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"The best of strategies, poorly implemented, is of little value. A flawed strategy--no matter how brilliant the leadership, no matter how effective the implementation--is doomed to failure. A sound strategy, implemented without error, wins every time."

- Joseph C. Picken, Gregory G. Dess, Authors, Mission Critical

"It ought to be remembered that there is nothing more difficult to take in hand, more perilous to conduct, or more uncertain in its successes, than to take the lead in the introduction of a new order of things. Because the innovator has for enemies all those who have done well under the old conditions, and lukewarm defenders in those who may do well under the new."

- Machiavelli, The Prince, 1513

"Success doesn't beget success. Success begets failure because the more that you know a thing works, the less likely you are to think that it won't work. When you've had a long string of victories, it's harder to foresee your own vulnerabilities."

- Leslie Wexner, CEO, The Limited, Inc.

"For a man to achieve all that is demanded of him, he must regard himself as greater that he is."

- Goethe, Philosopher

"To know that we know what we know, and that we do not know what we do not know, that is true knowledge."

- Confucius, Philosopher

"The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposite ideas in mind at the same time and still retain the ability to function."

- F. Scott Fitzgerald, Author

"A leader of men must make decisions a fighter...speak openly, plainly,, co-ordinate, work with active loyal, true, faithful...have a high, intelligent, worthy purpose and ideal."

- Dodge, Author

"One principle reason why men are so often useless is, that they divide and shift their attention among a multiplicity of objects and pursuits."

- Emmons, Author

"Those most skilled in warfare are those who conquer the enemy without fighting battles who capture cities without laying siege to them."

- Sun Tzu's Art of War

"If one is able and strong, then one should disguise oneself in order to appear inept and weak."

- Sun Tzu's Art of War

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