Creative Thinking: An elderly man, harassed by the taunts of the neighborhood children, devised a scheme. He offered to pay them a dollar each if they would return on Tuesday and yell their insults again.
The children did so eagerly and received the money. Then he told them he would only pay them twenty-five cents on Wednesday. When they returned, insulted him again and collected their quarters, he informed them that Thursday’s rate would only be a penny. “Forget it,” they said—and never taunted him again.
Fall seven times, stand up eight.
An open mind collects more riches than an open purse.
You can make more friends in a month by being interested in them than in ten years by trying to get them interested in you.