Friday, March 30, 2007

Wisdom for Economic Development Leaders

The bravest are surely those who have the clearest vision of what is before them, glory and danger alike, and yet notwithstanding go out to meet it. --Thucydides

The point of wisdom is not simply to do well ... it is to do good. --Patricia Monaghan

Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain, and most fools do. --Benjamin Franklin

The greatest lesson in life is to know that even fools are right sometimes. --Sir Winston Churchill

Do what you can, with what you have, where you are. --Theodore Roosevelt

You can only lead others where you yourself are prepared to go. --Lachlan McLean

To wear your heart on your sleeve isn’t a very good plan; you should wear it inside where it functions best. --Margaret Thatcher

To be uncertain is to be uncomfortable. To be certain is to be ridiculous. --Chinese proverb

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