B. H. Liddell Hart
"Guerrilla war is a kind of war waged by the few but dependent on the support of many"
"If you treat machines as people, then you may end up treating people like machines; devalues emotions, creativity, individuality, trust"
"Next to the assumption of power is the responsibility of relinquishing it"
"The most dangerous strategy is to jump a chasm in two leaps"
"The depositary of power is always unpopular"
"I must follow the people. Am I not their leader?"
"The greatest good you can do for another is not just share your riches but to reveal to them their own"
"Diligence is the mother of good luck"
"If you would not be forgotten, as soon as you are dead and rotten, either write things worth reading, or do things worth the writing."
"You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you don't try"
"I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody"
"An optimist stays up until midnight to see the new year in. A pessimist stays up to make sure the old year leaves."
"Men fail through a lack of purpose rather than lack of talent"
"You have to find it ... no one else can find it for you"
"The leader who exercises power with honor will work from the inside out, starting with himself"
"The great leaders are like the best conductors - they reach beyond the notes to reach the magic in the players"
"Do you wish men to speak well of you? Then never speak well of yourself"
Booker T. Washington
"Few things help an individual more than to place responsibility upon them and to let them know that you trust them"
"Not a shred of evidence exists in favour of the idea that life is serious"
"Darwin is pobably a better guide to business competition than economists are"