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A man can stand anything except a succession of ordinary days.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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The turmoil in the boardroom and the goings-on with the CEO succession should dominate the agenda.

Debbie Wang

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Happiness is not a brilliant climax to years of grim struggle and anxiety. It is a long succession of little decisions simply to be happy in the moment.

J. Donald Walters

The board and I have made succession planning a priority. Well, it paid off!

Leonard Roberts

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As an attacking force we were better than for some time. But our defending was dreadful, particularly our tackling, which allowed them three soft tries in succession.

Merfyn Hughes

Life is an unbroken succession of false situations.

Thornton Wilder

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There is a historical pattern that everyone should be aware of because each of the past three newly appointed Fed chairman began their tenure with a quick succession of interest rate hikes.

David Rosenberg

It was the first meeting in a succession of meetings regarding the concerns that parents are having, defining how and what the school is going to be doing to make sure our children have clear and direct outcomes for their behavior.

Pam Lothrop

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We'll be addressing quite directly the succession issue at the appropriate time. Right now is not the time.

David Westin

A lot businesses want to insure their value. Part of succession planning is asking the question, 'What if I drop dead before we get to complete value?' A business can insure the value of the business if it had got to maturity.

Carl Alongi

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Sid and I have had a succession plan in place for the last five years. It?s not something decided a week ago or over dinner. It was a plan we all felt comfortable with. If someone can learn the easier way rather than the hard way, the whole company will benefit.

Dick Heimann

If you're Frank Lanza, you're getting on in years, you don't have a clear succession plan in place, and your share price may be as high as it's going to get. Why wouldn't you be thinking about selling?

Loren Thompson

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Opponents of changing the succession law...would like to see Masako divorced before it is revised, and a new crown princess found who might bear a male heir.

Miiko Kodama

Last year was a very strong network television year. 'Desperate Housewives' was the next show in a succession of hot, talked-about, pervasive network television programs.

David Poltrack

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I expect the board to come out with a succession plan rather rapidly and possibly give us a date for when Eisner leaves.

Kevin Calabrese

No one will want to rush naming a new Crown Prince. The succession will be chosen by the family and will likely be one of Mohammed's sons.

Anthony Harris

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PREHISTORIC, adj. Belonging to an early period and a museum. Antedating the art and practice of perpetuating falsehood. He lived in a period prehistoric, When all was absurd and phantasmagoric. Born later, when Clio, celestial recorded, Set down great events in succession and order, He surely had seen nothing droll or fortuitous In anything here but the lies that.

Ambrose Bierce

Succession planning has been a major priority at Southwest for quite some time. We think we have come up with a winning combination of talent for our company reorganization.

Herb Kelleher

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Whenever I attempt to frame a simple idea of time, abstracted from the succession of ideas in my mind, which flows uniformly, and is participated by all beings, I am lost and embrangled in inextricable difficulties.

George Berkeley

With the Warner-Lambert merger completed, and having recently reached my 64th birthday, it is a good time to share with you my plans for retirement and for executive succession.

William Steere

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