Archive for February 24th, 2011

But there is one thing government cannot provide:  the individual’s sense of achievement.
Yet this is the essential element of development.  What is needed in this world today is not primarily wealth.  It is vision.  It is the individual’s conviction that there is opportunity, energy, purpose to his society, rather than problems, inertia, and hopelessness.
    —    Peter F. Drucker
From his book:  “The Age Of Discontinuity
[It always comes back to HOPE and PRIDE.    —    KMAB]

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The real trouble with this world of ours is not that it is an unreasonable world, not even that it is a reasonable one.  The commonest kind of trouble is that it is nearly reasonable, but not quite.  Life is not an illogicality;  yet it is a trap for logicians.  It looks just a little more mathematical and regular than it is, its exactitude is obvious, but its inexactitude is hidden;  its wildness lies in wait.
    —    G. K. Chesterton

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