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Most people...find a disorientating mismatch between the long-term nature of their liabilities and the increasingly short-term nature of their assets. (Quote by - Howard Davies)

People who work sitting down get paid more than people who work standing up. (Quote by - Ogden Nash)

Conducting your business in a socially responsible way is good business. It means that you can attract better employees and that customers will know what you stand for and like you for it. (Quote by - M. Anthony Burns)

Don't gamble; take all your savings and buy some good stock and hold it till it goes up, then sell it. If it don't go up, don't buy it. (Quote by - Will Rogers)

We live in a time of transition, an uneasy era which is likely to endure for the rest of this century. During the period we may be tempted to abandon some of the time-honored principles and commitments which have been proven during the difficult times of past generations. We must never yield to this temptation. Our American values are not luxuries, but necessities - not the salt in our bread, but the bread itself. in his farewell address. (Quote by - Jimmy Carter)

Every era has a currency that buys souls. In some the currency is pride, in others it is hope, in still others it is a holy cause. There are of course times when hard cash will buy souls, and the remarkable thing is that such times are marked by civility, tolerance, and the smooth working of everyday life. (Quote by - Eric Hoffer)

Those fighting for free enterprise and free competition do not defend the interests of those rich today. They want a free hand left to unknown men who will be the entrepreneurs of tomorrow... (Quote by - Ludwig Von Mises)

The buck stops with the guy who signs the checks. (Quote by - Rupert Murdoch)

The five essential entrepreneurial skills for success: Concentration, Discrimination, Organization, Innovation and Communication. (Quote by - Michael E. Gerber)

If you have to forecast, forecast often. (Quote by - Edgar R. Fiedler)

What protectionism teaches us, is to do to ourselves in time of peace what enemies seek to do to us in time of war. (Quote by - Henry George)

You cannot have the success without the failures. (Quote by - H. G. Hasler)

There is no expedient to which a man will not resort to avoid the real labor of thinking. (Quote by - Joshua Reynolds)

90% of the people in the stock market, professionals and amateurs alike, simply haven't done enough homework. (Quote by - William J. O'neil)

Some great men owe most of their greatness to the ability of detecting in those they destine for their tools the exact quality of strength that matters for their work. (Quote by - Joseph Conrad)

Many of the products which create a modern standard of living are only the physical incorporations of ideas- not only the ideas of an Edison or a Ford but the ideas of innumerable anonymous people who figure out the design of supermarkets, the location of gasoline stations, and the million mundane things on which our material well-being depends. Societies which have more people carrying out physical acts and fewer people supplying ideas do not have higher standards of living. Quite the contrary. (Quote by - Thomas Sowell)

A fool and his money are soon parted. - Five Hundred Points of Good Husbandry. (Quote by - Thomas Tusser)

The fortune which nobody sees makes a person happy and unenvied. (Quote by - Francis Bacon)

Show me the business man or institution not guided by sentiment and service; by the idea that "he profits most who serves best" and I will show you a man or an outfit that is dead or dying. (Quote by - B. F. Harris)

Concentrate your strengths against your competitor's relative weaknesses. (Quote by - Bruce Henderson)

The 1990s customer expects service to be characterized by fast and efficient computer-based systems. (Quote by - Steve Cuthbert)

You don't want to get the same kind of advice from everyone on your board. (Quote by - Ruben Cardenas)

I figure you have the same chance of winning the lottery whether you play or not. (Quote by - Michael Mcshane)

We are all manufacturers. Making good, making trouble, or making excuses. (Quote by - H. V. Adolt)

Avarice is the vice of declining years. (Quote by - George Bancroft)

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