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You never find people endeavoring to convince you that you may live very happily upon a plentiful fortune.
–Johnson

Nov 032016
 

Money makes all things possible, such as not caring about money.

Oct 282016
 

It is difficult, when you are poor and obscure, to persuade anyone of your indifference to wealth and fame.

Oct 202016
 

The lottery ticket is cheap, it’s the hope that’s expensive.

Sep 152016
 

The shrewdest strivers all profess a deep and abiding respect for intellect, provided it keeps its distance.

Sep 072016
 

With his philanthropy the tycoon assuages his guilt for the good he has done with his business.

May 162016
 

The Four Irrational Beliefs of Highly Effective People

1. Optimism
2. Control
3. Forecasting ability
4. All-around superiority

Apr 192016
 

The usual fantasy life is only a deluxe version of the actual one.

Mar 042016
 

The contemporary businessman cares only for art, and the contemporary artist only for money.

Feb 222016
 

If the efficient-market hypothesis were true, someone would have thought of it before Fama.

Feb 122016
 

The very worst people are never much interested in money.