Ten Random Quotes
"We were not as rich as the Rockefellers or Mellons, but we were rich enough to know how rich they were."
"When virtue is lost, benevolence appears, when benevolence is lost right conduct appears, when right conduct is lost, expedience appears. Expediency is the mere shadow of right and truth; it is the beginning of disorder."
"Virtue would go far if vanity did not keep it company."
"That which seems the height of absurdity in one generation often becomes the height of wisdom in another."
"Principles have no real force except when one is well-fed."
"There is something beautiful about all scars of whatever nature. A scar means the hurt is over, the wound is closed and healed, done with."
"The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame."
"Not only is there no God, but try finding a plumber on Sunday."
"The financial markets generally are unpredictable. So that one has to have different scenarios... The idea that you can actually predict what's going to happen contradicts my way of looking at the market."
"Men, even when alone, lighten their labors by song, however rude it may be."
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