Quotes Of The Week: From Mellody Hobson, John Burroughs And Others – Investor's Business Daily

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Hobson On Beginnings
The first step to solving any problem is to not hide from it, and the first step to any form of action is awareness.
Mellody Hobson, president, Ariel Investments

Burroughs On Culpability
A man can fail many times, but he isn’t a failure until he begins to blame somebody else.
John Burroughs, naturalist

Billings On Truth
As scarce as truth is, the supply has always been in excess of the demand.
Josh Billings, humorist

Lem On Dreams
A dream will always triumph over reality, once it is given the chance.
Stanislaw Lem, science fiction writer

Nicklaus On Accomplishment
Achievement is largely the product of steadily raising one’s levels of aspiration and expectation.
Jack Nicklaus, professional golfer


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