It is difficult to get a man to understand something when his salary depends upon his not understanding it.
Sinclair, Upton quotes
- "I can not understand why ministers presume to… "I can not understand why ministers presume to deliver sermons every week at appointed hours because it is humanly impossible for inspirations to come with clock-like regularity" - Sinclair Lewis
- "This is very difficult for some congressmen,… "This is very difficult for some congressmen, and we understand their situation, but this is something that has to be done. Even if the system is sometimes gamed in your favor, you can't let it stand." - Duf Sundheim
- Louis Lim Quotes "It was through hardship, care for the people, perseverance and leadership that brought Singapore to the forefront." ~Louis Lim"It is easy to be narrow minded and criticize but it is leadership that leads people through difficult times that matters! Those who have not involved themselves in lifting people from poverty and difficult circumstances should not qualify to criticise, especially from their own narrow westernized standpoint!…
- Carl von Clausewitz – special calling “Every special calling in life, if it is to be followed with success, requires peculiar qualifications of understanding and soul,” ~Carl von Clausewitz in his opus On War. (Being accepted in Leiden University’s MA in International Relations will further sharpen my understanding of the theoria and praxis of international politics. The courses I have taken at LUC, as well as at University of California, Los…