miércoles, 4 de abril de 2012

“October: This is one of the peculiarly dangerous months to speculate in stocks. The others are July, January, September, April, November, May, March, June, December, August and February.”
Mark Twain, “Pudd’nhead Wilson’s Calendar for 1894”

“When I was young I thought that money was the most important thing in life; now that I am old I know that it is.”
—Oscar Wilde

“This planet has—or rather had—a problem, which was this: most of the people living on it were unhappy for pretty much of the time. Many solutions were suggested for this problem, but most of these were largely concerned with the movements of small green pieces of paper, which is odd because on the whole it wasn’t the small green pieces of paper that were unhappy.”
—Douglas Adams, “So Long and Thanks for all the Fish”

“Giving money and power to government is like giving whiskey and car keys to teenage boys.”
—P. J. O’Rourke, “Parliament of Whores”

“There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics.”
—Benjamin Disraeli (often attributed to Mark Twain)

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