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  • We hang the petty thieves and appoint the great ones to public office-Aesop
  • Fear is that little darkroom where negatives are developed-Michael Pritchard
  • Fear is the tax that conscience pays to guilt-George Sewell
  • The only thing we have to fear is fear itself -- nameless, unreasoning, unjustified terror which paralyzes needed efforts to convert retreat into advance-Franklin D. Roosevelt
  • Men have become the tools of their tools-Henry David Thoreau
  • The superior man, when resting in safety, does not forget that danger may come. When in a state of security he does not forget the possibility of ruin. When all is orderly, he does not forget that disorder may come. Thus his person is not endangered, and his States and all their clans are preserved-Confucius
  • The more things change, the more they remain... insane-Michael Fry and T. Lewis
  • The person who knows 'how' will always have a job. The person who knows 'why' will always be his boss-Diane Ravitch
  • My grandfather once told me that there are two kinds of people: those who work and those who take the credit. He told me to try to be in the first group; there was less competition there-Indira Gandhi
  • The problem with people who have no vices is that generally you can be pretty sure they're going to have some pretty annoying virtues-Elizabeth Taylor
  • An ounce of loyalty is worth a pound of cleverness-Elbert Hubbard
  • Experience is the name that everyone gives to their mistakes-Oscar Wilde
  • The Chinese use two brush strokes to write the word 'crisis.' One brush stroke stands for danger; the other for opportunity. In a crisis, be aware of the danger--but recognize the opportunity-John F. Kennedy
  • For a list of all the ways technology has failed to improve the quality of life, please press three-Alice Kahn
  • Give someone a fish and you feed them for a day. Teach someone to use the Internet and you won't see them for weeks
  • Never continue in a job you don't enjoy. If you're happy in what you're doing, you'll like yourself, you'll have inner peace. And if you have that, along with physical health, you will have had more success than you could possibly have imagined-Johnny Carson (1925-2005)
  • Your chances of success are directly proportional to the degree of pleasure you desire from what you do. If you are in a job you hate, face the fact squarely and get out.-Michael Korda
  • Many people think that if they were only in some other place, or had some other job, they would be happy. Well, that is doubtful. So get as much happiness out of what you are doing as you can and don't put off being happy until some future date-Dale Carnegie
  • Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work-Aristotle (384-322 B.C.)
  • Prediction is very difficult, especially about the future-Niels Bohr
  • Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can't lose-Bill Gates
  • We've done some good work, but all of these products become obsolete so fast...It will be some finite number of years, and I don't know the number?before our doom comes-Bill Gates
  • A really great man is known by three signs...generosity in the design, humanity in the execution, moderation in success-Otto von Bismarck
  • I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it-Thomas Jefferson
  • They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety-Benjamin Franklin
  • But a Constitution of Government once changed from Freedom, can never be restored. Liberty, once lost, is lost forever-John Adams
  • Let every nation know, whether it wishes us well or ill, we shall pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe, to assure the survival and success of liberty-John F. Kennedy
  • One cool judgment is worth a thousand hasty councils. The thing is to supply light and not heat-Woodrow Wilson
  • In a heated argument we are apt to lose sight of the truth-Publilius Syrus
  • Truth often suffers more by the heat of its defenders, than from the arguments of its opposers-William Penn
  • It's hardware that makes a machine fast. It's software that makes a fast machine slow-Craig Bruce
  • So much of what we call management consists in making it difficult for people to work-Peter Drucker
  • The great thing about a computer notebook is that no matter how much you stuff into it, it doesn't get bigger or heavier-Bill Gates
  • The best strategy in life is diligence-Chinese proverb
  • The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore, all progress depends on the unreasonable man-George Bernard Shaw
  • Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted-Albert Einstein
  • Better be despised for too anxious apprehensions, than ruined by too confident security-Edmund Burke
  • In the absence of clearly-defined goals, we become strangely loyal to performing daily trivia until ultimately we become enslaved by it-Robert Heinlein
  • Don't worry about people stealing an idea. If it's original, you will have to ram it down their throats-Howard Aiken
  • One of the symptoms of an approaching nervous breakdown is the belief that one's work is terribly important-Bertrand Russell
  • The optimist sees opportunity in every danger; the pessimist sees danger in every opportunity-Winston Churchill
  • Part of the inhumanity of the computer is that, once it is competently programmed and working smoothly, it is completely honest-Isaac Asimov
  • A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds - Francis Bacon
  • When you have the great honor to have enormous responsibility you have to accept that all your decisions can be criticized- Jean-Claude Tritchet
  • The thing that impresses me the most about America is the way parents obey their children." -- King Edward VIII (1894-1972)
  • Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover-Mark Twain
  • Success is the ability to go from one failure to another with no loss of enthusiasm-Winston Churchill
  • He that is of the opinion money will do everything may well be suspected of doing everything for money-Benjamin Franklin
  • Many people think that if they were only in some other place, or had some other job, they would be happy. Well, that is doubtful. So get as much happiness out of what you are doing as you can and don't put off being happy until some future date-Dale Carnegie
  • The world is governed more by appearances than realities, so that it is fully as necessary to seem to know something as to know it-Daniel Webster
  • To improve is to change; to be perfect is to change often - Winston Churchill
  • I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody - Bill Cosby
  • How much easier it is to be critical than to be correct - Benjamin Disraeli
  • Treat each day as though it's borrowed, Like it's precious as a child. Cause we're only here for a little while
  • All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them - Walt Disney
  • A competitor practices until he gets it right, a champion practices until he can’t get it wrong
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