Best 62 of Colleagues quotes - MyQuotes
Working in a company is euphoric and it is even blissful because of the people who treated you as family.
There's a second component of a good savings plan, which is something that a colleague of mine called Schlomo Benartzi and I developed many years ago, that we call "save more tomorrow.
I try to make myself happy ... because I know that if I'm not happy, my colleagues are not happy, and my shareholders are not happy, and my customers are not happy.
There were times in meeting I was called a baby sitter, a social worker by my colleagues. Now that we have a different leader, he looks at it the way I look at it, and he supported me in what I was doing. There were times he saw me crying, and he would comfort me and say that’s okay. Commissioner Paul Farquharson was one of my biggest supporters. It used to hurt me, because I was trying to help somebody and they say I was babysitting. Don’t tell me I am babysitting, now that I have retired now I am babysitting. So not because I was trying to reach out and work with those children, don’t say I was babysitting them. I work the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) for 22 years and I was rough in CID. I realize CID was the end result, because whenever you get to that stage you are almost finished. It is in line with the broken window theory, if you can save those youngsters before they start committing those big offenses, then they wouldn’t reach CID. Crime prevention was a part of my job, I believe in going out there and trying to prevent that youngster from committing crime. He should respect other people’s property. Supt. Allerdyce Strachan, the first female officer to rise to the rank of superintendent on the Royal Bahamas Police Force.
Standards are what you hold for yourself, too. If I don't hold those standards with friends, colleagues, and lovers, I can't hold them to their relationships.
John Kenneth Galbraith
Economists, on the whole, think well of what they do themselves and much less well of what their professional colleagues do.
What we've tried to do is have neighbors, colleagues, friends and family talking.
Colleagues will malign you if you're a moderately successful journalist.
I'm a competitive person, but I have never understood people's competitiveness at the expense of their colleagues.
I can assure you, as long as I'm here, as long as my colleagues are here, we do know about risks.
I don’t really like them, either (but I pretend I do).
Value those colleagues who tell you the truth, not just what you want to hear.
Bak stood a moment, as though considering whether the sum total of their shared working life was ending in a minus or a plus.
He was sorry, genuinely sorry, for the pain she was in. Yet the revelation had caused certain other feelings—feelings he usually kept under tight rein, considering them both misguided and dangerous—to flex inside him, to test their strength against their restraining bonds.
It is possible to change yourself and change ‘your’ world. Your world consists of a small number of people like your family, friends, relatives and colleagues. By living peacefully with them, you can surely make your world better. If you are still left with more energy and life, then you can try and change the rest of the world.
I consider the decision of my colleagues and friends to be the best birthday present.
Even though we remain the same person, we have different types of relationships with our parents, children, spouse, relatives, friends, teachers, students, colleagues and neighbours. Each type of relationship fulfils a need which other relationships can’t fulfil. A happy person is one who maintains all types of relationships in life.
As a writer who happens to be a woman, I am constantly devalued - even by other writers who happen to be women - simply because of a marketing decision. Am I truly less talented, less audacious, less erudite, less brave than my more quote-unquote literary colleagues?
Awards are great, as you get to meet up with friends and colleagues from your industry - a sort of reunion.
...our market system depends critically on trust-trust in the word of our colleagues and trust in the word of those with whom we do business.
Q: What were you thinking when your colleagues were out there making cosmic history? A: I just kept reminding myself that every single component in this spacecraft was provided by the guy who submitted the cheapest tender.
People are more likely to remember the great social interaction they had with a colleague than the great meeting they both attended.
Michael J. Silverstein
Deliver infinite growth having your customers talk about you, exclaim you and tell their friends and colleagues about you.
First coming aboard, a new arrival makes a cautious survey of the crew, trying to winnow the affable and good-natured from the surly and truculent. Some of the crewmen will seem easygoing, happy-go-lucky, good-fellows-all; others may appear to be reserved or even aloof. Yet I found that at the end of a voyage these aloof ones were often the persons whom I grew to like and respect the most, while those who seemed so agreeable turned out to be rascals.
A lot of my colleagues actually yell and curse at each other. I don't do that.
In a lot of work places, you work at a lot of jobs and people work more with their colleagues than with their family.
Carol Moseley Braun
I was the only person of color in the Senate, and my colleagues were Strom Thurmond, Jesse Helms and Trent Lott.
I definitely have some colleagues that I respect, and we get together from time to time. But I actually have just like genuine friends.
You sat there and watched our colleague Ruth Smeeth abused at a Labour event. Your words are hollow.
When I worked at the White House in the mid-1990s, I would not have dreamed of sharing my beliefs on faith with my colleagues.
Lailah Gifty Akita
A book is a treasure of life.
Liberals are my friends, my colleagues, my social world.
He is a lyric poet . . . aloof from the swirling currents in which many of his colleagues are immersed.
An effective executive builds on strengths - their own strengths, the strengths of superiors, colleagues, subordinates, and on the strength of the situation.
Successful women are not liked. I think the biggest danger for women in science is colleagues who are not as good as you are.
I listen to all kinds of music - new music, old music, music of my colleagues, everything.
Sometimes colleagues in performance are absolutely astonishing.
[Michael Flynn] become someone who for a lot of his former colleagues, people like Stanley McChrystal who looked at General Flynn and sort of said, this is not the person I thought I knew.
I am always asking myself how I can improve the lives of my customers, my colleagues, my shareholders, my family and my friends.
I've never been motivated by money. My peers and colleagues inspire me.
The world's a small place and people are watching; and, you know, somebody disappears, the family knows and their colleagues know, and so eventually, these things do get out.
George Bernard Shaw
Every doctor will allow a colleague to decimate a whole countryside sooner than violate the bond of professional etiquette by giving him away.
I definitely have some colleagues that I respect, and we get together from time to time. But I actually have just like genuine friends. Paul Thomas Anderson is a genuine friend. Robert Rodriguez is a genuine friend. Rick Richard Linklater is a genuine friend. Eli Roth is a genuine friend. And so is Edgar Wright.
Younger colleagues tended to draw untested self-confidence from their bonuses and prestigious degrees.
[About a tiresome colleague]: He could bore for Scotland.
Corrupt and incompetent police officers have a long history of being protected by their colleagues, police internal affairs and the government.
A scientist's aim in a discussion with his colleagues is not to persuade, but to clarify.
I am delighted to have had students, friends and colleagues in so many nations and to have learned so much of what I know from them. This Nobel Award honours them all.
Robert K. Greenleaf
Even the frankest and bravest of subordinates do not talk with their boss the same way they talk with colleagues.
We will ensure that associates continue to possess unsurpassed product knowledge and maintain their dedication to customer service and respect for their colleagues and for the communities in which they work and live.