Friday, October 03, 2008

"When life hands you a lemon, say, 'Oh yeah, I like lemons. What else ya got?'"

Another set of valuable life lessons to learn from and to help you get
through the day...

Enjoy!

Mark

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"When life hands you a lemon, say, 'Oh yeah, I like lemons. What else ya
got?'"

The secret of business is to know something that nobody else knows.

Money doesn't always bring happiness. People with ten million dollars are
no happier than people with nine million dollars.

"The real art of conversation is not only to say the right thing at the
right place but to leave unsaid the wrong thing at the tempting moment."

"Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm."

"It took me seventeen years to get 3,000 hits in baseball. I did it in one
afternoon on the golf course."

"If a cluttered desk is the sign of a cluttered mind, what is the
significance of a clean desk?"

"A signature always reveals a man's character - and sometimes even his
name."

"Free advice is worth the price."

"A good listener is usually thinking about something else."

"We are continually faced with a series of great opportunities ybrilliantly
disguised as insoluble problems."

"Everywhere is walking distance if you have the time."

"One of the lessons of history is that nothing is often a good thing to do
and always a clever thing to say."

"Money frees you from doing things you dislike. Since I dislike doing nearly
everything, money is handy."

"Tact is the knack of making a point without making an enemy."

"A ship in harbour is safe, but that is not what ships are built for."

"There are many things that we would throw away if we were not afraid that
others might pick them up."

"A bank is a place that will lend you money if you can prove that you don't
need it."

"In any moment of decision the best thing you can do is the right thing, the
next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is
nothing."

"Never take the advice of someone who has not had your kind of trouble"

"In spite of the cost of living, it's still popular."

If some great catastrophe is not announced every morning, we feel a certain
void. Nothing in the paper today, we sigh.

History is the sum total of things that could have been avoided.

As long as your going to be thinking anyway, think big.

The secret of business is to know something that nobody else knows.

Any society that would give up a little liberty to gain a little security
will deserve neither and lose both.

The five essential entrepreneurial skills for success: Concentration,
Discrimination, Organization, Innovation and Communication.

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