An aphorism is nothing else but the slightest
form of writing raised to the highest level of expressive communication. Carl William Brown





No one ever attains very eminent success by simply doing what is required of him; it is the amount and excellence of what is over and above the required that determines the greatness of ultimate distinction.


Charles Francis Adams (1807-1886, American statesman, diplomat)


Here is the simple but powerful rule... always give people more than they expect to get.


Nelson Boswell


Give the world the best that you have, and the best will come back to you.


Madeline Bridges (American professor)


Don't be content with doing only your duty. Do more than your duty. It's the horse that finishes a neck ahead wins the race.


Andrew Carnegie (1835-1919, American industrialist, philanthropist)


I hate the giving of the hand unless the whole man accompanies it.


Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882, American poet, essayist)


One of the most important principles of success is developing the habit of going the extra mile.


Napoleon Hill (1883-1970, American speaker, author, "Think And Grow Rich")


The man who does more than he is paid for will soon be paid for more than he does.


Napoleon Hill (1883-1970, American speaker, author, "Think And Grow Rich")


Always render more and better service than is expected of you, no matter what your task may be.


Og Mandino (1923-1996, American motivational author, speaker)

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If someone takes your coat, give him your cloak as well; if he makes you go a mile with him, go with him two.


The Holy Bible (Sacred scriptures of Christians and Judaism)


The Extra Mile will have no traffic jams.


Author Unknown


There are no traffic jams in the second mile.


Author Unknown


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