The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.
— Miyamoto Musashi
You must have the confidence to override people with more credentials than you whose cognition is impaired by incentive-caused bias or some similar psychological force that is obviously present. But there are also cases where you have to recognize that you have no wisdom to add—and that your best course is to trust some expert. In effect, you’ve got to know what you know and what you don’t. What could possibly be more useful in life than that?
— Jack Welch of GE fame
There are no great people in this world, only great challenges which ordinary people rise to meet. Our ‘greatest” Presidents are felt to be Washington and Lincoln or Lincoln and Washington. They are historically thought to be the greatest because they presided at a time of national crisis and rose to that challenge.
— William Frederick Halsy Jr
Character consists of what you do on the third or fourth try.
— James A. Michener
It’s not so much that happy people are thankful but that thankful people are happy.
— Time for some nepotism - my eldest son Mike uncovered a quote about gratitude -Anonymous-
Everything is energy and that’s all there to it. Match the frequency of the reality you want and you cannot help but get that reality. It can be no other way. This is not philosophy. This is physics.
— Albert Einstein