Growing wiser on the wisdom (or stupidity) of others
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Everything written here is my personal opinion and not that of any employer or client, past or present.

Wednesday, November 27, 2002

"Once the realization is accepted that even between the closest human beings infinite distances continue to exist, a wonderful living side by side can grow up, if they succeed in loving the distance between them." -- Rainer Maria Rilke

"Truthfulness so often goes with ruthlessness." -- Dodie Smith

Monday, November 25, 2002

"This is your life, your one and only life - so take excellence very personally." -- Scott Johnson

"Can you stop viewing the world through I-glasses?" -- from, The Portable 7 Habits

"I am he as you are we and we are all together." -- John Lennon and Paul McCartney

Thursday, November 21, 2002

"There can be no progress if people have no faith in tomorrow." -- John Fitzgerald Kennedy

Wednesday, November 20, 2002

"If you think you can win, you can win. Faith is necessary to victory." -- William Hazlitt

Tuesday, November 19, 2002

"Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy." -- Ben Franklin

"Dialogue cannot create the need to change, but it certainly facilitates the process of change." -- Edgar H. Schein

Monday, November 18, 2002

"Everything has its beauty, but not everyone sees it." -- Confucius

"Lateral thinking is a way of using information in order to bring about creativity." -- Edward de Bono

"To decide to be at the level of choice is to take responsibility for your life and to be in control of your life." -- Abbie M. Dale

"Every morning you are handed 24 golden hours. They are one of the few things in this world that you get free of charge. If you had all the money in this world, you couldn't buy an extra hour. What will you with this priceless treasure?" -- Anthony Robbins

"You will never find time for anything. If you want time you must make it." -- Charles Buxton

Friday, November 15, 2002

"People begin to become successful the minute they decide to be." -- Harvey Mackay

"One problem with gazing too frequently into the past is that we may turn around to find the future has run out on us." -- Michael Cibenko

"The end may justify the means as long as there is something that justifies the end." -- Leon Trotsky

"It is good to have an end to journey towards; but it is the journey that matters in the end." -- Ursula K. LeGuin

"To affect the quality of the day, that is the higher of arts." -- Henry David Thoreau

"The body is shaped, disciplined, honored, and in time, trusted." -- Martha Graham

"Undoubtedly, we become what we envisage." -- Claude M. Bristol

Monday, November 11, 2002

”…Five hundred twenty-five thousand journeys to plan. Five hundred twenty-five thousand six hundred minutes, how do you measure the life of a woman or man?” -- Jonathan Larson, Rent

”Change your life today. Don’t gamble on the future, act now, without delay.” -- Simone de Beauvoir, Author

”It’s a bad plan that admits of no modification.” -- Publius Syrus, Writer

Thursday, November 07, 2002

"In a completely rational society, the best of us would be teachers and the rest of us would have to settle for something less, because passing civilization along from one generation to the next ought to be the highest honor and the highest responsibilty anyone could have." -- Lee Iacocca

Interesting Quote found at The Job Hunter's Bible:

"Know then thyself; presume not the Web to scan, until you know what you love to do, and have evolved a plan." - Richard Nelson Bolles (with apologies to Alexander Pope)

also posted to Get That Job! - a job hunting resource

Wednesday, November 06, 2002

"You only live once -- but if you work it right, once is enough." -- Joe E. Lewis

"I want to put a ding in the universe." -- Steve Jobs

"It is better to sleep on things beforehand than lie awake about them afterward." -- Baltasar Gracian

"A perfect method for adding drama to life is to wait until the dealine looms large." -- Alyce P. Cornyn-Selby

"Management by objectives works if you first think through your objectives. Ninety percent of the time you haven't." -- Peter F. Drucker

"The greatest discovery of our generation is that a human being can alter his life by altering his attitude." -- William James

"History must repeat itself because we pay such little attention to it the first time." -- Blackie Sherrod

"How can you say luck and chance are the same thing? Chance is the first step you take, luck is what comes afterwards." -- Amy Tan