Credibility dies where inconsistency lives.
The difference between criticism and constructive criticism, is whether or not, at the end of the statement, you have been given something you can use to make yourself or the circumstances better.
“Life is like homework. Sometimes you need to ask the help of a friend to figure it out.” – PNC
There is as much to be learned simply from watching the mistakes and faults of those around you as there is learned through instruction and study. It requires an awareness of who you are now and a decision about who you will and won’t become moving forward.
“A well-cast vision. A well-thought out plan. A whole-hearted passion. A long-lasting commitment. A willingness to change something that might not be working. An ability to recognize who should be handing what and the time and place they should do so. If such elements are the building blocks to the success of an organization set on building the greatest widget known to mankind; how much more needed when dealing with souls of humanity in light of eternity?!” – PNC
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“Anything worth doing, is worth doing poorly first.” – Dan Miller, polio survivor & author, Living, Laughing & Loving Life
“The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.” – Albert Einstein
The eight cardinal virtues of George Washington Carver for his students at the Tuskegee Institute:
Be clean both inside and out.
Neither look up to the rich nor down on the poor.
Lose, if need be, without squealing.
Win without bragging.
Always be considerate of women, children, and older people.
Be too brave to lie.
Be too generous to cheat.
Take your share of the world and let others take theirs.
“Everything you need to know, you’ll figure it out when you need to know it. Even if you miscalculate and make the wrong decision, you needed to know that. I always say that, Pain is knowledge rushing in to fill a gap. When you stub your toe on the foot of the bed, that was a gap in knowledge. And the pain is a lot of information really quick. That’s what pain is.” – Jerry Seinfeld, Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee, Trevor Noah episode