If you are managing or administering an institution or people, you will definitely need these management quotes to keep you inspired! Read about some famous administration quotations and sayings.

Management Quotes

Management is the act of getting people together (in a team) to work towards a specific goal effectively and efficiently. Sounds simple doesn’t it? But, it is actually more than this. Management, or administration, involves planning, conceptualizing, organizing, staffing, directing, controlling, motivating and finally achieving the particular target. Management cannot exist alone! It requires numerous people who have specialized in different fields and requires some resources – natural, financial and human. If you are a management student, then soak up some of these famous administration quotations and sayings!

A man is a method, a progressive arrangement; a selecting principle, gathering his like to him; wherever he goes.

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Man does not control his own fate. The women in his life do that for him.

- Groucho Marx

Practice Golden-Rule 1 of Management in everything you do. Manage others the way you would like to be managed.

- Brian Tracy

I love making music and I'm falling in love with making records, so it's like having two girlfriends. But I can handle it.

- Snoop Dogg

Bank failures are caused by depositors who don't deposit enough money to cover losses due to mismanagement.

- Dan Quayle

Great is the hand that holds dominion over man by a scribbled name.

- Dylan Thomas

Because power corrupts, society's demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of the position increases.

- John Adams

There is an immeasurable distance between late and too late.

- Og Mandino

I've left specific instructions that I do not want to be brought back during a Republican administration.

- Timothy Leary

I only ask of the government to be treated as all other men are treated.

- Chief Joseph

Effective leadership is putting first things first. Effective management is discipline, carrying it out.

- Stephen Covey

Management is efficiency in climbing the ladder of success; leadership determines whether the ladder is leaning against the right wall.

- Stephen Covey

Movie-making is telling a story with the best technology at your disposal.

- Tom Hanks

The smaller the function, the greater the management.

- C. Northcote Parkinson

By a continuing process of inflation, government can confiscate, secretly and unobserved, an important part of the wealth of their citizens.

- John Maynard Keynes

I work for a Government I despise for ends I think criminal.

- John Maynard Keynes

I forgot to shake hands and be friendly. It was an important lesson about leadership.

- Lee Iacocca

Management is nothing more than motivating other people.

- Lee Iacocca

The True administration of justice is the firmest pillar of government.

- George Washington

The kind of people I look for to fill top management spots are the eager beavers, the mavericks. These are the guys who try to do more than they're expected.

- Lee Iacocca

Always be nice to bankers. Always be nice to pension fund managers. Always be nice to the media. In that order.

- John Gotti

All managers are losers, they are the most expendable pieces of furniture on the face of the Earth.

- Ted Williams

Most managers were trained to be the thing they most despise - bureaucrats

- Alvin Toffler

A manager is responsible for the application and performance of knowledge.

- Peter Drucker

Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things.

- Peter Drucker

The most efficient way to produce anything is to bring together under one management as many as possible of the activities needed to turn out the product.

- Peter Drucker

I'm all for it. In these days, regional marketing is the only way to survive.

- John Howard

I could never be a manager. All I have is natural ability.

- Mickey Mantle

Executive ability is deciding quickly and getting somebody else to do the work.

- Earl Nightingale

I've always tried to fit what I do professionally into my family, rather than the other way around.

- Adam West

If you pick the right people and give them the opportunity to spread their wings and put compensation as a carrier behind it you almost don't have to manage them.

- Jack Welch

Strong managers who make tough decisions to cut jobs provide the only true job security in today's world. Weak managers are the problem. Weak managers destroy jobs.

- Jack Welch

We bring together the best ideas - turning the meetings of our top managers into intellectual orgies.

- Jack Welch

I have as much authority as the Pope, I just don't have as many people who believe it.

- George Carlin

Theater director: a person engaged by the management to conceal the fact that the players cannot act.

- James Agate

We did not find it difficult to deal with Bush and his administration, because it is similar to regimes in our countries - both types include many who are full of arrogance and greed.

- Osama bin Laden

I will not be in the position of having management dictated to by labor.

- Charles M. Schwab

The manager of a team is like a stagecoach, he can't move unless he has the horses.

- Pete Rose

And, we have no such thing as a budget anymore. Our manager freaks when we show him the bill. We're lavish to the bone, but all our money goes back into the product.

- Freddie Mercury

Any manager can do well in an expanding market.

- W. Edwards Deming

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