In the choice between changing one's mind and proving there's no need to do so, most people get busy on the proof.
John Galbraith (1908 -)
Contributed by: Sadhana
Under capitalism, man exploits man. Under communism, it's just the opposite.
Contributed by: Kaeru
All of the great leaders have had one characteristic in common: it was the willingness to confront unequivocally the major anxiety of their people in their time. This, and not much else, is the essence of leadership.
Contributed by: Zaady
Money differs from an automobile or mistress in being equally important to those who have it and those who do not.
When people are the least sure, they are often the most dogmatic.
Meetings are indispensable when you don't want to do anything.
Modesty is a vastly overrated virtue.
People of privilege will always risk their complete destruction rather than surrender any material part of their advantage.
The conspicuously wealthy turn up urging the character-building value of privation for the poor.
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