Peter Drucker

Austria
19 Nov 1909 // 11 Nov 2005
Management Consultant / Educator / Author

In the next economic downturn there will be an outbreak ofbitterness and contempt for the supercorporate chieftains who pay themselves millions. In every major economic downturn in U.S. history the «villains» have been the «heroes» during the preceding boom.

Forbes, 1987

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On Anger: "For every minute you remain angry, you give up sixty seconds of peace of mind."
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On Destiny: "Our destiny exercises its influence over us even when, as yet, we have not learned its nature: it is our future that lays down the law of our today."
Human, All Too Human
On Friendship: "A crowd is not company; and faces are but a gallery of pictures; and talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love."
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