"Never confuse faith that you will prevail in the end — which you can never
afford to lose — with the discipline to confront the most brutal facts of your
— Admiral Jim Stockdale
Learning is not compulsory, neither is survival.
-- W. Edwards Deming, Business advisor & author (1900 - 1993)
"The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack in will."
No problem can be solved from the same consciousness that created it.
"I didn't necessarily set out to be a big worldwide, international super rock star kind of guy. I set out to make a living as a musician, and this is the way it happened."
-- Bill Joel, 2008
The biggest threat is that we don't learn to do new things.
--Steve Ballmer, CEO of Microsoft
June 27, 2008
...Running these big Mega Data Centers - in some ways, nobody knows how to do that in the rightest way possible... But wow do we have some smart people looking at that in some new ways.
--Bill Gates, Co-founder and Chairman of Microsoft
June 27, 2008
The world is governed more by appearance than realities so that it is fully as necessary to seem to know something as to know it
"The sun, with all those planets revolving around it and dependent upon it, can still ripen a bunch of grapes as if it had nothing else in the universe to do."
Last updated on
March 18, 2009.
By William F. Slater, III