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15 Inspiring Harry Gordon Selfridge Quotes

Joel Brown (Founder of Addicted2Success.com)

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Harry Gordon Selfridge Quotes

Harry Gordon Selfridge was an American retail magnate who was a founder of the high-end department stores London named ‘Selfridge & Co‘.

Check out some of Harry Gordon Selfridge’s quotes below:

15 Inspiring Harry Gordon Selfridge Quotes:

1. “Treat [the customer] as guests when they come and when they go, whether or not they buy. Give them all that can be given fairly, on the principle that ‘to him that giveth shall be given’.” – Harry Gordon Selfridge

2. “The customer is always right.” – Harry Gordon Selfridge

3. “Get the confidence of the public and you will have no difficulty in getting their patronage.” – Harry Gordon Selfridge

4. “Whenever I may be tempted to slack up and let the business run for awhile on its own impetus, I picture my competitor sitting at a desk in his opposition house, thinking and thinking with the most devilish intensity and clearness, and I ask myself what I can do to be prepared for his next brilliant move.” – Harry Gordon Selfridge

5. “There are no hard times for good ideas.” – Harry Gordon Selfridge

6.“The boss knows how it is done; the leader shows how.” – Harry Gordon Selfridge

7. “The boss drives his men; the leader coaches them.” – Harry Gordon Selfridge

 

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8. “The boss inspires fear; the leader inspires enthusiasm.” – Harry Gordon Selfridge

9. “The boss says “Go”; the leader says “Let’s go!” – Harry Gordon Selfridge

10th Harry Gordon Selfridge Quote “The boss says “I”; the leader, “we.” – Harry Gordon Selfridge

11. “The boss fixes the blame for the breakdown; the leader fixes the breakdown.” – Harry Gordon Selfridge

12. “The boss depends upon authority; the leader on good will.” – Harry Gordon Selfridge

13. “People will sit up and take notice of you if you will sit up and take notice of what makes them sit up and take notice.” – Harry Gordon Selfridge

14. “Excite the mind, and the hand will reach for the pocket.” – Harry Gordon Selfridge

15. “Remember always that the recollection of quality remains long after the price is forgotten. Then your business will prosper by a natural process.” – Harry Gordon Selfridge

What’s your favorite Harry Gordon Selfridge Quote? Share your favorite quote in the comment section below.

I am the the Founder of Addicted2Success.com and I am so grateful you're here to be part of this awesome community. I love connecting with people who have a passion for Entrepreneurship, Self Development & Achieving Success. I started this website with the intention of educating and inspiring likeminded people to always strive for success no matter what their circumstances.I'm proud to say through my podcast and through this website we have impacted over 200 million lives in the last 10 years.

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  1. Larry Long

    Jun 9, 2016 at 2:11 pm

    “Enthusiasm is the best attractor but cosmetics are cheaper” This was quoted on the PBS series? Keep up the good work.

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30 Inspirational Quotes by Michelle Obama That Will Lift Everyone Up

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Michelle Obama, wife of former United States President, Barack Obama, an American lawyer and writer, a former First Lady of the United States of America, a mom, an author and a style icon. In the eight amazing years that she served as the First Lady of the United States of America, she managed to become an inspiration for women all across the globe.

She has always spoken and worked towards equal rights for women, education for girls and healthy living. She is the proper definition of the modern-day revolutionary woman. Over the last couple of years, she has been encouraging people everywhere with her incredible words of wisdom and motivation. Every single person – young or old, is sure to take inspiration and motivation from her words.

Here are 30 quotes spoken by Michelle Obama:

1. “When they go low, we go high.”

2. “Success isn’t about how much money you make. It’s about the difference you make in people’s lives.”

3. “Always stay true to yourself and never let what somebody else says distract you from your goals.”

4. “The only limit to the height of your achievement is the reach of your dreams and your willingness to work hard for them.”

5. “Being a healthy woman isn’t about getting on a scale or measuring your waistline. We need to start focusing on what matters – on how we feel, and how we feel about ourselves.”

6. “As women, we must stand up for ourselves. As women, we must stand up for each other. As women, we must stand up for justice for all.”

7. “No matter who you are, no matter where you come from, you are BEAUTIFUL.”

8. “Always stay true to yourself and never let what somebody says distract you from your goals.”

9. “No country can ever truly flourish if it stifles the potential of its women and deprives itself of the contribution of half of its citizens.”

10. “You don’t have to say anything to the haters. You don’t have to acknowledge them at all. You just wake up every morning and be the best you can be. And that tends to shut them up.”

11. “Instead of letting your hardships and failures discourage or exhaust you, let them inspire you. Let them make you even hungrier to succeed.”

12.Empower yourselves with a good education, then get out there and use that education to build a country worthy of your boundless promise.”

13. “When girls are educated, their countries become stronger and more prosperous.”

14. “Success is only meaningful and enjoyable if it feels like your own.”

15. “Choose people who lift you up.”

16. “The difference between a broken community and a thriving one is the presence of women who are valued.”

17. “Don’t be afraid. Be focused. Be determined. Be hopeful. Be empowered.”

18. “Just do what works for you because there will always be someone who thinks differently.”

19. “Every girl, no matter where she lives, deserves the opportunity to develop the promise inside of her.”

20. “Just try new things. Don’t be afraid. Step out of your comfort zones and soar.”

21. “Do not bring people in your life who weigh you down. Trust your instincts, good relationships feel good, they feel right, they don’t hurt.”

22. “The one way to get me to work my hardest was to doubt me.”

23. “Don’t ever make decisions based on fear. Make decisions based on hope and possibility. Make decisions based on what should happen, not what shouldn’t.”

24. “I have learned that as long as I hold fast to my beliefs and values – and follow my own moral compass – then the only expectations I need to live up to are my own.”

25. “Changing the big picture takes time… and the best thing to do is focus on the things that we can make in our lives. If we’re doing all that – that becomes the collage of real change.”

26. “People who are truly strong lift others up. People who are truly powerful bring others together.”

27. “We need to do a better job of putting ourselves higher on our own ‘to do’ list.”

28. “You can’t make decisions based on fear and the possibility of what might happen.”

29. “I am an example of what is possible when girls from the beginning of their lives are loved and nurtured by people around them. I was surrounded by extraordinary women in my life who taught me about quiet strength and dignity.”

30. “If my future were determined just by my performance on a standardized test, I wouldn’t be here. I guarantee you that.”

What is your favorite quote from Michelle Obama? Comment Below!

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