"A man can't be too careful in the choice of his enemies."
- Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)
"Do, or do not. There is not 'try'."
- Yoda ('The Empire Strikes Back')
"With every project you end up with 'scares' that impacts how you approach the next project."
- Laura Scher, CEO, Working Assets (San Francisco)
"The moral is to frequently test your assumptions with customers. The market is wonderfully efficient and the manager is ultimately going to know what the customer wants, Mr. Wing says. The only question is, when do you want to know it? When you can act on it or after you've been bludgeoned in the marketplace?"
- Michael Arthur Anderson
"Capital markets will expose weak companies - You can't bluff Wall Street."
- Tom Linnan, Hypercom
"Opportunities multiply as they are seized."
- Sun Tzu
"Why am I driving a cab instead of holding down a decent job? Because I couldn't find a decent job that was decent. I never felt needed, appreciated, or respected. I wanted to feel like I was an important part of something. Instead I was a small part of nothing."
- New York Cabby
"Millions of Americans aren't working... but thank God, they've got jobs."