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Quotes by Toyotomi Hideyoshi on time, books, life, goals, winning, and commitment.

18 Motivational Quotes By Toyotomi Hideyoshi That Inspire You To Look Up

Famous As: Japanese Samurai
Born On: March 17, 1537
Died On: September 18, 1598
Born In: Nakamura-ku, Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture, Japan
Died At Age: 61

Regarded as the second ‘Great Unifier,’ Toyotomi Hideyoshi was an eminent Japanese damiyo and samurai of the late Sengoku period. He rose from humble beginnings to one of the most prominent men in Japan. In 1582, he succeeded Nobunaga after his assassination at the Honno-ji temple. He became the de facto leader of Japan and continued the campaign of Nobunaga to unite Japan. By the mid-1550s, he acquired the prestigious positions of ‘Imperial Regent,’ and ‘Chancellor of the Realm.’ We have rounded some popular sayings by Toyotomi Hideyoshi which have been taken from his teachings and preaching. Following is a collection of quotes by Toyotomi Hideyoshi on commitment, books, winning, life, triumph, time, victory, success, leadership, optimism, art, love, family, vision, youth, people, lessons, giving and more.

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Youth and vision make an unbeatable combination.

Toyotomi Hideyoshi

Whether in commerce, administration, or on the battlefield, leaders who win understand the Secret of Victory: Act first to finish first.

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What leader has no lessons to learn from his followers?

Toyotomi Hideyoshi

The seeds of great victory lie in minor triumphs.

Toyotomi Hideyoshi

The possession of unnecessary implements makes difficult the collection of taxes and dues and tends to foment uprisings.

Toyotomi Hideyoshi

Strong leaders understand that action cures indecision

Toyotomi Hideyoshi

Sheer effort enables those with nothing to surpass those with privilege and position

Toyotomi Hideyoshi

Pessimism is a losing strategy. Leadership demands both confidence and optimism in abundance.

Toyotomi Hideyoshi

Luck influences everything in life, but nothing beats setting goals and striving body and soul to achieve them.

Toyotomi Hideyoshi

Luck favors the bold. Leaders must fearlessly exploit the Secret of Decisiveness. Act boldly at critical moments.

Toyotomi Hideyoshi

Little Bird if you don't sing for me I will make you sing

Toyotomi Hideyoshi

Leaders can be wrong - but they can not be unclear.

Toyotomi Hideyoshi

Greatness as a leader is measured in part by your willingness to accept daunting challenges. Achieving tough goals requires practicing the secret of commitment: Risk all to win all.

Toyotomi Hideyoshi

Fight only after creating conditions for victory.

Toyotomi Hideyoshi

Be a leader, not a superior.

Toyotomi Hideyoshi

...The final secret is that there is no secret. Devote yourself to your leader. Work hard. Be grateful. Act boldly. Some may deride such suggestions as commonplace, and they'd be right: They are common. But to see them successfully enacted in this world is rare indeed.

Toyotomi Hideyoshi

Compensation is counterintuitive: The more treasure you give away to those who serve well, the more treasure will return to you. But few people perceive this simple truth. Most try to keep as much as they can for themselves and give little away. That's why their purses refuse to fatten.

Toyotomi Hideyoshi

The people of the various provinces are strictly forbidden to have in their possession any swords, bows, spears, firearms or other types of arms. The possession of these elements makes difficult the collection of taxes and dues, and tends to permit uprising.

Toyotomi Hideyoshi