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The satiated man and the hungry one do not see the same thing when they look upon a loaf of bread.

-- Rumi

It seldom happens that any felicity comes so pure as not to be tempered and allayed by some mixture of sorrow.

-- Miguel de Cervantes

There is a field beyond all notions of right and wrong. Come, meet me there.

- -Rumi

To find a person who will love you for no reason, and to shower that person with reasons, that is the ultimate happiness.

- -Robert Brault

If you don't find God in the next person you meet, it is a waste of time looking for him further.

- -Mahatma Gandhi

Fine minds are seldom fine souls.

-- Jean Paul Richter

The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, and wiser people so full of doubts.

-- Bertrand Russell

The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.

-- Mohandas K. Gandhi

A leader is a dealer in hope.

-- Napoleon Bonaparte

To lead people, walk beside them ... As for the best leaders, the people do not notice their existence. The next best, the people honor and praise. The next, the people fear; and the next, the people hate ... When the best leader's work is done the people say, 'We did it ourselves!'

-- Lao-tsu

President means chief servant.

--- Mahatma Gandhi

Dictators ride to and fro upon tigers which they dare not dismount. And the tigers are getting hungry.

-- Winston Churchill

To announce that there must be no criticism of the president, or that we are to stand by the president, right or wrong, is not only unpatriotic and servile, but is morally treasonable to the American public.

-- Theodore Roosevelt

High sentiments always win in the end, The leaders who offer blood, toil, tears and sweat always get more out of their followers than those who offer safety and a good time. When it comes to the pinch, human beings are heroic.

-- George Orwell

Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things.

-- Peter F. Drucker

Our chief want is someone who will inspire us to be what we know we could be.

-- Ralph Waldo Emerson

A good leader can't get too far ahead of his followers.

-- Franklin Delano Roosevelt

A president's hardest task is not to do what is right, but to know what is right.

-- Lyndon Baines Johnson

Americans have different ways of saying things. They say "elevator," we say "lift"...they say "President," we say "stupid psychopathic git."

-- Alexai Sayle

President Bush has said that he does not need approval from the UN to wage war, and I'm thinking, well, hell, he didn't need the approval of the American voters to become president either.

-- David Letterman

Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job.

-- Douglas Adams

Category: Aphorisms | Added by: Ктулху (18.05.2011)
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