My favourite phrases

  • “”If at first the idea is not absurd, then there is no hope for it.” Albert Einstein
  • “Instructions for making a speech: Be sincere; be brief; be seated.”  ~ Franklin D. Roosevelt
  •  “Blessed is the man who, having nothing to say, abstains from giving evidence of the fact.”   ~ George Eliot
  •  “The two words ‘information’ and ‘communication’ are often used interchangeably, but they signify quite different things. Information is giving out; communication is getting through. ”    ~ Sydney J. Harris
  • “It is easy to make simple things complicated, but it is difficult to make complex things simple …”
  • “Managers do things right. Leaders do the right things.”
  • “Nothing is so contagious as enthusiasm.”
  • “Story telling is the core of the culture. The best story teller wins!”     ~Tom Peters
  • CEO = Chief Experience Officer
  • “We become the ones whom we we hang up with!”
  • ” Don’t hire the people who were the best in the class! They always did what was expected out of them….”   ~ Tom Peters
  • “Act on your temporary conviction  as if it was a real conviction; and when you realize that you are wrong, correct course very quickly.”    ~ Andy Grove
  • “A job makes something for you. A career makes something of you.”
  • “Success comes when we focus on what’s on and let go of what’s gone.’
  • “No love, no life. Know love, know life.”
  • “Life is one way ticket. Always make sure that you travel 1st class!”
  • “If you do not do the things you fear, the fear controls your life.”
  • “Knowing which way to turn gives you self confidence. Taking a chance and going the opposite way gives you a chance to see what you atre made of.”
  • “One of the sanest, surest, and most generous joys of life comes from being happy over the good fortune of others.”
  • “A little kindness from person to person is better than a vast love for all.”    ~ Dehmel
  • “Maly kousek dobra darovany druhemu cloveku je vice nez vsechna laska k celemu svetu.”    ~ Dehmel
  • “Meaningful life philosophy is simple: enjoy spring and summer, in autumn select only sunny days and in winter’s blizards try to hear the whispering spring.” [Anonymous]
  • “Rozumna filozofie zivota je prosta: radovat se z jara a leta, z podzimu vybirat jen slunne dny a v zimnich vanicich slyset sumet jaro.” [anonym]
  • “Knowledge is information combined with experience, context, interpretation, and reflection.’    ~ Tom Davenport
  • “…knowledge is the uniquely human capability of making meaning from information – ideally in relationships with other human beings …” Frank Miller
  • “The only useful answers are those that pose new questions.”    ~ Vittorio Foa
  • “Tolerance and celebration of individual differences is the fire that fuels lasting love.”     ~ Tom Hannah
  • “If you want to test the depth of a river, don’t do it with both feet.” [An old African proverb]
  • “Know where to find the information and how to use it – That’s the secret of success”     ~ Albert Einstein
  • “Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.”    ~ Mahatma Gandhi
  • “Perhaps because of my background in design, I have found that the best strategy for Innovation is to copy good work and adapt it to your needs.”    ~ Denise Melvin
  • “Courage is not the absence of fear but the triumph over it … so fear not to fear … but strive to overcome fear!” [Anonymous]
  • “Once the game is over, the king and the pawn go back into the same box.” [Italian Proverb]
  • “El origen de todos nuestros males radica en la ignorancia de nosotros mismos” [A.R.S]
  • “Change starts with the individual” [Anonymous]

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