Random quotes for summer contemplation

“If you don’t feel that you haven’t read enough, you haven’t read enough.”
Author Nassim Nicholas Taleb

“Work is the greatest thing in the world, so we should always save some of it for tomorrow.”
Humourist(!) Don Herold

“The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any.”
Alice Walker

‘If at first, an idea is not absurd, there is no hope for it.”
Albert Einstein

‘Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power.”
Abraham Lincoln – incidentally this applied to women too!

“Everyone has a plan until they get punched in the mouth.”
Mike Tyson

“What do you call an economist with a prediction? Wrong.”
Author Robert Kuttner

“An ambitious young solicitor, finding himself unexpectedly at the gates of heaven, protests to St Peter. ‘How can I be dead?’ he asks. ‘I’m only 32.’ St Peter consults his notes, but is unmoved. ‘We just totted up the amount of hours you billed to your clients,’ he explains. ‘According to our figures you’re 395.’”
Old joke

Published on Jul 07, 2014 by Neil Thomas