Bob Buford quotes

  • My fruit grows on other people’s trees.
    -- Bob Buford

    #People #Tree #Fruit

  • Don't just dream big; follow through.
    -- Bob Buford

    #Dream #Bigs #Follow Through

  • It is not unnatural nor should it overly concern you that you feel the need for a change. The mistake most people make when they begin to feel this way is to ignore the voice that is telling them to stop and listen.
    -- Bob Buford

    #Mistake #Voice #People

  • Few people on earth know Peter Drucker and his work better than Bruce Rosenstein. This is a welcome, unique and very personal addition to Drucker's incomparable legacy.
    -- Bob Buford

    #Unique #People #Legacy

  • Success means using your knowledge and experience to satisfy yourself. Significance means using your knowledge and experience to change the lives of others.
    -- Bob Buford

    #Mean #Significance #Lives Of Others

  • Our first half is about how to make a living, and our second half has the promise of being about how to make a life.
    -- Bob Buford

    #Promise #Half #Firsts

  • Instead of facing a crisis as I approached middle age, I discovered that a new and better life lay before me. I called the process of discovery 'halftime,' and the outcome led to my second half.
    -- Bob Buford

    #Discovery #Age #Half

  • The Human tendency, largely driven by ego, is to believe we can do it all....It maybe humbling to admit there are only a few things you do really will free yourself to focus on those things which will lead to greater personal success and significance.
    -- Bob Buford

    #Believe #Focus #Ego

  • Prayer is, for me, like that - a state of being together with God. It's not usually triggered by liturgy or special needs. It's more like what the Bible instructs us to do: Pray without ceasing.
    -- Bob Buford

    #Prayer #Special #Together

  • Like most parents, I've been stumped by homework, the big questions, such as: 'What is the point of geography - the pilot always knows where we are going?'. Answer: 'If you didn't know any geography, people would think you were an American, and you wouldn't be able to put them right because you wouldn't know where they live.'

  • We must see what in the Israeli identity - in the Israeli - we can give to other people rather than speaking so often of taking, expanding territory.

  • The question of boundaries is a major question of the Jewish people because the Jews are the great experts of crossing boundaries. They have a sense of identity inside themselves that doesn't permit them to cross boundaries with other people.

  • I have known some quite good people who were unhappy, but never an interested person who was unhappy.

  • Find a need and fill it. Successful businesses are founded on the needs of people.

  • The well-ordered mind knows the value, no less than the charm, of reticence. The fruit of the tree of knowledge ... falls ripe from its stem; but those who have eaten with sobriety find no need to discuss the processes of digestion.

  • On the whole, my impression is that mercy bears richer fruits than any other attribute.

  • The wrinklier the raisin, the sweeter the fruit.

  • Adversity is the touchstone of character: it is not in success but in misfortune that hidden powers bear fruit.

  • True love is the ripe fruit of a lifetime.