Tell people something
they know already and they will thank you for it. Tell them
something new and they will hate you for it.
- George Monbiot
In a small town being neighborly is essential and every local
job is vital.
Postcard shots are usually taken by non-locals, so consider
seeking out galleries or craftshops with photos taken by local
I know what I know if you know what I mean.
- Edie Brickell
Success is to be measured not so much by the position that
one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome
while trying to succeed.
- Booker T. Washington
What's the point of new blood if you won't let it circulate?
Those who speak most of progress measure it by quantity and
- George Santayanatee
Repetition does not transform a lie into a truth.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt
Doubt is not a pleasant condition, but certainty is absurd.
He looked up and saw the rich putting their gifts into the
treasury and he saw a poor widow put in two copper coins. And
he said, 'Truly I tell you, this poor widow has put in more
than all of them; for they all contributed out of their abundance,
but she out of her poverty put in all the living that she had.'
You'll never know what is enough unless you know what is more
than enough. The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom.
If the fool would persist in her folly she would become wise.
- William Blake
Tsimba Itsoka (There is no footprint without the foot)
- Shona proverb and Oliver
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What I propose, therefore, is very simple: it is nothing more
than to think what we are doing.
- Hannah Arendt, The Human Condition
When each of these three elements of vision -- concern for
excellence, for people and for the wider environment -- are
present, business is transformed from a tool for making profits
into a creative, humane experiment for improving life.
- Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
The problem is that people who have the power don't care.
Measure twice, cut once.
- Popular saying
Do consultants add enough value to earn their keep?
- Conservation with a consultant
In the country of the blind the one eyed man is king.