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The way to succeed is to double your error rate. ...
by Thomas J. Watson

The way to succeed is to double your error rate.
- Thomas J. Watson

If you stand up and be counted,
from time to time you may get yourself knocked down.
But remember this: A man flattened by an opponent can get up again.
A man flattened by conformity stays down for good.
- Thomas J. Watson

Don't make friends who are comfortable to be with.
Make friends who will force you to lever yourself up.
- Thomas J. Watson Sr.

Nothing so conclusively proves a man's ability to lead
others as what he does from day to day to lead himself.
- Thomas J. Watson

 

Whenever an individual or a business decides that success has been attained,
progress stops.
- Thomas J. Watson

Design must reflect the practical and aesthetic in
business but above all...
good design must primarily serve people.
- Thomas J. Watson

If you aren't playing well, the game isn't as much fun.
When that happens I tell myself just to go out and
play as I did when I was a kid.
- Thomas J. Watson

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Good design is good business.
- Thomas J. Watson

Wisdom is the power to put our time and our knowledge to the proper use.
- Thomas J. Watson

All the problems of the world could be settled easily
if men were only willing to think.
The trouble is that men very often resort to all sorts
of devices in order not to think,
because thinking is such hard work.
- Thomas J. Watson

Once an organization loses its spirit of pioneering
and rests on its early work,
its progress stops.
- Thomas J. Watson

Every time we've moved ahead in IBM,
it was because someone was willing to take a chance,
put his head on the block, and try something new.
- Thomas J. Watson

If you want to achieve excellence, you can get there today.
As of this second, quit doing less-than-excellent work.
- Thomas J. Watson

Really big people are, above everything else,
courteous, considerate and generous -
not just to some people in some circumstances -
but to everyone all the time.
- Thomas J. Watson

The great accomplishments of man have resulted from
the transmission of ideas and enthusiasm.
- Thomas J. Watson

The toughest thing about the power of trust is that
it's very difficult to build and very easy to destroy.
The essence of trust building is to emphasize the similarities
between you and the customer.
- Thomas J. Watson

You don't hear things that are bad about your company unless you ask.
It is easy to hear good tidings, but you have to scratch to get the bad news.
- Thomas J. Watson

A manager is an assistant to his men.
- Thomas J. Watson

Where there's a will, there's a way.
- old English proverb

The way I see it, if you want the rainbow,
you gotta put up with the rain.
- Dolly Parton

Is today a day to gather strength from the storm -
a day to to learn life lessons for the next battle?
Or is today a day to sit by the fire
and watch the storm rage outside?
Either way, the storm is just life.
Give thanks for all of Life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

As we work to create light for others,
we naturally light our own way.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

You're only here for a short visit.
Don't hurry. Don't worry.
And be sure to smell the flowers along the way.
- Walter Hagen

Never let the fear of striking out get in your way.
- Babe Ruth

We who lived in concentration camps can remember the men
who walked through the huts comforting others,
giving away their last piece of bread...
They offer sufficient proof that everything
can be taken from a man but one thing:
to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances,
to choose one's own way.
- Viktor E. Frankl

Anger? perhaps there is a better way.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If there is a will, there is a way.
- Anonymous

The human mind treats a new idea the way the body
treats a strange protein; it rejects it.
- Peter Medawar

Understanding is a two-way street.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Life is NOT "Supposed to be Fair."
Know that there is no single way that life is "supposed" to be.
Demanding that life meet our expectations
is a sure fire recipe for a miserable existence.
Life is a game with no rules.
Life just happens to us regardless of our best intentions.
Our only path to happiness lies in being open
to receiving whatever life throws at us -
with Gratitude. Have NO Expectations of life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I love you just the way you are.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

No matter what happens, someone will find a way
to take it too seriously.
- Dave Barry

Know the power and the peace of saying,
"I love you just the way you are."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Resenting someone is a way of never leaving that person.
- Kare Anderson

All religions must be tolerated...
for every man must get to heaven in his own way.
- Epictetus

Humans are allergic to change.
They love to say, "We've always done it this way."
- Grace Hopper

When you dance, your purpose is not to get
to a certain place on the floor.
It's to enjoy each step along the way.
- Wayne Dyer

Play to win, but be a good loser.
Have a plan for your life,
but accept whatever comes your way
with grace and gratitude.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.
- Dale Carnegie

For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains,
but to live in a way that respects
and enhances the freedom of others.
- Nelson Mandela

Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes.
Don't resist them - that only creates sorrow.
Let reality be reality.
Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like.
- Lao Tzu

Simple living is the way to happy living.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Guilt is only another way of avoiding informed action.
- Audre Lorde

May flowers always line your path and sunshine light your day.
May songbirds serenade you every step along the way.
May a rainbow run beside you in a sky that's always blue.
And may happiness fill your heart each day your whole life through.
- Irish Blessing

People sort themselves into groups
of happy people and unhappy people
through two different, but complementary mechanisms,
influence and affinity.
I influence those around me
with my emotional state, either happy or unhappy.
At the same time, I feel an affinity
for others who are like me in some way -
in this case by sharing my emotional outlook on life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The way lies in softness and patience,
as the softest water cuts through the hardest rock.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The world is perfect the way it is.
- Werner Erhard

Nothing is ever going to work out the way you want,
so you may as well choose to want the way life does work out.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There is no way to happiness, happiness is the way.
- Anonymous

I walk the path - the way - the way of ways -
to the end that is not an end.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Love is granting another the space to be
the way they are and the way they are not.
- Werner Erhard

Things turn out best for the people
who make the best of the way things turn out.
- Art Linkletter

There are those that look at things
the way they are, and ask "Why?"
I dream of things that never were, and ask "Why not?"
- Robert F. Kennedy paraphrase of George Bernard Shaw

There is only one way to happiness and that is to cease worrying
about things which are beyond the power of our will.
- Epictetus

I don't see much sense in that," said Rabbit.
"No," said Pooh humbly, "there isn't.
But there was going to be when I began it.
It's just that something happened to it along the way."
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

You change the past when you change the way you see it.
- Alan Cohen

Miracles are the natural way of the Universe -
our only job is to move our doubting minds aside
and let the miracles flow.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We will either find a way or make one.
- Hannibal

As long as a man stands in his own way,
everything seems to be in his way.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Just smiling goes a long way toward
making you feel better about life.
And when you feel better about life, your life is better.
- Art Linkletter

Remember that life is an ADVENTURE, and cheer Whee...
all the way down the slippery razor-blade of life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The only way to discover the limits of the possible
is to go beyond them into the impossible.
- Arthur C. Clarke

My definition of success is to live your life in a way
that causes you to feel a ton of pleasure and very little pain -
and because of your lifestyle, have the people around you feel
a lot more pleasure than they do pain.
- Tony Robbins

Do the thing you fear to do and keep on doing it -
that is the quickest and surest way
ever yet discovered to conquer fear.
- Dale Carnegie

The most dangerous phrase in the language is,
"We've always done it this way."
- Grace Hopper

When any situation arises which tempts you to become disturbed,
say: "There is another way of looking at this."
- A Course In Miracles

Never look back unless you are planning to go that way.
- Henry David Thoreau

The best way to predict the future is to create it.
- Peter F. Drucker

We shall see but a little way if
we require to understand what we see.
- Henry David Thoreau

Every man I meet is in some way my superior.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

We must walk consciously only part way toward our goal,
and then leap in the dark to our success.
- Henry David Thoreau


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