When that happens, with the big lifestyle they’ve developed, now 40 hours a week isn’t enough to pay the bills. So they go to 50 hours a week. And then 60. And then 70. And then their life gets very small. Yes, they have the stuff, but they don’t have time to enjoy it.
"I’ve got a ‘make a wishbone’ for you, turkey," I’ve been known to retort.
To see a prince entreat a beggar to receive an alms would be a strange sight; to see a king entreat a traitor to accept of mercy would be a stranger sight than that; but to see God entreat a sinner, to hear Christ say, ‘I stand at the door and knock,’ with a heart full and a heaven full of grace to bestow upon him that opens, this is such a sight as dazzles the eyes of angels.1 —JOHN BUNYAN
When you build your business on serving thousands of customers, not dozens, you don’t have to worry about any one customer leaving or making special demands.
“You’re a g-ghost?” He lowered his eyes. “Yes. But don’t be afraid. I’m not going to hurt you.” Well, that was a relief—said no one after seeing a ghost, ever!
You have to deal with the monster that is, not the victim that was.
"If you do not raise your eyes you will think that you are the highest point." - Antonio Porchia
Las personas tienden a permanecer motivadas cuando ven la importancia de las cosas que les han pedido hacer.
I said, ‘I know you want to go to Real Madrid. But I’d rather shoot you than sell you to that guy now.
¿Acaso has tenido que vértelas alguna vez con un verdadero malvado? –He leído sobre ellos. Dedo Polvoriento soltó una carcajada. –Caramba, es cierto, es casi lo mismo –reconoció.