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Leadership, like swimming, cannot be learned by reading about it.


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When the world is predictable you need smart people. When the world is unpredictable you need adaptable people.

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An enterprise is a community of human beings, not a collection of "human resources".



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Learning is not doing; it is reflecting on doing.



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Strategy is a pattern in a stream of decisions



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Strategy-making is an immensely complex process involving the most sophisticated, subtle, and at times subconscious of human cognitive and social processes.



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Management is a curious phenomenon. It is generously paid, enormously influential, and significantly devoid of common sense



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Terrorism, too, must be excised wherever it exists, which will take years, and which can't happen without the total commitment and the everyday involvement of the American people.



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I'm never gonna try it, because you got to pay a lot for cocaine, and that's not the way I want to spend my money.



That said, I, Beck Phillips, take full responsibility for being stuck in m y school's pitch-black venting system with my friend Jason, behind me and a garbage bag full of angry bees in front of me.

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To me the Muses truly gave / An envied and a happy lot: / E'en when I lie within the grave, / I cannot, shall not, be forgot.

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Crying is easy, like breathing- the more you hold it in, the more you let out.



People always ask me where they should go to work, and I always tell them to go to work for whom they admire the most.

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