Sage words from the ages
Words of wisdom from the Wizard of Menlo Park: "Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up."
Words of wisdom from public intellectual Noam Chomsky: "One of the problems of organizing ... is that people tend to think — even the activists — that instant gratification is required. You constantly hear: 'Look...
Words of Wisdom from the legendary Chrysler executive: "Motivation is everything. You can do the work of two people, but you can't be two people. Instead, you have to inspire the next guy down the line and get him...
"You get more joy out of the giving to others, and should put a good deal of thought into the happiness you are able to give."
"All I insist on, and nothing else, is that you should show the whole world that you are not afraid. Be silent, if you choose; but when it is necessary, speak — and speak in such a way that people will remember it."
Erica Jong, author of the landmark 1973 novel Fear of Flying, describes advice as "what we ask for when we already know the answer, but wish we didn't."