Just as dumb creatures are snared by food, human beings would not be caught unless they had a nibble of hope.
The mind longs for what it has missed.
He that has a penny in his purse, is worth a penny: Have and you shall be esteemed.
We trained hard-but it seemed that every time we were beginning to form into teams, we would be reorganized. I was to learn later in life that we tend to meet any new situation by reorganizing; and what a wonderful method it can be for creating the illusion of progress while producing confusion, inefficiency and demoralization.
Topics: Progress, Illusion, Organization, Opportunity
It is fear that first brought gods into the world.
Beauty and wisdom are seldom found together.
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