The philosophy behind much advertising is based on the old observation that every man is really two men — the man he is and the man he wants to be.
Everybody loves to find fault, it gives a feeling of superiority.
Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging on after others have let go.
The way to get ahead is to start now. If you start now, you will know a lot next year that you don’t know now and that you would not have known next year if you had waited.
Topics: Inaction, Progress, Procrastination, Getting Going
If you do the best you can, you will find, nine times out of ten, that you have done as well as or better than anyone else.
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