Thoughts

The following a thoughts and quotes I find enlightening and in some cases humorous:

  • Work is the thing that happens between vacations. – Unknown
  • Education is the process of going from cocksure ignorance to thoughtful uncertainty. – Unknown
  • Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who has said it, even if I have said it, unless it agrees with your reason and your own common sense. – Buddha
  • Education’s purpose is to replace an empty mind with  an open one. – Malcolm Forbes
  • Failure is not an option; it’s just a nagging possibility that helps me stay focused! – Unknown
  • “Begin at the beginning,” the King said gravely, “and go on till you come to the end: then stop.” – Lewis Carroll, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland
  • A diploma is evidence of our competence.  Sometimes it’s the only evidence. – Cullen Hightower
  • Nothing is so fatiguing as the eternal hanging on of an uncompleted task. – William James
  • The difference between intelligence and education is this: intelligence will make you a good living. – Charles F. Kettering
  • I always try to tell them that it’s what you learn after you know it all that really counts. – Harry S Truman
  • The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable man persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man. – George Bernard Shaw, Man and Superman
  • When you can’t change the direction of the wind- adjust your sails. – H. Jackson Brown, Sr.
  • You are the same today that you’ll be five years from now except for two things; the people you meet and the books you read. – Mac McMillan
  • Leadership is the art of accomplishing more than the science of management says is possible. – Colin Powell
  • Plans don’t accomplish work. Goal charts on wall don’t accomplish work … it is people who get things done. – Colin Powell
  • Project Managers manage things and lead people. – JC Henderson
  • Chance favors the prepared mind. – Louis Pasteur
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