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  • 1. S chultz & A ssociates Co.
  • 2. History will be kind to me for I intend to write it. ...... Winston Churchill
  • 3. Generations will come to find it difficult to believe that a man such as Gandhi ever walked the face of this earth. ...... Albert Einstein
  • 4. The charm of history and its enigmatic lesson consist in the fact that, from age to age, nothing changes and yet everything is completely different. ...... Aldous Huxley
  • 5. History is the version of past events that people have decided to agree upon. ...... Napoleon Bonaparte
  • 6. Every major horror of history was committed in the name of an altruistic motive. ...... Ayn Rand
  • 7. Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it. ...... George Santayana
  • 8. Hegel was right when he said that we learn from history that man can never learn anything from history. ...... George Bernard Shaw
  • 9. Talk to a man about himself and he will listen for hours. ...... Benjamin Disraeli
  • 10. Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves. ...... Carl Gustav Jung
  • 11. Conscience is the inner voice which warns us that someone may be looking. ...... H. L. Mencken
  • 12. You probably wouldn't worry about what people think of you if you could know how seldom they do. ...... Olin Miller
  • 13. The longer I live the more I see that I am never wrong about anything, and that all the pains that I have so humbly taken to verify my notions have only wasted my time. ...... George Bernard Shaw
  • 14. The only thing worse than being talked about is not being talked about. ...... Oscar Wilde
  • 15. Creativity is allowing oneself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep. ...... Scott Adams, the Dilbert Principle
  • 16. Don't worry about people stealing your ideas. If your ideas are any good, you'll have to ram them down people's throats. ...... Howard Aiken
  • 17. Most people are more comfortable with old problems than with new solutions. ...... Anonymous
  • 18. A new idea is delicate. It can be killed by a sneer or a yawn; it can be stabbed to death by a joke or worried to death by a frown on the right person's brow. ...... Charles Brower
  • 19. I can't understand why people are frightened of new ideas. I'm frightened of the old ones. ...... John Cage
  • 20. If you can't sleep, then get up and do something instead of lying there and worrying. It's the worry that gets you, not the loss of sleep. ...... Dale Carnegie
  • 21. The empires of the future are the empires of the mind. ...... Winston Churchill
  • 22. Live out of your imagination, not your history. ...... Stephen Covey
  • 23. It is not good enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well. ...... Rene Descartes
  • 24. I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination. Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world. ...... Albert Einstein
  • 25. The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in the mind at the same time, and still retain the ability to function. ...... F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • 26. There's a saying among prospectors: quot;Go out looking for one thing, and that's all you'll ever find.quot; ...... Robert Flaherty
  • 27. Man's mind stretched to a new idea never goes back to its original dimensions. ...... Oliver Wendell Holmes
  • 28. There is one thing stronger than all the armies in the world; and that is an idea whose time has come. ...... Victor Hugo
  • 29. If I have seen farther than others, it is because I was standing on the shoulders of giants. ...... Isaac Newton
  • 30. If everybody is thinking alike, then somebody isn't thinking. ...... George S. Patton, Jr.
  • 31. Truth often suffers more by the heat of its defenders than the arguments of its opposers. ...... William Penn
  • 32. Every act of creation is first an act of destruction. ...... Pablo Picasso
  • 33. Even if you're on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there. ...... Will Rogers
  • 34. The eyes are not responsible when the mind does the seeing. ...... Publilius Syrus
  • 35. Discovery consists of looking at the same thing as everyone else does and thinking something different. ...... Albert Szent-Gyorgyi, 1937 Nobel Prize in Physiology & Medicine
  • 36. You cannot depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus. ...... Mark Twain
  • 37. When people go to work, they shouldn't have to leave their hearts at home. ...... Betty Bender
  • 38. Only positive consequences encourage good future performances. ...... Kenneth H. Blanchard
  • 39. The brain is a wonderful organ. It starts working the moment you get up in the morning, and does not stop until you get into the office. ...... Robert Frost
  • 40. Good hours, excellent pay, fun place to work, paid training, mean boss. Oh well, four out of five isn't bad. ...... Help Wanted Ad, PA newspaper, 1994
  • 41. My father taught me to work; he did not teach me to love it. ...... Abraham Lincoln
  • 42. Executive ability is deciding quickly and getting someone else to do the work. ...... John G. Pollard
  • 43. Disbelief in magic can force a poor soul into believing in government and business. ...... Tom Robbins
  • 44. Whenever you are asked if you can do a job, tell 'em, quot;Certainly, I can!quot; Then get busy and find out how to do it. ...... Theodore Roosevelt
  • 45. In a hierarchy, every employee tends to rise to his level of incompetence. Therefore: In time, every post tends to be occupied by an employee who is incompetent to carry out its duties. Work is accomplished by those employees who have not yet reached their level of incompetence. ...... The Peter Principle
  • 46. A memorandum is written not to inform the reader but to protect the writer. ...... Dean Acheson
  • 47. A conference is a gathering of important people who singly can do nothing, but together can decide that nothing can be done. ...... Fred Allen
  • 48. We trained hard - but it seemed that every time we were beginning to form up into teams we were reorganized. I was to learn later in life that we tend to meet any new situation by reorganizing, and what a wonderful method it can be for creating the illusion of progress while actually producing confusion, inefficiency, and demoralization. ...... Petronius Arbiter, 210 B.C.
  • 49. Hell hath no fury like a bureaucrat scorned. ...... Milton Friedman
  • 50. An economic forecaster is like a cross-eyed javelin thrower: they don't win many accuracy contests, but they keep the crowd's attention. ...... Anonymous
  • 51. Teach a parrot the terms quot;supply and demandquot; and you've got an economist. ...... Thomas Carlyle
  • 52. In all recorded history there has not been one economist who has had to worry about where the next meal would come from. ...... Peter F. Drucker
  • 53. If all economists were laid end to end, they would not reach a conclusion. ...... George Bernard Shaw
  • 54. Whining is not only graceless, but can be dangerous. It can alert a brute that a victim is in the neighborhood. ...... Maya Angelou
  • 55. Always behave like a duck – keep calm and unruffled on the surface but paddle like the devil underneath. ...... Jacob Braude
  • 56. Let the refining and improving of your own life keep you so busy that you have little time to criticize others. ...... H. Jackson Brown
  • 57. The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing. One cannot help but be in awe when he contemplates the mysteries of eternity, of life, of the marvelous structure of reality. It is enough if one tries merely to comprehend a little of this mystery every day. Never lose a holy curiosity. ...... Albert Einstein
  • 58. Don't bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself. ...... William Faulkner
  • 59. Don't ever take a fence down until you know why it was put up. ...... Robert Frost
  • 60. You can't shake hands with a clenched fist. ...... Indira Gandhi
  • 61. Always go to the bathroom when you have a chance. ...... King George V
  • 62. One ought, every day at least, to hear a little song, read a good poem, see a fine picture and, if possible, speak a few reasonable words. ...... Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  • 63. A good time to keep your mouth shut is when you're in deep water. ...... Sidney Goff
  • 64. Live truth instead of professing it. ...... Elbert Hubbard
  • 65. Call on God, but row away from the rocks. ...... Indian proverb
  • 66. When you are right, you cannot be too radical; When you are wrong, you cannot be too conservative. ...... Martin Luther King, Jr.
  • 67. Never try to teach a pig to sing. It wastes your time and annoys the pig. ...... Lazarus Long
  • 68. You can't learn too soon that the most useful thing about a principle is that it can always be sacrificed to expediency. ...... W. Somerset Maugham
  • 69. If you can't feed a hundred people, then feed just one. ...... Mother Teresa
  • 70. Give the people not hell, but hope and courage. ...... John Murray
  • 71. Trust, but verify. ...... Ronald Reagan
  • 72. We have to keep trying things we're not sure we can pull off. If we just do the things we know we can do... you don't grow as much. You gotta take those chances on making those big mistakes. ...... Cybill Shepherd
  • 73. Always do right; this will gratify some people and astonish the rest. ...... Mark Twain
  • 74. Change before you have to. ...... Jack Welch
  • 75. To keep a lamp burning, we have to keep putting oil in it. ...... Mother Teresa
  • 76. I couldn't wait for success, so I went ahead without it. ...... Jonathan Winters
  • 77. When you rise in the morning, form a resolution to make the day happy for one fellow creature. ...... Sydney Smith
  • 78. Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going. ...... Jim Ryuh
  • 79. Why should I deem myself to be a chisel when I could be the artist? ...... J.C. von Schiller
  • 80. Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success. ...... Dale Carnegie
  • 81. Good works are links that form a chain of love. ...... Mother Teresa
  • 82. Always do right. This will gratify some people and astonish the rest. ...... Mark Twain