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Some people spend a lifetime chasing the wrong goals. They work with extreme focus - but it doesn't take them where they want to go.


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It's better to take over and build upon an existing business than to start a new one.
HAROLD S. GENEEN
A man with a surplus can control circumstances, but a man without a surplus is controlled by them, a...
HARVEY S. FIRESTONE
If writers were good businessmen, they'd have too much sense to be writers.
IRVIN S. COBB
In my writing I am acting as a map maker, an explorer of psychic areas. . . a cosmonaut of inner spa...
WILLIAM S. BURROUGHS
America is not a young land: it is old and dirty and evil before the settlers, before the Indians. T...
WILLIAM S. BURROUGHS
We must have strong minds, ready to accept facts as they are.
HARRY S TRUMAN
Not only is there a right to be happy, there is a duty to be happy. So much sadness exists in the wo...
JOHN S. BONNELL
Man is an artifact designed for space travel. He is not designed to remain in his present biologic s...
WILLIAM S. BURROUGHS
I do not believe there is a problem in this country or the world today which could not be settled if...
HARRY S TRUMAN
So cheat your landlord if you can and must, but do not try to shortchange the Muse. It cannot be don...
WILLIAM S. BURROUGHS
Good behavior is the last refuge of mediocrity.
HENRY S. HASKINS
After one look at this planet any visitor from outer space would say I want to see the manager.
WILLIAM S. BURROUGHS
Most of the trouble in this world has been caused by folks who can't mind their own business, becaus...
WILLIAM S. BURROUGHS
A funeral eulogy is a belated plea for the defense delivered after the evidence is all in.
IRVIN S. COBB
It's a recession when your neighbor loses his job; it's a depression when you lose your own.
HARRY S TRUMAN
If you can't stand the heat, get out of the kitchen.
HARRY S TRUMAN
The soldier is the Army. No army is better than its soldiers. The Soldier is also a citizen. In fact...
GEORGE S. PATTON JR.
Victory is sweetest when you've known defeat.
MALCOLM S. FORBES
When you feel bad about yourself you reverse your magnet and repel people.
S A GRAFIO
A fairly bright boy is far more intelligent and far better company than the average adult.
JOHN B. S. HALDANE
A child becomes an adult when he realizes that he has a right not only to be right but also to be wr...
THOMAS S. SZASZ
It is hard enough, even with the best will in the world, to be just. It is hard, under the pressure ...
C. S. LEWIS
If, as I can't help suspecting, the dead also feel the pains of separation (and this may be one of...
C. S. LEWIS
Feast of the Birth of John the Baptist Continuing a short series on authenticity: There, right i...
C. S. LEWIS
Can we believe that God ever really modifies His action in response to the suggestions of men? For i...
C. S. LEWIS
It is only our bad temper that we put down to being tired or worried or hungry; we put our good te...
C. S. LEWIS
Feast of Anskar, Archbishop of Hamburg, Missionary to Denmark and Sweden, 865 Is not the popular...
C. S. LEWIS
Most people are not really free. They are confined by the niche in the world that they carve out for...
V. S. NAIPAUL
After a shooting spree, they always want to take the guns away from the people who didn't do it. I s...
WILLIAM S. BURROUGHS
Only the curious will learn and only the resolute overcome the obstacles to learning. The quest qu...
EUGENE S WILSON
If you are planning on doing business with someone again, don't be too tough in the negotiations. ...
MARVIN S. LEVIN
It's a recession when your neighbour loses his job; it's a depression when you lose your own.
HARRY S. TRUMAN
Leaders don't force people to follow-they invite them on a journey. Harold S. Hulbert -Charles S. L...
CHARLES S. LAUER
I would rather have a German division in front of me than a French one behind me.
GENERAL GEORGE S. PATTON
Don't use words too big for the subject. Don't say 'infinitely' when you mean 'very'; otherwise you'...
C. S. LEWIS
Do not let us mistake necessary evils for good.
C. S. LEWIS
Between the desire
And the spasm
Between the potency
And the existence
Between the e...
T. S. ELIOT
Between the idea
And the reality
Between the motion
And the act
Falls the Shadow
T. S. ELIOT
Do your duty as you see it, and damn the consequences.
GEORGE S. PATTON JR.
The past is behind, learn from it. The future is ahead, prepare for it. The present is here, live it...
THOMAS S. MONSON
The farther backward you can look, the farther forward you are likely to see.
WINSTON S. CHURCHILL
Presence is more than just being there.
MALCOLM S. FORBES
I take as metaphysical poetry that in which what is ordinarily apprehensible only by thought is brou...
T. S. ELIOT
I never did give them hell. I just told the truth, and they thought it was hell.
HARRY S TRUMAN
If you cannot convince them, confuse them.
HARRY S TRUMAN
I always remember an epitaph which is in the cemetery at Tombstone, Arizona. It says: 'Here lies Jac...
HARRY S TRUMAN
After one look at this planet any visitor from outer space would say "I want to see the manager."
WILLIAM S. BURROUGHS
Things are seldom what they seem, skim milk masquerades as cream.
W. S. GILBERT
Management manages by making decisions and by seeing that those decisions are implemented.
HAROLD S. GENEEN