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The salary of the chief executive of the large corporation is not a market
award for achievement. It is frequently in the nature of a warm personal
gesture by the individual to himself.
-- John Kenneth Galbraith, "Annals of an Abiding Liberal"
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The secret of success is sincerity. Once you can fake that, you've got
-- Jean Giraudoux
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The seven deadly sins ... Food, clothing, firing, rent, taxes, respectability
and children. Nothing can lift those seven milestones from man's neck but
money; and the spirit cannot soar until the milestones are lifted.
-- George Bernard Shaw
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The shortest distance between two points is under construction.
-- Noelie Alito
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The sooner you fall behind, the more time you have to catch up.
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The sooner you make your first 5000 mistakes, the sooner you will be
able to correct them.
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The star of riches is shining upon you.
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The superior man understands what is right; the inferior man understands
what will sell.
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The term "fire" brings up visions of violence and mayhem and the ugly scene
of shooting employees who make mistakes. We will now refer to this process
as "deleting" an employee (much as a file is deleted from a disk). The
employee is simply there one instant, and gone the next. All the terrible
temper tantrums, crying, and threats are eliminated.
-- Kenny's Korner
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The time spent on any item of the agenda [of a finance committee] will be
in inverse proportion to the sum involved.
-- C.N. Parkinson