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Flashes of Thought Flashes of Thought by Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum
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“An easy life does not make men, nor does it build nations. Challenges make men, and it is these men who build nations.”
Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Flashes of Thought
“Our job is to provide an environment that unlocks women’s potential – one that protects their dignity and femininity, helps them create the necessary balance in their lives, and values their talents and potential. Given this environment, I am confident that women will perform nothing short of miracles.”
Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Flashes of Thought
“Simplicity starts in the heart, away from negativity and pessimism.”
Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Flashes of Thought
“I believe that positive energy and optimism help us to take up any challenge in life and to succeed in even the most difficult tasks. I also believe that positive energy is contagious: we can transmit it to others.”
Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Flashes of Thought
“To take risk and fail is not a failure. Real failure is to fear taking any risk”
Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Flashes of Thought
“It is such a beautiful life, but many people spend it worrying, burdened and frowning. You can easily see the beauty of life in the laughter of a child, the tenderness of a mother, the smile of a friend or the love of a compassionate wife.”
Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Flashes of Thought
“Whoever convinces himself that he is not worthy of first position has doomed himself to failure from the very beginning.”
Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Flashes of Thought
“Competition always makes you stronger and better. Competition is feared only by the weak.”
Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Flashes of Thought
“A true leader is one who creates a favourable environment to bring out the energy and ability of his team. A great leader creates more great leaders, and does not reduce the institution to a single person.”
Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Flashes of Thought
“Change or you will be changed: leaders who neglect the good of their people will be forsaken. Leadership is a service, not a gateway to privilege.”
Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Flashes of Thought
“Everybody starts small. We all begin life as a single cell. Every business starts as one person with an idea. How fast you go, how far you get, is in your hands. The bigger your vision, the bigger your achievement will be. Will you stumble on the way? Perhaps, but we cannot let fear keep us small. We have to be brave to be big.”
Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Flashes of Thought
“The impossible cannot be where there is perseverance and faith. There is no impossible in life.”
Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Flashes of Thought
“Dubai was founded on trade, not oil.”
Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Flashes of Thought
“Life was created simple and it is important to live it as such. Simplicity is inherent; it leads to peace of mind and tranquility.”
Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Flashes of Thought
“We may not live for hundreds of years, but the products of our creativity can leave a legacy long after we are gone.”
Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Flashes of Thought
“I have said it loud and clear: Beware, men, lest women deprive you of all the leadership positions in the country.”
Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Flashes of Thought
“I might go easy on people who make mistakes, but never on people who make no effort.”
Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Flashes of Thought
“Life is an extraordinary gift some people appear not to appreciate. In every breath and scent, every touch and sight we are gifted by new experience and the chance to feel the richness of experience. Every sound we hear, from the song of a bird to the harshness of an angry voice, is a miracle.”
Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Flashes of Thought
“Good governance is about nothing more or less than creating happiness. It really is that simple.”
Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Flashes of Thought
“The future does not wait for hesitant people. The more we achieve, the more we realise how much more we can achieve.”
Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Flashes of Thought
“A true leader does not derive power from his position, but from his ethics, from people’s love for him, and from his knowledge, education and excellence in his field of work.”
Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Flashes of Thought
“Helping those less fortunate than us is a blessed opportunity to show thanks for the gifts of life that we ourselves enjoy.”
Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Flashes of Thought
“Your determination and energy will be proportionate to your goal. Therefore, set a high goal for yourself and do not settle for anything less than the very best. The best is exactly what you will get if you accept no less.”
Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Flashes of Thought
“Does running water stop when it reaches a rock? Of course not. It turns either left or right, and continues its way. Likewise, a positive person is confident that no challenge will stand in the way of achieving his or her goal.”
Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Flashes of Thought
“Creativity should be integral to everything that we do. Creativity should also be intrinsic to our personality, if excellence is what we seek.”
Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Flashes of Thought
“Our region is home to more than 200 million young people. We have the opportunity to inspire them with hope and to direct their energies toward improving their lives and the lives of those around them. If we fail, we will abandon them to emptiness, unemployment, and the malicious ideologies of terrorism.”
Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Flashes of Thought
“Every nation can harness the energy of its citizens, either towards constructive work to generate optimism and hope, or towards tensions, unrest and war.”
Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Flashes of Thought
“Every single achievement you make, every single life you change and every single skill you acquire brings you one step closer to becoming a better leader. Every day you can improve the leader in you to become a better person and a greater leader.”
Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Flashes of Thought