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

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.

Mar 012013
 

Science progresses by funeral, engineering by disaster.

Feb 222013
 

Expertise makes one peremptory, but peremptoriness does not make one expert.

Nov 202012
 

Ask if you do your job well, but first ask if it ought to be done at all.

Nov 162012
 

Indolence wears many subtle disguises; sometimes it appears as fastidious disgust for the second-rate.