Experience is not what happens to a man. It is what a man does with what happens to him.

Aldous Huxley

The secret of joy in work is contained in one word — excellence. To know how to do something well is to enjoy it.

Pearl Buck

It’s not enough that we do our best; sometimes we have to do what’s required. Sir Winston Churchill

All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing.

Edmund Burke

If you want to make peace, you don’t talk to your friends. You talk to your enemies.

Moshe Dayan

Rudeness is the weak man’s imitation of strength.

Eric Hoffer

Good manners will open doors that the best education cannot.

Clarence Thomas

Cleanliness and order are not matters of instinct; they are matters of education, and like most great things, you must cultivate a taste for them.

Benjamin Disraeli

We are all capable of evil thoughts, but only very rarely of evil deeds: we can all do good deeds, but very few of us can think good thoughts.

Cesare Pavese

The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances: if there is any reaction, both are transformed. Carl Jung

More In: EMPOWER | FEATURES