Aphorisms Attributed to This Aphorist
Decay is inherent in all compounded things. Strive on with diligence.
We trained hard, but it seemed that everytime we were beginning to form up into teams, we would be reorganized. I was to learn later in life that we tend to meet any new situation by reorganizing; and a wonderful method it can be for creating the illusion of progress while producing confusion, inefficiency and demoralization.
It's better to keep your mouth shut and give the impression that you're stupid than to open it and remove all doubt.
The scriptures teach us the best way of living, the noblest ways of suffering, and the most comfortable ways of dying.
The sum of the intelligence on the planet is a constant; the population is growing.
The surest way of having something done is to forbid your kids to do it.
The tallest blade of grass is the first to be cut by the scythe.
The trouble with doing something right the first time is that nobody appreciates how difficult it was.
The way to make a small fortune in the commodities market is to start with a large fortune.
The world is governed more by appearance than realities, so it is fully as necessary to seem to know something as it is to know it.
Theft from a single author is plagiarism. Theft from two is comparative study. Theft from three or more is research.
There are a lot of ways to become a failure, but never taking a chance is the most successful.