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If you hire only those people you understand, the company will never get people better than you are. Always remember that you often find outstanding people among those you don’t particularly like.

Soichiro Honda
Soichiro Honda (1906-1991) Japanese industrialist
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Added on 1-Feb-04 | Last updated 1-Feb-04
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Many people dream of success.  To me success can only be achieved through repeated failure and introspection. In fact, success represents the 1 percent of your work that only comes from the 99 percent that is called failure.

Soichiro Honda
Soichiro Honda (1906-1991) Japanese industrialist
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In T. Peters, Thriving on Chaos (1988)

Added on 3-May-10 | Last updated 3-May-10
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When Congress passes new emission standards, we hire 50 more engineers and GM hires 50 more lawyers.

Soichiro Honda
Soichiro Honda (1906-1991) Japanese industrialist
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Added on 4-May-10 | Last updated 4-May-10
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