Quotes about Strategy

"Sound strategy starts with having the right goal."

Michael Eugene Porter (born 1947) is the Bishop William Lawrence University Professor at Harvard Business School. He is a leading authority on company strategy and the competitiveness of nations and regions. Michael Porter’s work is recognized in many governments, corporations and academic circles globally.


"Strategy is buying a bottle of fine wine when you take a lady out for dinner. Tactics is getting her to drink it."

Frank Herbert Mui (5 February 1920 - 2 January 1998was an English comedy ) was an English comedy writer, radio and television personality, and raconteur.


"Strategy is about making choices, trade-offs; it's about deliberately choosing to be different."

Michael Eugene Porter (born 1947) is the Bishop William Lawrence University Professor at Harvard Business School. He is a leading authority on company strategy and the competitiveness of nations and regions. Michael Porter’s work is recognized in many governments, corporations and academic circles globally.


"Vision: Top management's heroic guess about the future, easily printed on mugs, T-shirts, posters, and calendar cards."

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"Strategy without tactics is the slowest route to victory. Tactics without strategy is the noise before defeat."

Laozi also Lao Tse, Lao Tu, Lao-Tzu, Lao-Tsu, Laotze, Lao Zi,Laocius, (-) and other variations) was a mystic philosopher of ancient China, and is a central figure in Taoism (also spelled "Daoism").


"Cynic: a blackguard whose faulty vision sees things as they are, not as they ought to be."

Ambrose Gwinnett Bierce (June 24, 1842 – after 1913) was an American editorialist, journalist, short story writer, fabulist and satirist.