"The future of work consists of learning a living."
(Marshall McLuhan > Canadian academic and commentator on communications technology)
"Keep doing what yo've been doing and you'll keep getting what you've been getting!"
(Jackie B Cooper > Voted Number 1 automotive sales trainer in North America by sales audiences)
"We cannot solve our problems with the same level of thinking that created them."
(Albert Einstein > Scientist : Nobel Prize in Physics 1921)
"I not only use all the brains I have, but all I can borrow."
(Woodrow Wilson > 28th President of the USA)
"Learning is not attained by chance, it must be sought for with ardour and attended to with diligence."
(Abigail Adams > Wife of the 2nd US President, Mother of the 6th)
"Success in business requires training and discipline and hard work. But if you're not frightened by these things, the opportunities are just as great today as they ever were."
(David Rockefeller > 292nd richest person in the USA)
"Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other."
(John F. Kennedy > speech prepared for delivery in Dallas the day of his assassination, November 22, 1963)
"You learn more quickly under the guidance of experienced teachers. You waste a lot of time going down blind alleys if you have no one to lead you."
(W. Somerset Maugham > Novelist and playwright)
"A little learning is a dangerous thing but a lot of ignorance is just as bad."
(Bob Edwards > American Public Radio Broadcaster)
"The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance."
(Socrates > Greek philosopher)
"The most important single ingredient in the formula of success is knowing how to get along with people"
(Theodore Roosevelt > 26th President of the USA)
"The Guy in the Glass" (1934)
by Dale Wimbrow 1895-1954
When you get what you want in your struggle for pelf*,
And the world makes you King for a day,
Then go to the mirror and look at yourself,
And see what that guy has to say.
For it isn't your Father, or Mother, or Wife,
Who judgement upon you must pass.
The feller whose verdict counts most in your life
Is the guy staring back from the glass.
He's the feller to please, never mind all the rest,
For he's with you clear up to the end,
And you've passed your most dangerous, difficult test
If the guy in the glass is your friend.
You may be like Jack Horner and "chisel" a plum,
And think you're a wonderful guy,
But the man in the glass says you're only a bum
If you can't look him straight in the eye.
You can fool the whole world down the pathway of years,
And get pats on the back as you pass,
But your final reward will be heartaches and tears
If you've cheated the guy in the glass.
*pelf = Contemptuous term for money or wealth