Rand Institute of Leadership

Quotes

Moon him Ozzie! Tao of Rand
Jeff Rand (Added: January 7, 2005)
There are two T's to leadership: You TELL and you TAKE.
Jeff Rand (Added: January 7, 2005)
We're living like kings! I'm having ice in my coke every night. Tao of Rand
Jeff Rand (Added: January 7, 2005)
Kids like Skittles. Tao of Rand
Jeff Rand (Added: January 7, 2005)
The greatness of Winter Camp comes from positive attitudes during activities, whether complicated or simple events, combined with a sense of grandeur.
Jeff Rand (Added: January 7, 2005)
This one will make a good X. Tao of Rand
Jeff Rand (Added: January 7, 2005)
A lie in this case would be appropriate and acceptable. Tao of Rand
Jeff Rand (Added: January 7, 2005)
All change is not growth; all movement is not forward.
Ellen Glasgow (Added: January 7, 2005)
Those who bring sunshine to the lives of others cannot keep it from themselves.
James Matthew Barrie (Added: January 7, 2005)
Progress is made by lazy men looking for easier ways to do things.
Robert A. Heinlein (Added: January 7, 2005)
Advice is like snow; the softer it falls the longer it dwells upon, and the deeper it sinks into, the mind.
Samuel Coleridge (Added: January 7, 2005)
The only way to have a friend is to be one.
Ralph Waldo Emerson (Added: January 7, 2005)
Man's fear of ideas is probably the greatest dike holding back human knowledge and happiness.
Morris Leopold Ernst (Added: January 7, 2005)
The real Antichrist is he who turns the wine of an original idea into the water of mediocrity.
Eric Hoffer (Added: January 7, 2005)
An idea that is not dangerous is unworthy of being called an idea at all.
Elbert Hubbard (Added: January 7, 2005)
The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance.
Confucius (Added: January 7, 2005)
Knowledge is like money: the more one gets, the more one craves.
Josh Billings (Added: January 7, 2005)
All wish to possess knowledge, but few, comparatively speaking, are willing to pay the price.
Juvenal (Added: January 7, 2005)
The trouble with people is not that they don't know but that they know so much that ain't so.
Josh Billings (Added: January 7, 2005)
Change is an easy panacea. It takes character to stay in one place and be happy there.
Elizabeth Clarke Dunn (Added: January 7, 2005)
The proof of the pudding is in the eating.
Miguel de Cervantes (Added: January 7, 2005)
The difference between a rich man and a poor man is this: the former eats when he pleases, and the latter when he can get it.
Sir Walter Raleigh (Added: January 7, 2005)
I have been a success: for sixty years I have eaten, and have avoided being eaten.
Logan P. Smith (Added: January 7, 2005)
It is our own vanity that makes the vanity of others intolerable to us.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld (Added: January 7, 2005)
This is the final test of a gentleman: his respect for those who can be of no possible service to him.
William Lyon Phelps (Added: January 7, 2005)
A true man of honor feels humbled himself when he cannot help humbling others.
Robert E. Lee (Added: January 7, 2005)
To keep your secret is wisdom; but to expect others to keep it is folly.
Samuel Johnson (Added: January 7, 2005)
Many a man never fails because he never tries.
Norman MacEwan (Added: January 7, 2005)
Diligence is the mother of good luck.
Benjamin Franklin (Added: January 7, 2005)
What we hope ever to do with ease, we must learn first to do with diligence.
Samuel Johnson (Added: January 7, 2005)
Every noble work is at first impossible.
Thomas Carlyle (Added: January 7, 2005)
Few things are impossible to diligence and skill ... Great works are performed, not by strength, but perseverance.
Samuel Johnson (Added: January 7, 2005)
He who labors diligently need never despair; for all things are accomplished by diligence and labor.
Menander of Athens (Added: January 7, 2005)
That which ordinary men are fit for, I am qualified in. and the best of me is diligence.
William Shakespeare (Added: January 7, 2005)
A man who is not a fool can rid himself of every folly except vanity.
Jean Jacques Rousseau (Added: January 7, 2005)
All wonder is the effect of novelty on ignorance.
Samuel Johnson (Added: January 7, 2005)
As knowledge increases, wonder deepens.
Charles Morgan (Added: January 7, 2005)
The world will never starve for want of wonders, but for want of wonder.
Gilbert K. Chesterton (Added: January 7, 2005)
It was through the feeling of wonder that men now and at first began to philosophize.
Aristotle (Added: January 7, 2005)
Men love to wonder and that is the seed of our science.
Ralph Waldo Emerson (Added: January 7, 2005)
He who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead; his eyes are closed.
Albert Einstein (Added: January 7, 2005)
A fool always finds a greater fool to admire him.
Nicolas Boileau-Despréaux (Added: January 7, 2005)
When I was young I observed that nine out of every ten things I did were failures, so I did ten times more work.
George Bernard Shaw (Added: January 7, 2005)
The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools.
Confucius (Added: January 7, 2005)
Ah, but a man's reach should exceed his grasp, Or what's a heaven for?
Robert Browning (Added: January 7, 2005)
The mode in which the inevitable comes to pass is through effort.
Oliver Wendell Holmes (Added: January 7, 2005)
Consider the postage stamp, my son. It secures success through its ability to stick to one thing till it gets there.
Josh Billings (Added: January 7, 2005)
By gnawing through a dike, even a rat may drown a nation.
Edmund Burke (Added: January 7, 2005)
Big shots are only little shots who keep shooting.
Christopher Morley (Added: January 7, 2005)
To climb steep hills requires slow pace at first.
William Shakespeare (Added: January 7, 2005)
The gent who wakes up and finds himself a success hasn't been asleep.
Wilson Mizner (Added: January 7, 2005)
The penalty of success is to be bored by the attentions of people who formerly snubbed you.
M. W. Little (Added: January 7, 2005)
The secret of success is constancy of purpose.
Benjamin Disraeli (Added: January 7, 2005)
All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence, and then Success is sure.
Mark Twain (Added: January 7, 2005)
Try not to become a man of success but rather try to become a man of value.
Albert Einstein (Added: January 7, 2005)
Ignorance is the night of the mind, but a night without moon or star.
Confucius (Added: January 7, 2005)
I don't say we all ought to misbehave, but we ought to look as if we could.
Orson Welles (Added: January 7, 2005)
Write down the advice of him who loves you, though you like it not at present.
Proverb (Added: January 7, 2005)
Advice is seldom welcome, and those who need it the most, like it the least.
Lord Chesterfield (Added: January 7, 2005)
Light is the task where many share the toil.
Homer (Added: January 7, 2005)
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.
Thomas Edison (Added: January 7, 2005)
If you have no will to change it, you have no right to criticize it.
Unknown (Added: January 7, 2005)
One wrecked meal is a small price to pay to show a youth you trust him.
Big Bro (Added: January 7, 2005)
A mistake at least proves that somebody stopped talking long enough to do something.
Unknown (Added: January 7, 2005)
The past should be a springboard, not a hammock.
Unknown (Added: January 7, 2005)
To go against the dominant thinking of your friends, of most of the people you see everyday, is perhaps the most difficult act of heroism you can perform.
Theodore H. White (Added: January 7, 2005)
A friend will help you move a house. A best friend will help you move a body.
Alexi Sayle (Added: January 7, 2005)
You'll miss 100 percent of all shots you don't take.
Wayne Gretzsky (Added: January 7, 2005)
If you want a place in the sun you've got to put up with a few blisters
Abigail Van Buren (Added: January 7, 2005)
If you see a bandwagon, it's too late
Sir James Goldsmith (Added: January 7, 2005)
There is a time in the life of every problem when it is big enough to see, yet small enough to solve.
Mike Leavitt (Added: January 7, 2005)
Everything comes to those who hustle while he waits.
Thomas Edison (Added: January 7, 2005)
To get something done a committee should consist of no more than three people, two of whom are absent.
Robert Copeland (Added: January 7, 2005)
Success is how high you bounce when you hit bottom.
George Patton (Added: January 7, 2005)
Experience is the name we give to our mistakes.
Leoluca Orlando, Mayor of Palermo, Italy (Added: January 7, 2005)
The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a man's determination.
Tommy Lasorda (Added: January 7, 2005)
The mode by which the inevitable comes to pass is effort.
Oliver Wendell Holmes (Added: January 7, 2005)
I feel that the greatest reward for doing is the opportunity to do more.
Jonas Salk (Added: January 7, 2005)
Do not attempt to do a thing unless you are sure of yourself; but do not relinquish it simply because someone else is not sure of you.
Stewart E. White (Added: January 7, 2005)
When possible make the decisions now, even if action is in the future. A reviewed decision usually is better than one reached at the last moment.
William B. Given, Jr. (Added: January 7, 2005)
We have a choice: to plow new ground or let the weeds grow.
Jonathan Westover (Added: January 7, 2005)
The block of granite which was an obstacle in the pathway of the weak becomes a stepping-stone in the pathway of the strong.
Thomas Carlyle (Added: January 7, 2005)
A man is too apt to forget that in this world he cannot have everything. A choice is all that is left him.
H. Mathews (Added: January 7, 2005)
All animals are equal
But some animals are more equal than others
George Orwell (Added: January 7, 2005)
It is a wise man who said that there is no greater inequality than the equal treatment of unequals.
Felix Frankfurter (Added: January 7, 2005)
Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortune; but great minds rise above them.
Washington Irving (Added: January 7, 2005)
It is the height of absurdity to sow little but weeds in the first half of one's lifetime and expect to harvest a valuable crop in the second half.
Percy Johnston (Added: January 7, 2005)
Almost all absurdity of conduct arises from the imitation of those whom we cannot resemble.
Samuel Johnson (Added: January 7, 2005)
Ridicule is the first and last argument of fools.
Charles Simmons (Added: January 7, 2005)
Man learns more readily and remembers more willingly what excites his ridicule than what deserves esteem and respect.
Horace (Added: January 7, 2005)
Ridicule is the language of the devil. Tao of Rand
Thomas Carlyle (Added: January 7, 2005)
The jest loses its point when he who makes it is the first to laugh.
Johann von Schiller (Added: January 7, 2005)
It never occurs to fools that merit and good fortune are closely united.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (Added: January 7, 2005)
If you wish your merit to be known, acknowledge that of other people.
Oriental Proverb (Added: January 7, 2005)
The world rewards the appearance of merit oftener than merit itself.
François de La Rochefoucauld (Added: January 7, 2005)
The desire to seem clever often keeps us from being so.
François de La Rochefoucauld (Added: January 7, 2005)
It is great cleverness to know how to conceal our cleverness.
François de La Rochefoucauld (Added: January 7, 2005)
Cleverness is not wisdom.
Euripides (Added: January 7, 2005)
Every great and commanding movement in the annals of the world is the triumph of enthusiasm. Nothing great was ever achieved without it.
Ralph Waldo Emerson (Added: January 7, 2005)
Mere enthusiasm is the all in all.
William Blake (Added: January 7, 2005)
The worst bankrupt in the world is the man who has lost his enthusiasm.
H. W. Arnold (Added: January 7, 2005)
Growing old is no more than a bad habit which a busy man has no time to form.
André Maurois (Added: January 7, 2005)
True enjoyment comes from activity of the mind and exercise of the body; the two are ever united.
Humboldt (Added: January 7, 2005)
Life is worth living, but only if we avoid the amusements of grown-up people.
Robert Lynd (Added: January 7, 2005)
Have patience awhile; slanders are not long-lived. Truth is the child of time; ere long she shall appear to vindicate thee.
Immanuel Kant (Added: January 7, 2005)
Never throw mud. You may miss your mark, but you will have dirty hands.
Joseph Parker (Added: January 7, 2005)
The best way to convince a fool that he is wrong is to let him have his own way.
Josh Billings (Added: January 7, 2005)
What the fool does in the end, the wise man does in the beginning.
Proverb (Added: January 7, 2005)
Never Explain... your Friends do not need it and your Enemies will not believe you anyway.
Elbert Hubbard (Added: January 7, 2005)