Decision-making and planning

Be slow in deliberation and quick in execution.
Napoleon Bonaparte

Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.
Mark Twain

Only a fool learns from his own mistakes. A wise man learns from the mistakes of others.
Otto von Bismarck

Data! Data! Data!…I can’t make bricks without clay.
Sherlock Holmes

One war at a time.
– Abraham Lincoln to William Seward

Move if there is advantage. Stop if there is not.
– Sun Tzu

The supreme goal of all theory is to make the irreducible basic elements as simple and as few as possible without having to surrender the adequate representation of a single datum of experience.
– Albert Einstein

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