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"The society which scorns excellence in plumbing because plumbing is a humble activity and tolerates shoddiness in philosophy because it is an exalted activity will have neither good plumbing nor good philosophy. Neither its piped nor its theories will hold water."
— John Gardner
"Quality is never an accident; it is always the result of high intention, sincere effort, intelligent direction and skillful execution; it represents the wise choice of many alternatives."
— Willa A. Foster
"There is nothing which rots morale more quickly and more completely than … the feeling that those in authority do not know their own minds.."
— Lionel Urwick, Harvard Business Review 1956
"My only objective is to isolate your stupidity."
— David A.J. Axson, The Management Mythbuster