Getting – Everything


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

Sep 212023

In any reference to “X-figures”, the first figure is 1.*

*If it is “mid X-figures”, the first figure is 2. If it is “high X-figures”, the first figure is 5.

Aug 312023

“I’m not concerned about short-term fluctuations”: I have lost some money
“I’m in this for the long haul”: I am determined to lose a lot of money

Jan 312023

The royal road to wealth is not to make money but to capture it.

Dec 212022

Many things work on a small scale and fail on a large one; crime is exactly the opposite.

Nov 152022

To lie, cheat, and steal may be optimally adaptive, provided one maintains a reputation for never lying, cheating, or stealing.

Oct 212022

To want your name known is innocuous, even healthy. To want your face known is when sickness sets in.

Oct 122022

To tell the world how little success matters is one of the most delightful perquisites of success.