Poetry lifts the veil from the hidden beauty of the world, and makes familiar objects be as if they were not familiar.
—Percy Bysshe Shelley (English Poet)
Speak little, do much.
—Benjamin Franklin (American Political leader)
In a mad world only the mad are sane.
—Akira Kurosawa (Japanese Film Director)
There are forces in life working for you and against you. One must distinguish the beneficial forces from the malevolent ones and choose correctly between them.
—A. P. J. Abdul Kalam (Indian Head of State, Scientist)
One who has control over the mind is tranquil in heat and cold, in pleasure and pain, and in honor and dishonor; and is ever steadfast with the Supreme Self.
—The Bhagavad Gita (Hindu Scripture)
The honorary duty of a human being is to love.
—Maya Angelou (American Poet)
No virtue is more universally accepted as a test of good character than trustworthiness.
—Harry Emerson Fosdick (American Baptist Clergyman)
A powerful agent is the right word. Whenever we come upon one of those intensely right words in a book or a newspaper the resulting effect is physical as well as spiritual, and electrically prompt.
—Mark Twain (American Humorist)
The responsibility of the executive is (1) to create and maintain a sense of purpose and moral code for the organization; (2) to establish systems of formal and informal communication; and (3) to ensure the willingness of people to cooperate.
—Chester Barnard (American Businessperson)
Wheresoever you go, go with all your heart.
—Confucius (Chinese Philosopher)