Quotes by W, Willard Wirtz

Commencement speakers have a good deal in common with grandfather clocks Standing usually some six feet tall, typically ponderous in construction, more traditional than functional, their distinction is largely their noisy communication of essentially commonplace information.

W, Willard Wirtz

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We are quick to flare up, we races of men on the earth.

Homer

Take care to get what you like or you will be forced to like what you get.

George Bernard Shaw

Avoid having your ego so close to your position that when your position falls, your ego goes with it.

Colin Powell

The great nations have always acted like gangsters, and the small nations like prostitutes.

Stanley Kubrick

Adversity is the trial of principle. Without it a man hardly knows whether he is honest or not.

Henry Fielding

Citizen participation is a device whereby public officials induce nonpublic individuals to act in a way the officials desire.

Daniel Patrick Moynihan »

For no phase of life, whether public or private, whether in business or in the home, whether one is working on what concerns oneself alone or dealing with another, can be without its moral duty; on the discharge of such duties depends all that is morally right, and on their neglect all that is morally wrong in life.

Marcus Tullius Cicero, On Duties I »

The greatest obstacle to discovery is not ignorance - it is the illusion of knowledge.

Daniel J. Boorstin »