Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Quotes on Decision Making
For every complex problem there is an answer that is clear, simple, and wrong.
- H.L. Mencken
Our business in life is not to succeed, but to continue to fail in good spirits.
- Robert Louis Stephenson
Only one thing is certain - that is, nothing is certain. If this statement is true, it is also false.
- Ancient Paradox
Even if you're on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there.
- Will Rogers
There is nothing more frightful than ignorance in action.
A moment's insight is sometimes worth a life's experience.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes
Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is probably the reason why so few engage in it.
- Henry Ford
If everyone is thinking alike, then somebody isn't thinking.
- George Patton
Those who agree with us may not be right, but we admire their astuteness.
- Cullen Hightower
Strategy without tactics is the slowest route to victory. Tactics without strategy is the noise before defeat.
- Sun Tzu
Planning without action is futile; action without planning is fatal.
The general who wins the battle makes many calculations in his temple before the battle is fought. The general who loses makes but few calculations beforehand.
- Sun Tzu
Confidence is what you feel before you comprehend the situation.
A computer lets you make more mistakes faster than any invention in human history - with the possible exceptions of handguns and tequila.
- Mitch Ratliffe