It could be that the purpose of your life is to serve as a warning to others.
For every winner, there are dozens of losers. Consider your odds...
Not all pain is gain.
If you never try anything new, you'll miss out on many of life's great disappointments.
Before you attempt to beat the odds, be sure you can survive the odds beating you.
No single raindrop believes it is responsible for the flood.
There's an island of opportunity in the middle of every difficulty. Miss it, and you're pretty much doomed.
Sometimes the best solution to morale problems is to fire all the unhappy people.
If you're not part of the solution, there can be good money in prolonging the problem.
The best leaders inspire by example. When that's not an option, brute intimidation works pretty well too.