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Business is more agreeable than pleasure; it interests the whole mind more continuously, and more deeply.
—Bagehot

May 102019
 

The common enemy that cements the bonds of the squadron in war is, in theory, the opposing army; in practice it is the brass.

Apr 012019
 

As a competent worker will be promoted into incompetence, so a valuable method or technique will infiltrate disciplines in which it is useless or harmful.

Mar 082019
 

Exalt theory over practice, and youth over age will shortly follow.

Feb 142019
 

A sudden influx into a profession or discipline signals either its robust health or its terminal illness.

Feb 122019
 

He who can, does; he who cannot, teaches; and he who does, usually cannot teach.

Dec 312018
 

Business problems are nearly always personnel problems, especially in sole proprietorships.

Dec 142018
 

Do what you love for a living, and learn to hate it.

Nov 292018
 

Fame is to be known for one thing: to essay more than one is to court obscurity again.

Oct 042018
 

Any man who masters the practice of a discipline will be told that he does not understand its theory.