On Thinking

The man of action has the present, but the thinker commands the future from his study.”

— Oliver Wendell Holmes
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  • http://twitter.com/AndreaAresca @AndreaAresca

    This quote makes me thinking…
    How can we balance thinking and action in our life as a leader?

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  • Steve

    "Trouble rather the tiger in his lair than the sage amongst his books for to you kingdoms and their armies are mighty and enduring, but to him they are but toys of the moment to be overturned by the flicking of a finger."

    -variously attributed – probably unknown.


  • http://uma-maheswaran.blogspot.com/ Uma Maheswaran S

    Weird yet true! Johann Wolfgang von Goethe also writes “Thinking is easy, acting is difficult, and to put one’s thoughts into action is the most difficult thing in the world.”