Success and Failure
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There cannot be a crisis next week. My schedule is already full.
It's not whether you get knocked down, it's whether you get up.
There is no security on this earth; there is only opportunity.
It's better to be an authentic loser than a false success, and to die alive than to live dead.
Never try to out-stubborn a cat.
The first myth of management is that it exists. The second myth of management is that success equals skill.
Prophecy is many times the principal cause of the events foretold.
Hofstadter's Law: It always takes longer than you expect, even when you take Hofstadter's Law into account.
Change occurs in direct proportion to dissatisfaction, but dissatisfaction never changes.
Desperation is like stealing from the mafia: you stand a good chance of attracting the wrong attention.
First rule of Economics 101: our desires are insatiable. Second rule: we can stomach only three Big Macs at a time.