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Strategy Quotes Related to Decision Making

Take a look at a select set of thought provoking and inspirational strategy quotes related to decision making.

"A satisfied customer is the best business strategy of all." - Michael LeBoeuf, American Business Author

"Leaders establish the vision for the future and set the strategy for getting there; they cause change. They motivate and inspire others to go in the right direction and they, along with everyone else, sacrifice to get there." - John Kotter (1947 - ), American Professor at the Harvard Business School and Author

"Leadership is a potent combination of strategy and character. But if you must be without one, be without the strategy." - H. Norman Schwarzkopf, Jr. (1934 - ), Retired United States Army General

"However beautiful the strategy, you should occasionally look at the results." - Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965), British Politician

"Defeat the enemies strategy." - Sun Tzu (544 BC - 496 BC), Chinese Military Commander and Author

"The essence of strategy is choosing to perform activities differently than rivals do." - Dr. Michael Porter (1947 - ), American Author and Professor

"Strategy without tactics is the slowest route to victory. Tactics without strategy is the noise before defeat." - Sun Tzu (544 BC - 496 BC), Chinese Military Commander and Author

"The experience and behavior that gets labeled schizophrenic is a special strategy that a person invents in order to live in an unlivable situation." - Ronald D. Laing (1927 - 1989), Scottish Psychiatrist

"Unless a variety of opinions are laid before us, we have no opportunity of selection, but are bound of necessity to adopt the particular view which may have been brought forward." - Herodotus (484 BC - 425 BC), Greek Historian

"Change is not a destination, just as hope is not a strategy." - Rudy Giuliani (1944 - ), American Businessman and Former Mayor of New York City

"A leader needs enough understanding to fashion an intelligent strategy." - John Kotter (1947 - ), American Professor at the Harvard Business School and Author

"All men can see these tactics whereby I conquer, but what none can see is the strategy out of which victory is evolved." - Sun Tzu (544 BC - 496 BC), Chinese Military Commander and Author

"There will be hunters and hunted, winners and losers. What counts in global competition is the right strategy and success." - Heinrich von Pierer (1941 - ), German Businessman and Former CEO of Siemens AG

"Real love is a pilgrimage. It happens when there is no strategy, but it is very rare because most people are strategists." - Anita Brookner (1928 - ) English Author and Art Historian

"If the opponent offers keen play I don't object; but in such cases I get less satisfaction, even if I win, than from a game conducted according to all the rules of strategy with its ruthless logic." - Anatoly Karpov (1951 - ) Soviet and Russian Chess Grandmaster

"Creative without strategy is called 'art.' Creative with strategy is called 'advertising.'" - Jef I. Richards, American Advertising Professor

"You have to be fast on your feet and adaptive or else a strategy is useless." - Charles de Gaulle (1890 - 1970), French General and Statesman

"If you look at the various strategies available for dealing with a new technology, sticking your head in the sand is not the most plausible strategy." - Ralph Merkle (1952 - ), Researcher in Public Key Cryptography

"Do not repeat the tactics which have gained you one victory, but let your methods be regulated by the infinite variety of circumstances." - Sun Tzu (544 BC - 496 BC), Chinese Military Commander and Author

"Strategy is a style of thinking, a conscious and deliberate process, an intensive implementation system, the science of insuring future success." - Pete Johnson

"I claim not to have controlled events, but confess plainly that events have controlled me." - Abraham Lincoln (1809 - 1865), 16th President of the United States

"Perception is strong and sight weak. In strategy it is important to see distant things as if they were close and to take a distanced view of close things." - Miyamoto Musashi (1584 - 1645), Japanese Swordsman

"Consider the little mouse, how sagacious an animal it is which never entrusts its life to one hole only. " - Plautus (254 BC - 184 BC), Roman Playwright

"The future influences the present just as much as the past." - Friedrich Nietzsche (1844 - 1900), German Poet and Philosopher

"Wise man also fears a weak enemy." - Publilius Syrus (1st Century BC), Latin Writer

"There is always a better strategy than the one you have; you just haven't thought of it yet" - Sir Brian Pitman, British Author and Former CEO of Lloyds TSB

"The processes used to arrive at the total strategy are typically fragmented, evolutionary, and largely intuitive." - James Quinn, American Author

"What do you want to achieve or avoid? The answers to this question are objectives. How will you go about achieving your desire results? The answer to this you can call strategy." - William E. Rothschild

"What's the use of running if you are not on the right road." - Author Unknown

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