The aim of an argument or discussion should not be victory, but progress.
November 30, 2007
November 26, 2007
Nine-tenths of wisdom consists in being wise in time.
November 15, 2007
The life that conquers is the life that moves with a steady resolution and persistence toward a predetermined goal. Those who succeed are those who have thoroughly learned the immense importance of plan in life, and the tragic brevity of time.
October 31, 2007
To think bad thoughts is really the easiest thing in the world. If you leave your mind to itself it will spiral down into ever increasing unhappiness. To think good thoughts, however, requires effort. This is one of the things that discipline – training – is about.
James Clavell, in his novel “Shogun”
October 17, 2007
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.
October 16, 2007
Conditions are never just right. People who delay action until all factors are favorable do nothing.