The lowest ebb is the turn of the tide.
—Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (American Poet)
I suppose leadership at one time meant muscles; but today it means getting along with people.
—Indira Gandhi (Indian Head of State)
Anger, which, far sweeter than trickling drops of honey, rises in the bosom of a man like smoke.
—Homer (Ancient Greek Poet)
This life is worth living, we can say, since it is what we make it.
—William James (American Philosopher)
One discipline always leads to another discipline.
—Jim Rohn (American Entrepreneur)
Man… cannot learn to forget, but hangs on the past: however far or fast he runs, that chain runs with him.
—Friedrich Nietzsche (German Philosopher, Scholar)
The aim of education should be to teach us rather how to think, than what to think—rather to improve our minds, so as to enable us to think for ourselves, than to load the memory with the thoughts of other men.
We are always acting on what has just finished happening. It happened at least 1/30th of a second ago. We think we’re in the present, but we aren’t. The present we know is only a movie of the past.
Developing expertise or assets that are not easily copied is essential; otherwise you’re just a middleman.
—Seth Godin (American Entrepreneur)
Don’t ever slam a door, you might want to go back.
—Don Herold (American Humorist)
If you spend more time asking appropriate questions rather than giving answers or opinions, your listening skills will increase.
Books are masters who instruct us without rods or ferules, without words or anger, without bread or money. If you approach them, they are not asleep; if you seek them, they do not hide; if you blunder, they do not scold; if you are ignorant, they do not laugh at you.
—Richard de Bury
Love never reasons but profusely gives; gives, like a thoughtless prodigal, its all, and trembles lest it has done too little.
To know is to know that you know nothing. That is the meaning of true knowledge.
—Confucius (Chinese Philosopher)