Copeland

Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up. Failing for SuccessThomas A. Edison

What I tell people is be the best version of yourself in anything that you do. You don't have to live anybody else's story. — Stephen Curry

People don't have to believe in you for you to succeed. Just work hard, when you succeed, they will believe. — Stephen Keshi

Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can't lose. — Bill Gates

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More Successful Organizations Quotes

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Every organization needs to be introspective, transparent, and honest with itself. This only works if everyone is unified on the goals and purposes of the organization and there is trust within the team. High-performing, successful organizations build cultures of introspection and trust and never lose sight of their purpose. — Colin Powell

Animals engage in a struggle for existence; for resources, to avoid being eaten and to breed. Environmental factors influence organisms to develop new characteristics to ensure survival, thus transforming into new species. Animals that survive to breed can pass on their successful characteristics to offspring. — Al-Jahiz

The best reason to start an organization is to make meaning; to create a product or service to make the world a better place. — Guy Kawasaki

Strange medical news from Pakistan: A man had a successful organ transplant with a dog. They gave the man a dog's organ. In a related story today, Keith Richards was seen chasing a mailman. — Craig Kilborn

As far as the path of [Bill] Goldberg and all his ultimate success, I don't think any of that was planned. It was all organic. All of it was so different. — Bill Goldberg

But because we are financially solid, because we do have an organization that is equipped to handle any situation that comes in front of us, we are successful in getting from the employers what are members want and need without strikes. — Jimmy Hoffa

Successful organizations understand the importance of implementation, not just strategy, and, moreover, recognize the crucial role of their people in this process. — Jeffrey Pfeffer

Recognize that millennials' personal long-term goals may have nothing to do with their organizations' long-term goals. Discover and facilitate their long-term goals, and they will be more inclined to help their organizations achieve success. — Bill Capodagli

Building a cohesive leadership team is the first critical step that an organization must take if it is to have the best chance at success. — Patrick Lencioni

...most entrepreneurial types are free-wheelers who like to do a variety of things and do not enjoy routine tasks. But a smart entrepreneur will eventually learn that while ideas start businesses, organization makes them successful. — Larry Burkett

They [INTJs] are likely, however, to organize themselves out of a job. They cannot continually reorganize the same thing, and a finished product has no more interest. Thus, they need successive new assignments, with bigger and better problems, to stretch their powers. — Isabel Briggs Myers

Suicide is a form of murder - premeditated murder. It isn't something you do the first time you think of doing it. It takes getting used to. And you need the means, the opportunity, the motive. A successful suicide demands good organization and a cool head, both of which are usually incompatible with the suicidal state of mind. — Susanna Kaysen

Geology is the science which investigates the successive changes that have taken place in the organic and inorganic kingdoms of nature; it enquires into the causes of these changes, and the influence which they have exerted in modifying the surface and external structure of our planet. — Charles Lyell

An organization's success has more to do with clarity of shared purpose, common principles and strength of belief in them than to assets, expertise, operating ability or management competence, important as they may be. — Dee Hock

Chess, like any creative activity, can exist only through the combined efforts of those who have creative talent, and those who have the ability to organize their creative work — Mikhail Botvinnik

The secret of successful people lies in their ability to discover their strengths and to organize their life so that these strengths can be applied. — John C. Maxwell

The mark of a successful organization isn't whether or not it has problems, its whether it has the same problems it had last year. — John Foster Dulles

It is now 14 years since I first suggested that organic farming might have some benefits and ought to be taken seriously. I shall never forget the vehemence of the reaction.. much of it coming from the sort of people who regard agriculture as an industrial process, with production as the sole yardstick of success. — Prince Charles

Successful organizing is based on the recognition that people get organized because they, too, have a vision. — Paul Wellstone

Don't attempt to reform man. An adequately organized environment will permit humanity's original, innate capabilities to become successful. — R. Buckminster Fuller

In a two-year period, all my dreams came true: the birth of a son... publishing a best-selling book... launching a successful organization... joining the [Barack] Obama Administration... And then all my nightmares came true. — Van Jones

Donald Trump has built a super successful business. He's an effective organizer. He's an effective execution-oriented executive. He has the right political personality to get on with people in a way that'll surprise people. He will cut deals in a way that are more favorable for America than what establishment politicians have done. — Anthony Scaramucci

If you find that your organization can't make the hard decisions that Scrum demands, then high-risk, uncertain projects have very little probability of success in your organization. — Jim Highsmith

This is true even in organizations that are very focused on analysis and quantitative measurement, even among people who think of themselves as smart in an MBA sense. In highly successful change efforts, people find ways to help others see the problems or solutions in ways that influence emotions, not just thought. — John P. Kotter

All long-term social change comes from the successful efforts of one or another struggling organizations to capture the minds of a hard core of future leaders. — Gary North

I began to make inquiries of the hundreds of successful men who collaborated with me in the organization of the science of success, and discovered that each of them had received guidance from unknown sources, although many of them were reluctant to admit this discovery. — Napoleon Hill

Post-operatively the transplanted kidney functioned immediately with a dramatic improvement in the patients renal and cardiopulmonary status. This spectacular success was a clear demonstration that organ transplantation could be life-saving. — Joseph Murray

It is improper for one person to take credit when it takes so many people to build a successful organization. When you try to be top dong, you don't create loyalty. It you can't give credit (and take blame), you will drown in you inability to inspire. — James Sinegal

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