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"Conditions are never just right. People who delay action until all  factors are favourable do nothing."   William Feather



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 "If you tell the truth you don't have to remember anything." -- Mark Twain




"Three o'clock is always too late or too early for anything you want to do." -- Jean-Paul Sartre




" The only time to buy these days is on a day with no 'y' in it." -- Warren Buffett




"Wall Street begins in a church and ends in a river."  -- H.L. Mencken




"Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal: my strength lies

solely in my tenacity." -- Louis Pasteur





"I don't believe people are looking for the meaning of life as much as

they are looking for the experience of being alive." --Joseph Campbell




"Getting caught is the mother of invention."- Robert Byrne





"Politics is not the art of the possible. It consists in choosing between

the disastrous and the unpalatable." - John Kenneth Galbraith





"When someone tells you something defies description, you can be pretty

sure he's going to have a go at it anyway." - Clyde B. Aster





"Time is an illusion. Lunchtime doubly so."- Douglas Adams





"There are two kinds of people, those who finish what they start and so

on."- Robert Byrne





There are actually three kinds of people , those who can count and those that can't . Unknown




"A bank is a place that will lend you money if you can prove that you

don't need it." -- Bob Hope





"The reason lightning doesn't strike twice in the same place is that the

same place isn't there the second time." -- Willie Tyler





"Ideas are a commodity. Execution of them is not."

                                        -- Michael Dell of Dell Computers





"Customer service is a true profession now. In years gone by… it was a

dumping ground for many things in the company."  -- Wilma Brewer





"Information about money has become almost as important as money

itself."                                        -- Walter Wriston





"We can look forward to real returns of stocks of between 5% and 7%.

That's a long-run estimate, and I would say it's the upper limit."             

Jeremy Siegel, speaking in Toronto Friday June 21 ,2002




"Each success only buys an admission ticket to a more difficult problem."-

Henry Kissinger




"Our greatest failure as advisors is that we spend far too much time studying markets and far too little time studying people." -- Nick Murray




"I love America more than any other country in this world, and, exactly for this reason, I insist on the right to criticize her perpetually." ­ James Baldwin




"Youth would be an ideal state if it came a little later in life." --

Herbert Henry Asquith



"The public will believe anything, so long as it is not founded on

truth."- Edith Sitwell



"To be conscious that you are ignorant is a great step to knowledge."-

Benjamin Disraeli





"I detest life insurance agents; they always argue that I shall some day

die, which is not so." ­- Stephen Leacock




"The squeaking wheel doesn't always get the grease. Sometimes it gets

replaced." ­ Vic Gold



"Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it." ­-

Henry David Thoreau



"Life is like playing a violin in public and learning the instrument as

one goes on." ­- Samuel Butler



"Economics is extremely useful as a form of employment for economists." ­

John Kenneth Galbraith



"What counts is not necessarily the size of the dog in the fight; it's the

size of the fight in the dog."          -- Dwight D. Eisenhower



"To be absolutely certain about something, one must know everything or

nothing about it."- Olin Miller



"Conditions are never just right. People who delay action until all  factors are favourable do nothing."      

 William Feather




"People forget about mathematical limitations… the experience of a bull market dulls the senses."
Warren Buffett



"Investing in a market where people believe in efficiency is like playing bridge with someone who has been told it doesn't do any good to look at the cards." -- Warren Buffett




*  Please note - to the best of my knowledge all of these entries are in the public realm and are accurately reproduced and attributed. If you notice an error please let me know how to correct it . If you have something  that should be included please send an e-mail with that material.  Please do not send copy-written material .Thanks - Gordon -      use this link >    E-Mail


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