Quotes and aphorisms (page 3)

Never expect people to treat you any better than you treat yourself.

Bo Bennett

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Courage is grace under pressure.

Ernest Hemingway

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There is no friend as loyal as a book.

Ernest Hemingway

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In stating the principles which regulate exchangeable value and price, we should carefully distinguish between those variations which belong to the commodity itself, and those which are occasioned by a variation in the medium in which value is estimated, or price expressed.

David Ricardo

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Whenever, then, the usual and ordinary rate of the profits of agricultural stock, and all the outgoings belonging to the cultivation of land, are together equal to the value of the whole produce, there can be no rent.

David Ricardo

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Predicting rain doesn't count. Building arks does.

Warren Buffett

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The best thing I did was to choose the right heroes.

Warren Buffett

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The first thing the secretary types is the boss.

Donald Trump

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The point is that you can't be too greedy.

Donald Trump

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If you're going to be thinking, you may as well think big.

Donald Trump

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What can one man do even if he is the president?

George Packer

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Millions don't rally to the banner of Uncertainty.

George Packer

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Laws are like sausages, it is better not to see them being made.

Otto von Bismarck

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The hollowing out of the heartland was good for Walmart's bottom line: its slogan might have been an amoral maxim attributed to Lenin — 'The worse, the better'.

George Packer

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It's essential for the U.S. and Europe to prevent Putin from going farther and reversing the hard-won independence of former Soviet republics.

George Packer

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Al Qaeda asks its recruits to establish their bona fides as a condition of membership, even requiring answers to a long questionnaire. But ISIS has democratized and globalized jihad by lowering the entry bar to an eve-of-destruction YouTube pledge of allegiance to the caliphate — and even that could probably be waived.

George Packer

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I feel very blessed to have a partner in life who supports me, who is enthusiastic about what I want to do, who has been a great father, and who will be a fabulous grandfather.

Hillary Clinton

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Politics is the art of choosing between the disastrous and the unpalatable.

John Kenneth Galbraith

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Money differs from an automobile or mistress in being equally important to those who have it and those who do not.

John Kenneth Galbraith

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The salary of the chief executive of a large corporation is not a market award for achievement. It is frequently in the nature of a warm personal gesture by the individual to himself.

John Kenneth Galbraith

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