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I suppose leadership at one time meant muscles; but today it means getting along with people.
People spend too much time finding other people to blame, too much energy finding excuses for not being what they are capable of being, and not enough energy putting themselves on the line, growing out of the past, and getting on with their lives.
J. Michael Straczynski
The secret of getting ahead is getting started.
A well adjusted person is one who makes the same mistake twice without getting nervous.
There are only two tragedies in life: one is not getting what one wants, and the other is getting it.
When I am getting ready to reason with a man, I spend one-third of my time thinking about myself and what I am going to say and two-thirds about him and what he is going to say.
When your friends begin to flatter you on how young you look, it's a sure sign you're getting old.
In a closed society where everybody's guilty, the only crime is getting caught. In a world of thieves, the only final sin is stupidity.
Hunter S. Thompson
Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get.
Be thankful we're not getting all the government we're paying for.
It is a well-known fact that those people who must want to rule people are, ipso facto, those least suited to do it... anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job.
It doesn't matter which side of the fence you get off on sometimes. What matters most is getting off. You cannot make progress without making decisions.
You know you're getting old when you get that one candle on the cake. It's like, 'See if you can blow this out.'
Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Getting old is a fascination thing. The older you get, the older you want to get.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
These times are so hard, and they're getting even harder.
We are always getting ready to live but never living.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important.
Like everyone else who makes the mistake of getting older, I begin each day with coffee and obituaries.
The beginning of reform is not so much to equalize property as to train the noble sort of natures not to desire more, and to prevent the lower from getting more.
Two things scare me. The first is getting hurt. But that's not nearly as scary as the second, which is losing.
You know what charm is: a way of getting the answer 'yes' without having asked any clear question.
It is easy to sit up and take notice, What is difficult is getting up and taking action.
Honore de Balzac
I sit on a man's back, choking him and making him carry me, and yet assure myself and others that I am very sorry for him and wish to ease his lot by all possible means - except by getting off his back.
You know you're getting old when the candles cost more than the cake.
There is no more fatal blunderer than he who consumes the greater part of his life getting his living.
Henry David Thoreau
I didn't see it then, but it turned out that getting fired from Apple was the best thing that could have ever happened to me. The heaviness of being successful was replaced by the lightness of being a beginner again, less sure about everything. It freed me to enter one of the most creative periods of my life.
You can't help getting older, but you don't have to get old.
An American monkey, after getting drunk on brandy, would never touch it again, and thus is much wiser than most men.
Charm is a way of getting the answer yes without asking a clear question.
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