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  • We cannot live only for ourselves. A thousand fibers connect us with our fellow men-Herman Melville. These words from this 19th-century author show that the idea of collaboration isn't exactly a new concept
  • Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful people with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not; the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent. The slogan 'press on' has solved and always will solve the problems of the human race.- Calvin Coolidge
  • Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world-Albert Einstein
  • Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success-Dale Carnegie
  • Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired, signifies in the final sense a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and are not clothed-President Dwight Eisenhower
  • Those who stand for nothing fall for anything-Alexander Hamilton
  • Most people give up just when they're about to achieve success. They quit on the 1-yard line. They give up at the last minute of the game 1 foot from a winning touchdown. - H. Ross Perot
  • You grow with criticism; you are diminished with praise,French diplomat Dominique Galouzeau de Villepin said. Here's hoping for a "bonsai" day today
  • There is nothing so useless as doing efficiently that which should not be done at all- Peter F. Drucker
  • I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody-Bill Cosby
  • Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at 20 or 80-Henry Ford
  • It's a little sobering. When you're training for this, you joke about [how] you can't wait for the real thing. Then when you see it, when you see the real thing, you never want to see it again-Capt. Sal Aguilar, after a battle near Baghdad
  • A friendship founded on business is better than a business founded on friendship-John D. Rockefeller
  • Achieving work/life balance is about getting people to work creatively and with high energy. That's a real, hard business issue that has nothing to do with being paternalistic-Lew Platt
  • Be courteous to all, but intimate with few, and let those few be well tried before you give them your confidence. - George Washington
  • Studies indicate that the one quality all successful people have is persistence. They're willing to spend more time accomplishing a task and to persevere in the face of many difficult odds. There's a very positive relationship between people's ability to accomplish any task and the time they're willing to spend on it- Dr. Joyce Brothers
  • Instead of solid accomplishments, the man pursues pleasures and self-gratification. He will never never achieve anything so long as he is surrounded by dissipating temptations-I Ching
  • Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be-Abraham Lincoln
  • When you do the common things in life in an uncommon way, you will command the attention of the world-George Washington
  • To know what is right and not to do it is the worst cowardice-Confucius
  • As a rule, men worry more about what they can't see than about what they can-Julius Caesar
  • Governments never learn. Only people learn- Milton Friedman
  • If A equals success, then the formula is: A = X + Y + Z, X is work. Y is play. Z is keep your mouth shut-Albert Einstein
  • By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection,which is noblest; Second, by imitation, which is easiest; and third by experience, which is the bitterest-Confucius
  • Imagination is the beginning of creation. You imagine what you desire, you will what you imagine, and at last you create what you will-George Bernard Shaw
  • Determine never to be idle. No person will have occasion to complain of the want of time who never loses any. It is wonderful how much may be done if we are always doing-Thomas Jefferson
  • A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him-David Brinkley
  • Information is the oxygen of the modern age. It seeps through the walls topped by barbed wire, it wafts across the electrified borders-Ronald Reagan
  • Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers- Alfred Lord Tennyson
  • A person with a new idea is a crank until the idea succeeds-Mark Twain
  • A man without a goal is like a ship without a rudder-Thomas Carlyle
  • When you do the common things in life in an uncommon way, you will command the attention of the world-George Washington Carver
  • We are called the nation of inventors. And we are. We could still claim that title and wear its loftiest honors if we had stopped with the first thing we invented, which was human liberty. - Mark Twain
  • What kills a skunk is the publicity it gives itself-Abraham Lincoln
  • Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get-Dale Carnegie
  • Great things are done by a series of small things brought together-Vincent Va Goghn
  • By working faithfully eight hours a day, you may eventually get to be a boss and work 12 hours a day-Robert Frost
  • The most difficult thing in the world is to know how to do a thing and to watch someone else do it wrong without comment-Theodore H. White
  • Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence-Robert Frost
  • Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up-Thomas Alva Edison
  • It is no use saying, 'We are doing our best.' You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary-Winston Churchill
  • Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal-Henry Ford
  • The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn-Alvin Toffler
  • Expecting the world to treat you fairly because you are a good person is a little like expecting the bull not to attack you because you are a vegetarian-Dennis Wholey
  • Talent hits a target no one else can hit; Genius hits a target no one else can see-Arthur Schopenhauer
  • Action springs not from thought, but from a readiness for responsibility-Dietrich Bonhoeffer
  • Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail-Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • Technology is dominated by two types of people: Those who understand what they do not manage, and those who manage what they do not understand-Putt's law
  • The important thing is not to stop questioning-Albert Einstein
  • It is appallingly obvious that our technology exceeds our humanity-Albert Einstein
  • Hegel was right when he said that we learn from history that man can never learn anything from history-George Bernard Shaw
  • Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it-George Santayana , The Life of Reason, Volume 1, 1905
  • My advice to you is not to inquire why or whither, but just enjoy your ice cream while it's on your plate-Thornton Wilder
  • Not to be absolutely certain is, I think, one of the essential things in rationality-Bertrand Russell
  • Doubt is not a pleasant condition, but certainty is absurd-Voltaire
  • You may be deceived if you trust too much, but you will live in torment if you don't trust enough-Frank H. Crane
  • Opinions founded on prejudice are always sustained with the greatest of violence-Francis Jeffrey
  • Violence is the last refuge of the incompetent-Isaac Asimov
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