Quotes by George F. Burns

Define your business goals clearly so that others can see them as you do.

George F. Burns

Other Great Authors

When a woman marries again, it is because she detested her first husband. When a man marries again, it is because he adored his first wife. Women try their luck; men risk theirs.

Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray, 1891

Everyone has the obligation to ponder well his own specific traits of character. He must also regulate them adequately and not wonder whether someone else's traits might suit him better. The more definitely his own a man's character is, the better it fits him.


Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called sons of God.

Bible, Jesus in Matthew 5:9

Laws were made to be broken.

Christopher North

What we call education and culture is for the most part nothing but the substitution of reading for experience, of literature for life, of the obsolete fictitious for the contemporary real.

George Bernard Shaw

Now would I give a thousand furlongs of sea for an acre of barren ground.

William Shakespeare, The Tempest, Act 1 scene 1 »

If you are distressed by anything external, the pain is not due to the thing itself, but to your estimate of it and this you have the power to revoke at any moment.

Marcus Aurelius Antoninus »