Greatest Quotations Ever on Success and Failure

— Compiled by Michael Josephson. — The Nature of Success — Failure is an event, never a person. – William D. Brown The only real failure in life is not to be trueto the best one knows. – Buddha There are no objective criteria for either success or failure. People who achieve their goals are successful, […]

Greatest Quotations on Kindness

— Compiled by Michael Josephson — My Top 21 Quotes on Kindness Plus A Lot more A warm smile is the universal language of kindness. – William Arthur Ward Always be a little kinder than is necessary. — Sir James Matthew Barrie When I was young, I admired clever people. Now that I am old, I […]

FATHERS & FATHERHOOD: Greatest Quotes on Fathers & Fatherhood

FATHERS & FATHERHOOD: Greatest Quotes on Fathers & Fatherhood compiled by Michael Josephson Revised March 29, 2016   About Being a Father “No word makes me happier than the word “Daddy” uttered by one of my children.” Michael Josephson “We never know the love of a parent until we become parents ourselves.” Henry Ward Beecher […]

Greatest Quotations Ever on Change

—compiled by Michael Josephson. –Changing oneself — If you want to change the world, you eventually have to change how people behave. And if you want to change how they behave, you have to first change how they think. – Michael Josephson When we are no longer able to change a situation, we are challenged to […]

Greatest Quotes Ever on America & Democracy

– compiled by Michael Josephson – Lots of cynics and clever pundits take potshots at the deficiencies of democracy ignoring the it great attributes. Here are my favorite quotes lauding its virtues. America was not built on fear. America was built on courage, on imagination and an unbeatable determination to do the job at hand.- […]


compiled by Michael Josephson. Here’s my list of 20 greatest inauguration quotes ever.   George Washington 1789 The magnitude and difficulty of the trust to which the voice of my country called me, being sufficient to awaken in the wisest and most experienced of her citizens a distrustful scrutiny into his qualifications, could not but […]

Greatest Ever Quotes on Truth, Trust & Credibility

Honesty is the first chapter of the book of wisdom. ~Thomas Jefferson   Honesty doesn’t always pay, but dishonesty always costs. ~Michael Josephson Honesty is the best policy; but he who is governed by that maxim is not an honest man. – Richard Whately Alternative facts are not facts, they’re falsehoods. ~Chuck Todd, 2017 January […]