If you want to become the kind of person that any company would kill to have as an employee, you need to be the kind of employee that’s really picky about who you align with.
—Seth Godin (American Entrepreneur)
When I get a little money, I buy books; and if any is left, I buy food and clothes.
—Desiderius Erasmus (Dutch Catholic Humanist)
Giving advice makes the recipient feel less efficacious, so weigh that against the benefit your advice will likely yield.
—Marty Nemko (American Career Coach, Author)
There’s something just as inevitable as death. And that’s life.
—Charlie Chaplin (British Actor)
Surrounded by people who love life, you love it too; surrounded by people who don’t, you don’t.
—Mignon McLaughlin (American Journalist)
One may understand the cosmos, but never the ego; the self is more distant than any star.
—G. K. Chesterton (English Journalist)
Look not mournfully into the Past. It comes not back again. Wisely improve the Present. It is thine. Go forth to meet the shadowy Future, without fear, and with a manly heart.
—Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (American Poet)
I believe that a scientist looking at nonscientific problems is just as dumb as the next guy—and when he talks about a nonscientific matter, he will sound as naive as anyone untrained in the matter.
—Richard Feynman (American Physicist)
The madman thinks the rest of the world crazy.
—Publilius Syrus (Syrian-born Latin Writer)
To be angry is to revenge the faults of others on ourselves.
—Alexander Pope (English Poet)
Apologies only account for that which they do not alter.
—Benjamin Disraeli (British Head of State)