You don’t hear things that are bad about your company unless you ask. It is easy to hear good tidings, but you have to scratch to get the bad news.
—Thomas J. Watson (American Businessperson)
The greatest test of courage on earth is to bear defeat without losing heart.
—Robert G. Ingersoll (American Atheist Politician)
There is great treasure there behind our skull and this is true about all of us. This little treasure has great, great powers, and I would say we only have learnt a very, very small part of what it can do.
—Isaac Bashevis Singer (Polish-born American Children’s Books Writer)
Probably the greatest harm done by vast wealth is the harm that we of moderate means do to ourselves when we let the vices of envy and hatred enter deep into our own natures.
—Theodore Roosevelt (American Head of State)
I am a little deaf, a little blind, a little impotent, and on top of this are two or three abominable infirmities, but nothing destroys my hope.
—Voltaire (French Philosopher)
Only passions, great passions, can elevate the soul to great things.
—Denis Diderot (French Philosopher)
There is no wisdom like frankness.
—Benjamin Disraeli (British Head of State)