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Quotes Entirely Relevant to Investing 04/29/2012: May Day

My own country is hopeless. It was almost better under the czars. At least the czar didn’t have to strain his empty head over a lot of theory. Lenin took whatever he could understand of Marx’s theory and used it to his own advantage, and Stalin took whatever he could understand of Lenin’s theory (which wasn’t much) and used it to his own advantage. The narrower a man’s intellectual grasp, the more power he is able to grab in this country.
-Boris from The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle

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Quotes Entirely Relevant to Investing 6-26-2011

Any approach to scientific inference which seeks to legitimise an answer in response to complex uncertainty is, for me, a totalitarian parody of a would-be rational learning process.
-Sir Adrian Frederick Melhuish Smith

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Quotes Entirely Relevant to Investing 1-10-2010

Whoo-eey! [We] won the Grand Slam, and the Super Bowl, and the World Cup! Our science standards are light years ahead of any other state when it comes to challenging evolution!
-David McElroy, the head of Texas State Board of Education;fellow board member David Bradley has this to say in the same article: “This critical-thinking stuff is gobbledygook.”

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Quotes Entirely Relevant to Investing 12-20-2009

TE OCCIDERE POSSUNT SED TE EDERE NON POSSUNT NEFAS EST.
-roughly translated: “They Can Kill You, But the Legalities of Eating You Are Quite a Bit Dicier”

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Quotes Entirely Relevant to Investing 12-13-2009

Marlo: That’s my money.
Omar: Man…money don’t have no owners. Only spenders.
-The Wire

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Quotes Entirely Relevant to Investing 12-06-2009

Anything that doesn’t take years of your life and drive you to suicide hardly seems worth doing.
-Cormac McCarthy

HT to The Paleolithic Fish

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Quotes Entirely Relevant to Investing 11-29-2009

The most exciting returns are to be had from an asset class where those who know it best, love it least.
-Don Coxe

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Quotes Entirely Relevant to Investing 11-22-2009

Here is the deal. Inside one of these boxes is a key. If your box has a key in it, you will be the last person today to get one of those cute little G6′s, ok. Who will it be? Are you ready? Hold on, JR is back in our audio booth, I want, y’know. this calls for a drum roll, cue the drum roll, alright open your boxes. Open your boxes 1 2 3, YOU GET A CAR, YOU GET A CAR, YOU GET A CAR, YOU GET A CAR, YOU GET A CAR, YOU GET A CAR, YOU GET A CAR, YOU GET A CAR, YOU GET A CAR, YOU GET A CAR!!!!
-Oprah Winfrey

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Quotes Entirely Relevant to Investing 11-15-2009

I feel useless. Like a woman with a college degree.
-Kenneth on “30 Rock”

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Quotes Entirely Relevant to Investing 11-08-2009

I’ve never taken the high road BUT I tell others to. Because it leaves more room for me on the low road. (Driving gesture)
-Tom Haverford on “Parks and Recreation”

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Quotes Entirely Relevant to Investing 11-01-2009

If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, then plagiarism is the sincerest form of imitation.
-Malcolm Gladwell plagiarizing from his friend Jacob

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Quotes Entirely Relevant to Investing 10-25-2009

A camel is a horse designed by committee.
-Various

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Quotes Entirely Relevant to Investing 10-18-2009

In a truly free market, the Invisble Hand has to give the Dollar a reach-around.
-Jon Stewart

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Quotes Entirely Relevant to Investing 09-06-2009

Success seems to be connected to action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don’t quit.
-Conrad Hilton

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