Best Quotes About Morale

Ought we not to ask the media to agree among themselves a voluntary code of conduct, under which they would not say or show anything which could assist the terrorists' morale or their cause while the hijack lasted. -Margaret Thatcher

Eating is not merely a material pleasure. Eating well gives a spectacular joy to life and contributes immensely to goodwill and happy companionship. It is of great importance to the morale. -Elsa Schiaparelli

The best morale exist when you never hear the word mentioned. When you hear a lot of talk about it, it's usually lousy. -Dwight D. Eisenhower

A military coup needs a sacrifice and courage that you can't find in an army without morale. -Jalal Talabani

Projecting a persuasive image of a desirable and practical future is extremely important to high morale, to dynamism, to consensus, and in general to help the wheels of society turn smoothly. -Herman Kahn

These rules may seem simple enough, but it will require great morale and physical courage to adhere to them. But if carried out in the strict sense of the word it will surely lead to a greater success than could otherwise be attained. -Major Taylor

The good news was that Enterprise and the newly arrived Yorktown had attacked the Marshall and Gilbert islands. Those attacks had a great effect on morale. -Jack Adams

Players should know that if you can't make the contribution of the winning shot, that your attitude every day when you come to practice, or the positive contribution you make through cheering and keeping up team morale, is just as important in the overall picture. -Sue Wicks

And what always struck me about that war period was how even Churchill had to talk socialism to keep up people's morale. -Barbara Castle

You have to watch all sides of your advancement, you have to make sure people's bodies and minds are healthy and their morale is cool before you can really go out and play great music. -Shirley Manson

Whatever I contributed to the unique morale of the Cardinals was part of this growth, and so, of course, was my decision to have it out in public with the owners of organized baseball. -Curt Flood

The president requested me to restore order in the national team. I have been designated to be part of the official delegation to Egypt to help boost the morale of our players. -Roger Milla

It's true that this year, following my accident in the pre-season, I kind of lost morale and I felt like quitting at the end of this year. But today I can say that I want to be a professional bike rider in the year 2003 as well. -Laurent Jalabert

I think attacks on civilians in fact boost morale. -Tom Paulin

Bush's war in Iraq has done untold damage to the United States. It has impaired our military power and undermined the morale of our armed forces. Our troops were trained to project overwhelming power. They were not trained for occupation duties. -George Soros

Cancer is a disease where the patient can contribute a great deal of help himself if he or she can retain their morale and their hopes. -George Carman

You don't need to be for or against the war to provide morale and support to the men and women who are fighting over seas. These are human beings who are doing a service. -Mike Thompson

On 'don't ask, don't tell' I was always the same. I said we needed a complete review of the impact on morale and battle effectiveness of 'don't ask, don't tell' before we repeal it. That's my position now. Now they're trying to ram through a repeal without a – any kind of really realistic survey done. -John McCain

The failure of national economic policy is costing us more than jobs; it has begun to weaken that uniquely American spirit of risk-taking, large ambition, and optimism about the future. We must rally them now to bold departures that rebuild our national morale as well as our material prosperity. -Mitch Daniels

The minute you got the Nobel Peace Prize, things that I said yesterday, with nobody paying too much attention, I say the same things after I got it – oh! It was quite crucial for people, and it helped our morale because apartheid did look invincible. -Desmond Tutu

I realised I could run after finding out that my dad used to run and it gave me the morale that if he did it then maybe I could also run. -David Rudisha

On August 28, 2010, Fox News messiah Glenn Beck hosted a 'Restoring Honor' revival meeting featuring sexy guest star Sarah Palin, much as Bob Hope would roll out Raquel Welch in white go-go boots on his U.S.O. tours to give our fighting men a morale lift in their khakis. -James Wolcott

I changed the city of New York. I gave people back their morale. -Ed Koch

The morale when I came in was not the best. It was because the agency had not been valued. -Karen Mills

Man is a competitive creature, and the seeds of conflict are built deep into our genes. We fought each other on the savannah and only survived against great odds by organising ourselves into groups which would have had a common purpose, giving morale and fortitude. -Robert Winston

When I went into GM there was a lack of morale. The company had gone bankrupt and the people who worked there were embarrassed. Underneath all of, though, there was a will to show what they were capable of, but nobody knew exactly what to do. -Edward Whitacre, Jr.

I think bad politics are incredibly dangerous, so it's important to make sure that people are communicating well. Culture and morale are super important. It's best to not force it, but let it happen organically and genuinely. -Aaron Levie

Businessmen should not put their finger in politics, because they tend to think only of their own self-interest. But I worry about the low morale in Italian industry and the lack of government initiatives to help the poor. -Diego Della Valle

Surely, it's one of terrorism's intended effects, to literally stun our morale, to blow up strength and will along with buildings, and the reaction is hard to counter. -Caroline Knapp

War is not only a matter of equipment, artillery, group troops or air force; it is largely a matter of spirit, or morale. -Chiang Kai-shek

Big sporting events and spectacles might give the national morale a shot in the arm, but they are too transient and taste-specific to stand as robust symbols of nationhood. -Julian Baggini

Being on a major network television show is like long-distance running: You have to pace yourself and maintain your energy level and your morale. There's the role you're playing on the show, and there's also your behind-the-scenes responsibility to the crew, the guest actors and the fans – not to mention your own life as a mom. -Kathryn Erbe

You can tell a person's morale from their Twitter feed. I like that; it's so honest. And I like being able to follow people who I respect and admire, and the possibility of them seeing my comment about them. -Jessie Cave

If you really want to kill morale, have layoffs every two months for the next two years. -Tom Peters

It's definitely a tough blow to your morale to get fired. -Nina Jacobson

When you shoot a film, it takes six months, and it's very important keep the morale of the crew up top, all the time, and keep them on their toes, and keep them enthusiastic. -John Glen

The millennial generation and a growing number of employees are looking for more than just a paycheck. If a nonprofit could make that easy for me, they are doing me a favor. It's not just a one-way value exchange; it is an internal morale building opportunity. -Gerald Chertavian

Trying to write music, be in a band and keep it all happening is one of the hardest, morale-destroying, heartbreaking things you will ever try to do – and that's when it's going well. -Henry Rollins

My heart goes out to a missionary who does not receive regular mail from home. Generally, a letter once a week is a good rule. But on the other hand, too much mail can be damaging to a missionary's morale. -Gordon B. Hinckley

It stands to reason: Higher wages means higher loyalty and morale, which means higher productivity, which means a more profitable business. -Tom Perez

By 1865, all Southern women – the happily and regrettably single, the perpetually engaged, the wives and widows – had tired of the war. The Confederacy was shrinking, and the morale of its remaining men shrinking with it. -Karen Abbott

Having your work honored nationally is a great morale booster. -Ellen Gilchrist

I think I've done a good job in the industry from the standpoint of employee morale and customer satisfaction, and as an innovative thinker in tech. -David Duffield

Your typical business just measures the metrics that have to do with the profitability of the business one way or another. But you can have metrics that measure employee happiness and the morale. You can also do direct customer surveys; you can track it over time. You can do supplier satisfaction scores as well. -John Mackey

Valuing public servants would boost morale among those on the front line of implementing government policy. -Charles Kennedy

I think in the sciences there is still the general belief that America is still tops. For America to lose that, I think, would be very bad, not just speaking as a scientist myself. I think it would be very bad for the morale of the whole country. -Chen-Ning Yang

Good manners are cost effective. They not only increase the quality of life in the workplace, they contribute to employee morale, embellish the company image, and play a major role in generating profit. -Letitia Baldrige

At training, I consider myself a bit of a morale booster. I take a pack of lollies just to boost the boys' morale. I see that as crucial. I try and be a good influence and keep a high energy. -Nick Cummins

Cops have been complaining about morale since police forces were created. I used to complain about it a lot when I was a young cop. -William Bratton

The guerrilla fighters should be required to go to bed and get up at fixed hours. Games that have no social function and that hurt the morale of the troops and the consumption of alcoholic drinks should both be prohibited. -Che Guevara

I'll put the Packers' best players on defense. It's best for a team and good for its morale. -Vince Lombardi

I got fired for giving coffee away. It was just my regulars. I'd say, 'Don't worry about it,' and they'd put down a dollar tip. Technically, I was stealing. Ethically, I was boosting morale! -Jack McBrayer

Meetings should be like salt – a spice sprinkled carefully to enhance a dish, not poured recklessly over every forkful. Too much salt destroys a dish. Too many meetings destroy morale and motivation. -Jason Fried

I always give much attention to military character and to psychological and morale conditions. -Mustafa Kemal Ataturk

The success of a film at the box office will ensure happiness to the entire unit, but individual awards are like vitamin shots that will help boost the morale of an actor. -Akkineni Nagarjuna

We have about 360,000 employees in the VA health care system. It's the largest health care system in the country. And the negative attention that's been put on VA has hurt the morale of our workforce. And so what we're trying to do is to get people to understand that we're doing great work every day. -David Shulkin

The most important thing we have to do first of all in a war with the U.S., I firmly believe, is to fiercely attack and destroy the U.S. main fleet at the outset of the war so that the morale of the U.S. Navy and her people goes down to such an extent that it cannot be recovered. -Isoroku Yamamoto

When leaders throughout an organization take an active, genuine interest in the people they manage, when they invest real time to understand employees at a fundamental level, they create a climate for greater morale, loyalty, and, yes, growth. -Patrick Lencioni

I can't tell you how many board meetings I've been in where the CEO is anguished over the impacts on morale that cost cutting or layoffs will bring about. You know what hurts morale even more than cost-cutting and layoffs? Going out of business. -Heidi Roizen

There's a good amount of research out there that shows generous parental leave policies have a significant positive impact on employee retention and morale. -Christine Tsai

You can't forget that organizational success flows from the hearts and minds of the men and women you lead. Rather than treating your people as you'd like to be treated, treat them as they would like to be treated. Small gestures like opting for face-to-face meetings or sending personal notes can have an enormous impact on teams and their morale. -Marillyn Hewson

When a culture is broken, the cracks show – morale is weakened, but so is profit and performance. That's why culture has to be at the core of any business transformation. -Peggy Johnson

The thing I enjoy the most about being the head coach is that I get to create the climate. I get to control the environment everybody comes to work in every day, and I'm very in tune to the chemistry, the morale of my staff, my support staff, my secretaries, the guy cleaning the building, the players, the walk-ons. -Dabo Swinney

If we reduce the number of employees for better short-term financial results, employee morale will decrease. I sincerely doubt employees who fear that they may be laid off will be able to develop software titles that could impress people around the world. -Satoru Iwata

The country has double standards – it's obsessed with fair skin on one hand, but if the woman is white, she is expected to be loose-moraled. -Kalki Koechlin

I appreciate both good and bad – I don't want to sit in a bubble where everyone just tells me everything positive to keep my morale high. -Big Narstie

As an economist, the only advice I can give the Modi government is to take some steps that will raise the morale of the consumer and investor. That means income tax abolition and reducing the annual interest rate to nine per cent. -Subramanian Swamy

There's a lot of sets where morale is low; people are just a little too mellow, and that's infectious. So when someone calls 'Action,' you have to spike your energy up and fight against the current of the room. -Cameron Britton

Planned Parenthood is a tough place to work – the hours are long, the work is emotionally draining, the paperwork is endless, and the morale can run low. -Abby Johnson

I have worked in the federal government and saw the debilitating effects of our antiquated civil service system on morale and results. -Stephen Moore

A merit-based system will reward great public servants, and getting rid of the shirkers will improve morale and the pride of our federal workers. It will attract better workers to run our agencies. -Stephen Moore

Losing against rivals is always a blow to the morale. -Frank Rijkaard

I feel really good at Everton. My team-mates are helping me with my confidence on the field, and that is vital. And being part of the Brazil national team has been really important for my morale and a positive thing for my confidence. -Richarlison

I think the morale of Taliban fighters has been affected adversely as a result of the lack of success. -Joseph Dunford

It is difficult to play a team with great morale and passion. -Jupp Heynckes

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