I have learned two important things in life. I don't remember the first one, but the second one is write everything down.
To be thrown upon one's own resources, is to be cast into the very lap of fortune; for our faculties then undergo a development and display an energy of which they were previously unsusceptible. -Benjamin Franklin
Great leaders are almost always great simplifiers, who can cut through argument, debate, and doubt to offer a solution everybody can understand. -Colin Powell