Peter Drucker Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old Peter Drucker quotes, Peter Drucker sayings, and Peter Drucker proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

The only thing we know about the future is that it will be different. Peter Drucker
We now accept the fact that learning is a lifelong process of keeping abreast of change. And the most pressing task is to teach people how to learn. Peter Drucker
Plans are only good intentions unless they immediately degenerate into hard work. Peter Drucker
Business has only two functions marketing and innovation. Peter Drucker
The most important thing in communication is hearing what isn't said. Peter Drucker
Making good decisions is a crucial skill at every level. Peter Drucker
Innovation is the specific instrument of entrepreneurship. The act that endows resources with a new capacity to create wealth. Peter Drucker
Long-range planning does not deal with future decisions, but with the future of present decisions. Peter Drucker
The most important thing in communication is hearing what isn't said. Peter Drucker
The most important thing in communication is to hear what isn't being said. Peter Drucker
What you have to do and the way you have to do it is incredibly simple. Whether you are willing to do it is another matter. Peter Drucker
Whenever you see a successful business, someone once made a courageous decision. Peter Drucker
The aim of marketing is to know and understand the customer so well the product or service fits him and sells itself. Peter Drucker
The aim of marketing is to make selling superfluous. Peter Drucker
Time is the scarcest resource and unless it is managed nothing else can be managed. Peter Drucker
Entrepreneurship is neither a science nor an art. It is a practice. Peter Drucker
The aim of marketing is to know and understand the customer so well the product or service fits him and sells itself. Peter Drucker
Erroneous assumptions can be disastrous. Peter Drucker
The entrepreneur always searches for change, responds to it, and exploits it as an opportunity. Peter Drucker
Entrepreneurship is neither a science nor an art. It is a practice. Peter Drucker
Quality in a service or product is not what you put into it. It is what the client or customer gets out of it. Peter Drucker
Follow effective action with quiet reflection. From the quiet reflection will come even more effective action. Peter Drucker
Marketing is not a function, it is the whole business seen from the customer's point of view. Peter Drucker
Marketing is the distinguishing, unique function of the business. Peter Drucker
The entrepreneur always searches for change, responds to it, and exploits it as an opportunity. Peter Drucker
Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things. Peter Drucker
Nothing is less productive than to make more efficient what should not be done at all. Peter Drucker
Management by objectives works if you first think through your objectives. Ninety percent of the time you haven't. Peter Drucker
So much of what we call management consists in making it difficult for people to work. Peter Drucker
The essence of management is to make knowledge productive. Peter Drucker