When you're rehearsing, you get really inspired in the beginning, but then it becomes repetitious and you lose the magic. How do you get the magic again? The magic happens when you're not pushing it. -- Nadine Velazquez

Some suggestions for you :

There is indeed a certain sense of gratification when we do a good deed that gives us inward satisfaction, and a generous pride that accompanies a good conscience…These testimonies of a good conscience are pleasant; and such a natural pleasure is very beneficial to us; it is the only payment that can never fail. On Repentance.

When you seek advice, do not withhold any facts from the person whose advice you seek.

I have lost friends, some by death, others through sheer inability to cross the street.

Every employee rises to the level of this own competence.

I'm not into business at all.

Whatever you fear most has no power - it is your fear that has the power.

The world cares very little about what a man or woman knows; it is what a man or woman is able to do that counts.

Things do not change, we change.

Nobody ever went broke underestimating the taste of the American public.

Absolute silence leads to sadness. It is the image of death.

There are three principal means of acquiring knowledge... observation of nature, reflection, and experimentation. Observation collects facts; reflection combines them; experimentation verifies the result of that combination.

If you learn from defeat, you haven't really lost.

There is no crueler tyranny than that which is perpetuated under the shield of law and in the name of justice.

If you go looking for a friend, you're going to find they're very scarce. If you go out to be a friend, you'll find them everywhere.