Just as you would not permit a fellow employee to steal a piece of office equipment, you shouldn’t let anyone walk away with the time of his fellow managers.
— Andrew Grove
Then there’s the joy of getting your desk clean, and knowing that all your letters are answered, and you can see the wood on it again.
— Lady Bird Johnson
It is the fate of the coconut husk to float, of the stone to sink.
— Malaysian Proverb
Life is the faculty of spontaneous activity, the awareness that we have powers.
— Immanuel Kant
The truth is lived, not taught.
— Hermann Hesse
The promises of this world are, for the most part, vain phantoms; and to confide in one’s self, and become something of worth and value is the best and safest course.
I lay it down as a fact that if all men knew what others say of them, there would not be four friends in the world.
— Blaise Pascal
If you perform the sacrifice of doing your duty, you do not have to do anything else. Devoted to duty, man attains perfection.
— The Bhagavad Gita
A person without a sense of humor is like a wagon without springs — jolted by every pebble in the road.
— Henry Ward Beecher
Never make forecasts, especially about the future.
— Samuel Goldwyn