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700 Inspiring Quotes About Building A Strong Foundation

1. “if there is little or no trust, there is no foundation for permanent success.”


2. “I call architecture frozen music.” -Johann Wolfgang von Goethe


3. “Drama is life with the dull bits cut out.”


4. “Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.” – Helen Keller, Activist & Teacher


5. Don’t let the world pass you by. Stay strong, be kind and build a strong foundation for your life. A strong foundation is the first brick of a project.


6. “A man that has not dealt with his foundation cannot deal with another man's foundation.”


7. “But everyone who can face up to decision making can learn to be an entrepreneur and to behave entrepreneurially. Entrepreneurship, then, is behaviour rather than personality trait. And its foundation lies in concept and theory rather than in intuition.”


8. “The state put a Broad-trained superintendent, Randy Ward, in charge of the Oakland schools ... Ward embraced the small schools but went further; his school reform plan aimed to turn the district into a marketplace of school choice while overhauling the bureaucracy. He closed low-performing schools and opened charter schools. He attracted $26 million in grants from the Broad Foundation, the Gates Foundation, the Dell Foundation, and corporations based in Oakland.”


9. Building a stronger foundation for life doesn’t happen overnight. It’s a daily process and an important step towards self-improvement that everyone can take to improve their lives.


10. You must first lay a strong foundation to build a good life. When you build a good foundation, nothing can shake it.


11. “Make something people want" includes making a company that people want to work for.”


12. “Make as many friends as you can, but don’t build your life on them alone. It’s an unstable foundation.” – Sean Covey


13. “Trust is the glue of life. It’s the most essential ingredient in effective communication. It’s the foundational principle that holds all relationships.” — Stephen Covey


14. “Would a bird build its nest if it did not have its instinct for confidence in the world?”


15. “You can dream, create, design, and build the most wonderful place in the world. But it requires people to make the dream a reality.” – Walt Disney


16. “All intimate relationships are built on a foundation of honesty, trust and attraction. ” – Unknown


17. Building a good foundation for life doesn’t mean piling up on material possessions. It means developing strong character traits and values that will keep you from making poor decisions


18. Part of living in a free world is finding peace from within and reflecting that to the outside world through your thoughts and deeds. A free mind is the foundation of a free world. - Author: Tambre Bryant - Strategic Intervention Life Business Coach


19. A foundation can make all the difference in your life. What are you doing today to reinforce your foundation? Strong foundations begin with strong beliefs. Have faith in yourself and your path.


20. 18 Now you are two, and already there are many memories made in just two exciting years. You are bright and adorable and full of life. I am sure you will go on to make many more childhood memories that will become a strong foundation for the rest of your life. Have a very happy 2nd birthday.


21. "If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them.” — Henry David Thoraeu


22. “You can’t build anything with a flimsy foundation. Friendship is the foundation.” — Hill Harper


23. “The greatest danger a team faces isn’t that it won’t become successful, but that it will, and then cease to improve.” – Mark Sanborn, Author


24. “Life is too short not to experiment.”


25. “Once someone dreams a dream, it can’t just drop out of existence. But if the dreamer can’t remember it, what becomes of it? It lives on in Fantastica, deep under earth. There are forgotten dreams stored in many layers. The deeper one digs, the closer they are. All Fantastica rests on a foundation of forgotten dreams.”


26. Nothing else matters if you don’t have a solid foundation. The foundation of success is a great life, better habits and strong values. You can’t be successful without these things!


27. “All over the world, young males and females, schooled in the art of patriarchal thinking, are building an identity on a foundation that sees the will to do violence as the essential way to assert being.” — bell hooks


28. “The foundation of every state is the education of its youth.”


29. “We are stronger when we listen, and smarter when we share.” – Rania Al-Abdullah, Queen of Jordan


30. The truly scary thing about undiscovered lies is that they have a greater capacity to diminish us than exposed ones. They erode our strength, our self-esteem, our very foundation.” -Cheryl Hughes


31. Humility is the solid foundation of all virtues.


32. A foundation is not built in a day but with the sweat and tears of hard work. Don’t give up because you don’t get what you want; you get what you work for.


33. “Character Ethic as the foundation of success—things like integrity, humility, fidelity, temperance, courage, justice, patience, industry, simplicity, modesty, and the Golden Rule.”


34. “Procrastination is the foundation of all disasters.” – Pandora Poikilos


35. “The foundation for security and well being of a family is often built from a parent going extra miles to achieve it, doing mundane tasks to ensure it, standing up to injustice to protect it, and having the heart to listen and then express through embrace and action to each member of that sacred ohana how much they are deeply valued, unconditionally. And all the while, from birth, encouraging the other members to do the same. And often, from that foundation you have a home, well founded.”


36. “Songs lay a foundation of who I am going to be forever.” — Jessie J


37. To build a strong foundation in life, you must first know yourself. You are your most valuable asset; follow your instincts and make good decisions. To live your best life, you must first build a strong foundation.


38. ”I respect the man who knows distinctly what he wishes. The greater part of all mischief in the world arises from the fact that men do not sufficiently understand their own aims. They have undertaken to build a tower, and spend no more labor on the foundation than necessary to erect a hut.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe


39. "A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him.” – David Brinkley


40. “First, my father was a core part of my existence. He was my solid rock. He taught me amazing life principles that formed the foundation of my existence today.” ― Nicoline Ambe


41. Congratulations my friend on being a graduate. I hope that this is just the foundation of many accomplishments to come.


42. Common sense is a skill to learn, and it is the foundation of all good business. - Author: Ehab Atalla


43. “I have started my own foundation. It’s called Follow Your Art. It’s at its infancy but my goal is to mentor teenage girls through one of the most difficult times in their lives.” ~ Nadine Velazquez


44. Once you understand the foundations of cooking.


45. “The foundation stones for a balanced success are honesty. character. integrity. faith. love. and loyalty.”


46. “The power of the Executive to cast a man into prison without formulating any charge known to the law and particularly to deny him the judgement of his peers is in the highest degree odious and is the foundation of all totalitarian government whether Nazi or Communist.”


47. “Applying logic to potentially illogical behaviour is to construct a house on shifting foundations. The structure will inevitably collapse.”


48. “Life is short and love is over in the morning.”


49. “Life is too short to be little. Man is never so manly as when he feels deeply, acts boldly, and expresses himself with frankness and with fervor.”


50. “Creativity fuels innovation, and it’s what all states should strive to instill in the next generations.” — Jim Hunt


51. “A successful woman is one who can build a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at her.” –Unknown


52. Character makes trust possible, and trust is the foundation of leadership. - Author: John C. Maxwell


53. The foundation of our lives will always be important and will never be simple. Be patient, but remember that one day you’ll be able to laugh about your struggles as much as you laugh at others’ successes.


54. “Total self-love and acceptance is the only foundation for happiness and the love of others.”


55. “The new meaning of soul is creativity and mysticism. These will become the foundation of the new psychological type, and with him or her will come the new civilization.” — Otto Rank


56. “Positive attitude serves as the foundation for optimism and is a shining characteristic of every positive person I have met.” – Vishal Pandey


57. “Si crees que existe un camino alternativo a aquel en el que estamos, y que todo lo que tenemos que hacer es señalarlo, entonces visita la página web efefoundation.org y únete al movimiento. Cambiar el mundo requiere el apoyo de todos los que creen.”


58. “There is nothing more poetic and terrible than the skyscrapers’ battle with the heavens that cover them.” -Federico Garcia Lorca


59. “Consistency is the true foundation of trust. Either keep your promises or do not make them.” — Roy T. Bennett


60. “As a principle-centered person, you see things differently. And because you see things differently, you think differently, you act differently. Because you have a high degree of security, guidance, wisdom, and power that flows from a solid, unchanging core, you have the foundation of a highly proactive and highly effective life.”


61. “Trust is the foundation of every successful sale.” (Adam Rogers, Shopify)


62. “Getting out of bed is like the foundation of the discipline, and I think it carries over into everything else.”~Jocko Willink


63. “It’s very dramatic when two people come together to work something out. It’s easy to take a gun and annihilate your opposition, but what is really exciting to me is to see people with differing views come together and finally respect each other.” – Fred Rogers, Children’s Entertainer


64. “While it is important to educate children, what is much more pressing is the need to love them. When education becomes more important than love, it is no longer education at all. For, tending to the delicate spirit of children is foundational if education is to fulfill its intended purpose of serving the greater whole.” ~ Vince Gowmon


65. “Trust is the foundation of real teamwork. And so the first dysfunction is a failure on the part of team members to understand and open up to one another. And if that sounds touchy-feely, let me explain, because there is nothing soft about it. It is an absolutely critical part of building a team. In fact, it’s probably the most critical.”


66. “The nicest thing about teamwork is that you always have others on your side.” – Margaret Carty, Politician


67. At Wal-Mart, it goes back to Sam Walton and the foundation and business model that we simply operate for less, or everyday low cost. We're known for operating in a very efficient way and then giving those savings to customers. - Author: Mike Duke


68. “If you want to build a ship, don’t drum up people together to collect wood and don’t assign them tasks and work, but rather teach them to long for the endless immensity of the sea.” – Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, Writer


69. “Since life is short and the world is wide, the sooner you start exploring it, the better.”


70. A relationship is not based on the length of time you’ve spent together. It is based on the foundation you’ve built together.” –Unknown


71. “You need a rock-solid foundation of friends and family to keep you where you need to be.” — Lilly Singh


72. “Entrepreneurship, then, is behavior rather than personality trait. And its foundation lies in concept and theory rather than in intuition.”


73. “Without knowing about flexibility, one cannot work out strategies to deal with the enemy and prepare for changes, and without knowing about the foundation of one’s own culture, one would be contemptuous of the Confucian ethical codes.” — Zhang Zhidong


74. “If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them.” -Henry David Thoraeu, philosopher


75. As you become more and more successful, remember to build a strong foundation of self-love.


76. “Trust is the glue of life. It’s the most essential ingredient in effective communication. It’s the foundational principle that holds all relationships.” – Stephen Covey


77. “It is not the beauty of the building you should look at: it’s the construction of the foundation that will stand the test of time.” – David Allen Coe


78. Learn the rules and learn the game, before you start breaking the rules and changing the game.


79. “Self-knowledge is the foundation of real success.” — Rachel Simmons


80. “Trust is the glue of life. It’s the most essential ingredient in effective communication. It’s the foundational principle that holds all relationships.”


81. “Education is not a tool for development – individual, community and the nation. It is the foundation for our future. It is empowerment to make choices and emboldens the youth to chase their dreams.” — Nita Ambani


82. A foundation is like the floor of your house. It provides stability, security, and peace of mind. But it’s only as strong as its support beams. And so are you. Your strength and character will be tested, but success is always within reach if you have a solid foundation that can bear up under pressure. You do not have to be perfect to make a difference in the world—you just need to be yourself.


83. Building a solid foundation for your life is important; it will make all the difference. Building a foundation is as important as building a house. You can’t build one without the other.


84. Life is a journey, not a destination. Make sure you build a foundation that is good for life. When you build a good foundation for your life, the rest of the house will fall into place.


85. “Success, they taught me, is built on the foundation of courage, hard work, and individual responsibility. Despite what some would have us believe, success is not built on resentment and fears.”—Susana Martinez


86. If we would build on a sure foundation in friendship, we must love our friends for their sakes rather than for our own.” — Charlotte Brontë


87. “Each of us is carving a stone, erecting a column, or cutting a piece of stained glass in the construction of something much bigger than ourselves.” – Adrienne Clarkson


88. “Have fun, find joy, be you” is one of ClickUp’s core values that perfectly sums up the foundation of teamwork.


89. “Let the enemies in our land be reconciled, but let reformation be the foundation.”


90. The foundation of a financial fresh start actually has nothing to do with money or specific financial dos and don’ts.” – Suze Orman


91. “I cannot fix on the hour, or the spot, or the look or the words, which laid the foundation. It is too long ago. I was in the middle before I knew that I had begun.” —Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice


92. “God. JAMES 2 : 23 Many organizations today fail to tap into their potential. Why? Because the only reward they give their employees is a paycheck. The relationship between employer and employee never develops beyond that point. Successful organizations take a different approach. In exchange for the work a person gives, he receives not only his paycheck, but he is also nurtured by the people he works for. And nurturing has the ability to transform people’s lives. I use the BEST” acronym as a reminder of what people need when they get started with my organization. They need me to . . . Believe in them Encourage them Share with them Trust them Nurturing benefits everyone. What people wouldn’t be more secure and motivated when their leader believes in them, encourages them, shares with them, and trusts them (BEST)? People are more productive when they are nurtured. Even more important, nurturing creates a strong emotional and professional foundation within workers who have leadership potential. Later, using training and development, a leader can be built on that foundation.”


93. “With courage you will dare to take risks. have the strength to be compassionate. and the wisdom to be humble. Courage is the foundation of integrity.” – Mark Twain


94. “It is literally true that you can succeed best and quickest by helping others to succeed.” – Napoleon Hill, Author


95. “Trust is the glue of life. It’s the most essential ingredient in effective communication. It’s the foundational principle that holds all relationships” – Stephen R. Covey


96. A company’s culture is the foundation for future innovation. An entrepreneur's job is to build the foundation.


97. “I’ve come to believe that all my past failure and frustrations were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy. ” — Tony Robbins


98. Let today be the day you dedicate yourself to building relationships on the solid foundation of truth and authenticity.


99. “Every sturdy tree that towers over human beings owes its existence to a deeply rooted core.”


100. “After mutual respect and understanding are achieved, it is possible to establish real, sincere relationships, which is the foundation of a solid long-term collaboration.” – Ron Garan, Astronaut


101. It has become dramatically clear that the foundation of corporate integrity is personal integrity. - Author: Samuel DiPiazza


102. “It is not the beauty of a building you should look at; it is the construction of the foundation that will stand the test of time.” -David Allan Coe


103. “Valuing people is foundational to changing your world.”


104. “Action is the foundational key to all success.” —Pablo Picasso. Take the action to the gym once you’ve finished reading these workout quotes.


105. [Show] business is tough. You never know who or what's real. It's tough when you get in this business, if you have no grounded foundation other than Hollywood, because this business isn't real. We're getting paid to do what we love, but it isn't real. - Author: Columbus Short


106. “Research to me is as important or more important than the writing. It is the foundation upon which the book is built.” — Leon Uris


107. My mother is my root, my foundation. She planted the seed that I base my life on, and that is the belief that the ability to achieve starts in your mind.” – Michael Jordan


108. You don’t have to choose between your family and work; you can build a good foundation for both. Building a foundation for life is like building a house. You can’t keep adding on when the foundation is weak.


109. “You can use an eraser on the drafting table or a sledgehammer on the construction site.” – Frank Lloyd Wright


110. “Getting out of bed is like the foundation of the discipline, and I think it carries over into everything else.” — Jocko Willink


111. “And so rock bottom became the solid foundation on which I rebuilt my life.” ~ J. K. Rowling


112. “The foundation of beauty is the body.” — Azzedine Alaia


113. Strong foundations are built on character and integrity. Be open to new opportunities and embrace the changes that help you grow in ways you never thought possible.


114. “Delight in smooth sounding platitudes, refusal to face unpleasant facts ... genuine love of peace and pathetic belief that love can be its sole foundation ... the utter devotion of the Liberals to sentiment apart from reality ...though free from wickedness or evil design, played a definite part in the unleashing upon the world of horrors and miseries [WWII]”


115. When gratitude becomes an essential foundation in our lives, miracles start to appear everywhere. - Emmanuel Dalgher


116. “Going to live at Baltimore laid the foundation, and opened the gateway, to all my subsequent prosperity. I have ever regarded it as the first plain manifestation of that kind providence which has ever since attended me, and marked my life with so many favors.”


117. Remember that building good relationships with others and yourself is the key to building a successful foundation. A strong foundation is like a ladder. You can build anything on a sturdy one. And, as you climb up it, you become stronger and more capable, able to reach further and do more than before.


118. “But I’ll tell you this, it started with my mother. I have to give her. God bless her and rest her soul.” — Dave Winfield


119. The foundation stones for a balanced success are honesty, character, integrity, faith, love and loyalty. — Zig Ziglar


120. A writer can have only one language, if language is going to mean anything to him. - Author: Philip Larkin


121. Build a strong foundation for your life. Slowly but surely, it will give you the strength to overcome all challenges in life. The best way to grow is to build a solid foundation.


122. “Nothing in this world is more simple and more cheap than making cities that provide better for people.” – Jan Gehl


123. “We are all, in the private kingdom of our hearts, desperate for the company of a wise, true friend. Someone who isn’t embarrassed by our emotions, or her own, who recognizes that life is short and all that we have to offer, in the end, is love.”


124. “Rock bottom became the solid foundation on which I rebuilt my life.” – J.K. Rowling


125. As long as I can wear a wig I can be any character, and in real life I can be myself. - Author: Ginnifer Goodwin


126. “Art is long and life is short, and success is very far off.”


127. Whatever you want to achieve is secondary: the business, the exchange of information, whatever it may be. Yes, you do that also, but there is a deeper foundation - meeting that human being in a state of shared presence. - Author: Eckhart Tolle


128. “I’ve come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.” – Tony Robbins


129. “If you plan to build a tall house of virtues, you must first lay deep foundations of humility.” — Augustine


130. Education is not a tool for development – individual, community and the nation. It is the foundation for our future. It is empowerment to make choices and emboldens the youth to chase their dreams. – Nita Ambani


131. “Life is short. Be of use.”


132. A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him.” – David Brinkley


133. “Trust is the glue of life. It’s the most essential ingredient in effective communication. It’s the foundational principle that holds all relationships. ” – Stephen Covey


134. “A genuine leader is not a searcher for consensus but a molder of consensus.” – Martin Luther King Jr., Civil Rights Leader


135. “The strength of the team is each member. The strength of each member is the team.” – Phil Jackson, Basketball Player


136. “Servant leadership is the foundation and the secret of Sam Walton’s ability to achieve team synergy.” — Michael Bergdahl


137. “Without exception, spirituality—the belief in connection, a power greater than self, and interconnections grounded in love and compassion—emerged as a component of resilience. Most people spoke of God, but not everyone. Some were occasional churchgoers; others were not. Some worshipped at fishing holes; others in temples, mosques, or at home. Some struggled with the idea of religion; others were devout members of organized religions. The one thing that they all had in common was spirituality as the foundation of their resilience.”


138. Rock bottom became the solid foundation on which I rebuilt my life. ― J.K. Rowling, the author of the seven Harry Potter books, recently wrote The Ickabog.


139. “Prometheus – trickster, rebel and hero – links the realm of the gods with the world of humanity, with which he had such close affinity. His act of stealing fire has been viewed as the foundation of all man’s technologies.” — Neil MacGregor


140. Trust is the glue of life. It’s the most essential ingredient in effective communication. It’s the foundational principle that holds all relationships.


141. “Humility is the solid foundation of all virtues.” Confucius


142. “Lack of faith is like a house without foundation.”


143. “If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them.” ~ Henry David Thoreau


144. If you want to build a strong foundation, start by building yourself up. The foundation of your life is a set of beliefs, values, priorities and goals. Make them strong, and they will help you see the world as it is.


145. “I think it will be found that experience, the true source and foundation of all knowledge, invariably confirms its truth.” — Thomas Malthus


146. “Sweetheart, I know high school might not feel important, but it’s the foundation for the rest of your life.”


147. “Teamwork is the ability to work together toward a common vision. The ability to direct individual accomplishments toward organizational objectives. It is the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results.” – Andrew Carnegie, Industrialist & Philanthropist


148. “True humility—the basis of the Christian system—is the low but deep and firm foundation of all virtues.”


149. Feckless as it was for Bush to ask Americans to go shopping after 9/11, we all too enthusiastically followed his lead, whether we were wealthy, working-class or in between. We spent a decade feasting on easy money, don't-pay-as-you-go consumerism and a metastasizing celebrity culture. - Author: Frank Rich


150. “A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him.” —David Brinkley


151. Building a good foundation for life is an important step in growing as a person. It’s more than just education and learning from others; it’s about developing a sense of self-value and understanding who you are.


152. If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them.


153. “Trust is the glue of life. It's the most essential ingredient in effective communication. It's the foundational principle that holds all relationships. When the trust account is high, communication is easy, instant, and effective.”


154. “The need for love lies at the very foundation of human existence.” – Dalai Lama


155. “The truly scary thing about undiscovered lies is that they have a greater capacity to diminish us than exposed ones. They erode our strength, our self-esteem, our very foundation.” — Cheryl Hughes


156. “Action is the foundational key to all success.”


157. “Please continue to voice your beliefs, as your participation is the foundation of our country’s democracy.” — Marc Veasey


158. “I think the way life has been structured is in such a way that we give platforms and foundations to the next generation, and this should be the natural way of living.”


159. “Trust is the glue of life. It’s the most essential ingredient in effective communication. It’s the foundational principle that holds all relationships.”– Stephen R. Covey


160. Trust is the glue of life. It’s the most essential ingredient in effective communication. It’s the foundational principle that holds all relationships. – Stephen Covey


161. “The foundation of morality is to have done, once and for all, with lying.” – Thomas Huxley


162. “KEY POINTS—BUILDING TRUST • Trust is the foundation of teamwork. • On a team, trust is all about vulnerability, which is difficult for most people. • Building trust takes time, but the process can be greatly accelerated. • Like a good marriage, trust on a team is never complete; it must be maintained over time.”


163. “The foundation stones for a balanced success are honesty, character, integrity, faith, love, and loyalty.” — Zig Ziglar


164. Trust is the glue of life. It’s the most essential ingredient in effective communication. It’s the foundational principle that holds all relationships. - Stephen R. Covey


165. “Loves are like empires: when the idea they are founded on crumbles, they, too, fade away.”


166. “Acknowledging the good that you already have in your life is the foundation for all abundance.” Eckhart Tolle


167. “The foundation stones for a balanced success are honesty, character, integrity, faith, love and loyalty.” — Zig Ziglar


168. “Building a solid foundation in the early years of a child’s life will not only help him or her reach their reach their full potential but will also result in better societies as a whole.”


169. To have a good foundation in your life, make it a point to build your life around values that are good for others and yourself. Think about it this way: the foundation you build now will last a lifetime.


170. “Addicts, in a very general but foundational sense, are constitutionally unable to put themselves first. They have spent their lives avoiding putting themselves first, hiding themselves and their problems behind habitual and destructive behaviors.” – Morteza Khaleghi


171. The foundation JeepYou want to be a role model for others


172. “Trust is the glue of life. It’s the most essential ingredient in effective communication. It’s the foundational principle that holds all relationships. ” — Stephen R. Covey


173. “A doctor can bury his mistakes but an architect can only advise his clients to plant vines.” -Frank Lloyd Wright


174. “Children develop their brains as well as their bodies through movement, and in the process of concentration, self-discipline, and perseverance with an active interest, the foundations of character are laid. ”


175. “When you build technology it’s not just a matter of “what.” In most cases the success ends up determined by “how” you build it—which foundations you used, how simple and scalable it is.” - Tobi Lütke, founder and CEO of Shopify


176. “The chain is only as strong as its weakest link, for if that fails the chain fails and the object that it has been holding up falls to the ground.” – Thomas Reid, Philosopher


177. “Nothing guarantees that reasonable people will agree about everything, of course, but the unreasonable are certain to be divided by their dogmas. It is time we recognized that this spirit of mutual inquiry, which is the foundation of all real science, is the very antithesis of religious faith.” — Sam Harris


178. “Addicts, in a very general but foundational sense, are constitutionally unable to put themselves first. They have spent their lives avoiding putting themselves first, hiding themselves and their problems behind habitual and destructive behaviors.”


179. “Good buildings come from good people, and all problems are solved by good design.” — Stephen Gardiner


180. “A month passed in silence and then came an email asking if Qayennat would care to further amend, fortify or prune various sections of her proposal; Like all communication for them so far, this was well written and polite but abhorrent in its covert attempt to stamp out anything like love, to turn passion into hot air. She wanted to tell them as much, inviting them to take their stuffy foundation and stuff it up their backside”


181. Building a strong foundation for your life doesn’t happen overnight. It takes years of hard work and dedication.


182. You are my strength. You are not only the sails that steer my ship, but you are also the waves below that carry me. Without you, I would cease to have a backbone, as you are the entire foundation holding me up. I could never think of a day where you are not with me. I imagine if that day came, I would become weak. I would crumble into a coward. But together, we are strong. We are unstoppable. That is why I love you.


183. Sometimes, the hardest part of building a strong foundation is knowing you have one to build No matter where you are in life, you can always build a strong foundation, and a sturdy foundation can only be built from the inside out.


184. “The foundation stones for a balanced success are honesty, character, integrity, faith, love, and loyalty. ” —Zig Ziglar, personal development trainer and speaker. Read these other success quotes to aspire to greatness


185. Your vision not only becomes the future place you desire to live, but it becomes a foundation for your life's decisions. - Author: Lisa A. Mininni


186. “Rock bottom became the solid foundation in which I rebuilt my life.” — J.K. Rowling


187. “Trust is the glue of life. It’s the most essential ingredient in effective communication. It’s the foundational principle that holds all relationships.” ~ Stephen Covey


188. Build your foundation with a strong foundation, and you will have the strength to flourish in life. The best foundation for a happy life is education on good values.


189. “It is labor alone that is productive: it creates wealth and therewith lays the outward foundations for the inward flowering of man.”


190. “Trust, honesty, humility, transparency and accountability are the building blocks of a positive reputation. Trust is the foundation of any relationship.” Mike Paul


191. “Rock bottom became the solid foundation on which I rebuilt my life.” ~ J.K. Rowling


192. It takes a strong foundation to build a good life. Building a foundation for the future is about setting a good example and teaching your children about the value of hard work and how to deal with life’s challenges.


193. If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put foundations under them. —Henry David Thoreau


194. “Acknowledging the good that you already have in your life is the foundation for all abundance.”


195. Action is the foundational key to all success.” —Pablo Picasso. Take the action to the gym once you’ve finished reading these workout quotes.


196. “There is no punishment or reward in our schools to interfere with the joy in the work itself. The only reward is in the completion of the work – it is at this time that internal discipline establishes itself, and the foundations of character are laid. ”


197. “In a world with no rules and filled with uncertainty, trust must play a critical role in relationships. Loyalty must be the foundation of everything. ” — S. K. Lee


198. “Action is the foundational key to all success.” — Pablo Picasso


199. We can rebuild; we can repair the damage. And we will. But if you want to rise higher than before, then you’ve got to build a stronger foundation first. It’s all about building a strong foundation for the future.


200. “Rising demands the foundational beliefs of connection and requires wrestling with perspective, meaning, and purpose. I recently came across this quote on Liz Gilbert’s Instagram feed—and I think it sums this up perfectly: “Grace will take you places hustling can’t.”


201. “My mother is my root, my foundation. She planted the seed that I base my life on, and that is the belief that the ability to achieve starts in your mind.” - Michael Jordan


202. “I think the chance to help strengthen the foundation of young people going into business, as I did, just appeals to me.” — Gerry Schwartz


203. “The art is long, life is short.”


204. Building a foundation is like putting together a puzzle. It takes time, patience and dedication. It will take you on the path to success. A foundation is built on the solid rock of truth, not the sandy soil of popularity.


205. “No member of a crew is praised for the rugged individuality of his rowing.” – Ralph Stripey Guy Emerson, Philosopher


206. Build the foundation for your life that will change everything about who you are, where you go and what you get out of it.


207. “The hard way builds solidly a foundation of confidence that cannot be swept away.” – Colonel Sanders


208. “The most important of these skills, and power’s crucial foundation, is the ability to master your emotions. An emotional response to a situation is the single greatest barrier to power, a mistake that will cost you a lot more than any temporary satisfaction you might gain by expressing your feelings.”


209. “Great things in business are never done by one person. They’re done by a team of people.” – Steve Jobs, Founder


210. “The foundation stones for a balanced success are honesty, character, integrity, faith, love and loyalty. ” — Zig Ziglar


211. “None of us is as smart as all of us.” – Ken Blanchard, Author


212. A grateful heart is a beginning of greatness. It is an expression of humility. It is a foundation for the development of such virtues as prayer, faith, courage, contentment, happiness, love, and well-being. – James E. Faust


213. Father, please forgive me for wanting to give up and turn away from You. I am so tired and so hurt. Please give me the strength to go on. Today, I choose Your healing power to work in my life. I will guard my heart against bitterness and anger. I will not retreat. I choose to believe that the pain of today is the foundation of tomorrow’s victory. In Jesus’ Name, Amen. - Mary Southerland


214. “Rock bottom became the solid foundation in which I rebuilt my life.” – J.K. Rowling


215. “Because that’s what unfaithfulness is, isn’t it? A cancer that’s always there in the back of your mind, eating away at the foundations of the relationship.” ― Matt Dunn, The Ex-Boyfriend’s Handbook


216. “Good order is the foundation of all things.”


217. “When a solid foundation is laid, if the mason is able and his materials good, a strong house can be built.” — Haile Selassie


218. The foundation of your life is how you make people feel, especially yourself. Ensure your foundation is strong enough to support a long and happy life. Building a good foundation is the first step in a healthy life.


219. Dig up your past, and make it a foundation for the future. God be with you. Good morning, and happy Tuesday to you.


220. “A group becomes a team when each member is sure enough of himself and his contribution to praise the skill of the others.” – Norman Shidle, Author


221. “Our relationship to our body is a primary one, and it is foundational to how we orient in life. We will inhabit this body until we die, so if we can befriend it, rather than judging, berating, and fighting with it, we only stand to sweeten our lives.” – Kimberly Ann Johnson


222. “Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success.” – Henry Ford, Industrialist


223. “Being the best simply cannot be a Just Cause, because even if we are the best (based on the metrics and time frames of our own choosing), the position is only temporary. The game doesn’t end once we get there; it keeps going. And because the game keeps going, we often find ourselves playing defense to maintain our cherished ranking. Though saying “we are the best” may be great fodder for a rah-rah speech to rally a team, it makes for a weak foundation upon which to build an entire company. Infinite-minded leaders understand that “best” is not a permanent state. Instead, they strive to be “better.” “Better” suggests a journey of constant improvement and makes us feel like we are being invited to contribute our talents and energies to make progress in that journey.”


224. “I was originally a minimalist, so that’s my foundation.” — Joe Hisaishi


225. I had a great teacher in life, my father. But I had another great teacher in terms of profession in terms of Ben Graham. I was lucky enough to get the right foundation very early on. And then basically I didn't listen to anybody else. I just look in the mirror every morning and the mirror always agrees with me. And I go out and do what I believe I should be doing. And I'm not influenced by what other people think.


226. “Trust is the glue of life. It’s an essential ingredient in effective communication. It’s the foundational principle that holds all relationships.” – Stephen R. Covey


227. Building a solid foundation in life starts with knowing who you are and what you believe. Building a foundation of positive self-esteem, confidence, and trust is necessary to achieve any goal.


228. A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him. – David Brinkley


229. “Trust is the glue of life. It’s the most essential ingredient in effective communication. It’s the foundational principle that holds all relationships.” Stephen Covey


230. “Action is the foundational key to all success.” —Pablo Picasso


231. The foundation stones for a balanced success are honesty, character, integrity, faith, love, and loyalty. – Zig Ziglar


232. Acknowledging the good that you already have in your life is the foundation for all abundance.”


233. “I didn’t have anybody, really, no foundation in life, so I had to make my own way. Always, from the start. I had to go out in the world and become strong to discover my mission in life.” — Tina Turner


234. “In this ever-changing society, the most powerful and enduring brands are built from the heart. They are real and sustainable. Their foundations are stronger because they are built with the strength of the human spirit, not an ad campaign. The companies that are lasting are those that are authentic.”


235. “When gratitude becomes an essential foundation in our lives, miracles start to appear everywhere.”


236. “The universe has no restrictions. You place restrictions on the universe with your expectations.”


237. Give yourself the best chance at building a strong foundation for your life by surrounding yourself with people who lift you, love you and support you.


238. “The whole difference between construction and creation is exactly this: that a thing constructed can only be loved after it is constructed; but a thing created is loved before it exists.” -Charles Dickens


239. You can’t have a foundation built on the shifting sands of life. The only solid ground is in Him.


240. “We shape our buildings: Thereafter, they shape us.” -Winston Churchill


241. “The foundation of collectivism is simple: There should be no important economic differences among people. No one should be too rich.” — P. J. O’Rourke


242. “Humility is the foundation of all the other virtues hence, in the soul in which this virtue does not exist there cannot be any other virtue except in mere appearance.” — Augustine of Hippo


243. “Trust is the glue of life. It’s the most essential ingredient in effective communication. It’s the foundational principle that holds all relationships.” – Stephen R. Covey


244. It’s just not about building; it’s about building a strong foundation because everything else crumbles without a strong foundation.


245. "Rock bottom became the solid foundation on which I rebuilt my life.” — J.K. Rowling


246. “This storm will pass. Although, it has tested our strength, our foundations, our roots, we will arise stronger, wiser, and smarter. The best is yet to come.”


247. “Men were created before women. ... But that doesn't prove their superiority – rather, it proves ours, for they were born out of the lifeless earth in order that we could be born out of living flesh. And what's so important about this priority in creation, anyway? When we are building, we lay foundations on the ground first, things of no intrinsic merit or beauty, before subsequently raising up sumptuous buildings and ornate palaces. Lowly seeds are nourished in the earth, and then later the ravishing blooms appear; lovely roses blossom forth and scented narcissi.”


248. “Efficiency is the foundation for survival. Effectiveness is the foundation for success. It’s Not How Hard You Work; It’s How Smart You Work”


249. “I don’t think that life happens by sitting back and waiting. People hold their cards so tight to their chest. Life is short. Tell people you love them. What’s the worst that’s going to happen?”


250. “If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them.”


251. Build a foundation for life. It’s not about what you do — it’s about who you are and how you act. When you build a strong foundation in life, it becomes easier to handle tough situations.


252. “My mother is my root. my foundation. She planted the seed that I base my life on and that is the belief that the ability to achieve starts in your mind.” – Unknown


253. “He is different, and there will be many people you love who will be unhappy with you. You don’t want them to feel you’ve dishonored them. Yes, I know how it is. But life is short. A chance for great happiness doesn’t come along all that often.”


254. “A successful woman is one who can build a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at her.” – Unknown


255. “If two men on the same job agree all the time, then one is useless. If they disagree all the time, both are useless.” – Darryl F. Zanuck, Film Producer


256. “When a builder builds he clears the ground for his new foundations. Then he sees that the basic structure will support the whole. Should we not also clear the mind - at least that part of it that we can reach - of the ruins of past thinking, before building our palace of dharma which will one day reach the sky.”


257. “It’s better to have a great team than a team of greats.” – Simon Sinek, Author


258. “Of the many foundations upon which humans rest, words are probably the most solid.”


259. The truly scary thing about undiscovered lies is that they have a greater capacity to diminish us than exposed ones. They erode our strength, our self-esteem, our very foundation.” — Cheryl Hughes


260. “Procrastination is the foundation of all disasters.”


261. "I’ve come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy."


262. “Think big and don’t listen to people who tell you it can’t be done. Life’s too short to think small.”


263. “Sutra 1.14: sa tu dîrgha-kâla-nairantarya-satkârâsevito drdha-bhûmih”


264. “If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put foundations under them”. – Henry David Thoreau


265. “Trust is the great foundation on which we build our families, workplaces, churches, friendships, and neighborhoods, that raw commitment to trust another person” – Mark Batterson


266. “If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them.” – Henry David Thoreau


267. “May your adventures bring you closer together, even as they take you far away from home.” – Trenton Lee Stewart, Author


268. The foundation of success is strong. Building a foundation that is good for life starts with building strong relationships. Life is the basic building block of all things. If you build it right, it’s going to last forever.


269. “Loving yourself is the foundation for finding inner peace, happiness, and the ability to love others.” ― Lori Deschene


270. “You don’t build a house without its foundation. You don’t build a hospital without its nurses.”


271. “My mother is my root, my foundation. She planted the seed that I base my life on, and that is the belief that the ability to achieve starts in your mind.” —Michael Jordan


272. “I refuse to accept other people’s ideas of happiness for me. As if there’s a ‘one size fits all’ standard for happiness.”


273. Building is a lot like yoga. It requires commitment, perseverance, and patience. Building a good foundation for life takes all of the above—and then some.


274. “Trust is the glue of life. It’s the most essential ingredient in effective communication. It’s the foundational principle that holds all relationships. ”


275. “Life is short, break the rules.”


276. “Action is the foundational key to all success.”- Pablo Picasso


277. “Self-confidence is the foundation of all great success and achievement.” – Brian Tracy


278. “Mycologists are few and far between. We are under-funded, poorly represented in the context of other sciences – ironic, as the very foundation of our ecosystems are directly dependent upon fungi, which ultimately create the foundation of soils.” — Paul Stamets


279. “The sensory education which prepares for the accurate perception of all the differential details in the qualities of things, is therefore the foundation of the observation of things and of phenomena which present themselves to our sense; and with this it helps us to collect from the external world the material for imagination. ”


280. Building a foundation is essential to overcoming life’s challenges. A good foundation is a key to a great life.


281. “Failures are foundation stones of the Success Forts” ~ Invajy


282. “Hire people who are better than you are, then leave them to get on with it. Look for people who will aim for the remarkable, who will not settle for the routine.” – David Ogilvy, Advertising Mogul


283. Indolence is the devil's cushion. - Author: Samuel Johnson


284. “Ninety per cent of the art of living consists of getting on with people you can’t stand.” – Samuel Goldwyn, Film Producer


285. “Life is too short to waste. Dreams are fulfilled only through action, not through endless planning to take action.”


286. “Life is short. That’s all there is to say. Get what you can from the present – thoughtfully, justly.”


287. “Psychological safety is not a matter of relaxing standards, making people comfortable, being nice and agreeable, or giving unconditional praise. It’s fostering a climate of respect, trust, and openness in which people can raise concerns and suggestions without fear of reprisal. It’s the foundation of a learning culture.”


288. “What is your legacy? Are you intentional about the sort of influence you want to have on the world around you? Being aware of how you want to be remembered gives you a perspective on what is truly important. Leadership is influence, and relationships are the foundation of leadership. Nothing is more predictive of your legacy than the quality of people you surround yourself with.” ~ John C. Maxwell , Surround yourself quotes leadership


289. “A big hook can be great; you’ll have a big opening. But if you haven’t got the right foundation, you’re never going to keep that train on the tracks.” — Channing Dungey


290. If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them. - Henry David Thoreau


291. Don’t let people or circumstances knock you down. Build yourself up from the ground up so you can stand tall and proud.


292. “A grateful heart is a beginning of greatness. It is an expression of humility. It is a foundation for the development of such virtues as prayer, faith, courage, contentment, happiness, love, and well-being.” – James E. Faust


293. “There is no finish line. There are only mile markers.”


294. “The foundation of every state is the education of its youth.” – Diogenes of Sinope


295. “This bizarre industry presents so many paths of temptation. If you don’t have some kind of foundation, typically from family, then it will be difficult to deal with.” — Elijah Wood


296. Building a foundation is like putting foundations in a house. It is not hard, but it takes time, effort and patience. You don’t always have to make the biggest or best choice. Just take care of the smaller things that will lead to success.


297. “It’s better to have a hole in your team than an a**hole in your team!” – Dan Jacobs, Executive


298. The foundation of your life should be good morals, relationships and faith. The best foundation is not built in one day. It takes time, patience and dedication to build the right habits.


299. “Your inner strength is your outer foundation.” — Alan Rufus


300. “The foundation stones for a balanced success are honesty, character, integrity, faith, love and loyalty. ”


301. “If you have built castles in the air; your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them.” ― Henry David Thoreau


302. “There is one foundation in the world that no earthquake or tornado can shake – the love of my husband. Thanks.” – Unknown


303. Don’t be afraid to build your life on a foundation of honesty, courage and integrity — because it’s the only way to happiness.


304. “But we lost so much in the Prettytime - all the foundations were gone. So we're stuck making it up as we go along!"


305. “If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else.” – Booker T. Washington, Educator & Activist


306. "At our lowest we find the solid ground of our foundation. And we can build ourselves anew.” – Matt Haig


307. “My community was built on a foundation of organic growth through watching people play video games.” — Dr. Disrespect


308. “Getting out of bed is like the foundation of the discipline, and I think it carries over into everything else.” – Jocko Willink


309. Everyone deserves the chance to fulfil their potential. Build a strong foundation for your life—it will help you overcome anything that comes your way.


310. “Trust is the glue of life. It’s the most essential ingredient in effective communication. It’s the foundational principle that holds all relationships.” – STEPHEN R. COVEY Twitter-Bird Small


311. “You gotta take care of the people that are part of the foundation. If you don’t, it crumbles.” — Jack Scalia


312. “Relationships are the foundation of leadership.”


313. “A successful woman is one who can build a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at her.”


314. “He who cannot be a good follower cannot be a good leader.” – Aristotle, Philosopher


315. “Exceptional teams are built on a foundation of deep trust. In order to train and compete at an elite level, you must push each other very hard… But you can push only to the level of trust you have built with each other and with your coaches.”


316. If we would build on a sure foundation in friendship, we must love friends for their sake rather than for our own.” – Charlotte Brontë


317. You are a masterpiece. Don’t let anyone else’s opinion guide you because they don’t know as much about your strengths and weaknesses as you do. A great foundation must be built one brick at a time.


318. “You don't build a business, you build people, then people build the business.”


319. “Once, we built structures entirely from the most durable substances we knew: granite block, for instance. The results are still around today to admire, but we don’t often emulate them, because quarrying, cutting, transporting, and fitting stone require a patience we no longer possess.”


320. It’s easy to build a house of cards but hard to keep standing. Don’t build your future on a promise you don’t have time to keep. Build your future on what you do have time for.


321. “You can design and create, and build the most wonderful place in the world. But it takes people to make the dream a reality.” -Walt Disney


322. “Remember: Life is short, break the rules.”


323. “Christianity is the very root and foundation of Western civilization.” — Dinesh D’Souza


324. “One man can be a crucial ingredient on a team, but one man cannot make a team.” – Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Basketball Player


325. “That leadership is primarily a function of who you are, for this is the foundation for everything you do. How do you build leaders? You first build character.”


326. “Stereotypes don’t have the structural integrity of a carefully built ship. They’re more like a tower in the game of Jenga – teetering on a small number of blocks, with some key supports missing. To knock it over, sometimes all we need to do is give it a poke. The hope is that people will rise to the occasion and build new beliefs on a stronger foundation.”


327. “Help your team feel more connected to your company by incorporating the right digital technology tools into their workflow.”


328. “Love is not enough. It must be the foundation, the cornerstone – but not the complete structure. It is much too pliable, too yielding.” — Quentin Crisp


329. “The whirlwinds of revolt will continue to shake the foundations of our nation until the bright day of justice emerges.” (“I Have a Dream,” 1963.)


330. “Of all the dispositions and habits which lead to political prosperity, religion and morality are indispensable supports. In vain would that man claim the tribute of patriotism, who should labor to subvert these great pillars of human happiness, these firmest props of the duties of men and citizens.”


331. “Entrenched myth: Successful leaders in a turbulent world are bold, risk-seeking visionaries. Contrary finding: The best leaders we studied did not have a visionary ability to predict the future. They observed what worked, figured out why it worked, and built upon proven foundations. They were not more risk taking, more bold, more visionary, and more creative than the comparisons. They were more disciplined, more empirical, and more paranoid.”


332. “When gratitude becomes an essential foundation in our lives, miracles start to appear everywhere.” ― Emmanuel Dagher


333. “The first dysfunction is an absence of trust among team members. Essentially, this stems from their unwillingness to be vulnerable within the group. Team members who are not genuinely open with one another about their mistakes and weaknesses make it impossible to build a foundation for trust.”


334. “Life is short, but art lives forever.”


335. “Optimism is the foundation of courage.”


336. “Prediction is not just one of the things your brain does. It is the primary function of the neo-cortex, and the foundation of intelligence.” — Jeff Hawkins


337. “As a consequence of the victories we have registered during our first ten years of freedom, we have laid a firm foundation for the new advances we must and will make during the next decade.” — Thabo Mbeki


338. The foundation of your life is built from the ground up; some days, it takes a lot of hard work to get there. Always be careful while building because strong foundations are hard to build and easy to destroy.


339. A strong foundation is built on equal parts of patience, persistence and determination. The most important thing in life is learning to give yourself what you want.


340. “Rock bottom became the solid foundation in which I rebuilt my life. ” — J. K. Rowling


341. “I hope that when I’m 90 years old, I’ve accomplished a legacy that isn’t all about me. I hope it’s a legacy about the people who our foundation helps.” — Tim Tebow


342. “Rock bottom became the solid foundation on which I rebuilt my life.” — J.K. Rowling


343. “The foundation stones for a balanced success are honesty, character, integrity, faith, love and loyalty. ” – Zig Ziglar


344. “Rock bottom became the solid foundation in which I rebuilt my life.”


345. “If we would build on a sure foundation in friendship, we must love friends for their sake rather than for our own.” – Charlotte Brontë


346. A strong foundation is the most important thing when building a house. Your foundation is very important; it’s the first layer that starts to form your home. It’s a good place to begin because it will give you stability, security and protection when life throws you curves.


347. “Life is short. You can’t afford to put off what God has put in your heart. You don’t have time to live with things holding you back.”


348. “Man must evolve for all human conflict a method which rejects revenge, aggression and retaliation. The foundation of such a method is love.” ~ Martin Luther King Jr.


349. “Courage is contagious. A critical mass of brave leaders is the foundation of an intentionally courageous culture. Every time we are brave with our lives. we make the people around us a little braver and our organizations bolder and stronger.”


350. “Being the best simply cannot be a Just Cause, because even if we are the best (based on the metrics and time frames of our own choosing), the position is only temporary. The game doesn’t end once we get there; it keeps going. And because the game keeps going, we often find ourselves playing defense to maintain our cherished ranking. Though saying “we are the best” may be great fodder for a rah-rah speech to rally a team, it makes for a weak foundation upon which to build an entire company. Infinite-minded leaders understand that “best” is not a permanent state. Instead, they strive to be “better.” “Better” suggests”


351. “A successful person is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks that others throw at him or her.” – David Brinkley


352. “Trust is the glue of life. It’s the most essential ingredient in effective communication. It’s the foundational principle that holds all relationships. ”– Stephen Covey


353. “that elements of the Personality Ethic—personality growth, communication skill training, and education in the field of influence strategies and positive thinking—are not beneficial, in fact sometimes essential for success. I believe they are. But these are secondary, not primary traits. Perhaps, in utilizing our human capacity to build on the foundation of generations before us, we have inadvertently become so focused on our own building that we have forgotten the foundation that holds it up; or in reaping for so long where we have not sown, perhaps we”


354. “Acknowledging the good that you already have in your life is the foundation for all abundance.” –Eckhart Tolle


355. Confidence is the foundation for all business relations. The degree of confidence a man has in others, and the degree of confidence others have in him, determines a man's standing in the commercial and industrial world. - Author: William J.H. Boetcker


356. Do you wish to rise? Begin by descending. You plan a tower that will pierce the clouds? Lay first the foundation of humility.


357. “Home is defined very aptly as “Mother as the Foundation & Father as the Roof ”


358. “Humility is the solid foundation of all virtues. ” – Confucius


359. “The best foundation you can wear is healthy, glowing skin.” – Unknown


360. The structure of human betterment cannot be built upon foundations of materialism or business, but upon the bedrock of individual character in free men and women. - Author: Herbert Hoover


361. “Life is a game. In order to have a game, something has to be more important than something else. If what already is, is more important than what isn’t, the game is over. So, life is a game in which what isn’t, is more important than what is. Let the good times roll.”


362. “The bitterness of poor quality remains long after the sweetness of low price is forgotten.” – Benjamin Franklin


363. “My mother is my root, my foundation. She planted the seed that I base my life on, and that is the belief that the ability to achieve starts in your mind.”


364. “Life is short and unpredictable. Eat the dessert first!”


365. “No one can whistle a symphony. It takes a whole orchestra to play it.” – H. E. Luccock, Professor


366. “A world which sees art and engineering as divided is not seeing the world as a whole.” -Professor Sir Edmund Happold


367. “Life is short but it is wide. This too shall pass.”


368. Action is the foundational key to all success. -Pablo Picasso


369. “If I try to use human influence strategies and tactics of how to get other people to do what I want, to work better, to be more motivated, to like me and each other—while my character is fundamentally flawed, marked by duplicity and insincerity—then, in the long run, I cannot be successful. My duplicity will breed distrust, and everything I do—even using so-called good human relations techniques—will be perceived as manipulative. It simply makes no difference how good the rhetoric is or even how good the intentions are; if there is little or no trust, there is no foundation for permanent success. Only basic goodness gives life to technique.”


370. The foundation of a life well lived is strength, not just the bricks in your house but the foundation you build around them to keep it strong. Build a foundation on solid rock, not sand. Build it with love and trust.


371. “A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him.”


372. ‘Rock bottom became the solid foundation on which I rebuilt my life’ – JK Rowlings


373. “If you destroy the foundations of anything, the structure will collapse. If you want to destroy any building, you are guaranteed early success if you destroy the foundations.”


374. A strong foundation in your life doesn’t just help you live a happy life. It also helps you achieve your goals.


375. “A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him.” – David Brinkley


376. “Let’s not allow ourselves to be upset by small things we should despise and forget. Remember “Life is too short to be little”.”


377. “The book derives its title from the underlying principle—the mind-set—that provides the foundation for all the rest: Extreme Ownership. Leaders must own everything in their world. There is no one else to blame.”


378. “Shoes are like the foundations. If the foundations aren’t right, the building won’t stand upright, and if a woman’s balance isn’t right, nothing else is.”


379. “If you build it, they will come.” –Field of Dreams.


380. “Efficiency is the foundation for survival. Effectiveness is the foundation of success.”


381. “A successful life is an authentic life. Happiness and creativity rest on a foundation of transparency to yourself and others. Knowing your own heart and speaking clearly to others keep you on the path.” Gay Hendricks


382. “The training and sharpening of the senses has the obvious advantage of enlarging the field of perception and of offering an over more solid foundation for intellectual growth. The intellect builds up its store of practical ideas through contact with, and exploration of its environment. Without such concepts the intellect would lack precision and inspiration in its abstract operations. ”


383. Life is a journey, not a destination. We are never too old to build a foundation of character and values. The foundation of your life will be built on principles such as honesty, integrity, kindness, generosity and respect.


384. Building a foundation is like building a house. It takes time and effort, but you can move forward more confidently once you have it in place.


385. “If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them.” ― Henry David Thoreau


386. “Do you wish to rise? Begin by descending. You plan a tower that will pierce the clouds? Lay first the foundation of humility.” — Saint Augustine


387. “Man must evolve for all human conflict a method which rejects revenge, aggression and retaliation. The foundation of such a method is love.”- Martin Luther King, Jr.


388. Dreams are the foundation of America.” —Lupita Nyong’o, Kenyan-Mexican actress


389. The foundation of all achievement is character. Building a strong foundation for your life is all about learning to love yourself. And that takes work, commitment and, most of all, love.


390. A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him. -David Brinkley


391. “Good buildings come from good people, and all problems are solved by good design.” -Stephen Gardiner


392. “Communication is the foundation of every great relationship. Communication builds trust. Trust generates commitment. Commitment fosters teamwork, and teamwork delivers results.” –Jon Gordon


393. Your foundation is the building block of your life. If you want to build something, start by laying a solid foundation.


394. “Success, they taught me, is built on the foundation of courage, hard-work and individual responsibility. Despite what some would have us believe, success is not built on resentment and fears.”


395. You don’t have to become a millionaire, but if you want to enjoy a happy life, you’ll have to start by building strong foundations.


396. “Your inner strength is your outer foundation.” – Allan Rufus


397. Don’t be afraid to build strong foundations. They’ll help you soar to new heights. It’s not the work you do but the foundation you lay. The strongest foundation is one that is built on a private foundation.


398. Your foundation is the foundation of everything you will build in your life. Whatever your goals and dreams, they won’t be fulfilled if you build your foundation on sand.


399. “Life is an ocean that brings to your shore countless things. It is beyond our control what lies in front of us, but with it we must build sandcastles. Sandcastles sometimes break, no matter the perceived strength of its foundations. But no two sandcastles would have been the same and that alone gives meaning to the act of building it. The same has been my experience with friendships. When the tide rises higher, the harder it hits the sandcastles, even the ones that proved to survive longer than others. I don’t weep over sandcastles anymore, I just watch the tides.” — Uma Sreekanth


400. Building a strong foundation is the best thing to do because it lasts forever. Don’t be afraid of your destination, be afraid of standing still.


401. “The most important thing in communication is to hear what isn’t being said.” – Peter Drucker
, Consultant


402. “Procrastination is the foundation of all disasters.” – Unknown


403. My major goal in business was to learn. I had legislated in my mind for failure the worse possible scenario was I would learn a lot regardless of the outcome. This goal was the foundation for success of the business. Peldi, Balsamiq - Author: Kevin Kelly DO The Pursuit Of Xceptional Execution


404. “The culture is what creates the foundation for all future innovation. If you break the culture, you break the machine that creates your products.” — Brian Chesky


405. “A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him.” –David Brinkley


406. You can make it in this world, but if you don’t build a strong foundation, there’s no way you can stand. Building a strong foundation entails having a strong character because they’re the bricks that make up the foundation of your life. They give you strength and help you stand up to the challenges ahead.


407. ““Good food is the foundation of genuine happiness.” – Auguste Escoffier


408. “Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence wins championships. – Michael Jordan, Basketball Legend


409. “The biggest enemies of willpower: temptation, self-criticism, and stress. (...) these three skills —self-awareness, self-care, and remembering what matter most— are the foundation for self-control.”


410. “Coming from an African background, obviously the foundation of the family home is education, probably because my parents had to work a lot harder for everything that they’ve got in this country.” — Tinie Tempah


411. “A good education is a foundation for a better future.” – Elizabeth Warren


412. When you build a solid foundation of faith, good character, and dependable friends in your life, you’re ready to face anything. Our foundation is built on who we are and the path we choose to follow.


413. “A leader’s legacy is only as strong as the foundation they leave behind that allows others to continue to advance the organization in their name.”


414. Identity is a prison you can never escape, but the way to redeem your past is not to run from it, but to try to understand it, and use it as a foundation to grow. —Jay-Z


415. “On our own, we are marshmallows and dried spaghetti, but together we can become something bigger.” – C.B. Cook, Author


416. “Friendship must be built on a solid foundation of alcohol, sarcasm, inappropriateness and shenanigans.” – Unknown


417. “Trust, honesty, humility, transparency and accountability are the building blocks of a positive reputation. Trust is the foundation of any relationship.” ~ Mike Paul


418. “There is a common thread that weaves throughout the very fabric of every first responder. It is the innate desire to safeguard and protect one's most intimate of relationships.”


419. I remember going to Bob Preston's dressing room because I was losing a laugh - as you do in a long run. He said, 'Give me the script. That's where you're going off the road.' That's comedy. It's never the line itself; it's in the foundation. - Author: Jeffrey Tambor


420. Integrity is important in building relationships. And is the foundation upon which many other qualities for success are built, such as respect, dignity, and trust.” – John C. Maxwell


421. “Without continuous hands-on experience, it is impossible for children to acquire a deep intuitive understanding of the natural world that is the foundation of sustainable development. ….A critical aspect of the present-day crisis in education is that children are becoming separated from daily experience of the natural world, especially in larger cities.” ~ Robin C. Moore and Herb H. Wong


422. “Team members who are not genuinely open with one another about their mistakes and weaknesses make it impossible to build a foundation for trust.”


423. Don’t be afraid to build a strong foundation. You will never regret the time and money you spend building a great life.


424. Believe in yourself. Believe in what you can do; believe in the success that waits for you on the other side of your journey. Be courageous and bold, and take the first step towards achieving your dreams. Build a strong foundation for your life, and you will be confident in the stormy days ahead.


425. Acknowledging the good that you already have in your life is the foundation for all abundance. - Eckhart Tolle


426. “A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks that others throw at him.” – David Brinkley


427. “When leaders learn and live good values, they make themselves more valuable and lift the value of other people. That is the foundation of positive leadership.”


428. When you decide to write and publish a book, you go into business - no matter how you publish that book. You enter the publishing business, which is the business of selling books. Consider your book the foundation of your business. - Author: Nina Amir


429. “Trust is the foundation on which buildings of all relationships are built.” ~ Invajy


430. “A company’s culture is the foundation for future innovation. An entrepreneur's job is to build the foundation.”


431. “The best teamwork comes from men who are working independently toward one goal in unison.” – James Cash Penney, Founder


432. A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks that others throw at him. – David Brinkley


433. “Humility is the foundation by which love manifests. ” – Radhanath Swami


434. The best way to start is to quit talking and begin doing. The foundation of your life is made up of your choices—choices about who you are and what you want out of life.


435. Rock bottom became the solid foundation on which I rebuilt my life.


436. Building a foundation for your life is more than learning to read, write and add. It’s about learning how to live, love, and grow.


437. “We need to rebuild our nation with a new foundation. A foundation rooted in love, and care, and equality. Where justice is truly real for all of us, regardless of race, class, gender, orientation, or religion. I fully believe we can.” — Jamaal Bowman


438. “Your challenges are like tall walls with weak foundations. They'll fall when you dare to give them a blow. Don't be afraid to dare... You will surely overcome!”


439. “When you have a spiritual foundation, you look at poverty differently then.” — Dennis Banks


440. “A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks that other throw at him.”


441. “Humility is the solid foundation of all virtues.” — Confucius


442. Building a business is like building a home. If the foundation rests on an unstable setting or is constructed with subpar materials, it doesn't matter if the rest of the home is perfect. It will never be a joy to its owner - Author: Thomas J. Stanley


443. “A leader takes people where they want to go. A great leader takes people where they don’t necessarily want to go, but ought to be.” – Rosalynn Carter, First Lady


444. “A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him.” David Brinkley


445. “A pretty building I'm making, without either bricks or timber. I'm up i' the garret a'ready, and haven't so much as dug the foundation.”


446. “Private Victory precedes Public Victory. Self-mastery and self-discipline are the foundation of good relationships with others.”


447. “Optimism is the foundation of courage.” — Nicholas M. Butler


448. “A good friend is a connection to life – a tie to the past, a road to the future, the key to sanity in a totally insane world.”


449. “Cooperation is the thorough conviction that nobody can get there unless everybody gets there.” – Virginia Burden, Author


450. To build a foundation of character and integrity, we must begin with ourselves. The foundation of your life is your perspective on yourself and the world. Building a good foundation is vital to life and happiness.


451. “Trust is the glue of life. It’s the most essential ingredient in effective communication. It’s the foundational principle that holds all relationships.” – Stephen Covey


452. “Flag up your courage high and your fears will salute it in humility. Your fears are like walls without foundations; they are afraid to go down and hence pretend to be strong! Exercise Courage!”


453. “Deeds of giving are the very foundations of the world”


454. The foundation for a successful life is built upon solid character and goals. When you build a foundation that is good for life, it will last for generations. Building a good foundation for life can help you build a happy, healthy, and successful life.


455. Build a strong foundation of faith, family, friends and work. It will help you in any situation. Building a strong foundation can help you build a stronger life.


456. “Diamonds are nothing more than chunks of coal that stuck to their jobs.” – Malcolm Forbes, Media Mogul


457. Life is hard. But it gets easier when you have a solid foundation to build on. Building a strong foundation is the key to success. A foundation is not a house. It’s the floor that lies beneath it all.


458. “The most foundational thing we can say about marriage is that it is God’s doing.


459. “The book derives its title from the underlying principle — the mind-set — that provides the foundation for all the rest: Extreme Ownership. Leaders must own everything in their world. There is no one else to blame.” – Jocko Willink


460. "Action is the foundational key to all success."-Pablo Picasso


461. “The foundation stones for a balanced success are honesty, character, integrity, faith, love, and loyalty.” – Zig Ziglar


462. “Communicate in a respectful manner – don’t just tell your team members what you want, but explain to them why.” – Jeffrey Morales, CEO


463. If you plan to build a tall house of virtues, you must first lay deep foundations of humility. — Augustine


464. “Rock bottom became the solid foundation on which I rebuilt my life.” – JK Rowlings


465. “Grandparents are a family’s greatest treasure, the founders of a loving legacy, The greatest storytellers, the keepers of traditions that linger on in cherished memory. Grandparents are the family’s strong foundation. Their very special love sets them apart. Through happiness and sorrow, through their special love and caring, grandparents keep a family close at heart.”


466. “There was one big problem with the book Extreme Ownership: the title. While it drove home the most important leadership foundation in the book, it was also slightly misleading. Extreme Ownership is the foundation of good leadership. But leadership seldom requires extreme ideas or attitudes. In fact, quite the opposite is true: leadership requires balance. We addressed that concept in chapter 12 of Extreme Ownership, “Discipline Equals Freedom—The Dichotomy of Leadership.” But as we assessed legions of leaders in companies, teams, and organizations as they implemented the principles we taught in the book, many struggled to find that balance. This struggle represents the biggest challenge we observed as we trained and advised hundreds of companies and thousands of leaders over the past few years with our leadership consulting company, Echelon Front.”


467. A foundation built on integrity is stronger than one built on sand. Building a strong foundation is the first step in planning for the future.


468. My mother is my root, my foundation. She planted the seed that I base my life on, and that is the belief that the ability to achieve starts in your mind. – Michael Jordan


469. I can still play this game at a high level; I've proven that. I want to be home. I want to be close to my family. I want to be close to my foundation and my business interests. - Author: Alonzo Mourning


470. “It occurs to me how close happiness and sadness are. So closely knitted together. Such a thin line, a thread-like divide that in the midst of emotions, it trembles, blurring the territory of exact opposites ... how quickly a moment of love was snapped away to a moment of hate ... Of how love and war stand upon the very same foundations.”


471. “We require from buildings two kinds of goodness: first, the doing their practical duty well: then that they be graceful and pleasing in doing it.” – John Ruskin


472. “Individually, we are one drop. Together, we are an ocean.” – Ryunosuke Satoro, Writer


473. “Acknowledging the good that you already have in your life is the foundation of all abundance.” — Eckhart Tolle


474. “Trust is the glue of life. It’s the most essential ingredient in effective communication. It’s the foundational principle that holds all relationships. ” – STEPHEN R. COVEY Twitter-Bird Small


475. “A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him.” —David Brinkley, newscaster


476. “A society that undermined its teachers and their authority only dug away at its own sure foundations.”


477. You can’t build a strong foundation by building temporary walls. You have to create a solid base and lay the foundation yourself.


478. “You never know, life is short but it’s wide.”


479. “Why not? Life is short, life is dull, life is full of pain – and this is a chance for something special.”


480. Love rests on no foundation. It is an endless ocean, with no beginning or end.”― Rumi


481. I’ve come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy. - Tony Robbins


482. Success starts with a solid foundation. Build yours today! The best foundation is a strong community of friends and family who help you keep growing.


483. “Anyone who imagines they can work alone winds up surrounded by nothing but rivals, without companions. The fact is, no one ascends alone.” – Lance Armstrong, Tour de France Champion


484. “Everyone loves to create ideas but fewer build upon solid foundations of thought.”


485. I simply can't build my hopes on a foundation of confusion, misery and death… I think… peace and tranquillity will return again. - Anne Frank


486. “The first policy-and the foundation for all the others- is to abandon yesterday.” – Management Challenges for the 21st Century, 1999


487. “Look. We both know life is short, Macy. Too short to waste a single second with anyone who doesn’t appreciate and value you.”


488. “Generosity is another quality which, like patience, letting go, non-judging, and trust, provides a solid foundation for mindfulness practice.” — Jon Kabat-Zinn


489. The little things, like taking time for yourself, make your happiness grow. Build a strong foundation, and you’ll reap bigger benefits down the road. The strongest foundation is built on a solid set of values.


490. “Getting out of bed is like the foundation of the discipline, and I think it carries over into everything else.”


491. "A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him.” —David Brinkley"


492. Building a strong foundation will keep you from being swayed by the things that come and go in life. It will also help to give you the strength to see the good in everything when it comes. Build your life on solid ground, filled with principles and morals. Build your foundation with love & passion.


493. “I’ve always found that the speed of the boss is the speed of the team.” – Lee Iacocca, CEO


494. “Courage is contagious. A critical mass of brave leaders is the foundation of an intentionally courageous culture. Every time we are brave with our lives, we make the people around us a little braver and our organizations bolder and stronger.” – Brené Brown


495. “Trust is the foundation of real teamwork.”


496. “Do you wish to be great? Then begin by being. Do you desire to construct a vast and lofty fabric? Think first about the foundations of humility. The higher your structure is to be, the deeper must be its foundation.” — Saint Augustine


497. “Every single Biblical doctrine of theology, directly or indirectly, ultimately has its basis in the book of Genesis.”


498. “Questions that pertain to the foundations of mathematics, although treated by many in recent times, still lack a satisfactory solution. Ambiguity of language is philosophy's main source of problems. That is why it is of the utmost importance to examine attentively the very words we use.”


499. “Trust is the foundation of real teamwork. And so the first dysfunction is a failure on the part of team members to understand and open up to one another. And if that sounds touchy-feely, let me explain, because there is nothing soft about it. It is an absolutely critical part of building a team. In fact, it’s probably the most critical.”


500. “Self love is the foundation of self confidence.” -unknown


501. How I show love has always been through food. That, for me, has been the foundation of how I express gratitude for anybody around me. - Antoni Porowski


502. “Man must evolve for all human conflict a method which rejects revenge, aggression and retaliation. The foundation of such a method is love.”


503. “Self-love is really a foundation for everything. and however you practice or express that is so. so important.” — Solange Knowles


504. "I cannot fix on the hour, or the spot, or the look or the words, which laid the foundation. It is too long ago. I was in the middle before I knew that I had begun.” —Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice


505. Just like how your friends supported you when you needed them, return the favor and be their foundation in their most desperate times.


506. And, as I traveled farther and farther, exploring the rich, sweet soul of her, my sense of pleasant friendship became but a broad foundation for such height, such breadth, such interlocked combination of feeling as left me fairly blinded with the wonder of it. - Author: Charlotte Perkins Gilman


507. Strong foundations create lasting success. The foundation for your success is built on the ground of faith, hope and love. Build your foundation on your knees, not your elbows.


508. A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him.” ~ David Brinkley


509. “Consistency is the true foundation of trust. Either keep your promises or do not make them. ” — Roy T. Bennett


510. Build a strong foundation for your life so you will never have to wonder, “What if?” or “How did I get here?”


511. “All thoughts should be rooted in love, faith, hope, and respect for yourself and others. When you have love, respect, and desire to reason, it is a good foundation to stand on.” ―Tasha Hoggatt


512. “Procrastination is the foundation of all disasters.” – Pandora Poikilos.