21st March 2019 "This and no other is the root from which a tyrant springs; when he first appears he is a protector." — Plato
19th March 2019 Three articles of Civil Service: it takes longer to do things quickly; it is more expensive to do them cheaply; it is more democratic to do them in secret. — Sir Humphrey Appleby in Yes Minister
18th March 2019 "Inside every cynical person is a disappointed idealist." - George Carlin
17th March 2019 अजरामरवत्प्राज्ञो विद्यामर्थञ्च चिन्तयेत् । गृहीत इव केशेषु मृत्युना धर्ममाचरेत् ॥ - हितोपदेशः A wise person should pursue knowledge and wealth as if he was to live young forever. He should practice moral principles as if death has grabbed him by his hair.
16th March 2019 Leaders who don't listen will eventually be surrounded by people who have nothing to say
15th March 2019 You act like mortals in all that you fear, and like immortals in all that you desire
14th March 2019 Discipline is making the choice between what you want now and what you want most
12th March 2019 Once you have read a book you care about, some part of it is always with you.