The best Quotes by Robert Anthony

The best Quotes by Robert Anthony

Robert Newton Anthony (September 6, 1916 – December 1, 2006) was an American organizational theorist, and professor of management control at Harvard Business School, known for his work in the field of management control systems.

Some people drink from the fountain of knowledge, others just gargle.
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When you blame others, you give up your power to change.
Courage is simply the willingness to be afraid and act anyway.
The one who loves the least, controls the relationship.
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Who's the more foolish? The fool or the fool who follows him?
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I fear the day when the technology overlaps with our humanity. The world will only have a generation of idiots.
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The problem with the world is that the intelligent people are full of doubts, while the stupid ones are full of confidence.
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The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.
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That's the misery: Stupid people are so confident, the wise ones full of doubt.
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Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the universe.
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Brom: "Because you can't argue with all of the fools in the world."
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It is not the strong or the smart that survive, but the ones who can bring about change.
Celestia Ludenberg in Danganronpa
If you don't change with the times, the times are going to change you.
Simba: "Looks like the winds are changing."
Rafiki: "Change is good."
Simba: "Yeah, but it's not easy."
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Darlin', "forever" is a long, long time and time has a way of changin' things.
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Nothing changes instantaneously: in a gradually heating bathtub you'd be boiled to death before you knew it.
Change is a measure of time and, in the autumn, time seems speeded up. What was is not and never again will be; what is is change.
Life is tough - and you have to be tougher than life to change the world.
Anything is possible if you got enough nerve.
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To me, the very definition of the word "broken" suggests that something can be fixed.
Elijah Mikaelson in The Originals - Season 1 Episode 8
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Sometimes the right path is not the easiest one.
Grandmother Willow in Pocahontas
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Once we accept our limits, we go beyond them.
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How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.
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There is no such thing as bad ideas. Just poorly executed awesome ideas.
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What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything?
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There's a lot of money to be made in scaring people.
Admitting your fears is the first and most difficult step in overcoming them.
Fear doesn't need conquering. Fear tells you where the edge is. Fear is a good thing.
James Gordon in Gotham - Season 1 Episode 1
There are few things more liberating in this life than having your worst fear realized.
Maybe fear is God's way of saying, "Pay attention, this could be fun!"
Geralt: "Fear is an illness. If you catch it and you leave it untreated, it can consume you."
Ciri: "How do you treat it?"
Geralt: "You face it."
Geralt of Rivia in The Witcher - Season 2 Episode 1
Scared is good. It means your brain's working right, it means your body's fighting.
Daniel "Hondo" Harrelson in S.W.A.T. - Season 1 Episode 1
Happiness can be found, even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light.
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True courage is about knowing not when to take a life, but when to spare one.
Gandalf in The Hobbit - An Unexpected Journey
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It's a dangerous business, Frodo, going out your door. You step onto the road, and if you don't keep your feet, there's no knowing where you might be swept off to.
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It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.
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Lord Beckett: "You're mad!"
Jack Sparrow: "Well thats good, cause if I wasn't, this'd probably never work."
Captain Jack Sparrow in Pirates of the Caribbean - Am Ende der Welt
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All our dreams can come true - if we have the courage to pursue them.
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It ain't about how hard you hit, it's about how you can get hit and keep moving forward.
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It's the way it works: Love plus time minus distance equals hate.
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Finding someone you love and who loves you back is a wonderful, wonderful feeling. But finding a true soul mate is an even better feeling. A soul mate is someone who understands you like no other, loves you like no other, will be there for you forever, no matter what. They say that nothing lasts forever, but I am a firm believer in the fact that for some, love lives on even after we're gone.
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Our fingerprints don't fade from the lifes of those we touch.
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At the end of the day, when it comes down to it, all we really want is to be close to somebody. So this thing where we all keep our distance and pretend not to care about each other, it's usually a load of bull. So we pick and choose who we want to remain close to, and once we've chosen those people, we tend to stick close by. No matter how much we hurt them.
Meredith Grey in Grey's Anatomy - Season 3 Episode 10
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Couples who are truly right for each other wade through the same crap as everybody else, but the big difference is they don't let it take them down. One of those two people will stand up and fight for that relationship every time. If it's right, and they're real lucky, one of them will say something.
Perry Cox in Scrubs - Season 1 Episode 15
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A man once asked his father, 'Father, how will I ever find the right woman?'
His father replied 'Forget finding the right woman, focus on being the right man.'
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It is not the nature of love to force a relationship, but it is the nature of love to open the way.
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Perfection is impossible. In the 1,526 singles matches I played in my career, I won almost 80% of those matches. But what percentage of points did I win? 54%! In other words, even top ranked tennis players win barely more than half the points they play. When you lose every second point on average, you learn not to dwell on every shot.
Roger Federer - Juni 2024
We've had a lot of away games in the Champions League this season where we've heard the fans. When I think of the game in Newcastle, where you can hear our fans the whole time, even though it was said beforehand that Newcastle is the loudest stadium in England – that's really saying something. We are looking forward to our fans, they will deliver again in Paris.
I felt like a child amongst all the established players. First of all I had to prove myself in training and earn respect and over several months show what I was capable of.
Florian Wirtz - July 2021
Recently, on my 18th birthday, my mother showed me a note from my time at primary school. We had to write down what we wanted to be. The only thing I'd written was: football player. I really did always want that and started early on to kick everything I came across: balloons, balls and anything else lying around the house. There was a lot flying about at our place.
Florian Wirtz - July 2021

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