Money is power, freedom, a cushion, the root of all evil, the sum of blessings.
—Carl Sandburg (American Children’s Books Writer)
Do your little bit of good where you are; it’s those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
—Desmond Tutu (South African Anglican Priest)
Almost all of the world-class athletes and other peak performers are visualizers. They see it; they feel it; they experience it before they actually do it. They begin with the end in mind.
—Stephen Covey (American Management Consultant)
I never enter a new company without the hope that I may discover a friend, perhaps the friend, sitting there with an expectant smile. That hope survives a thousand disappointments.
—A. C. Benson (English Essayist)
Let us remember that the times which future generations delight to recall are not those of ease and prosperity, but those of adversity bravely borne.
—Charles William Eliot (American Educator)
Justice is the tolerable accommodation of the conflicting interests of society, and I don’t believe there is any royal road to attain such accommodation concretely.
And a beautiful world we live in, when it is possible, and when many other such things are possible, and not only possible, but done under that sky there, every day.
—Charles Dickens (English Novelist)
Families with babies and families without babies are sorry for each other.
—E. W. Howe (American Novelist)
When you are genuinely strong, you neither attack nor defend and so retain your energy.
Money is multiplied in practical value depending on the number of W’s you control in your life: what you do, when you do it, where you do it, and with whom you do it. I call this the freedom multiplier.
An idea that is developed and put into action is more important than an idea that exists only as an idea.
—Edward de Bono (Maltese Physician)