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Truly has it been said; that all that is necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.

In full view of his television audience, he preached a new religion -- or a new form of Christianity -- based on faith in financial miracles and in a Heaven here on earth with a water slide and luxury hotels. It was a religion of celebrity and showmanship and fun, which made a mockery of all puritanical standards and all canons of good taste. Its standard was excess, and its doctrines were tolerance and freedom from accountability.
Enthusiasm makes ordinary people extraordinary.
Enthusiasm will be as contagious as ever.
Enthusiasm: A little thing that makes a BIG difference.
The person who's not fired with enthusiasm, usually gets fired otherwise. A coward gets scared and quits. A hero gets scared, but still goes on.
Enthusiasm is that kindling spark which marks the difference between the leaders in every activity and the laggards who put in just enough to get by.
Enthusiasm is the Spirit of God working with you.
Be ENTHUSIASTIC as a leader. You can't light a fire with a wet match!
Enthusiasm is very good lubrication for the mind.
Enthusiasm is contagious. You can start an epidemic.
Enthusiasm is a telescope that yanks the misty, distant future into the radiant, tangible present.
I asked God for all things , that I might enjoy life. God gave life, that I might enjoy all things.
A good man doubles the length of his existence, to have lived so as to look back with pleasure on our past life is to live twice.
Something that irritates you and won't let you go. That's the anguish of it. Do this book, or die. You have to go through that. Talent is insignificant. I know a lot of talented ruins. Beyond talent lie all the usual words: discipline, love, luck, but, most of all, endurance.
Most of the high spots in our lives come about through encouragement. I don't care how great, how famous, how successful a man may be, he hungers for applause.
If you torture data long enough, it will tell you anything you want !
The grass may be greener on the other side of the fence, but you still have to mow it.
Shortchange your education now and you may be short of change the rest of your life.
I just graduated and already I'm way behind.
You can always tell a Harvard man, but you can't tell him much.
If you took all the economists in the world and laid them end-to-end, they couldn't reach a conclusion
An economist is someone who knows more about money than the people who have it.
When in doubt, ask. When not in doubt, ask.
A distinguished diplomat could hold his tongue in ten languages.
When a diplomat says yes he means perhaps; when he says perhaps he means no; when he says no he is no diplomat.
We accomplish things by directing our desires, not by ignoring them.
The more clear you are on what you want, the more power you will have.
If you don't get everything you want, think of the things you don't get that you don't want.
Convince a man of what he wants, and he'll move heaven and earth to get it.
Buying on the installment plan makes the months shorter and the years longer.
If someone takes your time, it is the only debt that can't be repaid.
Running into debt isn't so bad. It's running into creditors that hurts.
A cynic is a man who knows the price of everything, and the value of nothing.
The customer is the final inspector.
It is not enough to give the customer excellent service. You must subtly make him aware of the great service he is getting.
Your customers will get better when you do.
If we don't take care of the customer... somebody else will.
When handling a customers complaint, remember: If you can't fix it, don't drop it.
People do more from custom than from reason.
The toughest part of getting to the top of the ladder, is getting through the crowd at the bottom.
Criticism is the disapproval of people, not for having faults, but having faults different from your own.
The best criticism doesn't trap an employee or child in a dead end. It gives them an escape route.
Many great ideas have been lost because the people who had them could not stand being laughed at.
It is usually best to be generous with praise, but cautious with criticism.
Having a sharp tongue will cut your throat
It is strange that we do not temper our resentment of criticism with a thought for our many faults which have escaped us.
For every action, there is an equal and opposite criticism.
Those who can -- do. Those who can't -- criticize.
He who throws dirt always loses ground.
Buying on trust is the way to pay double.
In God we trust; all others must pay cash.
I have asked a lot of my emotions --one hundred and twenty stories. The price was high, right up with Kipling, because there was one little drop of something, not blood, not a tear, not my seed, but me more intimately than these, in every story, it was the extra I had. Now it has gone and I am just like you now.
One measure of how creative you are is how you respond to changes in your circumstances and environment. How flexible are you? Consider how water adapts to its environment: evaporation, condensation, snowflake, melting, flowing, goes around rocks, fills containers, etc.
The creative process involves getting input, making a recommendation, getting critical review, getting more input, improving the recommendation, getting more critical review... again and again and again.
The cowards never started -- and the weak died along the way.
Courtship -- A man pursuing a woman until she catches him.
Courtesy should be a continuous action, not something to be turned on and off like a faucet.
We are made strong by the difficulties we face not by those we evade.
Private bravery is often the price of personal victory.

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