TITLE

On the Business of Life

PUB. DATE
March 2009
SOURCE
Forbes Asia;3/2/2009, Vol. 5 Issue 3, p80
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Quotation
ABSTRACT
The article presents quotes on expectations in business including Malcolm Forbes saying disappointments most often come from unwarranted expectations, Franklin D. Roosevelt on fulfillment of expectation on each try, and an Indian proverb suggest not to bargain for fish which are still in the water.
ACCESSION #
37021774

 

Related Articles

  • UNTITLED.  // Education Digest;Jan1936, Vol. 1 Issue 3, p43 

    The article presents a quotation from U.S. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt on the role of education in democracy.

  • WASHINGTON FRONT. Parsons, Wilfrid // America;9/26/1942, Vol. 67 Issue 25, p677 

    The article discusses various good words used to describe America's big fight over inflation. Among these words were ceilings and parity which were used in the Congressional hearings that followed President Franklin Roosevelt's call to action on inflation. Meanwhile, the policy calling for an...

  • Has Our Ideology Run Out of Words?  // Saturday Evening Post;1/20/1945, Vol. 217 Issue 30, p108 

    Comments on the choice of phrases used by public officials in their speeches in the U.S. Lack of coherence in the speeches included in "The Congressional Record"; Ineffectiveness of U.S. Franklin Roosevelt in delivering phrases; Impact of good phrases on the economy and society.

  • CIVILIAN CONSERVATION CORPS.  // Reader's Companion to American History;1991, p177 

    A description of the term "Civilian Conservation Corps" is presented. The civilian conservation corps (ccc) was one of the first New Deal programs formed in March 1933. It was a public works project of U.S. President Franklin Roosevelt intended to promote environmental conservation and to build...

  • POLITICAL CATCHWORDS: LINGUISTIC MAPS THAT SHAPE POLITICS AND GOVERNANCE. LEVINSON, MARTIN H. // ETC: A Review of General Semantics;Apr2014, Vol. 71 Issue 2, p124 

    The article discusses an examination of political catchwords used from the administration of U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt through the administration of George W. Bush. Topics include an overview of the catchwords used during the Roosevelt administration such as the phrase "new deal" in...

  • Taking Notice of POTUS. Lighter, J.E. // Atlantic;Oct1997, Vol. 280 Issue 4, p120 

    The article presents information on American political slang and focuses on the acronym POTUS, which stands for President of the United States. According to the article, former U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt is said to have assumed the designation of POTUS in his wartime correspondence...

  • THE Court-Packing PLAN. Kowalski, Kathiann M. // Cobblestone;Jan2003, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p20 

    Recounts events related to the efforts of former U.S president Franklin D. Roosevelt in reviving the economy during the 1930s, with emphasis on Supreme Court Justices.

  • `Future historians will curse as well as praise me.' Ward, G. // Smithsonian;Dec89, Vol. 20 Issue 9, p58 

    Account of the Franklin D. Roosevelt Library that President Roosevelt, (FDR), had built at Hyde Park, New York, in 1939 and crammed full of mementos and papers for his legacy. FDR the collector; How FDR broke with presidential tradition and got the library built; The library collection.

  • Housing Expansion. Roosevelt, Franklin D. // Vital Speeches of the Day;12/15/37, Vol. 4 Issue 5, p140 

    Presents the text of a speech given by U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt on November 29, 1937, which deals with housing.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics