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Stephen Covey Quotes

Here are some time management quotes by Dr Stephen R Covey a well-reknowned time management expert. Dr Stephen R Covey is most famous for his best-selling book "The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People".



Stephen Covey quotes from his works.

"The key is not to prioritize what's on your schedule, but to schedule your priorities."

"You can't talk your way out of what you've behaved yourself into."

"There are three constants in life...change, choices and principles."

"The way we see the problem is the problem."

"Motivation is a fire from within. If someone else tries to light that fire under you, chances are it will burn very briefly."

"While we are free to choose our actions, we are not free to choose the consequences of our actions."

"The best way to predict your future is to create it."

"The greatest risk is the risk of riskless living."

"Accountability breeds response-ability."

"We may be very busy, we may be very efficient, but we will also be truly effective only when we begin with the end in mind."

"The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing."

"Live out of your imagination, not your history."

"Our character is basically a composite of our habits. Because they are consistent, often unconscious patterns, they constantly, daily express our character..."

"Until a person can say deeply and honestly, "I am what I am today because of the choices I made yesterday," that person cannot say, "I choose otherwise"."

"Ineffective people live day after day with unused potential. They experience synergy only in small, peripheral ways in their lives. But creative experiences can be produced regularly, consistently, almost daily in peoples lives. It requires enormous personal security and openness and a spirit of adventure."

"If the ladder is not leaning against the right wall, every step we take just gets us to the wrong place faster."

"Admission of ignorance is often the first step in our education."

"We accomplish all that we do through delegation - either to time or to other people."

"Priority is a function of context."

"When you have a challenge and the response is equal to the challenge, that's called "success". But once you have a new challenge, the old, once-successful response no longer works. That's why it is called a failure."

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