"Success is where preparation and opportunity meet."
"Every idea you present must be something you could get across easily at a cocktail party with strangers."
"Our vision controls the way we think and, therefore, the way we act...The vision we have of our jobs determines what we do and the opportunities we see or don't see."
"Circumstances may cause interruptions and delays, but never lose sight of your goal. Prepare yourself in every way you can by increasing your knowledge and adding to your experience, so that you can make the most of opportunity when it occurs."
"You will never do anything in this world without courage. It is the greatest quality of the mind next to honor."
"It is easier to make money than to save it. One is exertion; the other, self-denial."
"Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning."
"The worst thing in your life may contain seeds of the best. When you can see crisis as an opportunity, your life becomes not easier, but more satisfying."
The Shekhinah is ComingValjean Tchakirides
The Shekhinah is Coming: Secrets of the Divine presents a circular study of what Tchakirides calls "the divine plan that ends where it begins - 'in LIGHT'". This work bridges the gap between religion and science, offering explanations of recent NASA discoveries and suggesting what they might ...
"Two and two continue to make four, in spite of the whine of the amateur for three, or the cry of the critic for five."
"Never look down to test the ground before taking your next step; only he who keeps his eye fixed on the far horizon will find his right road."
"The only way to escape fear is to trample it beneath your feet."
"The older we get the more we realize that service to others is the only way to stay happy. If we do nothing to benefit others, we will do nothing to benefit ourselves."
"The kind of people I look for to fill top management spots are the eager beavers, the mavericks. These are the guys who try to do more than they're expected to do -- they always reach."
"Never let the fear of striking out get in your way." -- Babe Ruth
"The real voyage of discovery consists of not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes."
"Whoever wants to reach a distant goal must take many small steps."
"Those who make the worst use of their time are the first to complain of its shortness."
"Look at a day when you are supremely satisfied at the end. It's not a day when you lounge around doing nothing; it's when you've had everything to do and you've done it."
"Excellence is to do a common thing in an uncommon way."
A genuine leader is not a searcher for consensus but a molder of consensus.