Capitalism is a daily exercise in getting what you want without knowing what you want.
You never find people endeavoring to convince you that you may live very happily upon a plentiful fortune.
It’s good luck to attribute one’s success to good luck.
Unable to reach the grapes, we conclude first that they are sour; and later, after meditating deeply, that sweetness is not worth having.
Whoever dies with the most likes wins.
The Two Laws of Pop Economics
1. What looks public-spirited is, in fact, greedy.
2. What looks greedy is, in fact, public-spirited.
Boilerplate, n. The section of a contract in which you waive all your rights in perpetuity.
An infallible sign of failure is the consumption of hortatory sermons on success.
It’s a lot less fun to pursue power, wealth, and status if you can’t use them to get women.
The illusion of wealth comes cheap; the illusion of taste costs a fortune.
The cheap stuff is far more agreeable than the idea of buying it.