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Quotes of the Month – September, 2008

“The national budget must be balanced. The public debt must be reduced; the arrogance of the authorities must be moderated and controlled. Payments to foreign governments must be reduced, if the nation doesn’t want to go bankrupt. People must again learn to work, instead of living on public assistance.”

Cicero (106 BC – 43 BC), a Roman statesman, lawyer, political theorist, and philosopher

“Quality has to be caused, not controlled.”

Philip Crosby (1926 – 2001), in Reflections on Quality

“You have no control over what the other guy does. You only have control over what you do.”

A. J. Kitt (1968 – ), world champion skier

“We always admire the other person more after we’ve tried to do his job.”

William Feather (1889 – 1981), an American publisher and author

“Give a man a fish, and you’ll feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish, and he’ll buy a funny hat. Talk to a hungry man about fish, and you’re a consultant.”

Scott Adams (1957 – ), Dogbert; Dilbert cartoons

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