Wednesday, August 31, 2005

Lunches don’t get free just because you don’t see the prices on the menu. And economists don’t get popular by reminding people of that. – Thomas Sowell

Tuesday, August 30, 2005

To be free in an age like ours, one must be in a position of authority. That in itself would be enough to make me ambitious. – Hannah Arendt

Monday, August 29, 2005

Persistence is to the character of man as carbon is to steel. – Napoleon Hill

Friday, August 26, 2005

Once, during Prohibition, I was forced to live for days on nothing but food and water. – W.C. Fields

Wednesday, August 24, 2005

I am always doing that which I cannot do, in order that I may learn how to do it. – Pablo Picasso

Tuesday, August 23, 2005

I’ve just had eighteen straight whiskies. I think that’s the record. – Dylan Thomas (last words)

Monday, August 22, 2005

The people who get on in this world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want, and, if they can’t find them, make them. – George Bernard Shaw

Friday, August 19, 2005

I believe that every human has a finite number of heartbeats. I don’t intend to waste any of mine running around doing exercises. – Neil Armstrong

Thursday, August 18, 2005

If you think it’s hard to meet new people, try picking up the wrong golf ball. – Jack Lemmon

Wednesday, August 17, 2005

A clever man commits no minor blunders. – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Tuesday, August 16, 2005

If I had learned education, I would not have had time to learn anything else. – Cornelius Vanderbilt

Friday, August 12, 2005

Give me snuff, whiskey and Swedes, and I will build a railroad to hell. – James J. Hill

Thursday, August 11, 2005

I have 100 billion dollars… You realize I could spend 3 million dollars a day, every day, for the next 100 years? And that’s if I don’t make another dime. Tell you what - I’ll buy your right arm for a million dollars. I give you a million bucks, and I get to sever your arm right here. – Bill Gates (attributed)

Wednesday, August 10, 2005

I have never let my schooling interfere with my education. – Mark Twain

Tuesday, August 09, 2005

I once wanted to become an atheist, but I gave up – they have no holidays. – Henry Youngman

Monday, August 08, 2005

The way to make money is to buy when blood is running in the streets. – John D. Rockefeller

Friday, August 05, 2005

There are always opportunities through which businessmen can profit handsomely if they will only recognize and seize them. – J. Paul Getty

Thursday, August 04, 2005

Life is a constant oscillation between the sharp horns of dilemmas. – H. L. Mencken

Wednesday, August 03, 2005

The avoidance of taxes is the only intellectual pursuit that carries any reward. – John Maynard Keynes