Knowledge has to be improved, challenged, and increased constantly, or it vanishes.
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Business, that's easily defined - it's other people's money.
A manager is responsible for the application and performance of knowledge.
The productivity of work is not the responsibility of the worker but of the manager.
Management by objective works - if you know the objectives. Ninety percent of the time you don't.
Making good decisions is a crucial skill at every level.
We now accept the fact that learning is a lifelong process of keeping abreast of change. And the most pressing task is to teach people how to learn.
Suppliers and especially manufacturers have market power because they have information about a product or a service that the customer does not and cannot have, and does not need if he can trust the brand. This explains the profitability of brands.
No institution can possibly survive if it needs geniuses or supermen to manage it. It must be organized in such a way as to be able to get along under a leadership composed of average human beings.
Plans are only good intentions unless they immediately degenerate into hard work.
The only thing we know about the future is that it will be different.
I mean, I look at my dad. He was twenty when he started having a family, and he was always the coolest dad. He did everything for his kids, and he never made us feel like he was pressured. I know that it must be a great feeling to be a guy like that.
When the war of the giants is over the wars of the pygmies will begin.
Few things are harder to put up with than the annoyance of a good example.
To give money to a woman - and here I must speak as a man - is to deny her special quality, her irreplaceability, and reduce her unique amiability to a commodity. Money takes away her name, while transforming her lover into a nameless customer of a market of appetites.
My dad taught me from my youngest childhood memories through these connections with Aboriginal and tribal people that you must always protect people's sacred status, regardless of the pest.
The view of Jerusalem is the history of the world it is more, it is the history of earth and of heaven.
But if you say that we should not educate children who have come into our state for no other reason than they've been brought there by no fault of their own, I don't think you have a heart. We need to be educating these children, because they will become a drag on our society.
Freedom and democracy are dreams you never give up.
It is in men as in soils where sometimes there is a vein of gold which the owner knows not of.
Wear your learning like your watch, in a private pocket and do not pull it out, and strike it, merely to show that you have one.