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Six Sigma Quotes For Beginners

I have compiled quotes for Six Sigma beginners and my comments are in green. Feel free to change the green text and use wherever you like. However, the black text is protected by the wise men who developed them. Here you go..

"It's better to be prepared for an opportunity and not have one, than to have an opportunity and not be prepared" - Whitney Young Jr
*There is no better way to prepare than to learn the world best techniques in decision making

"It does not matter where you are coming from. All that matters is where you are going" - Brian Tracy
*Chances are - you may not be going anywhere with the old ways.

"The right place and the right time is here and now" - Michelle Ustaszeski

"The more you seek security, the less of it you have, but the more you seek opportunity, the more likely it is that you will achieve the security you desire" - Brian Tracy
*Taking this further - when you succeed with one opportunity, you get loads of them.

"It is not necessary to change. Survival is not mandatory" - W. Edwards Deming

"The greater the difficulty the more glory in surmounting it. Skilful pilots gain their reputation from storms and tempests." - Epictetus
*The BHAG is what you need. The big hairy audacious goals. Do not set unless you are prepared well to tackle them.

"Big jobs go to the men who prove their ability to outgrow small ones." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Your life changes the moment you make a new, congruent, and committed decision." - Robbins, Anthony
*Make it now

"Without a sense of urgency, desire loses its value." - Jim Rohn
*Do it now

"If you are not willing to risk the unusual, you will have to settle for the ordinary"- Jim Rohn

"You must take personal responsibility. You cannot change the circumstances, the seasons, or the wind, but you can change yourself. That is something you have charge of." - Jim Rohn
*Rohn says same thing in so many ways

"We can't solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them." - Albert Einstein
*Change the thought process. Welcome to the Six Sigma world.

"The larger the island of knowledge, the longer the shoreline of wonder." - Ralph W. Sockman
*After so many years with these techniques the wonders have not ended for me yet

"Intellectuals solve problems; geniuses prevent them." - Albert Einstein
*I can only take a bow on this.

"First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win." - Mahatma Gandhi
*You need to ensure that the first three stages do not get extended too much :)

"One that desires to excel should endeavor in those things that are in themselves most excellent." - Epictetus
*Get all the ammunition that is excellent in itself. Even if you miss a few goals, it will not matter. As the jackpots you hit shall reap great rewards for you.


I came across many quotes..... but again I should say this is a unique approach. Your description for the quotes are amazing.... kudos...to you... :)
Am gonna pass this on to my students! Well compiled!
Thanks Raghuram and Seena
Thats DMAIC of LIFE.... :)
good thoughts

Nice Quotes

I would like to add to the following quote:


"If you are not willing to risk the unusual, you will have to settle for the ordinary"- Jim Rohn

Had there been risk, it would never be called Ordinary