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Kindness

A kind heart is a fountain of gladness, and often bursting into smiles. (Washington Irving)

The best portion of a good man's life could be his little, nameless, unremembered acts of kindness and of love. (With William Wordsworth)

You can do a kindness too soon, but you know, soon it can be too late. (Cf. Ralph Waldo Emerson)

King

A king is one who has many things to fear and attend to. (Cf. Francis Bacon)

He must be a wise man himself who is capable of distinguishing one. (Diogenes)

Wise kings should have wise counsellors. (With Diogenes)

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Labour

A person is hardly handy enough who lives without giving klutzes some helping hints. (With Robert G. Ingersoll)

He that has a trade can have an estate with its honour. (Cf. Benjamin Franklin)

Law

How noble the law, in its majestic equality, that both the rich and poor are equally prohibited from peeing in the streets, sleeping under bridges, and stealing bread! (Anatole France)

A jury [in the United States many times] consists of twelve persons chosen to decide who has the better lawyer. (Robert Frost)

It is the spirit and not the form of law that keeps justice alive. (Earl Warren)

Leadership

Clarity affords focus, and focus brings clarity to some extent to some. The one furthers the other. (Cf. Thomas Leonard)

Denmark needs to move on and Denmark needs my leadership. (Helle Thorning-Schmidt, a former Danish politician who was Prime Minister of Denmark)

Girls look at leadership differently than boys. (Anna Maria Chavez)

In fair weather prepare for foul. (Thomas Fuller)

Leadership consists of picking good men and helping them do their best. (Chester W. Nimitz)

Leadership has become a heavy and global industry these days. (Cf. Warren Bennis)

Leadership is at times to lead without a title. (With Robin S. Sharma)

No matter how carefully you plan your goals they will never be more than pipe dreams unless you pursue them with gusto. (W. Clement Stone)

The cautious seldom err. (Confucian wisdom)

The growth and development of people is the highest calling of leadership. (Harvey S. Firestone)

The supreme quality for leadership is unquestionably integrity. (Dwight D. Eisenhower)

You may seem good through the people you hire. (With Ray Kroc)

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Machine

As machines get to be more and more like men, men will come to be more like machines. (Joseph Wood Krutch)

One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine so far can do the work of one extraordinary man. (Cf. Elbert Hubbard)

Many men have become like tools of their tools. (Cf. Henry David Thoreau)

On mechanical outfit the future of the human world depends - perhaps. (Cf. Oscar Wilde)

Misery

There are a good many real miseries in life that we cannot help smiling at, but they are the smiles that make wrinkles and not dimples. (Oliver Wendell Holmes)

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Name

The beginning of wisdom is to call things by their right names. (Chinese Proverb)

A person with a bad name is already half-hanged. (Proverb)

Better to see the face than to hear the name. (Zen Saying)

Nicknames stick to people, the worst could stick the most. (Cf. Thomas C. Haliburton)

Nation

Territory is but the body of a nation. The people who inhabit its hills and valleys are its soul, its spirit, its life. (James A. Garfield)

Neglect

He that thinks he can afford to be negligent is not far from being poor. (Samuel Johnson)

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Observation

Men have talked about the world without paying attention to the world of their own minds, as if they were asleep or absent-minded. (Heraclitus)

Ovid

The love of glory gives an immense stimulus. (Ovid)

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