Some quotes to consider after the horrible events of Paris

19 November 2015

1.    “Be the change you want to see in the world.” (Mahatma Gandhi)

2.    “Seek simplicity and distrust it.” (Alfred North Whitehead)

3.    “We will either find a way or make one.” (Hannibal)

4.    “They planned their campaigns just as you might make a splendid piece of harness. It looks very well, and answers very well; until it gets broken; and then you are done for. Now I made my campaigns of ropes. If anything went wrong, I tied a knot, and went on.” (Duke of Wellington)

5.    BUT BE CAREFUL OF:  “When in doubt, use a bigger hammer.” (Dobbin’s Law)

6.    “If everyone is thinking alike, then no-one is thinking.” (Benjamin Franklin)

7.    We had the experience but missed the meaning.” (T.S. Eliot)

8.     “Knowing others is intelligence; knowing yourself is true wisdom.” (Lao Tzu)

9.     “Perfection of means and confusion of goals seem in my opinion to characterize our age.” (Albert Einstein)

10.  “Man must remember if he is not to become meaningless, and must forget if he is not to go mad." (McGlashan)

Collection © Henry Mintzberg 2015