Put First Things First Quotes

Put First Things First Quotes by Thomas Watson, Jr., Stephen Covey, Herbert Bayard Swope, Erin McCarthy, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Ivy Baker Priest and many others.

Put First Things First! These four words cover an entir

Put First Things First! These four words cover an entire philosophy which can be applied with profit by every business leader, by every executive and by every employee.
Thomas Watson, Jr.
The key is not to prioritize what’s on your schedule, but to schedule your priorities.
Stephen Covey
I cannot give you the formula for success, but I can give you the formula for failure – which is: Try to please everybody.
Herbert Bayard Swope
Habit 1: Be Proactive Habit 2: Begin with the End in Mind Habit 3: Put First Things First Habit 4: Think Win/Win Habit 5: Seek First to Understand, Then to Be Understood Habit 6: Synergize Habit 7: Sharpen the Saw
Stephen Covey
There are three constants in life… change, choice and principles.
Stephen Covey
I can’t give you the sunset, but I can give you the night.
Erin McCarthy
You have to decide what your highest priorities are and have the courage—pleasantly, smilingly, nonapologetically, to say “no” to other things. And the way you do that is by having a bigger “yes” burning inside. The enemy of the “best” is often the “good.
Stephen Covey
Seek first to understand, then to be understood.
Stephen Covey
Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Organize and execute around priorities.
Stephen Covey
We women ought to put first things first. Why should we mind if men have their faces on the money, as long as we get our hands on it?
Ivy Baker Priest
No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.
Andrew Carnegie
The enemy of the “best” is often the “good.”
Stephen Covey
The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.
Stephen Covey
Effective leadership is putting first things first. Effective management is discipline, carrying it out.
Stephen Covey
How can you expect to be rescued if you don’t put first things first and act proper?
William Golding
Put first things first and we get second things thrown in: put second things first & we lose both first and second things.
C. S. Lewis