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Management is the art of getting things done through people.


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Unity, not uniformity, must be our aim. We attain unity only through variety. Differences must be integrated, not annihilated, not absorbed.

Unity, not uniformity, must be our aim. We attain unity only through variety. Differences must be integrated, not annihilated, not absorbed.



That is always our problem, not how to get control of people, but how all together we can get control of a situation.

That is always our problem, not how to get control of people, but how all together we can get control of a situation.



Leadership is not defined by the exercise of power but by the capacity to increase the sense of power among those led. The most essential work of the leader is to create more leaders.

Leadership is not defined by the exercise of power but by the capacity to increase the sense of power among those led. The most essential work of the leader is to create more leaders.



the best leaders try to train their followers themselves to become leaders. ... they wish to be leaders of leaders.

the best leaders try to train their followers themselves to become leaders. ... they wish to be leaders of leaders.



Part of the task of the leader is to make others participate in his leadership. The best leader knows how to make his followers actually feel power themselves, not merely acknowledge his power.

Part of the task of the leader is to make others participate in his leadership. The best leader knows how to make his followers actually feel power themselves, not merely acknowledge his power.



Coercive power is the curse of the universe, coactive power, the enrichment and advancement of every human soul.

Coercive power is the curse of the universe, coactive power, the enrichment and advancement of every human soul.



In crowds we have unison, in groups harmony. We want the single voice but not the single note; that is the secret of the group.

In crowds we have unison, in groups harmony. We want the single voice but not the single note; that is the secret of the group.



We must face life as it is and understand that diversity is its most essential feature.

We must face life as it is and understand that diversity is its most essential feature.



The best leader does not ask people to serve him, but the common end. The best leader has not followers, but men and women working with him.

The best leader does not ask people to serve him, but the common end. The best leader has not followers, but men and women working with him.



Democracy is not brute numbers; it is a genuine union of true individuals...the essence of democracy is creating. The technique of democracy is group organization.

Democracy is not brute numbers; it is a genuine union of true individuals...the essence of democracy is creating. The technique of democracy is group organization.





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One who loves lives a thousand years in one day

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You can’t fight an evil disease with sweet medicine, ’ says the ng’anga.

You can’t fight an evil disease with sweet medicine, ’ says the ng’anga.



So much importance pressed into so few words. It was just like Jacin.

So much importance pressed into so few words. It was just like Jacin.



The Grameen clinics prove that a medical system 'for the poor' can be almost entirely self-supporting, and we hope we can make it fully self sufficient so we can expand it across Bangladesh.

The Grameen clinics prove that a medical system 'for the poor' can be almost entirely self-supporting, and we hope we can make it fully self sufficient so we can expand it across Bangladesh.



Considered logically this concept is not identical with the totality of sense impressions referred to; but it is an arbitrary creation of the human (or animal) mind.

Considered logically this concept is not identical with the totality of sense impressions referred to; but it is an arbitrary creation of the human (or animal) mind.



They said the black oil wouldn't come ashore. Well, it is ashore. It's here to stay and it's going to keep coming.

They said the black oil wouldn't come ashore. Well, it is ashore. It's here to stay and it's going to keep coming.



I don't have any of the modern stuff. I don't have e-mail. I don't have a computer!

I don't have any of the modern stuff. I don't have e-mail. I don't have a computer!



If you think the world is all wrong, remember that it contains people like you.

If you think the world is all wrong, remember that it contains people like you.



There's always risk in life's most rewarding pursuits, isn't there?

There's always risk in life's most rewarding pursuits, isn't there?



After realising my natural affinity towards surrealism several years ago I decided to study it's origins and definitions.

After realising my natural affinity towards surrealism several years ago I decided to study it's origins and definitions.




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