MRGB - Feed Quotations Book Search <![CDATA[Friendship is essentially a partnership.]]> <![CDATA[Keep in mind that the true measure of an individual is how he treats a person who can do him absolutely no good.]]> <![CDATA[The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.]]> <![CDATA[Dignity consists not in possessing honors, but in the consciousness that we deserve them.]]> <![CDATA[What it lies in our power to do, it lies in our power not to do.]]> <![CDATA[Equality consists in the same treatment of similar persons.]]> <![CDATA[The worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal.]]> <![CDATA[Excellence is an art won by training and habituation. We do not act rightly because we have virtue or excellence, but we rather have those because we have acted rightly. We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.]]> <![CDATA[Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.]]> <![CDATA[It is the mark of an instructed mind to rest satisfied with the degree of precision which the nature of the subject admits and not to seek exactness when only an approximation of the truth is possible.]]> <![CDATA[There is no great genius without a mixture of madness.]]> <![CDATA[First, have a definite, clear practical ideal; a goal, an objective. Second, have the necessary means to achieve your ends; wisdom, money, materials, and methods. Third, adjust all your means to that end.]]> <![CDATA[It is easy to perform a good action, but not easy to acquire a settled habit of performing such actions.]]> <![CDATA[We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.]]> <![CDATA[Probable impossibilities are to be preferred to improbable possibilities.]]> <![CDATA[The trouble with talking too fast is you may say something you haven't thought of yet.]]> <![CDATA[At every party there are two kinds of people -- those who want to go home and those who don't. The trouble is, they are usually married to each other.]]> <![CDATA[Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don't recognize them.]]> <![CDATA[By the time a partnership dissolves, it has dissolved.]]> <![CDATA[The poor man who enters into a partnership with one who is rich makes a risky venture.]]> <![CDATA[He who dares not (reason), is a slave.]]> <![CDATA[A supreme love, a motive that gives a sublime rhythm to a woman's life, and exalts habit into partnership with the soul's highest needs, is not to be had where and how she wills.]]> <![CDATA[He that will not reason is a bigot; he that cannot reason is a fool; and he that dares not reason is a slave.]]> <![CDATA[It is explained that all relationships require a little give and take. This is untrue. Any partnership demands that we give and give and give and at the last, as we flop into our graves exhausted, we are told that we didn't give enough.]]> <![CDATA[All who think cannot but see there is a sanction like that of religion which binds us in partnership in the serious work of the world.]]> <![CDATA[As they say on my own Cape Cod, a rising tide lifts all the boats. And a partnership, by definition, serves both partners, without domination or unfair advantage. Together we have been partners in adversitylet us also be partners in prosperity.]]> <![CDATA[Society is like a stew. If you don't stir it up every once in a while then a layer of scum floats to the top.]]> <![CDATA[All married couples should learn the art of battle as they should learn the art of making love. Good battle is objective and honest --never vicious or cruel. Good battle is healthy and constructive, and brings to a marriage the principle of equal partnership.]]> <![CDATA[It is, generally, in the season of prosperity that men discover their real temper, principles, and designs.]]> <![CDATA[If we command our wealth, we shall be rich and free. If our wealth commands us, we are poor indeed.]]> <![CDATA[The arrogance of age must submit to be taught by youth.]]> <![CDATA[A man may be a tough, concentrated, successful money-maker and never contribute to his country anything more than a horrible example. A manager may be tough and practical, squeezing out, while the going is good, the last ounce of profit and dividend, and may leave behind him an exhausted industry and a legacy of industrial hatred. A tough manager may never look outside his own factory walls or be conscious of his partnership in a wider world. I often wonder what strange cud such men sit chewing when their working days are over, and the accumulating riches of the mind have eluded them.]]> <![CDATA[The formula for achieving a successful relationship is simple: you should treat all disasters as if they were trivialities but never treat a triviality as if it were a disaster.]]>