A man is rich in proportion to the number of things he can afford to let alone.
A schedule defends from chaos and whim.
Do your own thinking independently. Be the chess player, not the chess piece.
How I Turn Ordinary Complaints into Thousands of Dollars
(Stein & Day, Dec 1973)
Learning to ignore things is one of the great paths to inner peace.
Robert J. Sawyer
"It's impossible to get anything done around the house when there's a new Robert J. Sawyer book out." (Viking; 1st Edition edition April 14 2009), 448 pages
What gets measured gets managed.
The Effective Executive: The Definitive Guide to Getting the Right Things Done
(HarperBusiness; Revised edition Jan. 3 2006), 208 pages
It is vain to do with more what can be done with less.
OCCAM's Razor: The Application of a Principle to Political Economy, to the Conditions of Progress, to Socialism, to Politics
(Nabu Press, April 2 2010), 196 pages
Perfection is not when there is no more to add, but no more to take away.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery
Life is too short to be small.
The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man.
I am an old man and have known a great many troubles, but most of them never happened.
The Wit and Wisdom of Mark Twain: A Book of Quotations
(Dover Publications, New edition Dec 23 1998)