Good thoughts are no better than good dreams, unless they be executed!
—Ralph Waldo Emerson
In the business world, the rearview mirror is always clearer than the windshield.
Human nature is so constituted that is we take absolutely no notice of anger or abuse, the person indulging in it will soon weary of it and stop.
—Mohandas K. Gandhi
Don’t abuse your friends and expect them to consider it criticism.
—E. W. Howe
A torn jacket is soon mended; but hard words bruise the heart of a child.
—Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
He who goes no further than bare justice, stops at the beginning of virtue.
Jealousy is all the fun you think they had.
There is nothing of which every man is so afraid, as getting to know how enormously much he is capable of doing and becoming.
It is not the amount of trade that makes the man poor or rich, but honest working and dealing.
Society is no comfort to one not sociable.
Not everything that is more difficult is more meritorious.
Trust not him that hath once broken faith; he who betrayed thee once, will betray thee again.
Reflect upon the defects of your character: thoroughly realize their evils and the transient pleasures they give you, and firmly will that you shall try your best not to yield to them the next time.
The ability to recognize that the winds have shifted and to take appropriate action before you wreck your boat is crucial to the future of an enterprise.
A dream is your creative vision for your life in the future. A goal is what specifically you intend to make happen. Dreams and goals should be just out of your present reach but not out of sight. Dreams and goals are coming attractions in your life.
The wise have always said the same things, and fools, who are the majority have always done just the opposite.
Criticism may not be agreeable, but it is necessary. It fulfills the same function as pain in the human body. It calls attention to an unhealthy state of things.
Circumstances are the rulers of the weak; they are but the instruments of the wise.