The Top 16 Quotes on Project Management

Project management is key to deliver a successful project. Without project management, a project will simply die like a ship without a rudder. There are many books out there that teaches you the art of proper project management. Some consist of six sigma, agile and water fall method.


Below are some great quotes on project management. Enjoy.

It’s a bad plan that admits of no modification.” ~ Publilius Syrus 


“First, have a definite, clear practical ideal; a goal, an objective. Second, have the necessary means to achieve your ends; wisdom, money, materials, and methods. Third, adjust all your means to that end.” ~ Aristotle 


“Those who plan do better than those who do not plan even though they rarely stick to their plan.”  ~ Winston Churchill 


“The only real training for leadership is leadership.” ~ Antony Jay 


“Inventories can be managed but people must be lead.” ~ Ross Perot 


“It is change, continuing change, inevitable change, that is the dominant factor in society today. No sensible decision can be made any longer without taking into account not only the world as it is, but the world as it will be.” ~ Isaac Asimov 


“The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place.” ~ George Bernard Shaw


“Communication is a skill that you can learn. It’s like riding a bicycle or typing. If you’re willing to work at it, you can rapidly improve the quality of every part of your life.” ~ Brian Tracy


“The major reason for setting a goal is for what it makes of you to accomplish it. What it makes of you will always be the far greater value than what you get.” ~ Jim Rohn 


“It’s fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.” ~ Bill Gates


“As you navigate through the rest of your life, be open to collaboration. Other people and other people’s ideas are often better than your own. Find a group of people who challenge and inspire you, spend a lot of time with them, and it will change your life.” ~ Amy Poehler


“Being a Project Manager is like being an artist, you have the different colored process streams combining into a work of art” ~ Greg Cimmarrusti


“The first responsibility of a leader is to define reality. The last is to say thank you. In between, the leader is a servant.” ~ Max de Pree


“Leadership offers an opportunity to make a difference in someone’s life, no matter what the project.” ~ Bill Owens


“Inventories can be managed but people must be led.” ~ Ross Perot


Plans are only good intentions unless they immediately degenerate into hard work. 

~ Peter Drucker 

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Author: Khoa Bui

Khoa Bui is an author, trainer and chief editor of YouBeRelentless. He enjoys reading books on self development, success, productivity, money, relationships and leadership. When he's not writing, he likes to enjoy a glass of red wine with a fine cuban cigar while watching the entire season of Entourage. You can check out Khoa's work at

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