Friday, September 30, 2005

Under certain circumstances, profanity provides a relief denied even to prayer. – Mark Twain

Thursday, September 29, 2005

What the world needs is more geniuses with humility; there are so few of us left. – Oscar Levant

Wednesday, September 28, 2005

Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning. – Bill Gates

Tuesday, September 27, 2005

At the age of six I wanted to be a cook. At seven I wanted to be Napoleon. And my ambition has been growing steadily ever since. – Salvador Dali

Monday, September 26, 2005

Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter. – Mark Twain

Friday, September 23, 2005

We live in a rainbow of chaos. – Paul Cezanne

Thursday, September 22, 2005

My loathings are simple: stupidity, oppression, crime, cruelty, soft music. – Vladimir Nabokov

Wednesday, September 21, 2005

In Paris they simply stared when I spoke to them in French; I never did succeed in making those idiots understand their language. – Mark Twain

Tuesday, September 20, 2005

Successful investing is anticipating the anticipations of others. – John Maynard Keynes

Monday, September 19, 2005

Officers wanted for hazardous journey. Small wages. Bitter cold. Long months of complete darkness. Constant danger. Safe return doubtful. Honor and recognition in case of success. – 1914 recruitment advertisement for Ernest Shackleton’s expedition to the Antarctic

Monday, September 12, 2005

Quo fata ferunt. – Bermuda’s national motto (Latin: Whither the fates carry us)

Friday, September 09, 2005

Lack of money is no obstacle. Lack of an idea is an obstacle. – Ken Hakuta

Thursday, September 08, 2005

War is God’s way of teaching Americans geography. – Ambrose Bierce

Wednesday, September 07, 2005

Risk comes from not knowing what you’re doing. – Warren Buffett

Tuesday, September 06, 2005

In my many years I have come to a conclusion that one useless man is a shame, two is a law firm, and three or more is a congress. – John Adams

Friday, September 02, 2005

It is impossible to imagine Goethe or Beethoven being good at billiards or golf. – H. L. Mencken

Thursday, September 01, 2005

When I was young, I observed that nine out of the ten things I did were failures. So I did ten times more work. – George Bernard Shaw