Success and Failure
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Build a better mousetrap, and the world will beat a path to your door.
If there is a wrong way to do something, then someone will do it.
You're a genius if you fly a kite during a thunderstorm, and discover that lightning is electricity -- but you're an idiot if you fly a kite during a thunderstorm, and discover that lightning can kill you.
You should emulate your heroes, but don't carry it too far. Especially if they are dead.
You cannot discover new oceans unless you have the courage to lose sight of the shore.
You are not what you think you are, you are not what they think you are, but you could be what you think they think you are.
Strategy: A long-range plan whose merit cannot be evaluated until sometime after those creating it have left the organization.
The last time you failed, did you stop trying because you failed -- or did you fail because you stopped trying?
Success is a state of mind. If you want success, start thinking of yourself as a success.
The Golden Rule: whoever has the gold makes the rules.
The chance of the bread falling with the buttered side down is directly proportional to the cost of the carpet.