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If you saw Atlas, the giant who holds the world on his shoulders, if you saw that he stood, blood read more

If you saw Atlas, the giant who holds the world on his shoulders, if you saw that he stood, blood running down his chest, his knees buckling, his arms trembling but still trying to hold the world aloft with the last of his strength, and the greater the effort the heavier the world bore down upon his shoulders -- what would you tell him to do? I don't know. What could he do? What would you tell him? To shrug.

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It's simply a matter of doing what you do best and not worrying about what the other fellow is going read more

It's simply a matter of doing what you do best and not worrying about what the other fellow is going to do.

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Everything on the earth has a purpose, every disease an herb to cure it, and every person a mission.

Everything on the earth has a purpose, every disease an herb to cure it, and every person a mission.

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When matters are desperate we must put on a desperate face.

When matters are desperate we must put on a desperate face.

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The poverty of our century is unlike that of any other. It is not, as poverty was before, the result read more

The poverty of our century is unlike that of any other. It is not, as poverty was before, the result of natural scarcity, but of a set of priorities imposed upon the rest of the world by the rich. Consequently, the modern poor are not pitied but written off as trash. The twentieth-century consumer economy has produced the first culture for which a beggar is a reminder of nothing.

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Discretion is being able to raise your eyebrow instead of your voice.

Discretion is being able to raise your eyebrow instead of your voice.

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The only one who is wiser than anyone is everyone.

The only one who is wiser than anyone is everyone.

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Man's greatness consists in his ability to do and the proper application of his powers to things needed to be read more

Man's greatness consists in his ability to do and the proper application of his powers to things needed to be done.

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The most complex things are the simplest.

The most complex things are the simplest.

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