Quotes by Mary Kay Ash


When you come to a roadblock, take a detour.
– Mary Kay Ash
Aerodynamically the bumblebee shouldn't be able to fly, but the bumblebee doesn't know that so it goes on flying anyway.
– Mary Kay Ash
Central banks don't have divine wisdom. They try to do the best analysis they can and must be prepared to stand or fall by the quality of that analysis.
– Mary Kay Ash
Don't limit yourself. Many people limit themselves to what they think they can do. You can go as far as your mind lets you. What you believe, remember, you can achieve.
– Mary Kay Ash
Every silver lining has a cloud.
– Mary Kay Ash
Give yourself something to work toward - constantly.
– Mary Kay Ash
God didn't have time to make a nobody, only a somebody.I believe that each of us has God-given talents within us waiting to be brought to fruition.
– Mary Kay Ash
Honesty is the cornerstone of all success, without which confidence and ability to perform shall cease to exist.
– Mary Kay Ash
Left eyebrow raised, right eyebrow raised.
– Mary Kay Ash
Most people live and die with their music still unplayed. They never dare to try.
– Mary Kay Ash
No matter how busy you are, you must take time to make the other person feel important.
– Mary Kay Ash
People are definitely a company's greatest asset. It doesn't make any difference whether the product is cars or cosmetics. A company is only as good as the people it keeps.
– Mary Kay Ash
Pretend that every single person you meet has a sign around his or her neck that says, ''Make me feel important.'' Not only will you succeed in sales, you will succeed in life.
– Mary Kay Ash
Sandwich every bit of criticism between two thick layers of praise.
– Mary Kay Ash
The speed of the leader is the speed of the gang.
– Mary Kay Ash
There are two things people want more than sex and money... recognition and praise.
– Mary Kay Ash
Those who are blessed with the most talent don't necessarily outperform everyone else. It's the people with follow-through who excel.
– Mary Kay Ash
We fall forward to succeed.
– Mary Kay Ash
We must have a theme, a goal, a purpose in our lives. If you don't know where you're aiming, you don't have a goal. My goal is to live my life in such a way that when I die, someone can say, she cared.
– Mary Kay Ash
We treat our people like royalty. If you honor and serve the people who work for you, they will honor and serve you.
– Mary Kay Ash