„Train people well enough so they can leave, treat them well enough so they don't want to.“

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Richard Branson Foto
Richard Branson16
britischer Unternehmer und Ballonfahrer 1950

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„The rich people are those who create wealth, and you have to treat them well so they continue to give wealth.“

—  Augusto Pinochet Former dictator of the republic of Chile 1915 - 2006

Speech (26 May 1988), quoted in "Las frases para el bronce de Pinochet."
1980s

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Albert Einstein Foto

„If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.“

—  Albert Einstein German-born physicist and founder of the theory of relativity 1879 - 1955

Cheryl Strayed Foto

„Wanting to leave is enough.“

—  Cheryl Strayed, buch Tiny Beautiful Things: Advice on Love and Life from Dear Sugar

Quelle: Tiny Beautiful Things: Advice on Love and Life from Dear Sugar

Augustus Foto

„Whatever is done well enough is done quickly enough.“

—  Augustus founder of Julio-Claudian dynasty and first emperor of the Roman Empire -63 - 14 v.Chr

In Suetonius, Lives of the Twelve Caesars, II., 25.
Cf. Shakespeare, Macbeth I. vii, "If it were done when 'tis done, then 'twere well it were done quickly".
Original: (la) Sat celeriter fieri, quidquid fiat satis bene.

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„I had kept a straight face under worse provocation, so I trust I did well enough then.“

—  John Varley American science fiction author 1947

"Press Enter", Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine (May 1984)

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„acquaintance, n.: A person whom we know well enough to borrow from, but not well enough to lend to.“

—  Ambrose Bierce, buch Des Teufels Wörterbuch

The Devil's Dictionary (1911)
Kontext: Acquaintance, n. A person whom we know well enough to borrow from, but not well enough to lend to. A degree of friendship called slight when its object is poor or obscure, and intimate when he is rich or famous

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„I had a couple of endorsements but they never came to nothing. I don't want any. I don't need them. If the people who give them don't think Latins are good enough, I don't think they are good enough. The hell with them. I make endorsements in Spanish countries, and give the money to charity.“

—  Roberto Clemente Puerto Rican baseball player 1934 - 1972

As quoted in "'Nobody Does Anything Better Than Me in Baseball,' Says Roberto Clemente....Well, He's Right," by Roy Blount, Jr. (as C.R. Ways), in The New York Times Magazine (April 9, 1972), p. 42; reprinted as "Clemente's Time of Honor Has Come" https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=1qNhAAAAIBAJ&sjid=xGwDAAAAIBAJ&pg=7369%2C3839734 in The Pittsburgh Press (Tuesday, April 25, 1972), p. 31
Other, <big><big>1970s</big></big>, <big>1972</big>

Ogden Nash Foto

„If you don't want to work you have to work to earn enough money so that you won't have to work.“

—  Ogden Nash American poet 1902 - 1971

"More About People"
Many Long Years Ago (1945)
Quelle: Hard Lines

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„You deserve a longer letter than this; but it is my unhappy fate seldom to treat people so well as they deserve.“

—  Jane Austen English novelist 1775 - 1817

Letter to Cassandra (1798-12-24) [Letters of Jane Austen -- Brabourne Edition]
Letters

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„Of them I thought it wiser not to treat.
So, leave the bitter and retain the sweet.“

—  Ludovico Ariosto, buch Der rasende Roland

Statti col dolce in bocca; e non ti doglia
Ch'amareggiare al fin non te la voglia.
Canto III, stanza 62 (tr. B. Reynolds)
Orlando Furioso (1532)

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„Do something well, and that is quickly enough.“

—  Baltasar Gracián, buch The Art of Worldly Wisdom

Harto presto, si bien.
Maxim 57 (p. 32)
The Art of Worldly Wisdom (1647)

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