He has the right to criticise who has the heart to help. Abraham Lincoln - American politician, 1861-65 16th president (1809-1865)
Month: April 2015
Brokers know the price of everything and the value of nothing. attributed to Philip A. Fisher - American Growth investor and mentor of Warren Buffett (1907-2004)
Risk = exposure to change Alexander Ineichen - Swiss banker (*1967), from "Asymmetric Returns"
Who am I? They often tell me I would step from my cell"s confinement calmly, cheerfully, firmly, like a squire from his country-house. Who am I? They often tell me I would talk to my warden freely and friendly and clearly, as though it were mine to command. Who am I? They also tell me I would bear the days of misfortune equably, smilingly, proudly, like one accustomed to win. Am I then really...
If our greatest need had been information, God would have sent us an educator. If our greatest need had been technology, God would have sent us a scientist. If our greatest need had been money, God would have sent us an economist. If our greatest need had been pleasure, God would have sent us an entertainer. But our greatest need was forgiveness, so God sent us a Savior. seen Pentecost 1994...
Anyone taken as an individual is tolerably sensible and reasonable – as a member of a crowd, he at once becomes a blockhead. Friedrich Schiller - German writer (1759-1805)
Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly. Robert Francis "Bobby" Kennedy - American jurist and senator (1925-1968)
I will study, I will prepare, and my opportunity will come. attributed to Abraham Lincoln - American politician, 1861-65 16th president (1809-1865)
Since half the people are not going to like me anyway, they may as well not like me for the right reason. Patrick Morley - English auhor and former BBC journalist
Markets always overreact. Markets wisdom
Wherever we look upon this earth, the opportunities take shape within the problems. Nelson A. Rockefeller - American politician and philanthropist,1974-77 vicepresident (1908-1997)
If you are a leader and you are the smartest guy in the room, you have got real problems. Jack Welch - born John Francis Welch jr., legendary American manager: General Electric (1935-2020), Fortune 1999: Manager of the Century
The way to minimize risk is to think.. Charlie Munger - Vice Chairman of Berkshire Hathaway (b. 1924)
To the person who pleases HIM, GOD gives wisdom, knowledge and happiness, but to the sinner HE gives the task of gathering and storing up wealth to hand it over to the one who pleases GOD. The Bible, Ecclesiastes 2:26 (NIV)
Wisdom outweighs any wealth. Sophocles - Greek poet (496 - 406/405 BC)
Many receive advice, only the wise profit from it. Publilius Syrus - Roman poet (1st century BC)
Be yourself. Jack Welch - born John Francis Welch jr., legendary American manager: General Electric (1935-2020), Fortune 1999: Manager of the Century
All experience is an arch to build upon. Henry Brooks Adams - American historian (1838-1918)
he reputation of a thousand years may be determined by the conduct of one hour. Japanese proverb
Nobody knows what"s in him until he tries to pull it out. Ernest M. Hemingway - American writer, Nobel Prize in literature 1954 (1899-1961)