Quotes: initiative

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  • Tacitus
    Tacitus
    Roman senator and historian 56-120 AD
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    A shocking crime was committed on the unscrupulous initiative of few individuals, with the blessing of more, and amid the passive acquiescence of all.
  • Details often kill initiative, but there have been few successful men who weren't good at details. Don't ignore details. Lick them.
  • Al Gore
    Al Gore
    American politician and environmentalist 1948-
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    During my service in the United States Congress, I took the initiative in creating the Internet.
  • George Holbrook Jackson
    George Holbrook Jackson
    British journalist, writer and publisher 1874-1948
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    Genius is initiative on fire.
  • Eddie Murphy
    Eddie Murphy
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    I've always had confidence. It came because I have lots of initiative. I wanted to make something of myself.
  • Victor Hugo
    Victor Hugo
    French writer 1802-1885
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    Initiative is doing the right thing without being told.
  • Elbert Hubbard
    Elbert Hubbard
    American writer and publisher 1859-1915
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    Initiative is doing the right things without being told.

  • Lewis Lehr
    Lewis Lehr
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    Management that is destructively critical when mistakes are made kills initiative and it's essential that we have many people with initiative if we're to continue to grow.
  • Boris Spassky
    Boris Spassky
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    Nowadays there is more dynamism in chess, modern players like to take the initiative. Usually they are poor defenders though.
  • People who ask us when we will hold talks with Pakistan are perhaps not aware that over the last 55 years, every initiative for a dialogue with Pakistan has invariably come from India.
  • Anthony Robbins
    Anthony Robbins
    American author, entrepreneur, philanthropist and life coach 1960-
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    Success comes from taking the initiative and following up... persisting... eloquently expressing the depth of your love. What simple action could you take today to produce a new momentum toward success in your life?
  • Anna Pavlova
    Anna Pavlova
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    Success depends in a very large measure upon individual initiative and exertion, and cannot be achieved except by a dint of hard work.
  • Edward Vernon Rickenbacker
    Edward Vernon Rickenbacker
    American fighter pilot in WW I 1890-1973
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    The four cornerstones of character on which the structure of this nation was built are: initiative, imagination, individuality, and independence.
  • Harry Browne
    Harry Browne
    American financial adviser and writer 1933-
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    The important thing is to concentrate upon what you can do - by yourself, upon your own initiative.
  • C. Northcote Parkinson
    C. Northcote Parkinson
    British naval historian and author 1909-1993
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    The man whose life is devoted to paperwork has lost the initiative. He is dealing with things that are brought to his notice, having ceased to notice anything for himself.
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