Working

Business is more agreeable than pleasure; it interests the whole mind more continuously, and more deeply.
—Bagehot

Oct 102013
 

More successful enterprises have been created for spite than for money.

Oct 092013
 

An actor can be ugly and still have no talent.

Sep 242013
 

Executives rail against government bureaucracy from the confines of a corporate bureaucracy that would shame an apparatchik.

Aug 192013
 

Professional courtesy is a conspiracy against the public.

Aug 072013
 

Humanity for the first time is burdened with a vast proletariat of literate, ambitious, and demanding people who can’t really do anything.

Jul 252013
 

You haven’t learned a trade until you are surprised to see it done well.

Jul 232013
 

The good customer never reminds the shopkeeper how good a customer he is.

Jul 122013
 

Restaurants fail more frequently than gas stations because no one dreams of quitting his corporate job to open a gas station.

May 172013
 

Whatever the world’s greatest criminal mastermind is doing, it’s sure to be legal.

Mar 252013
 

Do what you love, provided it is useful and remunerative. Otherwise do something else.