Everything has its limit – iron ore cannot be educated into gold.
More quotes by Mark Twain
It is sound judgment to put on a bold face and play your hand for a hundred times what it is worth; forty-nine times out of fifty nobody dares to call it, and you roll in the chips.
October: This is one of the particularly dangerous months to invest in stocks. Other dangerous months are July, January, September, April, November, May, March, June, December, August and February.
More quotes about Life
We ought to know more about the families who founded this nation, and how they lived. One way to do this is to reconstruct as nearly as possible the conditions under which they lived.
In the dime stores and bus stations, people talk of situations, read books, repeat quotations, draw conclusions on the wall.
We’re so afraid of each other… Colour, wealth, these things that don’t really matter still play too much of a role in how we see one another. And it’s sad, because the thing that least defines us is the colour of our skin.
Anyone can do something when they want to do it. Really successful people do things when they don’t want to do it.