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Dr. Tim's Key Phrases for Leaders
Tim Lautzenheiser

Vol 4, #2, p.44 (Nov-Dec 1988)
[Complete article from BANDWORLD Magazine]

  • You can't do everything, but you can do something.
  • To lead a symphony, one must sometimes turn his back on the crowd.
  • Ships don't come in: they are brought in.
  • There are no limits to the amount of good you can accomplish if you don't care who gets the credit.
  • Oversleeping will never make dreams come true.
  • Each man has many faces: those he exhibits; those he has; those he thinks he has; and those he hopes he will one day have.
  • A mistake is at least evidence that someone tried to do something.
  • There aren't any rules for success that work unless you do.
  • A diamond is a piece of coal that stuck to the job.
  • One reason that big apples are always on the top of the basket is that there are always a lot of little ones holding them up there.
  • There are no uninteresting things; just uninteresting people.
  • Keep your mind open; something good might enter.
  • Failure is the line of least persistence.
  • One of the best things a man can have up his sleeve is his funny bone.
  • Success depends on the second letter.
  • Ideas are funny-they won't work unless you do.
  • Tomorrow is often the busiest day of the week.
  • When you make your mark in the world, watch out for the guys with the erasers.
  • If you blame others for your failures, do you credit them with your successes.

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