Monday, January 31, 2005

Six out of ten is all it takes to produce an enviable record on Wall Street. - Peter Lynch

Friday, January 28, 2005

The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining. – John F. Kennedy

Thursday, January 27, 2005

I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it. - Thomas Jefferson, to Archibald Stuart, 1791

Wednesday, January 26, 2005

Never express yourself more clearly than you are able to think. – Niels Bohr

Tuesday, January 25, 2005

Wherever you see a successful business, someone once made a courageous decision. - Peter F. Drucker

Monday, January 24, 2005

My success just evolved from working hard at the business at hand each day. – Johnny Carson
Never continue in a job you don't enjoy. If you're happy in what you're doing, you'll like yourself, you'll have inner peace. And if you have that, along with physical health, you will have had more success than you could possibly have imagined. – Johnny Carson

Friday, January 21, 2005

A democratic government is the only one in which those who vote for a tax can escape the obligation to pay it. – Alexis de Tocqueville

Thursday, January 20, 2005

Work saves us from three great evils: boredom, vice and need. - Voltaire

Wednesday, January 19, 2005

Never take the advice of someone who has not had your kind of trouble. – Sidney J. Harris

Tuesday, January 18, 2005

There are only three sports: bullfighting, motor racing, and mountaineering; all the rest are merely games. – Ernest Hemingway

Monday, January 17, 2005

If a man is called to be a street sweeper, he should sweep streets even as Michelangelo painted, or Beethoven composed music, or Shakespeare wrote poetry. He should sweep streets so well that all the host of heaven and earth will pause to say, here lived a great street sweeper who did his job well. – Martin Luther King, Jr.

Friday, January 14, 2005

What's my ROI on ecommerce? Are you crazy? This is Columbus in the New World. What was his ROI? - Andy Grove, former CEO of Intel

Thursday, January 13, 2005

As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live. – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Wednesday, January 12, 2005

Television won't last. It's a flash in the pan. - Mary Somerville, radio pioneer, 1948

Tuesday, January 11, 2005

Read Ben Graham and Phil Fisher, read annual reports, but don't do equations with Greek letters in them. - Warren Buffett

Monday, January 10, 2005

A bookstore is one of the only pieces of evidence we have that people are still thinking. – Jerry Seinfeld

Thursday, January 06, 2005

In these State of the State speeches, governors often begin by listing their accomplishments of the past year. I will do the same. The year before I took office as governor, California had 300 days of sunshine. Last year, under my administration, we had 312 days of sunshine. That's what true leadership is all about. – California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, January 5, 2005

Wednesday, January 05, 2005

The world is a tragedy to those who feel, but a comedy to those who think. – Horace Walpole

Tuesday, January 04, 2005

Government is not reason, it is not eloquence, it is force; like fire, a troublesome servant and a fearful master. Never for a moment should it be left to irresponsible action. – George Washington

Monday, January 03, 2005

Nostalgia isn’t what it used to be. – Peter de Vries