Working

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

Nov 042016
 

The one indispensable element in starting a business is gross overconfidence.

Aug 302016
 

It’s a dog-eat-dog world, unless the dogs happen to belong to the same professional guild.

Aug 092016
 

It is often only slightly more trouble to do a thing well than to do it badly.

Jul 072016
 

The burden of mastery is to feel forever like a fraud.

Mar 222016
 

War puts the pacific virtues to use, but peace can do nothing with the martial ones.

Mar 112016
 

Occasionally the operation succeeds but the patient dies; far more often it fails but the patient survives.

Feb 182016
 

The silent partner in every business is Our Policy.