We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
It is a rash man who reaches a conclusion before he gets to it.
–Jacob Levin, Reader’s Digest, Apr 1997
Cynicism is an unpleasant way of saying the truth.
–Lillian Hellman, The Little Foxes
Only as high as I can reach can I grow,
Only as far as I seek can I go,
Only as deep as I look can I see,
Only as much as I dream can I be…
Action is the antidote to despair.
–Joan Biaz, Reader’s Digest, May 1997
Truth is eternal, knowledge is changeable. It is disaster to confuse them.
–Madeleine L`Engle, An Acceptable Time
Sometimes even music cannot substitute for tears.
Paul Simon, Reader’s Digest, June 1997
Simulations are doomed to succeed.
–R. A. Brooks (from Terry Huntsberger)
Recovering from failure is often easier than building from success.
–Michael Eisner, Reader’s Digestm, Aug 97