Wednesday, October 15, 2008

Roald Dahl Quotes

Roald Dahl Quotes

Some children are spoiled and it is not their fault, it is their parents.

I began to realise that the large chocolate companies actually did possess inventing rooms, and they took their inventing very seriously.

Two hours of writing fiction leaves this writer completely drained. For those two hours he has been in a different place with totally different people.

The writer walks out of his workroom in a daze. He wants a drink. He needs it.

Nowadays you can go anywhere in the world in a few hours, and nothing is fabulous any more.

Did they preach one thing and practice another, these men of God?
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Tuesday, October 14, 2008

Peter Drucker Quotes

Peter Drucker Quotes

Efficiency is doing better what is already being done.

The purpose of business is to create and keep a customer.

Rank does not confer privilege or give power. It imposes responsibility.

There is nothing so useless as doing efficiently that which should not be done at all.

Making good decisions is a crucial skill at every level.

The computer is a moron

The really important things are said over cocktails and are never done.

A business exists to create a customer

Whenever you see a successful business, someone once made a courageous decision.

Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things.
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Sunday, October 12, 2008

Tracy Chapman Quotes

Tracy Chapman Quotes

I'm never sure if I'll ever write another song, what the song will be about and if what initially sparked the beginning of a song might complete it.

I may be revered or defamed and decried; But I tried to live my life right.

I'm a hopeful cynic.

At this point in my life I'd like to live as if only love mattered.

I've seen and met angels wearing the disguise of ordinary people living ordinary lives.
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Friday, October 10, 2008

Charlie Chaplin Quotes

Charlie Chaplin Quotes

The saddest thing I can imagine is to get used to luxury.

Remember, you can always stoop and pick up nothing.

Nothing is permanent in this wicked world - not even our troubles.

All I need to make a comedy is a park, a policeman and a pretty girl.

I suppose that's one of the ironies of life doing the wrong thing at the right moment.

I am for people. I can't help it.

I am at peace with God. My conflict is with Man.

Despair is a narcotic. It lulls the mind into indifference.

We think too much and feel too little.
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Monday, October 6, 2008

Christopher Dawson Quotes

Christopher Dawson Quotes

The naturalist conception of man has above all been influenced by the Darwinian doctrine of the Origin of Species, and by the evolutionary theories to which this gave rise.

Nevertheless the decline of classical studies does not necessar-ily involve the decline of liberal education itself.

The greatest obstacle to international understanding is the barrier of language.

Law describes the way things would work if men were angels.

At the same time Western culture has lost its faith in Man.
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Wednesday, October 1, 2008

Steve Case Quote

You have to get along with people, but you also have to recognize that the strength of a team is different people with different perspectives and different personalities.
~Steve Case Quote

We went from one million to 20 million subscribers in the past five years. That's great, but a billion people watch CNN.
~Steve Case Quote

We don't want to turn the TV into a computer.
~Steve Case Quote

We regret the inconvenience this may have caused our customers, and we will work to ensure that the problem does not reoccur.
~Steve Case Quote

From a pure technical standpoint, it does look like Microsoft may win this one.

My father still is a lawyer, and my mom was a teacher and then later a career counselor.
~Steve Case Quote

Growing up on an island is a little different than most people's childhood experiences, but I really enjoyed it.
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