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. 
 - Goethe

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.  
 - Unknown

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.   
 - Proverb

A computer lets you make more mistakes faster than any invention in human history - with the possible exceptions of handguns and tequila.
 - Mitch Ratliffe

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