Since it was established in 1973, the National Speakers Association's strength has sprung from its Founder Cavett Robert, CSP, CPAE. His love, encouragement, generosity and wisdom embody the spirit of NSA today.
Known affectionately across NSA, The Spirit of Cavett represents a unique element of love, sharing, support and encouragement not found in any other professional society.
Experience NSA and you'll experience the Spirit of Cavett.
Here are some Cavettisms we think you'll enjoy:
"Everybody has a big sign on them that says, Make me feel important!"
"Character is the ability to carry out a good resolution long after the mood in which it was made has left you."
"Life can be a grinding stone or a polishing stone depending upon the substance of which we are made."
"If its to be it's up to me."
"Yesterday is a cancelled check, tomorrow is a promissory note; only today is legal tender, only now is negotiable."
"Adversity is the abrasive that gives the sharp edge to courage."
"Be afraid to die until you have won some great victory for mankind."
"People are persuaded more by the depth of our own conviction than by the height of our knowledge."
"If we believe in something strongly enough, we are a walking climate of positive acceptance. People can refuse words, but they can't refuse an attitude."
"We tell our ideas from our minds, but we sell our ideas from our hearts."
"To be pretty as a teenager is a work of nature, but to be beautiful, graceful and elegant as we begin to mature, that is a work of art."
"It's amazing how much people can do when they divorce themselves from concern over who gets the credit."
"Don't forget the divinity of simplicity."
"No one cares how much you know about your product or service, until they know how much you care about their problem."
"Any person who selects a goal in life which can be fully achieved, has already defined his own limitations."