Quotes from the Masters
On Values/Principles

"The principles you live by create the world you live in; if you change the principles you live by, you will change your world." -- Blaine Lee

"I do not trouble my spirit to vindicate itself or be understood; I see that the elementary laws never apologize..." -- Walt Whitman

"Freedom requires that we learn and put into practice the three R's - Respect, Responsibility, and Restraint." -- Fr. Brian Cavanaugh, TOR

"Determine your unifying principles in life and resolve to live by them." -– Brian Tracy

"Count the cost first.  Don't pay too big a price for pursuing minor values." -- Jim Rohn

"It is not what you say you believe that is important, but what you model, encourage, reward and let happen." -– Patricia Fripp   

"Anything that changes your values changes your behavior..." -- George Sheehan  

"Don't sell out your virtue and your value for something you think you want.  Judas got the money, but he threw it all away and hung himself because he was so unhappy with himself." -- Jim Rohn  

"Your self-confidence increases when you know you are living your life according to your highest values." -– Brian Tracy

"In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock." -– Thomas Jefferson  

"Personal leadership is not a singular experience.  It is, rather, the ongoing process of keeping your vision and values before you and aligning your life to be congruent with those most important things." –- Stephen Covey  

"What are your core values in life?  Are your goals and activities consistent with these values?  What is your personal mission?  Are you living your life consistent with it?" -– Brian Tracy  

"Success is the prize for those who stand true to their ideas!" -– Josh Hinds

"Etiquette is not limited to knowing how to make a proper introduction or learning which knife or fork to use at a formal banquet.  Courtesies reflect your basic values of honesty, fairness, caring and accountability."  -- Neil Eskelin  

"You'll never go wrong doing anything for the right reason." -– Rick Beneteau  

"'Give me liberty or give me death!'" is a principle. People are willing to die for their personal principles, but I doubt anyone is willing to die for their company policy." -- Jeffrey Gitomer  

"You experience calmness and confidence when you know you are doing the right thing -- whatever it costs." -– Brian Tracy

Provided courtesy of  Jim Rohn International