A mother becomes a true grandmother the day she stops noticing the terrible things her children do because she is so enchanted with the wonderful things her grandchildren do.
Grandmothers are to life what the Ph.D. is to education. There is nothing you can feel, taste, expect, predict, or want that the grandmothers in your family do not know about in detail.
Men are taught to apologise for their weaknesses, women for their strengths.
Power, like fear, had a taste. But power tasted better.
Always hire people who are better than you. Hiring dummies is shortsighted. You can’t move up the ladder until everyone is comfortable with your replacement.
Nothing is more stylish than power.
Don’t ever take advice from anyone who starts a sentence with, ‘You may not like me for this, but it’s for your own good – ‘ It never is.
No matter what the job description says, your real job is to make the boss look good.
Repeat nothing – absolutely nothing – that is told you in confidence. There is no such thing as telling just one person.
It was only long after the ceremony that we learned why we got married in the first place.
Corporations, being only human, make mistakes. Sometimes you may end up working for one of those mistakes.
Love is a great glue, but there is no cement like mutual hate.