Archive for May, 2017

I have always thought the actions of men the best interpreters of their thoughts.

Locke, John

—John Locke

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The older I get, the more wisdom I find in the ancient rule of taking first things first: a process which often reduces the most complex human problem to a manageable proportion.

Eisenhower, Dwight

—Dwight D. Eisenhower

What fantastic advice.  This, truly, is the secret to solving virtually any challenge in your life.  Stop brooding and losing sleep over a problem.  Take a piece of paper or a digital journal and write the “big picture” issue at the top.  Now, begin breaking apart the problem into the most rudimentary little pieces.  Make sure the pieces are in the correct order, and start tackling each, one by one!  Record your progress by crossing through each manageable task as you go.  This system can—and should—be used for virtually every area of your life!


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The aim of marketing is to know and understand the customer so well the product or service fits them and sells itself.

Drucker, Peter 2

—Peter Drucker

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I have learned to use the word ‘impossible’ with the greatest caution.

von Braun, Wernher

—Wernher von Braun, father of America’s manned space program

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“No man ever steps in the same river twice, for it’s not the same river and he’s not the same man.”


—Heraclitus, 540 BC – 480 BC

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Be extremely subtle, even to the point of formlessness. Be extremely mysterious, even to the point of soundlessness. Thereby you can be the director of the opponent’s fate.

Tzu, Sun

—Sun Tzu

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I try to balance my posts between God stuff and other stuff. But, because of my passion to speak truth into people’s lives (including my own), God stuff tends to win. For me, all roads lead to God, not to Rome. Nevertheless… Modern culture is taking the road to ancient Rome, toward two progressive beliefs: […]

via The Line of Despair — Mitch Teemley

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It is not from the benevolence of the butcher, the brewer, or the baker that we expect our dinner, but from their regard to their own interest.

Smith, Adam

—Adam Smith

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Apparently there is nothing that cannot happen today.

Mark Twain

—Mark Twain

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Strategy keeps a pilot’s ship on course.


—Homer, The Iliad

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