The elephant passing through the market-place is always beset by curs, but he cares not. He goes straight on his own way. So it is always, when a great soul appears there will be numbers to bark after him.
—Tulsidas (Indian Hindu Composer)
You become a star not because of your title; you become a star because you are adding star value to the company.
—N. R. Narayana Murthy (Indian Businessperson)
The trouble with being in the rat race is that even if you win, you’re still a rat.
Reminding one another of the dream that each of us aspires to may be enough for us to set each other free.
—Antoine de Saint-Exupery (French Novelist, Aviator)
Our character is a reflection of the friends we keep.
Follow effective action with quiet reflection.
From the quiet reflection will come even more effective action.
—Peter Drucker (Austrian-born Management Consultant)
There is only one success – to be able to spend your life in your own way, and not to give others absurd maddening claims upon it.
—Christopher Morley (American Journalist)
One of the main barriers to turning knowledge into action is the tendency to treat talking about something as equivalent to doing something about it.