A wise person should pursue knowledge and wealth as if he was to live young forever. He should practice moral principles as if death has grabbed him by his hair.
Pray to God, but row for the shore.
If you have a clearly good idea, to avoid getting talked out of it, get input only on how to better execute it.
—Marty Nemko (American Career Coach, Author)
Fear tends to manifest itself much more quickly than greed, so volatile markets tend to be on the downside. In up markets, volatility tends to gradually decline.
—Philip Roth (American Novelist)
To receive everything, one must open one’s hands and give.
—Taisen Deshimaru (Japanese Buddhist Teacher)
Give a lot, expect a lot, and if you don’t get it, prune.
—Tom Peters (American Management Consultant)
A thought that does not result in action is nothing much, and an action that does not proceed from a thought is nothing at all.
—Georges Bernanos (French Author)
Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work.
—Stephen King (American Novelist)