Theodore Roosevelt Quotes
Appraisals are where you get together with your team leader and agree what an outstanding member of the team you are, how much your contribution has been valued, what massive potential you have and, in recognition of all this, would you mind having your salary halved.
— Theodore Roosevelt
If we were not all so interested in ourselves, life would be so uninteresting that none of us would be able to endure it.
My morning begins with trying not to get up before the sun rises. But when I do, it's because my head is too full of words, and I just need to get to my desk and start dumping them into a file. I always wake with sentences pouring into my head.
The cops picked me up for attempted murder. I can still see the detectives, licking their chops. Thought they had me. Two weeks later, the cat came out of a coma and told the truth. I was innocent.
This one fellow I met at the gym. I went out to dinner with him and he said, 'I've been watching you for a year and I never thought you'd go out with me!' Then he fainted at the dinner table. I didn't know what the hell to make of that.
When you're CEO, you have to have two conditions: first, shareholders need to trust you and want you to head your company. The second is that you need to feel the motivation to do the job. So, as long as both are reunited, you continue to do the job.
The details are details. They make the product. The connections, the connections, the connections. It will in the end be these details that give the product its life.
What the power structure is afraid of is that we're going to learn to recognize the truth when we hear it.
Daniel Keys Moran
It's easy to like the most popular films, but I have a great fondness for 'A Life Less Ordinary'.
Barack Obama's military triumphs will come neither in long wars nor even short ones, but in a series of raids.
To love God with all your heart, soul, mind, and strength is all-consuming and all-encompassing. It is no lukewarm endeavor.
Ezra Taft Benson
For a heterosexual man - I know that's a hotly debated topic, but only among those who don't know me - I have grown to really appreciate fashion.