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There is no class of people so hard to manage in a state, as those whose intentions are honest, but whose consciences are bewitched.

Napoleon I (1769-1821) Napoleon Bonaparte. French general.

Incidents should not govern policy; but, policy incidents.

Napoleon I (1769-1821) Napoleon Bonaparte. French general.

So much of what we call management consists in making it difficult for people to work.

Peter F. Drucker (1909-2005) American writer and management consultant.

A memorandum is not written to inform the reader, but to protect the writer.

Dean Acheson (1893-1971) American statesman and lawyer.

Who can direct when all pretend to know?

Oliver Goldsmith (1728-1774) Irish writer, poet, and physician.


Good management consists in showing average people how to do the work of superior people.

John D Rockefeller (1939-1937) American industrialist and philanthropist.

If you want to manage somebody, manage yourself. Do that well and you'll be ready to stop managing. And start leading.

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If way to the better there be, it exacts a full look at the worst.

Thomas Hardy (1840-1928) British novelist, short story writer, and poet.

Not to watch your workmen is to lose your money.

Spanish proverb

A man is known by the company he organizes.

Ambrose Bierce (1842-1914) American newspaperman and short-story writer.