Stephen R. Covey Quotes and Sayings

Here you can find the best collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous Stephen R. Covey quotes and Stephen R. Covey sayings, and Stephen R. Covey proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

"Always treat your employees exactly as you want them to treat your best customers."

Stephen R. Covey

"Make small commitments and keep them. Be a light, not a judge. Be a model, not a critic. Be part of the solution, not part of the problem."

Stephen R. Covey

"Fundamentally, we are a product of choice, not nature (genes) or nurture (upbringing, environment)."

Stephen R. Covey

"Role modeling is the most basic responsibility of parents. Parents are handing life’s scripts to their children, scripts that in all likelihood will be acted out for the rest of the children’s lives."

Stephen R. Covey

"Trust is the highest form of human motivation. It brings out the very best in people. But it takes time and patience."

Stephen R. Covey

"Seek first to understand and then to be understood."

Stephen R. Covey

"Priority is a function of context."

Stephen R. Covey

"You have to decide what your highest priorities are and have the courage?pleasantly, smilingly, nonapologetically, to say ?no? to other things."

Stephen R. Covey

"Most of us spend too much time on what is urgent and not enough time on what is important."

Stephen R. Covey

"Strength lies in differences, not in similarities."

Stephen R. Covey

"To judge individuals before understanding them is a form of human rejection and feeds upon itself."

Stephen R. Covey

"But until a person can say deeply and honestly, “I am what I am today because of the choices I made yesterday,” that person cannot say, “I choose otherwise."

Stephen R. Covey

"When the trust account is high, communication is easy, instant, and effective."

Stephen R. Covey

"The key is in not spending time, but in investing it."

Stephen R. Covey

"The most important ingredient we put into any relationship is not what we say or what we do, but what we are."

Stephen R. Covey

"Our greatest joy and our greatest pain comes in our relationships with others"

Stephen R. Covey

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