HARVARD SQUARE COMMENTARY

January 26, 2009
Wisdom from Polonius

Thoughts for the New President


It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent,
but the one most responsive to change.

- - Charles Darwin - -


A politician thinks of the next election. A statesman, of the next generation.

- - James Freeman Clarke - -


To achieve great things, two things are needed; a plan, and not quite enough time.

- - Leonard Bernstein - -


The most important single ingredient in the formula of success is knowing how to get along with people.

- - Theodore Roosevelt - -


If you want to be successful, it's just this simple:
Know what you're doing. Love what you're doing. And believe in what you're doing.

- - Will Rogers - -


"We are what we repeatedly do.  Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit."

- - Aristotle - -


An undefined problem has an indefinite number of solutions.

- - Robert A. Humphery - -


Enthusiasm moves the world.

- - Arthur James Balfour - -


Fortune befriends the bold.

- - John Dryden - -


Although the world is full of suffering, it is full also of the overcoming of it.

- - Helen Keller - -


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