Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough,
we must do.
The less effort, the faster and more powerful you will be.
Notice that the stiffest tree is most easily cracked, while
the bamboo or willow survives by bending with the wind.
If you are out to describe the truth, leave elegance to the
Nothing happens until something moves.
Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age
The greatest ideas are often met with violent opposition from
Make everything as simple as possible, but not simpler.
You do not really understand something unless you can explain
it to your grandmother.
There is nothing that is more certain sign of insanity than
to do the same thing over and over and expect the results to
Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything
that counts can be counted.
The right to search for the truth implies also a duty one
must not conceal any part of what one has recognized to be true.
General Colin Powell:
Don't be buffaloed by experts and elites. Experts often possess
more data than judgment. Elites can become so inbred that they
produce hemophiliacs who bleed to death as soon as they are nicked
by the real world.
Don't be afraid to challenge the pros, even in their own backyard.
Learn from the pros, observe them, seek them out as mentors and
partners. But remember that even the pros may have leveled out
in terms of their learning and skills. Sometimes even the pros
can become complacent and lazy.
The day soldiers stop bringing you their problems is the day
you have stopped leading them. They have either lost confidence
that you can help them or concluded that you do not care. Either
case is a failure of leadership.
Nobody cares how much you know, until they know how much you
Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.
The only man who never makes mistakes is the man who never
It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to
It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out
how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could
have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually
in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood;
who strives valiantly; who errs, who comes short again and again,
because there is no effort without error and shortcoming; but
who does actually strive to do the deeds; who knows great enthusiasms,
the great devotions; who spends himself in a worthy cause; who
at the best knows in the end the triumph of high achievement,
and who at the worst, if he fails, at least fails while daring
greatly, so that his place shall never be with those cold and
timid souls who neither know victory nor defeat."
Ask advice, but use your own common sense.
A coach can only inspire their athletes, motivation comes
Attitude reflects leadership.