90 percent of my time is spent on 10 percent of the world.
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What you're seeing with Occupy Wall Street and the others are people who are unhappy and they're directing their unhappiness now toward Wall Street and toward those they think are doing too well in our society.
Don't let your ego get too close to your position, so that if your position gets shot down, your ego doesn't go with it.
Politics is not bean bags. It's serious, tough stuff.
Fit no stereotypes. Don't chase the latest management fads. The situation dictates which approach best accomplishes the team's mission.
Leadership is solving problems. The day soldiers stop bringing you their problems is the day you have stopped leading them. They have either lost confidence that you can help or concluded you do not care. Either case is a failure of leadership.
The purposes of the United States should not be doubted. The Security Council resolutions will be enforced - the just demands of peace and security will be met - or action will be unavoidable. And a regime that has lost its legitimacy will also lose its power.
We got rid of a terrible dictator. We gave the Iraqi people an opportunity for a new life under a representative form of government.
Success is the result of perfection, hard work, learning from failure, loyalty, and persistence.
I think whether you're having setbacks or not, the role of a leader is to always display a winning attitude.
There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.
And Barack and I were raised with so many of the same values, like you work hard for what you want in life. That your word is your bond that you do what you say you're going to do. That you treat people with dignity and respect, even if you don't know them and even if you don't agree with them.
I don't care how big and fast computers are, they're not as big and fast as the world.
My attitude to peace is rather based on the Burmese definition of peace - it really means removing all the negative factors that destroy peace in this world. So peace does not mean just putting an end to violence or to war, but to all other factors that threaten peace, such as discrimination, such as inequality, poverty.
Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.
Childhood is a tricky business. Usually, something goes wrong.
Our most important task is to transform our consciousness so that violence is no longer an option for us in our personal lives, that understanding that a world of peace is possible only if we relate to each other as peaceful beings, one individual at a time.
I think computer viruses should count as life. I think it says something about human nature that the only form of life we have created so far is purely destructive. We've created life in our own image.
We all dream we do not understand our dreams, yet we act as if nothing strange goes on in our sleep minds, strange at least by comparison with the logical, purposeful doings of our minds when we are awake.
A nation that does not stand for its children does not stand for anything and will not stand tall in the future.
No one can build his security upon the nobleness of another person.