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Always concentrate on the most valuable use of your time. This is what separates the winners from the losers. - Brian Tracy

Decide what you want, decide what you are willing to exchange for it. Establish your priorities and go to work. - H L Hunt

Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do. - John Wooden

Do the hard jobs first. The easy jobs will take care of themselves. - Dale Carnegie

Doing more things faster is no substitute for doing the right things. - Stephen Covey

Forget about likes and dislikes. They are of no consequence. Just do what must be done. This may not be happiness, but it is greatness. - George Bernard Shaw

Good things happen when you get your priorities straight. - Scott Caan

How am I going to live today in order to create the tomorrow I'm committed to? - Tony Robbins

I must do the most productive thing possible at every given moment. - Tom Hopkins

If the ladder is not leaning against the right wall, every step we take just gets us to the wrong place faster. - Stephen Covey

If you want to improve how you manage time – stop doing what doesn't need to be done! - Peter Drucker

If you want to make good use of your time, you’ve got to know what’s most important and then give it all you’ve got. - Lee Iacocca

It is not shortage of time that should worry us, but the tendency for the majority of time to be spent in low-quality ways. - Richard Koch

It’s not only a matter of when to do things, but whether or not to do them at all. - Stephen Covey

It's not enough to be busy, so are the ants. The question is, what are we busy about? - Henry David Thoreau

It's not just words. Action expresses priorities. - Gandhi

Many of us spend more time on the C's of life than on the A's of life. Don't allow trivial things to crowd out the important ones. - Merrill Douglass

Most people are more concerned with doing things right than with doing the right things. - Peter Drucker

One resolution I have made, and try always to keep, it this: To rise above the little things. - John Burroughs

Our main business is not to see what lies dimly at a distance, but to do what lies clearly at hand. - Thomas Carlyle

People first, then money, then things. - Suzie Orman

Preserve your energy – do not waste it on mediocre activity. - Stuart Wilde

Some people are making such thorough preparation for rainy days that they aren't enjoying today's sunshine. - William Feather

Success is only another form of failure if we forget what our priorities should be. - Harry Lloyd

The chief cause of failure and unhappiness is trading what you want the most for what you want now. - Zig Ziglar

The essential question is not, HOW busy are you? but WHAT are you busy at? - Oprah Winfrey

The key is not to prioritize your schedule, but to schedule your priorities. - Stephen Covey

The main thing is to keep the Main Thing the main thing. - Stephen Covey

The real issue is how to make appropriate choices about what to do at any point in time. The real issue is how we manage actions. - David Allen

The really idle man gets nowhere. The perpetually busy man does not get much further. - Sir Heneage Ogilvie

The reason most major goals are not achieved is that we spend our time doing second things first. - Robert McKain

The struggle comes when we sense a gap between the clock and the compass - when what we do doesn’t contribute to what is most important in our lives. - Stephen Covey

There is nothing so useless as doing efficiently that which should not be done at all. - Peter F. Drucker

Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least. - Goethe

What does it matter how much we do if what we’re doing isn’t what matters most? - Stephen Covey

When you have a number of disagreeable duties to perform, always do the most disagreeable first. - Joseph Quincy

Wise are those who learn that the bottom line doesn't always have to be their top priority. - William Arthur Ward

Yesterday is a cancelled cheque. Tomorrow is a promissory note. Today is cash in hand; spend it wisely. - Unknown

You don’t manage priorities, you have them. - David Allen

Your ability to select your most important task, to begin it, and then to concentrate on it single-mindedly until it is complete is the key to high levels of performance and personal productivity. - Brian Tracy



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