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A smile is the shortest distance between two people.Victor Borge
Somewhere, something great is waiting to be known Carl Sagan
The brain can only absorb what the seat can endure. Anonymous
A lie can travel half way around the world before truth can put its pants on.Mark Twain
Question the answersBumper stickerQuestion the questionsZuhair Suidan
Success is a journey,not a destination. Anonymous
Nothing great is ever achieved without enthusiasm. Ralph Waldo Emerson
Luck happens when preparation meets opportunity. Seneca
Curly: Do you know what the secret of life is?
Mitch: What? Your finger???
Curly: Just one thing
Mitch: What is it? Whats the ONE thing?
Curly: Thats for you to figure out. Once you figure it out, then nothing else means *@#%&...
City Slickers movieScene with Jack Palance and Billy Crystal
If you want to double your success rate, just double your failure rate.Tom Watson
Ive missed more than 9,000 shots in my career
Ive lost almost 300 games
26 times Ive been trusted to take the winning shot and missed
Ive Failed over and over again in my life.
And thats why I SucceedMichael Jordan
Success isnt measured by the position you reach in life
It is measured by the obstacles you overcome.Danny Manning
Life is a daring adventure or nothing.
I cannot live without books.Thomas Jefferson
The older I get,
the better I used to be
Connie The Hawk Hawkins
A halo needs to fall only a few inches to be a noose.Anonymous
Wealth lost, something lost;Honor lost, much lost;Courage lost, all lost.
Judge a man by his questions, rather than his answersVoltaire
Paz con hambre no dura*.
Painted on wall in Bogota, Columbia
* Peace with hunger does not endure.
If the human brain was so simple that we could understand it, we would be so simple that we couldnt.Emerson Pugh
Life can only be understood backwards, but it must be lived forwards.Sren Kierkegaard
When everyone else is looking for gold, its good to be in the pick and shovel business. Mark Twain
The truth is more important than the facts. Frank Lloyd Wright
You can't be a vegetarianonly between meals,and you can't be a pacifist only between wars. Kathy Kelly
A MIND TEASER:There are three extremely bright men seeking the hand of Ms. Sweet Mensa. Sweet loves her men smart, but cannot decide which one of the three is the smartest. Consequently, she proposes a test. Sweet places a mark on each mans forehead and tells them that each of them has either a blue mark or a red mark. She instructs them to raise their hand if they see a blue mark on either of the other two. The first man to determine what color his mark is, and explain how he arrived at that conclusion will have her hand in marriage. Each man raised his hand, and a few moments later, one of them had the answer. What color was the winners mark and how did he know?ANSWER (click here to see it more clearly): Since all three men raised their hands, the winner knew there could only be two possibilities. There had to be two blue and one red mark, or three blue marks. If there was a red mark on any forehead, the two men with the blue marks would each see a red and a blue mark and know immediately that his had to be a blue mark since all three raised their hands. The smartest man deduced that since nobody answered immediately all three marks must be blue.
A MIND TEASER:
Use each of the following numbers and symbols once and only once to come up with a validequation:
2 3 4 5 + =
Can you come up with a second valid equation?
The best things in life arent things.Art Buchwald
You can achieve anything you want in life if you have the courage to dream it, the intelligence to make a realistic plan, and the will to see that plan through to the end. Sidney Friedman
A Harvard MBA and an encyclopedic knowledge of management manifestos can get you only so far. The real challenges executives face are the ones you simply cant study for those unexpected tests of endurance, patience, and wit that make or break a company. Business 2.0 12/03
Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about the things that matter.Dr. Martin Luther King
Never doubt that a small group of committed citizens can change the world; indeed it is the only thing that ever has. Margaret Mead
The reasonable man adapts himself to the world.
The unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself.
Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man.
George Bernard Shaw
If you dont read the newspaper, you are uninformed.
If you do read the newspaper, you are misinformed.Mark Twain
Behold, my son, with how little wisdom the world is governed.Swedish statesman Axel Oxenstierna
The longer you look back, the farther you can look forward.Sir Winston Churchill
When you choose to live in gratitude, your cup is always full.Joe Momyer
Sleep footballDrink footballEat sausageWisconsin bumper sticker
You can count on the Americans to always do the right thing after doing all the wrong things.Sir Winston Churchill
When two men in business always agree, one of them is unnecessary.
William Wrigley Jr.
No plan ever survives contact with the enemy.George PattonPlans are nothing. Planning is everything.Dwight D. Eisenhower
Be careful what dreams you have, for dreams come true.Anonymous
There is a loftier ambition than to stand high in the world.
It is to stoop down and lift mankind a little higherAnonymous
There is no charm so great as the charm of a cheerful temperament. Anonymous
Never pick a fight with someone who buys ink by the barrel.An old saw
The most effective way to cope with change is to help create it.Anonymous
Being broke is a condition.
Being poor is a state of mind.Anonymous
Speaking the truthin times of universal deceit is a revolutionary act.George Orwell
Life is like a toilet paper roll.It keeps going faster as you approach the end.Anonymous
Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.Asian saying
The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results.Albert Einstein
Twenty years from now you will regret the things you didnt do more than the things you did, so throw off the bow line, sail away from the safe harbor, catch the trade winds in your sails, EXPLORE, DREAM, DISCOVER, because thats what life is all aboutMark Twain
Vision without action is a daydream; action without vision is a nightmare.Japanese proverb