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Surround yourself with the best people you can find, delegate authority, and don't interfere as long as the policy you've decided upon is being carried out.

Take calculated risks. This is quite different from being rash. My personal belief is that if you have a 50% chance, take it!

The being cannot be termed rational or virtuous, who obeys any authority, but that of reason.

The biggest disease today is not leprosy or tuberculosis but rather the feeling of being unwanted, uncared for and deserted by everybody.

The biggest problem that we have is that California is being run now by special interests. All of the politicians are not anymore making the moves for the people, but for special interests and we have to stop that.

The eye of a human being is a microscope, which makes the world seem bigger than it really is.

The greatness of America lies not in being more enlightened than any other nation, but rather in her ability to repair her faults.

The human being is in the most literal sense a political animal, not merely a gregarious animal, but an animal which can individuate itself only in the midst of society.

The individual has always had to struggle to keep from being overwhelmed by the tribe. If you try it, you will be lonely often, and sometimes frightened. But no price is too high to pay for the privilege of owning yourself.

The length of this document defends it well against the risk of its being read.

The life of inner peace, being harmonious and without stress, is the easiest type of existence.

The man who lets a leader prescribe his course is a wreck being towed to the scrap heap.

The most terrible poverty is loneliness and the feeling of being unloved.

The most virtuous are those who content themselves with being virtuous without seeking to appear so.

The nice thing about being a celebrity is that, if you bore people, they think it's their fault.

The only advantage of not being too good a housekeeper is that your guests are so pleased to feel how very much better they are.

The only thing worse than being blind is having sight but no vision.

The only way to avoid being miserable is not to have enough leisure to wonder whether you are happy or not.

The privilege of a lifetime is being who you are.

The real glory is being knocked to your knees and then coming back. That's real glory. That's the essence of it.


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