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Take your work seriously but never take yourself seriously; and do not take what happens either to yourself or your work seriously.

Butler Samuel


Five bicycles make a volkswagen, seven make a truck.

Butler Samuel


A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush.

Butler Samuel


The superior man understands what is right; the inferior man understands what will sell.

Butler Samuel


The intelligence of any discussion diminishes with the square of the number of participants.

Butler Samuel


The best executive is one who has sense enough to pick good people to do what he wants done, and self-restraint enough to keep from meddling with them while they do it.

Butler Samuel


Eighteen goddess-like daughters are not equal to one son with a hump.

Butler Samuel


Woman is generally so bad that the difference between a good and a bad woman scarcely exists.

Samuel Butler





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Very few things happen at the right time, and the rest do not happen at all. The conscientious historian will correct these defects.
Herodotus

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