The fight is won or lost far away from witnesses;
behind the lines,
in the gym,
and out there on the road.
Long before I dance
under those lights.
- Muhammad Ali.
Courage isn’t the absence of fear. It’s the conquering of fear.
Donald Trump – Trump Never Give Up: How I Turned My Biggest Challenges Into Success.
The easy way is the path that will give you no pride.
– Anthony Robbins.
You are neither right nor wrong because the crowd disagrees with you. You are right because your data and reasoning are right.
- Benjamin Graham.
The power of accurate observation is usually called cynicism by those who have not got it.
- George Bernard Shaw.
Nobody grows old merely by a number of years. We grow old by deserting our ideals.
- Samuel Ullman.
No man is an Iland, intire of it selfe; every man is a peece of the Continent, a part of the maine; if a Clod bee washed away by the Sea, Europe is the lesse, as well as if a Promontorie were, as well as if a Mannor of thy friends or of thine owne were; any mans death diminishes me, because I am involved in Mankinde; And therefore never send to know for whom the bell tolls; It tolls for thee.
- Meditation XVII, Devotions upon Emergent Occasions, by John Donne.
Leadership goes to he who most limits uncertainty.
– Unknown. Believed to be a Japanese proverb.
If it is to fulfill its social function, science cannot afford to become sclerotic. If science does not carry an institutional mandate to both allow and encourage challenging it at the root, it is no longer science. It is engineering, or product development.
If you tell me how you get your feeling of importance, I’ll tell you what you are. That determines your character.
– Dale Carnegie, How to Win Friends and Influence People.