Put First Things First Quotes

Put First Things First Quotes by Erin McCarthy, Stephen Covey, C. S. Lewis, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Thomas Watson, Jr., Herbert Bayard Swope and many others.

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I can’t give you the sunset, but I can give you the night.
Erin McCarthy
There are three constants in life… change, choice and principles.
Stephen Covey
Put first things first and we get second things thrown in: put second things first & we lose both first and second things.
C. S. Lewis
Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
You can’t get second things by putting them first. You get second things only by putting first things first.
C. S. Lewis
The key is not to prioritize what’s on your schedule, but to schedule your priorities.
Stephen Covey
Put First Things First! These four words cover an entire philosophy which can be applied with profit by every business leader, by every executive and by every employee.
Thomas Watson, Jr.
Begin with the end in mind.
Stephen Covey
I cannot give you the formula for success, but I can give you the formula for failure – which is: Try to please everybody.
Herbert Bayard Swope
Organize and execute around priorities.
Stephen Covey
Not long ago I heard a Navy chaplain refer to the sage advice of the Apostle to put first things first…If we are to heed the admonition to put first things first…one of the main essentials which lies at the very beginning of civilization is that of security.
Calvin Coolidge
God wants us to prosper. Our need, however, is to evaluate things as they should be evaluated – to esteem earthly things lightly – to put first things first.
Kenneth E. Hagin
Effective leadership is putting first things first. Effective management is discipline, carrying it out.
Stephen Covey
You have to decide what your highest priorities are and have the courage—pleasantly, smilingly, nonapologetically, to say “no” to other things. And the way you do that is by having a bigger “yes” burning inside. The enemy of the “best” is often the “good.
Stephen Covey
First things first, second things never.
Shirley Conran
Always begin with the end in mind.
Ellen Muth
How can you expect to be rescued if you don’t put first things first and act proper?
William Golding