Theres no way to rule innocent men. The only power government has is the power to crack down on criminals. When there arent enough criminals, one makes them. One declares so many things to be a crime that it becomes impossible for men to live without breaking laws.- Ayn Rand
Have patience with all things, but chiefly have patience with yourself. Do not lose courage in considering your own imperfections but instantly set about remedying them – every day begin the task anew.–Saint Francis de Sales (1567 – 1622)
There is time enough for everything in the course of the day, if you do but one thing at once, but there is not time enough in the year, if you will do two things at a time. Lord Chesterfield
Dan Alpert, managing partner at Westwood Capital, thinks that banks are under-reserving and that this will come back to haunt them when house prices fall in “the final leg down” of the housing crisis.
via — Seeking Alpha.
Doubt is humble.- Bill Maher, Religulous
There are two things you must do by yourself: give birth and live your own life. If you dont do it by yourself, you will never mature, develop resilience, be responsible for your own actions, or learn by your mistakes.
Never let your inferiors do you a favor — it will be extremely costly.- Henry Louis [H.L.] Mencken (1880-1956)