I’ve put together a comprehensive collection of project management quotes. I didn’t count them, but at a glance, it looks like more than 100 project management quotes covering key topics: what is project management and what do project managers do, actions and tasks, change and change management, failure and learning, plans and planning, process, project cycles, risk management, schedule and time, scope, teams and leaders, and vision.
If you have a favorite project management quote, I’d love to hear it.
I’m a big believer that project management skills are some of the best skills for life (See Program Manager Skills for Work and Life). One of the best skills we learn from project management is how to break work down into little steps we can execute. We learn how to document a vision in a way that inspires others to see what’s possible. We learn to anticipate, and better yet, deal with problems, risks, and issues. Dreams are one thing. Execution is another. Project management is where dreams meet execution and it provides the framework and tools to create a new reality.
It’s powerful stuff.