It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit.
Harry Truman

Praise is like sunshine to the warm human spirit: we cannot flower and grow without it.
– Jess Lair

Don’t shoot too high – aim lower and the common people will understand you…The educated and refined people will understand you anyway. If you aim too high your ideas will go over the heads of the masses and only hit those who need no hitting.
– Abraham Lincoln on speech writing

By fighting you never get enough; by yielding you get more than you expected.
– Old saying

There is no other way to guard yourself against flattery than by making men understand that telling you the truth will not offend you.
Niccolò Machiavelli

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