“They say money doesn’t bring you happiness …. I say neither does being broke”.
“It is well enough that people of the nation do not understand our banking and monetary system, for if they did, I believe there would be a revolution before tomorrow morning.”
– Henry Ford
“War doesn’t determine who is right – only who is left”.
– Bertrand Russell
“The Wall Street Journal reported yesterday that Social Security’s disability trust fund will run out of money in four years – in 2016. It will be amazing if it lasts that long. Because the disability rolls are growing twice as fast as the employment rolls.
Yes, dear reader, since the recession ended, officially, in June ’09, for every new person who has found a job two supposedly have been disabled. At least, they’ve been added to the list of people receiving social security disability (SSID) benefits”.
– Bill Bonner 26.4.12
“Government is the great fiction by which everyone attempts to live at the expense of everyone else”.
“There is no such thing as teaching – there is only learning.”
“The trouble with the world is that the stupid are cocksure and the intelligent are full of doubt.”
“If you don’t read the newspaper, you’re uninformed. If you read the newspaper, you’re misinformed.”
“If you keep doing what you’ve always done, you’ll keep getting what you’ve always got”
“I believe that banking institutions are more dangerous to our liberties than standing armies. If the American people ever allow private banks to control the issue of their currency, first by inflation, then by deflation, the banks and corporations that will grow up around the banks will deprive the people of all property until their children wake-up homeless on the continent their fathers conquered.”
“Don’t go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first”.
“There is nothing bad in your life that government cannot make worse”.
“We are all manufacturers. Making good, making trouble, or making excuses”.
“Be careful about reading health books. You may die of a misprint”.
“More business is lost every year through neglect than through any other cause”.
“You read a book from beginning to end. You run a business the opposite way. You start with the end, and then you do everything you must to reach it”.
“Everything popular is wrong”.
“Striving for excellence motivates you; striving for perfection is demoralizing”.
“Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going”.
“I like to do all the talking myself. It saves time, and prevents arguments”.
“The challenge is to fail early and often enough so you still have your nerve and your wits when you finally stumble onto something that works”.