Month: October 2015

Future

We are all interested in the future, for that is where you and I are going to spend the rest of our lives. Criswell (aka "The Amazing Criswell") - born Jeron Criswell Konig, American Entertainer and spycic  (1907-1982), from the beginning speech of the science fiction movie "Plan 9 From Outer Space" (1957)

Façonner l’avenir

Pour ce qui est de l"avenir, il ne s"agit pas de le prévoir, mais de le rendre possible. Antoine de Saint-Exupéry - écrivain et aviateur français (1900-1944), de "La Citadelle" (1948)

Confidence

If you have no confidence in self you are twice defeated in the race of life. With confidence you have won even before you have started. Marcus Mosiah Garvey - Jamaican politician and civil right activist, one of Jamaica"s national heroes (1887-1940), from "Philosophy and Options of Marcus Garvey: Or, Africa for the Africans" (1967)

Listening

I make progress by having people around me who are smarter than I am and listening to them. attributed to Henry J. Kaiser - American entrepreneur, founder of several companies - now Kaiser Group International (1882-1967), Quotations book 2016

Undying love

Noi siamo oggetti da parte di Dio di un amore intramontabile. Sappiamo: ha sempre gli occhi aperti su di noi, anche quando sembra ci sia notte. E" papà; più ancora è madre. Non vuol farci del male; vuol farci solo del bene, a tutti. We are the objects of undying love on the part of God. We know: he has always his eyes open on us, even when it seems to be dark. He is our father; even more he...

Patience

No matter how great the talent or efforts, some things just take time. You can"t produce a baby in one month by getting nine women pregnant. Warren Buffett - American value investor, Chairman of Berkshire Hathaway (b. 1930)

True independence

True independence – meaning the willingness to challenge a forceful CEO when something is wrong or foolish – is an enormously valuable trait in a director. It is also rare. The place to look for it is among high-grade people whose interests are in line with those of rank-and-file shareholders – and in line in a very big way. Warren Buffett - American value investor, Chairman of Berkshire...

Instrument de paix

Seigneur, faites de moi un instrument de votre paix. Là où il y a de la haine, que je mette l"amour. Là où il y a l"offense, que je mette le pardon. Là où il y a la discorde, que je mette l"union. Là où il y a l"erreur, que je mette la vérité. Là où il y a le doute, que je mette la foi. Là où il y a le désespoir, que je mette l"espérance. Là où il y a les ténèbres, que je mette votre lumière....

Advertise or die

Without advertising today I would be a millionaire (instead of billionaire). attributed to John Paul Getty - American oil industrialist and art mecenate, at his time richest man of the world (1892-1976)

Precaution

Եօթ անգամ չափիր, մէկ անգամ կտրիր. Masure twice and cut once. Armenian proverb - Quotations book 2016

Foresight

I skate to where the puck is going to be, not where it has been. Wayne Gretzky - Canadian ice hockey player and coach (b. 1961), Quotations book 2016

Foresight

Build a well while you are strong, not while you are thirsty. 毋临渴而掘井。 Chinese proverb - Quotations book 2016

Trying and failing

Never feel shame for trying and failing, for he who has never failed is he who has never tried. Og Mandino - born Augustine Mandino II, American writer (1923-1996), from "The Greatest Salesman in the World" (1968), Quotations book 2016

Understand

If I wanted you to understand it, I would have explained it better. Johan Cruyff - Dutch football player and coach (1947-2016)

Improve

If you are asked to revise, it"s because your message is worth getting right. Caitlin Muir - American social media manager (b. 1985)

Change

If the rate of change on the outside exceeds the rate of change on the inside, the end is in sight. Jack Welch - born John Francis Welch jr., legendary American manager: General Electric (1935-2020), Fortune 1999: Manager of the Century

Change

Change before you have to. JJack Welch - born John Francis Welch jr., legendary American manager: General Electric (1935-2020), Fortune 1999: Manager of the Century

Change

Каждый думает изменить мир, но никто не думает изменить себя. Everyone thinks of changing humanity, but no one thinks of changing himself. Leo N. Tolstoy - Russian writer (1828-1910), from "Three Methods of Reform" in his collection "Pamphlets" (1900)