To manage people effectively you must not only accept but praise work that you could have done better yourself.
Business is more agreeable than pleasure; it interests the whole mind more continuously, and more deeply.
More successful enterprises have been created for spite than for money.
An actor can be ugly and still have no talent.
Executives rail against government bureaucracy from the confines of a corporate bureaucracy that would shame an apparatchik.
Professional courtesy is a conspiracy against the public.
Humanity for the first time is burdened with a vast proletariat of literate, ambitious, and demanding people who can’t really do anything.
You haven’t learned a trade until you are surprised to see it done well.
The good customer never reminds the shopkeeper how good a customer he is.
Restaurants fail more frequently than gas stations because no one dreams of quitting his corporate job to open a gas station.
Whatever the world’s greatest criminal mastermind is doing, it’s sure to be legal.