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Official MBA Handbook - Okri - Olinghouse - Orben - O'Rourke - Ovid

The Official MBA Handbook on business cards:
Avoid overly pretentious job titles such as "Lord of the Realm, Defender of the Faith, Emperor of India" or "Director of Corporate Planning."

To poison a nation, poison its stories. A demoralized nation tells demoralized stories to itself. Beware of the story-tellers who are not fully conscious of the importance of their gifts, and who are irresponsible in the application of their art: they could unwittingly help along the psychic destruction of their people.
-- Ben Okri, from "The Joys of Story-Telling"

Those who flee from temptation generally leave a forwarding address.
-- Lane Olinghouse

I should warn you that underneath these clothes I'm wearing boxer shorts and I know how to use them.
-- Robert Orben

Giving money and power to government is like giving whiskey and car keys to teenage boys.
-- P. J. O'Rourke

A little government and a little luck are necessary in life, but only a fool trusts either of them.
-- P. J. O'Rourke

I ever of true intrigues but rarely tell: The seal of silence guards those secrets well.
-- Ovid

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