Plot summary[ edit ] The journal -style book is written as a partial "secret" diary of Abraham Lincolnkept by the 16th President of the United States and given to the author by a vampire named Henry Sturges.
It has yet to be proven that intelligence has any survival value.
Stephen Covey, American leadership consultant and writer Out of 5. We can't argue with them, tell them they should be believers. And, realistically speaking, if the majority of humanity remain nonbelievers, it doesn't matter.
The problem is that the majority have lost, or ignore, the deeper human values - compassion, a sense of responsibility. That is our big concern. Edwards DemingAmerican Statistician It is important that an aim never be defined in terms of activity or methods. It must always relate directly to how life is better for everyone.
The aim of the system must be clear to everyone in the system. The aim must include plans for the future. The aim is a value judgment. Edwards DemingAmerican Statistician My Famous speech critique is not to teach the method that everyone ought to follow in order to conduct his reason well, but solely to reveal how I have tried to conduct my own.
It is what the customer gets out and is willing to pay for. A product is not quality because it is hard to make and costs a lot of money, as manufacturers typically believe.
Customers pay only for what is of use to them and gives them value. Nothing else constitutes quality. Drucker, American Management Guru That business purpose and business mission are so rarely given adequate thought is perhaps the most important cause of business frustration and failure.
Drucker, American Management Guru in 'Management: Tasks, Responsibilities, Practices' Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things.
Drucker, American Management Guru The most important, and indeed the truly unique, contribution of management in the 20th century was the fifty-fold increase in the productivity of the manual worker in manufacturing.
The most important contribution management needs to make in the 21st century is similarly to increase the productivity of knowledge work and the knowledge worker.
Drucker, American Management Guru Wine maketh merry: Instead of managers, they need to be cultivators and storytellers to capture minds. Leif Edvinsson, pioneer on Intellectual Capital in Corporate Longitude A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both.
English Proverb Everything that can be counted does not necessarily count; everything that counts cannot necessarily be counted.
Albert Einstein -German-born brilliant American theoretical physicist Try not to become a man of success but rather try to become a man of value. Albert EinsteinGerman-born brilliant American theoretical physicist The true value of a human being can be found in the degree to which he has attained liberation from the self.
Albert EinsteinGerman-born brilliant American theoretical physicist One should guard against preaching to young people success in the customary form as the main aim in life. The most important motive for work in school and in life is pleasure in work, pleasure in its result, and the knowledge of the value of the result to the community.
Albert EinsteinGerman-born brilliant American theoretical physicist The value of achievement lies in the achieving.Quotes on Value, Values, Ethics, Moral and Virtue; Quotations from Socrates to Hsi-Tang, from Genesis to The Dalai Lama and from Warren Buffett to George W.
Bush. Famous Speech Critique. 11 November Germany; In brainstorming ideas about what speech I could study in detail, I turned my attention to highly influential leaders in history. One of those people is Adolf Hitler. Even the greatest ideological enemies of Hitler can agree that he was an extremely gifted and prolific speaker.
In “Triumph of. The Cross of Gold speech was delivered by William Jennings Bryan, a former United States Representative from Nebraska, at the Democratic National Convention in Chicago on July 9, In the address, Bryan supported bimetallism or "free silver", which he believed would bring the nation rutadeltambor.com decried the gold standard, concluding the speech, "you shall not crucify mankind upon .
page NOTES Marx's Critique of the Gotha Programme is one of the most important contributions to the development of the theory of scientific communism and an example of uncompromising struggle against opportunism.
It was written in April and early May of and sent to the leadership of the Eisenachers (Wilhelm Bracke) on May 5, Welcome to the archive of british political speech.
The archive contains speeches from to the present by political figures from all political parties. Marx's, Draft Introduction to A Contribution to the Critique of Hegel's Philosophy of Right, which was never completed.