Every man supposes himself not to be fully understood or appreciated.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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Concentration is the secret of strength in politics, in war, in trade, in short, in all the management of human affairs.
If the single man plant himself indomitably on his instincts, and there abide, the huge world will come round to him.
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People usually think according to their inclinations, speak according to their learning and ingrained opinions, but generally act according to custom.
Your manuscript is both good and original; but the part that is good is not original, and the part that is original is not good.
The generative energy, which, when we are loose, dissipates and makes us unclean, when we are continent invigorates and inspires us. Chastity is the flowering of man; and what are called Genius, Heroism, Holiness, and the like, are but various fruits which succeed it.
Far too many executives have become more concerned with the four P’s – pay, perks, power and prestige – rather than making profits for shareholders.
Beauty is all very well at first sight; but who ever looks at it when it has been in the house three days?
In war as in life, it is often necessary when some cherished scheme has failed, to take up the best alternative open, and if so, it is folly not to work for it with all your might.
Honor bespeaks worth. Confidence begets trust. Service brings satisfaction. Cooperation proves the quality of leadership.