The rate of change is not going to slow down anytime soon. If anything, competition in most industries will probably speed up even more in the next few decades.
The disembodied spirit is immortal; there is nothing of it that can grow old or die. But the embodied spirit sees death on the horizon as soon as its day dawns.
Fortune pays you sometimes for the intensity of her favors by the shortness of their duration. She soon tires of carrying any one long on her shoulders.
As soon as tradition has come to be recognized as tradition, it is dead.
The hungry judges soon the sentence sign, and wretches hang that jurymen may dine.
Success or failure depends more upon attitude than upon capacity successful men act as though they have accomplished or are enjoying something. Soon it becomes a reality. Act, look, feel successful, conduct yourself accordingly, and you will be amazed at the positive results.
She knows as well as anyone that pity, having played, soon tires.
Let none think to fly the danger for soon or late love is his own avenger.
When I was young I had a moment of believing in the Communist doctrine. I wanted to save the world through Communism. Quite soon I understood that it doesn’t work, but I’ve never pretended it didn’t happen to me.
I worked for a brief spell as a journalist, but soon I discovered that I didn’t want to be a journalist – I wanted to be a historian.