Quotations with Direction
"Being good in business is the most fascinating kind of art."
"Fear is a natural reaction to moving closer to the truth."
Pema Chodron in When Things Fall Apart
"Vices are their own punishment."
"Our deeds determine us, as much as we determine our deeds."
"Negative thinking is perhaps the most extravagant, wasteful indulgence imaginable. It is something which no one alive can truly afford."
Ralph Marston, from his daily motivator e-letter
"Rogues are preferable to imbeciles because they sometimes take a rest."
"It's easier to fight for one's principles than to live up to them."
Alfred Adler, psychologist
"What is commonly called friendship is only a little more honor among rogues."
Henry David Thoreau
"If the other guy is saying unfair things about you, you've got to respond. Or people will think the other guy is right. When you're being attacked you better say something."
Richard Thornburgh, former US Attorney General
"The trouble with giving advice is that people want to repay you."
Vern McLellan in Wise and Wacky Wit
"One of the lessons of history is that nothing is often a good thing to do, and always a clever thing to say."
Will Durant, historian
"The purpose of good negotiation is not how to divide the remaining slice of pie. The purpose is to make more pie for everyone."
Gerard I. Nierenberg, negotiation expert
"Treat people as if they were what they ought to be and you help them become what they're capable of being."
"Decide exactly what you have to achieve. Do you want to help people or do you want to be powerful?"
Mario Cuomo, former governor New York
"I am only one, still I am one. I cannot do everything, still I can do something; I will not refuse to do the something I can do."
"We know only 2 things about the future; It cannot be known, and it will be different from what exists now, and from what we expect."
"Hills look green that are far away."
Harry R. Kramer
"Free enterprise will work if you will."
Ray Kroc, McDonald's founder
"If you want to be a big company tomorrow you have to start acting like one today."
Thomas J. Watson, Jr., IBM
"He who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe is as good as dead; his eyes are closed."
"There's an element of truth in every idea that lasts long enough to be called corny."
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