Stephen Covey

1932 -

A Quote by Stephen R. Covey on belief, character, ethics, experience, happiness, learning, life, people, principles, and success

The character ethic, which I believe to be the foundation of success, teaches that there are basic principles of effective living, and that people can only experience true success and enduring happiness as they learn and integrate these principles into their basic character.

Stephen Covey (1932 -)

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A Quote by Stephen R. Covey on endurance, laws, plants, preparation, time, and water

The only thing that endures over time is the 'Law of the Farm.' You must prepare the ground, plant the seed, cultivate, and water if you expect to reap the harvest.

Stephen Covey (1932 -)

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A Quote by Stephen R. Covey

The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.

Stephen Covey (1932 -)

Source: Mark and Barbara Hall Collection.

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A Quote by Stephen R. Covey on chance and generations

The generation of random numbers is too important to be left to chance.

Stephen Covey (1932 -)

Source: Oak Ridge National Laboratory

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A Quote by Stephen R. Covey on achievement, day, education, good, mind, schools, and study

To focus on technique is like cramming your way through school. You sometimes get by, perhaps even get good grades, but if you don't pay the price, day in and day out, you never achieve true mastery of the subjects you study or develop and educated mind.

Stephen Covey (1932 -)

Source: The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People

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A Quote by Stephen R. Covey on time

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We must never be too busy to take time to sharpen the saw.

Stephen Covey (1932 -)

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A Quote by Stephen R. Covey on spirituality

The worldly fountain does not breed spiritual depth.

Stephen Covey (1932 -)

Source: Address: Brigham Young University, February 22, 1966.

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A Quote by Stephen R. Covey on action and consequences

While we are free to choose our actions, we are not free to choose the consequences of our actions.

Stephen Covey (1932 -)

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A Quote by Stephen R. Covey

If we keep doing what we're doing, we're going to keep getting what we're getting

Stephen Covey (1932 -)

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A Quote by Stephen R. Covey on emotion, identity, security, self-esteem, strength, and worth

Security represents your sense of worth, your identity, your emotional anchorage, your self-esteem, your basic personal strength or lack of it.

Stephen Covey (1932 -)

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