Words of Wisdom
“A government big enough to give you everything you want, is strong enough to take everything you have” (Unknown).
“People are not free unless government is limited” (Ronald Reagan).
“Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely” (Lord Acton).
“The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other peoples’ money” (Margaret Thatcher).
"Socialism is a philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance, and the gospel of envy, its inherent virtue is the equal sharing of misery” (Winston Churchill).
“Yoda….Do or Do Not There is No Try”….try is a fail-word and should be removed from our vocabulary
“Never say Never”…..never is a long time!
“God gave us two ears and one mouth for a reason…as Leaders we need to listen twice as much as we speak and before we speak”
“Be Students of History”….learn from it or be doomed to repeat its mistakes…..learn from it so we can build on its successes
“Those who say it can’t be done should not interrupt the people doing it”
“Leaders are long term Optimists and short/medium term Realists” being a Realist is NOT being a pessimist!
"We are on a Journey up a Mountain with no top”…….Don’t accept other people limitations and for God’s sake don’t limit yourself!
“An Organization succeeds, not because it is big, or because it is long established but because there are people in it who live it, sleep it, dream it, and build future plans for it”, Mike Katz….and who take ownership of its goals, and culture to succeed.
“What the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve”, Napolean Hill
“Life is what happens to us when we are planning something else”
“Leaders run toward the Crisis facing them, they don’t run from it, ignore it, or create lesser crisis’s to mask it”
"Leaders main jobs are to be Courageous, create a vision, a focus on the vision, and ownership amongst their Teammates”
“Courage is not the absence of Fear. It’s the capacity for action, in spite of our fears”, Sen. John McCain
“The quality of a person’s life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence whatever their chosen field of endeavor”, Vince Lombardi
“Whatever you chose to be in life be the best at being it in the world and your talents allow….and do it with a smile on your face”. Anna DiMicco, my Mom
A Credo to live by….”It’s not the critic who counts…..the credit belongs to the man who actually is in the arena…..whose face is marred by dust, sweat, and blood, who knows the great enthusiasm, the great devotion and spends himself in a worthy cause…..far better it is to dare mighty things than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy or suffer much because they live in a gray twilight that knows neither victory or defeat”, Theodore Roosevelt