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Anita Roddick Quotes

Please enjoy these encouraging quotes by Anita Roddick.

If you think you're too small to have an impact,
try going to bed with a mosquito.
- Anita Roddick

The end result of kindness is that it draws people to you.
- Anita Roddick

The movement for the environment really only started in the mid 1970's.
- Anita Roddick

The market controls everything, but the market has no heart.
- Anita Roddick

 

If you do things well, do them better.
Be daring, be first, be different, be just.
- Anita Roddick

If I can't do something for the public good,
what the hell am I doing?
- Anita Roddick

The Body Shop Foundation is run by our staff and supports
social activism and environmental activism.
We don't tend to support big agencies.
- Anita Roddick

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When you run an entrepreneurial business,
you have hurry sickness - you don't look back,
you advance and consolidate.
But it is such fun.
- Anita Roddick

I believe in businesses where you engage in creative thinking,
and where you form some of your deepest relationships.
If it isn't about the production of the human spirit,
we are in big trouble.
- Anita Roddick

But the minute we went public on the stock market,
which is how our wealth was created,
it was no longer how many people you employed,
it was how much you were worth and how much your company was worth.
- Anita Roddick

At The Body Shop we had always been measured by how
many jobs we had created,
and I got a major award from the Queen on that.
- Anita Roddick

I traveled enormously during the 1960's,
when you measured everything by where you traveled
and what you did as travelers.
- Anita Roddick

I am still looking for the modern equivalent of those
Quakers who ran successful businesses,
made money because they offered honest products and
treated their people decently...
This business creed, sadly, seems long forgotten.
- Anita Roddick

Nobody talks of entrepreneurship as survival,
but that's exactly what it is and what nurtures creative thinking.
- Anita Roddick

The money that we make from the company goes into The Body Shop Foundation,
which isn't one of those awful tax shelters like some in America.
It just functions to take the money and give it away.
- Anita Roddick

There is no scientific answer for success.
You can't define it.
You've simply got to live it and do it.
- Anita Roddick

Consumers have not been told effectively enough that
they have huge power and that purchasing and shopping involve a moral choice.
- Anita Roddick

Since the governments are in the pockets of businesses,
who's going to control this most powerful institution?
Business is more powerful than politics,
and it's more powerful than religion.
So it's going to have to be the vigilante consumer.
- Anita Roddick

All through history, there have always been movements
where business was not just about the accumulation
of proceeds but also for the public good.
- Anita Roddick

If I had learned more about business ahead of time,
I would have been shaped into believing that it was
only about finances and quality management.
- Anita Roddick

Years ago nobody was elected on the economic ticket.
It was either the education platform,
or it was health or it was other issues.
It is only recently that economic values have superceded every other human value.
- Anita Roddick

Look at the Quakers - they were excellent business people that never lied,
never stole; they cared for their employees and the
community which gave them the wealth.
They never took more money out than they put back in.
- Anita Roddick

I want to work for a company that contributes to and
is part of the community.
I want something not just to invest in.
I want something to believe in.
- Anita Roddick

I didn't go to business school, didn't care about financial
stuff and the stock market.
- Anita Roddick

But if you can create an honorable livelihood,
where you take your skills and use them and you earn a living from it,
it gives you a sense of freedom and allows you to balance
your life the way you want.
- Anita Roddick

Over the past decade...
while many businesses have pursued what I call 'business as usual,'
I have been part of a different,
smaller business movement, one that tried to put idealism back on the agenda.
- Anita Roddick

Whatever you do, do with kindness.
Whatever you say, say with kindness.
Wherever you go, radiate kindness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal
with the intent of throwing it at someone else;
you are the one who gets burned.
- The Buddha

People will forget what you said,
people will forget what you did,
but people will never forget
how you made them feel.
- Maya Angelou

Believe nothing, no matter where you read it,
or who said it, no matter if I have said it,
unless it agrees with your own reason
and your own common sense.
- The Buddha

Laugh when you can,
apologize when you should,
and let go of what you can't change.
Life's too short to be anything... but happy.
- Anonymous

You don't have the power to make life "fair,"
but you do have the power to make life joyful.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You're only here for a short visit.
Don't hurry. Don't worry.
And be sure to smell the flowers along the way.
- Walter Hagen

Nobody can bring you peace but yourself.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

You will not be punished for your anger,
you will be punished by your anger.
- The Buddha

If you aren't in the moment,
you are either looking forward to uncertainty,
or back to pain and regret.
- Jim Carrey

A well-developed sense of humor
is the pole that adds balance to your steps,
as you walk the tightrope of life.
- William Arthur Ward

May the world be kind to you,
and may your own thoughts be gentle upon yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If you want to be happy, be.
- Leo Tolstoy

If you want to make peace with your enemy,
you have to work with your enemy.
Then he becomes your partner.
- Nelson Mandela

May your life always be Counterpoint to the Clamor of the World.
May you delight in Dancing Lightly With Life.
May you soar on eagle wings, high above the madness of the world.
May you always sing Melody in the Symphony of Your Life.
May you taste, smell, and touch your dreams of a beautiful tomorrow.
May your sun always shine, and your sky be forever blue.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The greatest mistake you can make in life
is to be continually fearing you will make one.
- Elbert Hubbard

Today is your day to laugh at life,
laugh at what's funny - laugh at what's sad,
laugh loud - laugh often,
laugh at me - laugh at you - laugh at life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Curiosity takes courage.
The most important promises are the ones you make to yourself.
Pay Attention.
Appreciate. Listen. Imagine.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Do not let Sunday be taken from you.
If your soul has no Sunday, it becomes an orphan.
- Albert Schweitzer

Live with intention.
Walk to the edge.
Listen hard.
Practice wellness.
Play with abandon.
Laugh.
Choose with no regret.
Appreciate your friends.
Continue to learn.
Do what you love.
Live as if this is all there is.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

If the only prayer you said in your whole life was,
Thank you, that would suffice.
- Meister Eckhart

You change your life by changing your heart.
- Max Lucado

The cave you fear to enter holds the treasure you seek.
- Joseph Campbell

To laugh often and much;
to win the respect of intelligent people
and the affection of children,
to leave the world a better place,
to know even one life has breathed easier
because you have lived,
this is to have succeeded.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Simply do your best, and you will avoid
self-judgment, self-abuse and regret.
- don Miguel Ruiz

To go against the dominant thinking of your friends,
of most of the people you see every day,
is perhaps the most difficult act of heroism you can perform.
- Theodore H. White

Listen to the compass of your heart.
All you need lies within you.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

May flowers always line your path and sunshine light your day.
May songbirds serenade you every step along the way.
May a rainbow run beside you in a sky that's always blue.
And may happiness fill your heart each day your whole life through.
- Irish Blessing

Find a time and place of solitude.
Look into the distance, and into the future.
Visualize the tomorrow you are going to build -
and begin to build that tomorrow, today.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If you can't feed a hundred people, then feed just one.
- Mother Teresa

Powerful Dreams Inspire Powerful Action.
When you can taste, smell, and touch your dreams,
you can enroll the world.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

How do you want to be remembered?
Live life full out - Begin today.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

As you awaken,
may your dreams greet you by name,
and may you answer, "Yes!"
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Pursue some path, however narrow and crooked,
in which you can walk with love and reverence.
- Henry David Thoreau

Be the change you want to see in the world.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Give thanks for the rainbows, for the butterflies,
for all God's creatures - large and small,
for the bright blue sky and the soft fog and the gentle rain,
for the tree veiled in the season's first frost,
for the baby's laugh, for the touch of a hand
and the whispered "I love you."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If you don't know where you're going,
any road will take you there.
- Lewis Carroll
(Alice in Wonderland)

The true meaning of life is to plant trees,
under whose shade you do not expect to sit.
- Nelson Henderson

Change what you see,
by changing how you see.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Love means not ever having to say you're sorry.
- Erich Segal

Once you know yourself as a genuine seeker,
and when your own inner chamber is quite enlightened,
then comes the natural unfoldment of pure love and compassion
and a genuine desire to serve others.
- Rod Stryker

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed
by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do.
So throw off the bowlines.
Sail away from the safe harbor.
Catch the trade winds in your sails.
Explore. Dream. Discover.
- widely misattributed to Mark Twain

It ain't what you don't know that gets you into trouble.
It's what you know for sure that just ain't so.
- Mark Twain (attributed)

The way I see it, if you want the rainbow,
you gotta put up with the rain.
- Dolly Parton

Life is as easy or as hard as you think it is.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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