"For every failure, there's an alternative course of action. You just have to find it. When you come to a roadblock, take a detour."
"Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure... than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy nor suffer much, because they live in a gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat."Mary Kay Ash on Theodore Roosevelt
"I can accept failure, everyone fails at something. But I can't accept not trying."Mary Kay Ash on Michael Jordan
"Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not nothing is more common than unsuccessful people with talent. Genius will not unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not the world is full of educated failures. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent."Mary Kay Ash on Calvin Coolidge
"My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure."Mary Kay Ash on Abraham Lincoln
"Remembering that I'll be dead soon is the most important tool I've ever encountered to help me make the big choices in life. Because almost everything - all external expectations, all pride, all fear of embarrassment or failure - these things just fall away in the face of death, leaving only what is truly important."Mary Kay Ash on Steve Jobs
"Central banks don't have divine wisdom. They try to do the best analysis they can and must be prepared to stand or fall by the quality of that analysis."
"Everyone has an invisible sign hanging from their neck saying, 'Make me feel important.' Never forget this message when working with people."
"A company is only as good as the people it keeps."
"A mediocre idea that generates enthusiasm will go further than a great idea that inspires no one."
"Don't limit yourself. Many people limit themselves to what they think they can do. You can go as far as your mind lets you. What you believe, remember, you can achieve."