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Upon the creatures we have made, we are, ourselves, at last, dependent.

Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe (1749-1832)

Profession: German Poet, Dramatist, Novelist

It is easier to appear worthy of a position one does not hold, than of the office which one fills.

Author: Francois De La Rochefoucauld (1613-1680)

Profession: French Classical Writer

I don't say 'Tis impossible for an impudent man not to rise in the world, but a moderate merit with a large share of impudence is more probable to be advanced than the greatest qualifications without it.

Author: Lady Mary Wortley Montagu (1689-1762)

Profession: British Society Figure, Letter Writer

Promote yourself but do not demote another.

Author: Israel Salanter


The hope, and not the fact, of advancement, is the spur to industry.

Author: Sir Henry Taylor (1800-1886)

Profession: British Author

When I give a man an office, I watch him carefully to see whether he is swelling or growing.

Author: Woodrow T. Wilson (1856-1924)

Profession: Twenty-eighth President of the USA