Published by Marc Vermeulen, on 04/01/2008
We are the people our parents warned us about.
It is said that power corrupts, but actually it’s more true that power attracts the corruptible. The sane are usually attracted by other things than power.
Courage is grace under pressure.
If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude. Don’t complain.
An inventor is simply a fellow who doesn’t take his education too seriously.
The way to succeed is to double your error rate.
Some people make things happen, some people watch things happen, and some ask what happened.
Once the game is over, the King and the pawn go back in the same box.
Good judgment comes from experience, and experience comes from bad judgment.
What lies in our power to do, lies in our power not to do.
Simple, clear purpose and principles give rise to complex and intelligent behavior. Complex rules and regulations give rise to simple and stupid behavior.
He who asks is a fool for five minutes, but he who does not ask remains a fool forever.
Management works within the system. Leadership works on the system.