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 Peter Gelb - “My hope is that by the time this new Ring comes along, she will be ready to sing it.”
 Leslie Gelb - “There is a clash, and there will be a growing one, between what Americans want of their president and want of their country in the world ... and what foreign leaders want of us.”
 Michael Gelb - “... by stretching yourself beyond your perceived level of confidence you accelerate your development of competence.”
 Peter Gelb - “I've told Jim that our commitment to him is for as long as he was alive, which I hope is a long time. We want Jimmy to conduct as much as he is able and willing to do so here. I think the Met is the luckiest opera house in the world to have him as its music director and I hope that he will be at the center of its artistic life for the foreseeable future. It would be a terrible blow for me and my plans if he was not here.”
 Michael Gelb - “Brain researchers estimate that your unconscious data base outweighs the conscious on an order exceeding ten million to one. This data base is the source of you hidden, natural genius. In other words, a part of you is much smarter than you are.”
 Michael Gelb - “Research shows that you begin learning in the womb and go right on learning until the moment you pass on. Your brain has a capacity for learning that is virtually limitless, which makes every human a potential genius.”
 Peter Gelb - “I intend to honor its great traditions and its loyal audience while hopefully arriving at the right formula of exciting new artistic initiative that will fill its seats well into the future.”
 Leslie Gelb - “It's not an Iraqi army.”
 Leslie Gelb - “The first is to establish three large autonomous regions with a viable central government in Baghdad. The Kurdish, Sunni and Shiite regions would each be responsible for their own domestic laws, administration and internal security.”
 Michael J. Gelb - “Over-seriousness is a warning sign for mediocrity and bureaucratic thinking. People who are seriously committed to mastery and high performance are secure enough to lighten up.”
 Michael J. Gelb - “Life is a continuous exercise in creative problem solving.”
 Michael J. Gelb - “Crazy people who are productive are geniuses. Crazy people who are rich are eccentric. Crazy people who are neither productive nor rich are just plain crazy. Geniuses and crazy people are both out in the middle of a deep ocean geniuses swim, crazy people drown. Most of us are sitting safely on the shore. Take a chance and get your feet wet.”
 Michael J. Gelb - “Confusion is the welcome mat at the door of creativity.”
 Michael J. Gelb - “Brain researchers estimate that your unconscious data base outweighs the conscious on an order exceeding ten million to one. This data base is the source of you hidden, natural genius. In other words, a part of you is much smarter than you are. The wise people regularly consult that smarter part.”
 Michael J. Gelb - “A champion views resistance as a gift of energy.”
 Michael J. Gelb - “Champions know that success is inevitable that there is no such thing as failure, only feedback. They know that the best way to forecast the future is to create it.”