Margaret Thatcher on Socialism

On 3 May 1979 I voted for Margaret Thatcher in the United Kingdom general election. The next year I emigrated to the United States. The two events were not connected as I very much admire Margaret Thatcher, the United Kingdom’s and Europe’s first female head of government. As Prime Minister from 1979 to 1990, she […]

Epic Excerpts: Stephen Covey on Management

Stephen R. Covey is the author of the best-selling book, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. Other books he has written include First Things First, Principle-Centered Leadership, The 8th Habit: From Effectiveness to Greatness, The Divine Center and Spiritual Roots of Human Relations. Dr. Covey, father of nine and a grandfather of fifty-two, lives […]

Epic Excerpts: Gordon B. Hinckley

Gordon Bitner Hinckley, born 23 June 1910 was the fifteenth president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from 12 march 1995 until his death.

Epic Excerpts: Bjarne Stroustrup on Management

An organization that treats its programmers as morons will soon have programmers that are willing and able to act like morons only. (page 382)

Epic Excerpts: Horatio Nelson

Vice-Admiral Horatio Nelson, born in 1758, was a British flag officer made famous in the Battle of Trafalgar. In this decisive British victory he lost his life.

Epic Excerpts: Winston Churchill

Sir Winston Churchill (1874 – 1965) was a British politician known chiefly for his leadership of the United Kingdom during World War II, saving the world from Nazi domination in the dark days of 1940.