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A good leader is one who can tell another how to reach his or her potential; a great leader is one who can help another discover this potential for him or herself.
No employer today is independent of those about him. He cannot succeed alone, no matter how great his ability or capital. Business today is more than ever a question of cooperation.
Orison Swett Marden
No greater injury can be done to any youth than to let him feel that because he belongs to this or that race he will be advanced in life regardless of his own merits or efforts.
Booker T. Washington
There is no need to worry about mere size. We do not necessarily respect a fat man more than a thin man. Sir Isaac Newton was very much smaller than a hippopotamus, but we do not on that account value him less.
I was not content to believe in a personal devil and serve him, in the ordinary sense of the word. I wanted to get hold of him personally and become his chief of staff.
None of us will ever accomplish anything excellent or commanding except when he listens to this whisper which is heard by him alone.
Whenever a man's friends begin to compliment him about looking young, he may be sure that they think he is growing old.
The men who followed Him were unique in their generation. They turned the world upside down because their hearts had been turned right side up. The world has never been the same.
Aristotle maintained that women have fewer teeth than men; although he was twice married, it never occurred to him to verify this statement by examining his wives' mouths.
We must laugh at man to avoid crying for him.
Everybody has a little bit of Watergate in him.
He that takes truth for his guide, and duty for his end, may safely trust to God's providence to lead him aright.
Man's unhappiness, as I construe, comes of his greatness; it is because there is an Infinite in him, which with all his cunning he cannot quite bury under the Finite.
The rung of a ladder was never meant to rest upon, but only to hold a man's foot long enough to enable him to put the other somewhat higher.
Money can buy you a fine dog, but only love can make him wag his tail.
God is the universal substance in existing things. He comprises all things. He is the fountain of all being. In Him exists everything that is.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
A man in a bookstore buys a book on loneliness and every woman in the store hits on him. A woman buys a book on loneliness and the store clears out.
The aim of a joke is not to degrade the human being, but to remind him that he is already degraded.
The average man is more interested in a woman who is interested in him than he is in a woman with beautiful legs.
I would rather try to persuade a man to go along, because once I have persuaded him, he will stick. If I scare him, he will stay just as long as he is scared, and then he is gone.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
I'd call him a sadistic, hippophilic necrophile, but that would be beating a dead horse.
Imagination was given to man to compensate him for what he isn't. A sense of humor was provided to console him for what he is.
I never ask a man what his business is, for it never interests me. What I ask him about are his thoughts and dreams.
H. P. Lovecraft
If you do not wish a man to do a thing, you had better get him to talk about it; for the more men talk, the more likely they are to do nothing else.
He was an embittered atheist, the sort of atheist who does not so much disbelieve in God as personally dislike Him.
If a man achieves victory over this body, who in the world can exercise power over him? He who rules himself rules over the whole world.
To like an individual because he's black is just as insulting as to dislike him because he isn't white.
e. e. cummings
Woe to him that claims obedience when it is not due; woe to him that refuses it when it is.
Man has, as it were, become a kind of prosthetic God. When he puts on all his auxiliary organs, he is truly magnificent; but those organs have not grown on him and they still give him much trouble at times.
Don't you believe that there is in man a deep so profound as to be hidden even to him in whom it is?
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