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स्वाआत्माभिमुखता' म्हणजे स्वतःच्या कल्याणाविषयीची अथवा उन्नतिविषयीची तीव्र लालसा असणे. ती निर्माण होण्यासाठी माणसास आपल्या जीवनाचे महत्व पटवून घेतले पाहिजे.

Happiness is good health and a bad memory.
An overburdened, over-stretched executive is the best executive, because he or she doesn't have the time to meddle, to deal in trivia, to bother people
An executive is someone who talks with visitors so the other employees can get their work done.
If you want to manage somebody, manage yourself. Do that well and you'll be ready to stop managing. And start leading.
Good management consists in showing average people how to do the work of superior people.
Management must speak with one voice. When it doesn't management itself becomes a peripheral opponent to the team's mission.
Surround yourself with the best people you can find, delegate authority, and don't interfere.
The difference between management and administration(which is what the bureaucrats used to do exclusively) is the difference between choice and rigidity.
If you are the master be sometimes blind, if you are the servant be sometimes deaf.
So much of what we call management consists in making it difficult for people to work.
Management by objective works -- if you know the objectives. Ninety percent of the time you don't.
Management is efficiency in climbing the ladder of success; leadership determines whether the ladder is leaning against the right wall.
As a manager the important thing is not what happens when you are there, but what happens when you are not there.
Cinema, radio, television, magazines are a school of inattention: people look without seeing, listen in without hearing.
The media transforms the great silence of things into its opposite. Formerly constituting a secret, the real now talks constantly. News reports, information, statistics, and surveys are everywhere.
It is worse than a crime: it is a mistake.
A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.
Don't argue for other people's weaknesses. Don't argue for your own. When you make a mistake, admit it, correct it, and learn from it -- immediately.
To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.
It is the nature of every person to error, but only the fool perseveres in error.
All men make mistakes, but only wise men learn from their mistakes.
Error is discipline through which we advance.
The person interested in success has to learn to view failure as a healthy, inevitable part of the process of getting to the top.
It's okay to make mistakes. Mistakes are our teachers -- they help us to learn.
The difference between greatness and mediocrity is often how an individual views a mistake...
I have made mistakes, but I never made the mistake of claiming that I never made one.
An error doesn't become a mistake until you refuse to correct it.
If you want to give a man credit, put it in writing. If you want to give him hell, do it on the phone.
The greatest things are accomplished by individual people, not by committees or companies.
Success is not measured by what you accomplish, but by the opposition you have encountered, and the courage with which you have maintained the struggle against overwhelming odds.
Those who agree with us may not be right, but we admire their astuteness.
One can be very happy without demanding that others agree with them.
Minds do not act together in public; they simply stick together; and when their private activities are resumed, they fly apart again.
The world judge of men by their ability in their profession, and we judge of ourselves by the same test: for it is on that on which our success in life depends.
The people, and the people alone, are the motive force in the making of world history.
Unhurt people are not much good in the world.
People are eternally divided into two classes, the believer, builder, and praiser, and the unbeliever, destroyer and critic.
Some people are electrifying, they light up a room when they leave.
There are only three types of people; those who have found God and serve him; those who have not found God and seek him, and those who live not seeking, or finding him. The first are rational and happy; the second unhappy and rational, and the third foolish and unhappy.
There are three kinds of people; those that make things happen, those that watch things happen and those who don't know what's happening.
When you have a taste for exceptional people, you always end up meeting them everywhere.
In each of us there is a little of all of us.
You may easily play a joke on a man who likes to argue -- agree with him.
An alliance with a powerful person is never safe.
Better a friendly refusal than an unwilling consent.
One of the secrets of getting more done is to make a TO DO List every day, keep it visible, and use it as a guide to action as you go through the day.
We always take credit for the good and attribute the bad to fortune.
Failures are finger posts on the road to achievement.
The way to get things done is not to mind who gets the credit for doing them.
Nothing . . . will ever be attempted, if all possible objections must be first overcome.
God will not look you over for medal, degrees or diplomas, but for scars.
A man may fulfill the object of his existence by asking a question he cannot answer, and attempting a task he cannot achieve.
The best job goes to the person who can get it done without passing the buck or coming back with excuses.
Dedicate yourself to the good you deserve and desire for yourself. Give yourself peace of mind. You deserve to be happy. You deserve delight.
We will either find a way, or make one.
Great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things brought together.
The greater the difficulty the more glory in surmounting it. Skillful pilots gain their reputation from storms and tempests.
There are people who in spite of their merit disgust us, and others who please us in spite of their faults.

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