Daily Archives: October 10, 2012

Quotes + Thoughts | On economic recession remedy

“Economic depression cannot be cured by legislative action or executive pronouncement. Economic wounds must be healed by the action of the cells of the economic body – the producers and consumers themselves.” ~ Herbert Hoover, 31st President of the United States … Continue reading

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Quotes + Thoughts | Powell on failure

“There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.” ~ Colin Powell [b 1937]

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Quotes + Thoughts | On business

“The superior man understands what is right; the inferior man understands what will sell.” ~ Confucius, Chinese Philosopher [551 – 479 BCE]

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Quotes + Thoughts | Walton on brand positioning

“If everybody else is doing it one way you can find your niche by going in exactly the opposite direction.” ~ Sam Walton, Founder of Wal Mart [1918 – 1992]

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Quotes + Thoughts | On creativity vs. design

“Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Design is knowing which ones to keep.” ~ Scott Adams, Cartoonist and Creator of Dilbert [b 1957] *) Design by happydappybits

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Quotes + Thoughts | On good design

“Design is where science and art break even.” ~ Robin Mathew *) Barcelona Chair, designed by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, 1929

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Quotes + Thoughts | On tenacity

“Endurance is not just the ability to bear a hard thing, but to turn it into glory.” ~ William Barclay, Scottish Poet & Theologian [1907 -1978]

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