Quotes, Musings and Other Rambles of Wisdom

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Many people would rather sit naked in an ice storm – starving to death – than change their minds regarding any matter of substance.

(Lifted from the Financial Times – Aug 6 2016 – Best of Lex)

  • There are over 3.5 billion women in the world. I married just one.
  • I didn’t go looking at how to make me fit every woman out there – I looked for the one that was the best fit for me.
  • Businesses all too often try to be everything to everybody because they are afraid to miss a sale – they should actually look for those customers that fit best – it’s going to be a much smaller pool – but a much more productive and satisfying experience.
  • Few workers can fund a 30 yr. retirement with a 40 year career. (John Shoven – Stanford University Prof of Economics)
  • Maximize earnings, invest wisely, protect assets from catastrophic events.
  • A good hockey player plays where the puck is – a great hockey player plays where the puck is going to be. (Wayne Gretsky)
  • If you ain’t falling – you ain’t skiing. (Allen James)
  • Perfection is 5 out of 7.
  • Leave the campsite in better condition than you found it. (Wayne McCarver)
  • Things will always go like a rodeo – up and down. (Dave Godfrey)