"Pretend that every single person you meet has a sign around his or her neck that says, 'Make me feel important.' Not only will you succeed in sales, you will succeed in life."
Mary Kay Ash
An old grandma brings a bus driver a bag of peanuts every day.
First the bus driver enjoyed the peanuts but after a week of eating them he asked: "Please granny, don't bring me peanuts anymore. Have them yourself.".
The granny answers: "You know, I don't have teeth anymore. I just prefer to suck the chocolate around them."
An Italian banker, Gilberto Baschiera is considered a modern-day Robin Hood. Over the course of 7 years, he secretly diverted 1 million euros to poorer clients from the wealthy ones so they could qualify for loans. He made no profit and avoided jail in 2018 due to a plea bargain.
In the 15th century Romanian ruler Vlad the Impaler impaled 20,000 Ottoman Turks on long, sharp poles on the banks of the Danube.
Tom Hanks was not paid for this film. Instead, he took percentage points which ultimately netted him in the region of forty million dollars.
"Badges? We ain't got no badges! We don't need no badges! I don't have to show you any stinking badges!"
The Treasure of the Sierra Madre, 1948
Is there anyone at school you’d like to know better?
Would my 15-year-old self be proud of who I am today?