"We are not animals. We are not a product of what has happened to us in our past. We have the power of choice."
"Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power."Stephen Covey on Abraham Lincoln
"Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't."Stephen Covey on Margaret Thatcher
"Knowledge will give you power, but character respect."Stephen Covey on Bruce Lee
"All things are subject to interpretation whichever interpretation prevails at a given time is a function of power and not truth."Stephen Covey on Friedrich Nietzsche
"Character is power."Stephen Covey on Booker T. Washington
"A cardinal principle of Total Quality escapes too many managers: you cannot continuously improve interdependent systems and processes until you progressively perfect interdependent, interpersonal relationships."
"Employers and business leaders need people who can think for themselves - who can take initiative and be the solution to problems."
"There are three constants in life... change, choice and principles."
"Every human has four endowments- self awareness, conscience, independent will and creative imagination. These give us the ultimate human freedom... The power to choose, to respond, to change."
"In the last analysis, what we are communicates far more eloquently than anything we say or do."