80+ Best Performance Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Performance is how well a person, machine, etc. does a piece of work or an activity. Profoundly inspirational performance quotes will encourage you to think a little deeper than you usually would and broaden your perspective.

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Famous Performance Quotes

Greatness is my passion, but vision is my obsession A clear vision can unleash extraordinary, mindboggling power. Lewis Howes

The golden rule for every business man is this: Put yourself in your customer’s place. Orison Swett Marden

The enemy of the truth is very often not the lie deliberate, contrived, and dishonest but the myth persistent, persuasive, and unrealistic. John F Kennedy

To waken interest and kindle enthusiasm is the sure way to teach easily and successfully. Tryon Edwards

Motivation is the art of getting people to do what you want them to do because they want to do it. Dwight D Eisenhower

If you are not willing to learn, no one can help you If you are determined to learn, no one can stop you Zig Ziglar

The mind searches, the soul calls. Donny Epstein

The fears we don’t face become our limits. Robin Sharma

The entrepreneur always searches for change, responds to it, and exploits it as an opportunity. Peter Drucker

If you did not look after today’s business then you might as well forget about tomorrow. Isaac Mophatlane 

Leadership is doing what is right when no one is watching. George Van Valkenburg

Your excuses are just the lies your fears have sold you. Robin Sharma

Follow your bliss and the universe will open doors where there were only walls. Joseph Campbell

The most serious mistakes are not being made as a result of wrong answers The truly dangerous thing is asking the wrong question. Peter Drucker

A leader is best when people barely know he exists, when his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say: we did it ourselves. Lao Tzu

Live daringly, boldly, fearlessly Taste the relish to be found in competition in having put forth the best within you. Henry J Kaiser

Success is blocked by concentrating on it and planning for it… Success won’t come out while you’re watching. Tennessee Williams

The critical ingredient is getting off your butt and doing something It’s as simple as that. A lot of people have ideas, but there are few who decide to do something about them now. Not tomorrow. Not next week. But today. The true entrepreneur is a doer, not a dreamer, Nolan Bushnell

Success is often achieved by those who don’t know that failure is inevitable. Coco Chanel

The only limits are, as always, those of vision. James Broughton

The competitor to be feared is one who never bothers about you at all, but goes on making his own business better all the time. Henry Ford

The good or ill of a man lies within his own will. Epictetus

Obliterate I can’t’ from your vocabulary. Gary Vaynerchuk

Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible. Wayne Dyer

Amazing Performance Quotes

Winners take time to relish their work, knowing that scaling the mountain is what makes the view from the top so exhilarating. Denis Waitley

I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear. Nelson Mandela

Hire character. Train skill. Peter Schutz

None of us is as smart as all of us. Ken Blanchard

When you do more than you’re paid for, eventually you’ll be paid for more than you do Zig Ziglar

Change is inevitable Progress is optional. Wayne Dwyer

When you’re a manager, you work for your company When you’re a leader, your company works for you. Stan Slap

Where there is an open mind, there will always be a frontier. Charles F Kettering

The new source of power is not money in the hands of a few, but information in the hands of many. John Naisbitt

Life is found in the dance between your deepest desire and your greatest fear. Wayne Dyer

A business has to be involving, it has to be fun, and it has to exercise your creative instincts. Richard Branson

The first rule of any technology used in a business is that automation applied to an efficient operation will magnify the efficiency. The second is that automation applied to an inefficient operation will magnify the inefficiency. Bill Gates

Leadership is a potent combination of strategy and character. But if you must be without one, be without the strategy. Norman Schwarzkopf

The important thing is not being afraid to take a chance Remember, the greatest failure is to not try. Debbi Fields

To think is easy. To act is difficult. To act as one thinks is the most difficult. Johann Wolfgang Von Goeth

You must either modify your dreams or magnify your skills. Jim Rohn

It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change Charles Darwin

Nobody talks about entrepreneurship as survival, but that’s exactly what it is and what nurtures creative thinking. Running that first shop taught me business is not financial science; it’s about trading: buying and selling. Anita Roddick

Yesterday’s home runs don’t win today’s games. Babe Ruth

What tests your patience is what can help you grow your patience. Robin Sharma

It’s through curiosity and looking at opportunities in new ways that we’ve always mapped our path. There’s always an opportunity to make a difference. Michael Dell

’Transformation literally means going beyond your form. Wayne Dyer

Give more than you take. That’s how you win. Gary Vaynerchuk

Absorb what is useful, discard what is not, add what is uniquely your own Bruce Lee

The great accomplishments of man have resulted from the transmission of ideas of enthusiasm. Thomas J Watson

Top Performance Quotes

In all realms of life, it takes courage to stretch your limits, express your power, and fulfil your potential It’s no different in the financial realm Suze Orman

The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools. Confucius

Whether you think you can or whether you think you can’t, you’re right! Henry Ford

Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in getting up every time we do. Confucius

Business opportunities are like buses, there’s always another one coming. Richard Branson

Empty your mind, be formless shapeless, be like water If you put water into a cup, it becomes the cup. You put water into a bottle and it becomes the bottle. You put it in a teapot, it becomes the teapot Now, water can flow or it can crash. Bruce Lee

Surviving a failure gives you more self-confidence. Failures are great learning tools Jeffrey Immelt

Let every man be respected as an individual and no man idolised. Albert Einstein

Where focus goes, energy flows. Tony Robbins

Remember that failure is an event, not a person. Zig Ziglar

Who likes not his business, his business likes not him William Hazlitt

Sometimes when you innovate, you make mistakes It is best to admit them quickly and get on with improving your other innovations. Steve Jobs

A dream without goals is just a fantasy. Lewis Howes

I’ve always found that the speed of the boss is the speed of the team. Lee Iacocca

Be the change you wish to see in the world. Mahatma Gandhi

The man who will use his skill and constructive imagination to see how much he can give for a dollar, instead of how little he can give for a dollar, is bound to succeed. Henry Ford

“When people are financially invested, they want a return When people are emotionally invested, they want to contribute. Simon Sinek

What we fear doing most is usually what we most need to do. Tim Ferris

A total commitment is paramount to reaching the ultimate in performance. Tim Flores

The desire of knowledge, like the thirst for riches, increases ever with the acquisition of it. Laurence Sterne

Leadership’s not a title, It’s a behaviour. Live it. Robin Sharma

You’ve got to say, I think that if I keep working at this and want it badly enough I can have it It’s called perseverance. Lee Iacocca

Average minds analyse. Great minds execute Lewis Howes

Don’t die with your music still inside you Listen to your intuitive inner voice and find what passion stirs your soul. Wayne Dyer

People are definitely a company’s greatest asset It doesn’t make any difference whether the product is cars or cosmetics A company is only as good as the people it keeps. Mary Kay Ash

What you habitually think largely determines what you will ultimately become Bruce Lee

If you work just for money, you’ll never make it, but if you love what you’re doing and you always put the customer first, success will be yours. Ray Kroc

To succeed… You need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you. Tony Dorset

If we practice being spectacular long enough, spectacular will become our way of being. Robin Sharma

The secret of success is learning how to use pain and pleasure instead of having pain and pleasure use you If you do that, you’re in control of your life If you don’t, life controls you. Wayne Dyer

Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning. Bill Gates

Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it. Dwight Eisenhower

The best way to predict the future is to create it. Peter Drucker

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