Kind words can be short and easy to speak but their echoes are truly endless.
The most important things are the hardest to say, because words diminish them.
You cannot raise a man up by calling him down.
Saying nothing...sometimes says the most.
When dealing with people, remember you are not dealing with creatures of logic, but creatures of emotion.
Every word that you express will return to you.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
Speak clearly, if you speak at all; carve every word before you let it fall.
Be amusing: never tell unkind stories; above all, never tell long ones.
M. Scott Peck
You cannot truly listen to anyone and do anyting else at the same time.
T. Boone Pickens
Keep things informal. Talking is the natural way to do business. Writing is great for keeping records and putting down details, but talk generates ideas. Great things come from our luncheon meetings which consist of a sandwich, a cup of soup, and a good idea or two. No martinis.
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