Quotes

  • What Trump really wants from North Korea

    What Trump really wants from North Korea

    “You see that whenever they’re exploding their cannons into the ocean, right?” Trump said at a news conference after the summit. “I said, ‘Boy, look at the view. Wouldn’t that make a great condo behind?’ And I explained, I said, ‘You know, instead of doing that, you could have the best hotels in the world […]

  • Don’t be clever or snarky when grading

    Don’t be clever or snarky. You want to show off your sharp wit? Keep it for when you’re writing letters to the Promotion and Tenure Review Committee. Unless you are being kind, do not be cute or ironic or use mockery when writing comments on a student’s paper. The ability to decide somebody’s grade is […]

  • My Spanish translation of Get vs Give quotation

    “Nos ganamos la vida por lo que conseguimos, pero hacemos la vida por lo que damos.”—Mi traducción de la cita malatribuida a Winston Churchill

  • Self-importance harmful

    Half the harm that is done in this world is due to people who want to feel important… T.S. Eliot

  • Those who mind don’t matter?

    Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who matter don’t mind and those who mind don’t matter. –Dr. Seuss I’d like to believe this is true, but I don’t know if it is in the business world. What do you think?