Words of Wisdom : E

Each client counts; each person counts; each deed counts; each contact between a client and an employee counts.
Each day…acquire something which will help you to face poverty, or death, and other ills as well.
Eagles don't catch flies.
Eagles don't flock; you have to find them one by one.
Earn your enemies. Don't create them gratuitously.
Easy come, easy go.
Easy’s getting harder every day.
Eat salt and bread and speak the truth.
Eating out with small children isn’t worth it, even if someone else is paying.
Economic progress is the replacement of physical exertion with brain power.
Education has for its object the formation of character.
Education is generally useless except in those cases where it is almost superfluous.
Effective managers have the ability to hear what others are not saying.
Efficiency achieved at the expense of creativity is counter-productive.
Efficiency comes after you invent something, not before. And the benefits of invention far outweigh the waste inherent in the process.
Either lead, follow or get out of the way.
Elaboration is a form of pollution.
Elections are about fucking your enemies. Winning is about fucking your friends.
Elegance is refusal.
Elephants have great memories. They never forget how the world was. But they have no curiosity and spend no time dreaming. To support their immense size, they spend the day grazing. As went the dinosaur, so eventually will go the elephant.
Elevator operator: the ups and downs aren’t bad – it’s just the jerks in between.
Embarrassed by its own potential for overstatement, like the first guest at a party.
Emotional resonance is the appeal of every speaker who is eloquent rather than simply articulate.
Engineers want to make things—scientists want to understand them.
Enjoying too many may feel sinful, but the experience is too satisfying to consider stopping.
Enjoyment is not a goal, it is a feeling that accompanies important ongoing activity.
Enough talking about me, let's talk about you. What do you think of me?
Enthusiasm is not always the companion of total ignorance; it is often that of erroneous information.
Enthusiasm is one of the most powerful engines of success. When you do a thing, do it with all your might. Put your whole soul into it. Stamp it with your personality. Be active, be energetic, be enthusiastic and faithful, and you will accomplish your objective. Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
Entrepreneur: How could I ever talk about something that I can't spell.
Entrepreneurs do better in adversity than in success. You don't become an entrepreneur because women are swooning and you were voted most popular.
Entrepreneurs find ways around problems that other people don't see.
Entrepreneurs should be realists, not optimists. Optimists always look for the light at the end of the tunnel; realists look for the next tunnel.
Ephemeral things are like the flies of summer. They drift away with the sway of time. They are wind and ashes.
Ethical progress is the only cure for the damage done by scientific progress.
Euclid alone has looked on beauty bare.
Even after time has healed the present heart.
Even as I went my own way, I felt I served some purpose of his.
Even if a farmer intends to loaf, he gets up in time to get an early start.
Even if you're on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there.
Even in desperate situations, where everything hangs in the balance, one goes on living as though nothing were wrong.
Even in silence we cannot know. We can only do.
Even the people who don’t intend to pay aren’t buying.
Even though we're hanging by our nails, we're wearing our best clothes.
Even your family can betray you.
Even when he's with somebody, he walks alone.
Even when she’s on top, she feels excluded. Her loneliness is produced not by malicious cliques, but by her own implacable will, a condition of the spirit that may be as comical and tragic as it is mysterious.
Even when the right tune is playing, nobody tells you to get up and dance.
Even when we don’t think we’re searching for love, our heart is on the lookout, whether we admit it or not.
Eventually is as good as forever.
Ever stop to think and forget to start again?
Every achievement requires a sacrifice.
Every act of creation is first of all an act of destruction.
Every action has both intended and unintended consequences. The intended consequences sometimes happen. The unintended consequences always happen.
Every advance in the history of communications has brought us in closer touch with people far away from us, but at the expense of insulating us from those nearest to us.
Every creative act involves . . . a new innocence of perception, liberated from the cataract of accepted belief.
Every day the world turns upside down on someone who thought they were sitting on top of it.
Every day we slaughter our finest impulses.
Every day when the competition rolls out of bed, they're looking at our butts.
Every day your heart was torn until you couldn’t stand it.
Every dogma has its day.
Every era constructs memorials to inculcate its own priorities in succeeding generations.
Every form of refuge has its price.
Every generation that came before us had to make a choice in life between pursuing a steady career and pursuing wild adventures.
Every good and excellent thing stands moment by moment on the razor's edge of danger and must be fought for.
Every great mistake has a halfway moment, a split second when it can be recalled and perhaps remedied.
Every increased possession loads us with new weariness.
Every knock is a boost.
Every man has his price.
Every man makes his own fortune.
Every man must learn to be alone in the midst of all others.
Every man's work is always a portrait of himself, and the more he tries to conceal himself, the more clearly will his character appear in spite of him.
Every revolution evaporates and leaves behind only the slime of a new bureaucracy.
Every saint has a past, every sinner has a future.
Every spirit builds itself a house; and beyond its house a world; and beyond its world a heaven. Know then, that the world exists for you: build, therefore, your own world.
Every time a friend succeeds, I die a little.
Every time I make an appointment, I create a hundred malcontents and one ingrate.
Every time we teach a child something, we keep him from inventing it himself.
Every tub on its own bottom.
Every word she writes is a lie including "and" and "the."
Everybody talkin' 'bout heaven ain't goin' there.
Everyone has a photographic memory. Some don't have film.
Everyone is a moon and has a dark side which he never shows to anybody.
Everyone is always some place else.
Everyone loves a liar.
Everyone knows certain people are on drugs but that doesn’t make them unreliable.
Everyone makes love, but everyone is thinking something different when they do.
Everyone thinks of changing the world but no one thinks of changing himself.
Everyone you meet is your mirror.
Everyone who visits here / Brings happiness / Some by coming in / Others by going out.
Everything has a moral if only you can find it.
Everything I can organize I do, so I am free to work in chaos, spontaneity, and the not yet done.
Everything I did, maybe now she'll love me.
Everything in life that is worthwhile is difficult.
Everything in strategy is very simple, but that does not mean everything is very easy.
Everything is in play.
Everything is negotiable. Whether or not the negotiation is easy is another thing.
Everything is temporary if you give it enough time.
Everything reminds me of everything.
Everything starts as someone's daydream.
Everything tests man say the Gods, so that he, robustly nurtured, learns to give thanks for all, and understands the freedom to set out to where he will.
Everything we say about other people is really about ourselves.
Everything you invent is true.
Everywhere is walking distance if you have the time.
Everywhere, we learn only from those whom we love.
Excellence is always anchored in perseverance.
Exceptional people deserve special concessions.
Excess on occasion is exhilarating. It prevents moderation from acquiring the deadening effect of habit.
Experience is not what happens to a man. It’s what a man does with what happens to him.
Experiment, measure, modify and react.
Extinct is forever.
Excitement spurs performance; contradiction doesn't.
Execute the program.
Executives who live their entire lives one deal away from humiliation.
Expect excellence.
Expect more . . . CCC
Expect to win.
Expecting the world to treat you fairly because you are a good person is a little like expecting a lion not to eat you because you are a vegetarian.
Experience doesn't teach; some people just learn.
Experience is what we call the accumulation of our mistakes.
Experience is what you get when you don't get what you want.
Experience teaches nothing. Examples teach nothing. Teachers who don't understand this teach nothing.
Expiring for love is beautiful but stupid.

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