To receive everything, one must open one’s hands and give.
* Taisen Deshimaru
A wise person should pursue knowledge and wealth as if he was to live young forever. He should practice moral principles as if death has grabbed him by his hair.
Fear tends to manifest itself much more quickly than greed, so volatile markets tend to be on the downside. In up markets, volatility tends to gradually decline.
* Philip Roth
Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work.
* Stephen King
If you have a clearly good idea, to avoid getting talked out of it, get input only on how to better execute it.
* Marty Nemko
Give a lot, expect a lot, and if you don’t get it, prune.
* Tom Peters
Pray to God, but row for the shore.
* Russian Proverb
If you desire to do something pleasing to me, then desist from hunting forever! The poor poor beasts of the forest, being … dull of intellect, are worthy of pity for this very reason.
* The Jataka Tales
A thought that does not result in action is nothing much, and an action that does not proceed from a thought is nothing at all.
* Georges Bernanos