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Why try to fit in when you were born to stand out?” “I’m nothing special. I’m drowning,” I whisper. “Then kick out. Put one arm in front of the other. That’s all there is to swimming.


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The test of any man's character is how he takes praise.
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Where we go and what we do advertises what we are.
Where ambition ends happiness begins.
Behavior is what a man does, not what he thinks, feels, or believes
We cannot be too earnest, too persistent, too determined, about living superior to the herd-instinct...
Create the kind of climate in your organization where personal growth is expected, recognized and re...
Excellence is best described as doing the right things right - selecting the most important things t...
It is usually best to be generous with praise, but cautious with criticism.
(Response to King Erik XIV of Sweden's proposal of marriage:)

"[W]hile we perceive ... th...
ELIZABETH I
[I]n the end this shall be for me sufficient, that a marble stone shall declare that a Queen, having...
ELIZABETH I