* If a man empties his purse into his head, no one can take it away from him *
*An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest*
*First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win.*
"When you're one step ahead of the crowd you're a genius.
When you're two steps ahead, you're a crackpot."
*The love you withold is the pain you carry*
This was on a card that I got from my father that he received from a friend some 40 years ago.'' FORMULA FOR SUCCESS ''
Get up earlier in the morning then your competitor, work harder and scheme more, stick more closely to the job, and stay up late how to get ahead of him while he is sleeping, not only will you leave more money when you die then he will...but you will leave it a dam-site sooner.
Lester Sheeley. Attorney at law.A personal one...(Chinese Proverb)
The person who says it cannot be done should not interrupt the person doing it.
Money is the barometer of society's virtue. If you see that money is flowing to those who deal not in goods but in favours ;
if you see men get richer by craft and pull than by work, and your laws don't protect you against them but protect them against you ;
when you see corruption being rewarded and honesty become a self sacrifice;
then you know your society is doomed.Of course this life lesson page would be nothing without a life lesson from the man who made all possible and for who I have a never ending admiration!
War can not be avoided until the physical cause for its recurrence is removed and this,
in the last analysis, is the vast extent of the planet on which we live.
Only though annihilation of distance in every respect, as the conveyance of intelligence,
transport of passengers and supplies and transmission of energy will conditions be brought about some day, insuring permanency of friendly relations.
What we now want most is closer contact and better understanding between individuals
and communities all over the earth and the elimination of that fanatic devotion to exalted ideals of national egoism and pride, which is always prone to plunge the world into primeval barbarism and strife.
No league or parliamentary act of any kind will ever prevent such a calamity.
Nikola Tesla, (1856-1943)
The most important lesson of live is a very simple one, if you know it ...
...now you know it !
.Thanks to :Nikola Tesla, Voltaire, Soren Kierkegaard, Albert Einstein, Friederich Nietzsche,
Benjamin Franklin, Blaise Pascal, Lin Yutang, Mahatma Gandhi, Oscar Wilde, John Grey...and someone far from here!
My apologies for outdated links, update 2017