Quotes of the Day for 30 April 2001 – Bosses
Monday seems like a good time to honor a request for quotes about Bosses.
Without ambition one starts nothing. Without work one finishes nothing. The prize will not be sent to you. You have to win it. The man who knows how will always have a job. The man who also knows why will always be his boss.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
The supreme irony of business management is that it is far easier for an inadequate CEO to keep his job than it is for an inadequate subordinate.... At too many companies, the boss shoots the arrow of managerial performance and then hastily paints the bullseye around the spot where it lands.
- Warren Buffett
By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day.
- Robert Frost, 1874 - 1963
When properly administered, vacations do not diminish productivity: for every week you're away and get nothing done, there's another when your boss is away and you get twice as much done.
- Daniel B. Luten
Accomplishing the impossible means only the boss will add it to your regular duties.
- Doug Larson
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