Real change never occurs from the top on down, [but] always from the bottom on up.— Bernie Sanders
Delighting Top Down quotations
Sometimes the smallest step in the right direction ends up being the biggest step of your life. Tip top if you must, but take the step.
There is a great deal of talk about loyalty from the bottom to the top.
Loyalty from the top down is even more necessary and much less prevalent. One of the most frequently noted characteristics of great men who have remained great is loyalty to their subordinates.
If ethics are poor at the top, that behavior is copied down through the organization.
When you reach the top, keep climbing.
The money was all appropriated for the top in the hopes that it would trickle down to the needy. Mr. Hoover didn’t know that money trickled up. Give it to the people at the bottom and the people at the top will have it before night, anyhow. But it will at least have passed through the poor fellow’s hands.
When you reach the top, you should remember to send the elevator back down for the others.
It's easier to go down a hill than up it but the view is much better at the top.
Ability can take you to the top, but it takes character to keep you there.
Life is a slope. As long as you're going up you're always looking towards the top and you feel happy, but when you reach it, suddenly you can see the road going downhill and death at the end of it all. It's slow going up and quick going down.
Communication can't always follow the top-down model.
With the fluidity of information in business today, leaders need to be masterful listeners; they need to be able to receive as well as send.
When I'm lost in the rain, In your eyes I know I'll find the light to light my way And when I'm scared, losing ground When my world is going crazy You can turn it all around and when I'm down you're there Pushing me to the top You're always there, giving me all you've got
The climb is tough, but the view from the top is worth it.
I got stuck up a tree when I was about seven, and my dad had to come and get the ladder to get me down. I loved to climb all the way up to the top. I must have been a koala in my past life.
I wanna hang a map of the world in my house.
Then I'm gonna put pins into all the locations that I've traveled to. But first, I'm gonna have to travel to the top two corners of the map so it won't fall down.
...if you're trying to show off for people at the top, forget it. They will look down on you anyhow. And if you're trying to show off for people at the bottom, forget it. They will only envy you. Status will get you nowhere. Only an open heart will allow you to float equally between everyone.
A wise man can see more from the bottom of a well than a fool can from a mountain top.
When you get to the top, don't forget to send the elevator down for the next guy.
It's too hot for me to bother with wearing my hair down in the summer.
I'd rather pin it up in braids, or throw it in a top knot so I don't have to think about it the rest of the day.
When I think about what makes Canada great, fresh water is right at the top of the list. We have over two million lakes in this country and more than enough people who are willing to mess with them. My Canada includes weird scientists who are devoted to keeping our water clean. When we stand up and we sing O Canada, we pledge to stand on guard for thee. If that doesn't include our water, we might as well sit down and give up.
When you help another up a mountain, you are a little nearer to the top yourself.
You can only succeed when people are communicating, not just from the top down, but in complete interchange. Communication comes from fighting off my ego and listening.
When you take your step your dream comes true,you see the sky with fluffy clouds you take your breath-the flowers bloom you belth your way to the top of the mountain you see the sky it leaves you nothing but bumps the rain comes down the lighting hits you are the thunder and Im your lighting just deal with everything Naturally.
I hate intellectuals. They are from the top down. I am from the bottom up.
Everyone wants to live on top of the mountain, but all the happiness and growth occurs while you're climbing it
Passion is what makes life interesting, what ignites our soul, drives our curiosity, fuels our love and carries our friendship, stimulates our intellect, and pushes our limit.... A passion for life is contagious and uplifting. Passion cuts both ways.... Those that make you feel on top of the world are equally able to turnit upside down.
I know, up on top you are seeing great sights, but down here at the bottom we, too, should have rights.
Obviously in the world of sports, you go through different ups and downs than in normal life. You might be on top of the world playing or you're sidelined with an injury.
The man on top of the mountain didn't fall there.
There are a handful of companies who understand all successful business operations come down to three basic principles; People---Product---Profit. Without top people, you cannot do much with the other two.
I need someone physically stronger than me.
... I am always on top. It's really unfortunate. I am begging for the man that can put me on the bottom. Or the woman. Anybody that can take me down.
If you want to raise a man from mud and filth, do not think it is enough to stay on top and reach a helping hand down to him. You must go all the way down yourself, down into mud and filth. Then take hold of him with strong hands and pull him and yourself out into the light.
Believe in yourself and back yourself to come out on top. A fulfilling career is waiting for those brave enough to find it.
The top is not forever. Either you walk down, or you are going to be kicked down.
I have seen life from the top down and the bottom up.
I know how it looks both ways. And I know there is wisdom and that there is hope.
Top people have very clear goals. They know who they are and they know what they want. They write it down and they make plans for its accomplishment.
If you don't like a rule... just follow it... reach on the top... and change the rule.
It is daffodil time, so the robins all cry, For the sun's a big daffodil up in the sky, And when down the midnight the owl call to-whoo! Why, then the round moon is a daffodil too; Now sheer to the bough-tops the sap starts to climb, So, merry my masters, it's daffodil time.
Always remember, there is more strength in you than you ever realized or even imagined. Certainly nothing can keep you down if you are determined to get on top of things and stay there.
Have you noticed how nobody ever looks up? Nobody looks at chimneys, or trees against the sky, or the tops of buildings. Everybody just looks down at the pavement or their shoes. The whole world could pass them by and most people wouldn't notice.
I paint from the top down. From the sky, then the mountains, then the hills, then the houses, then the cattle, and then the people.
We had every problems starting a big top could have.
The tent fell down on the first day. We had problems getting people into the shows. It was only with the courage and arrogance of youth that we survived.
There are days when I swear I could fly like an eagle And dark desperate hours that nobody sees My arms stretched triumphant on top of the mountain My head in my hands down on my knees
Getting to the top is optional. Getting down is mandatory.
It is easier to go down a hill than up, but the view is from the top.