Everything – Page 3 – A book of aphorisms
Jul 122022
 

Just about every motive for human action sounds better than making money, and turns out worse.

Jul 112022
 

A salesman, unlike a psychology professor, must understand psychology.

Jul 062022
 

Public acknowledgement of error is almost entirely for show. It has no point unless you reexamine the habits of thought that produced the error, which is best done in private.

Jul 052022
 

We are apt to forget, though history at intervals reminds us, how far hypocrisy is to be preferred to sincere, unaffected villainy.

Jul 042022
 

Power is the difference between the number of people I am obliged to consult and the number who are obliged to consult me.