Friday, October 29, 2004

At times one remains faithful to a cause only because its opponents do not cease to be insipid. - Nietzsche

Thursday, October 28, 2004

When the people find they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic. - Benjamin Franklin

Wednesday, October 27, 2004

You don't even have anything to worry about right now in terms of mortgage rates turning anybody off. Historically, these mortgage rates are very, very low and would be low even if they were significantly higher. If the housing market has an Achilles heel, it could be if the economy slows down and job prospects diminish. - Joe Liro, equity strategist at Stone & McCarthy Research Associates, 10/26/2004

Tuesday, October 26, 2004

Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage. - Anais Nin

Monday, October 25, 2004

People sleep peaceably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf. - George Orwell

Friday, October 22, 2004

Success is the ability to go from one failure to another with no loss of enthusiasm - Sir Winston Churchill

Thursday, October 21, 2004

Always read something that will make you look good if you die in the middle of it. - P.J. O'Rourke

Wednesday, October 20, 2004

Every normal man must be tempted at times to spit on his hands, hoist the black flag, and begin slitting throats. - H.L. Mencken

Tuesday, October 19, 2004

"A" students teach; "B" students end up working for "C" students. - Anonymous; as provided by Tam Murray

Monday, October 18, 2004

Whoever created the name 'life insurance' had to be the sales genius of all time. - Robert Half

Friday, October 15, 2004

When buying and selling are controlled by legislation, the first things to be bought and sold are legislators. - P.J. O'Rourke

Thursday, October 14, 2004

Most economic fallacies derive from the tendency to assume that there is a fixed pie, that one party can gain only at the expense of another. - Milton Friedman

Tuesday, October 12, 2004

If we find a company we like, the level of the market will not really impact our decisions. We will decide company by company. We spend essentially no time thinking about macroeconomic factors. - Warren Buffett

Monday, October 11, 2004

Government's view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases: If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidize it. - Ronald Reagan

Friday, October 08, 2004

I buy on the assumption that they could close the market the next day and not reopen it for five years. - Warren Buffett

Thursday, October 07, 2004

Money's a horrid thing to follow, but a charming thing to meet. - Henry James

Wednesday, October 06, 2004

The safest way to double your money is to fold over once and put it in your pocket. - Kin Hubbard

Tuesday, October 05, 2004

We contend that for a nation to try to tax itself into prosperity is like a man standing in a bucket and trying to lift himself up by the handle. - Winston Churchill

Monday, October 04, 2004

With enough insider information and a million dollars, you can go broke in a year. - Warren Buffett

Friday, October 01, 2004

A man is rich in proportion to the number of things he can afford to let alone. - Henry David Thoreau