Franz Kafka

Quotations 1 Franz Kafka

Don't bend; don't water it down; don't try to make it logical; don't edit your own soul according to the fashion. Rather, follow your most intense obsessions mercilessly.

Franz Kafka (German-language writer of novels and short stories)



Noël Coward

Quotations 2 Noel Coward

It's discouraging to think how many people are shocked by honesty and how few by deceit.

Noël Coward (English playwright, composer, actor and singer)



Susan Polis Schutz

Quotations 3 SUSAN-POLIS-SCHUTZThis life is yours. Take the power to choose what you want to do and do it well. Take the power to love what you want in life and love it honestly. Take the power to walk in the forest and be a part of nature. Take the power to control your own life. No one else can do it for you. Take the power to make your life happy.

Susan Polis Schutz (American poet and producer of greeting cards) 

Laurie Halse Anderson

Quotations 4 L. H

I have survived. I am here. Confused, screwed up, but here. So, how can I find my way? Is there a chain saw of the soul, an ax I can take to my memories or fears?

Laurie Halse Anderson (American writer best known for children’s novels)



J. K. Rowling

Quotations 5 jRemember, if the time should come when you have to make a choice between what is right and what is easy, remember what happened to a boy who was good, and kind, and brave, because he strayed across the path of Lord Voldemort. Remember Cedric Diggory.

J. K. Rowling (British novelist best known as author of the Harry Potter series)

Rosalynn Carter

rosalynn carterA leader takes people where they want to go. A great leader takes people where they don't necessarily want to go, but ought to be.

Rosalynn Carter (is the wife of the 39th President of the United States, Jimmy Carter).

Marian Anderson

Marian AndersonLeadership should be born out of the understanding of the needs of those who would be affected by it.

Marian Anderson (was an African-American contralto).



Eleanor Roosevelt

		Eleanor RooseveltTo handle yourself, use your head; to handle others, use your heart.”

Eleanor Roosevelt (was the longest-serving First Lady of the United States.

Scott Berkun

Scott BerkunI think leadership comes from integrity – that you do whatever you ask others to do. I think there are non-obvious ways to lead. Just by providing a good example as a parent, a friend, a neighbor makes it possible for other people to see better ways to do things. Leadership does not need to be a dramatic, fist in the air and trumpets blaring, activity.

Scott Berkun (an American author and speaker).

Jim Rohn

Jim RohnThe challenge of leadership is to be strong, but not rude; be kind, but not weak; be bold, but not bully; be thoughtful, but not lazy; be humble, but not timid; be proud, but not arrogant; have humor, but without folly.

Jim Rohn (an American entrepreneur, author and motivational speaker).

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