Why We Do What We Do Quotes by Will Durant, Steve Jobs, Theodore Roosevelt, Lord Chesterfield, Lucy Punch, Aaron Levie and many others.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle. As with all matters of the heart, you’ll know when you find it.
Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.
Never put off till tomorrow what you can do today.
The only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work
Do your best with what you have where you are.
Why we do what we do: that moment when you get to see the future on your computer screen before the rest of the world.
We can change our lives. We can do, have, and be exactly what we wish.
The establishment uses that rationale all the time, and that’s why we do what we do. But leadership requires some understanding that you can say no. People have base instincts, but the transcendent also appeal to them.
If you want to be successful, find someone who has achieved the results you want and copy what they do and you’ll achieve the same results.
I’m always trying to challenge everyone to raise the game on the artistic level. We are supposed to be the best. Make sure we don’t get complacent or comfortable, and always trying to push the limit on trying to write great songs. At the end of the day it’s why we do what we do.
Success comes when we wake up every day in that never-ending pursuit of why we do what we do.
But we have to understand why we do what we do, not just do what we do. Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare.
For the past 33 years, I have looked in the mirror every morning and asked myself: ‘If today were the last day of my life, would I want to do what I am about to do today?’ And whenever the answer has been ‘No’ for too many days in a row, I know I need to change something.
Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.
Motives reveal why we do what we do, which is actually more important to God than what we’re doing.
Do what you can, with what you have and do it now!