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Old November 20 2012, 05:09 PM   #7
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Re: Awesome Quotes

thestrangequark wrote: View Post
My mother is fond of quotations and so I tend to remember them if I think she'll like them. Some I've sent to her recently are:

"Nothing is permanent in this wicked world, not even our troubles." - Charlie Chaplin

"We are the custodians of life's meaning" - Carl Sagan

From the master of pithy and quotable wit: "Only dull people are brilliant over breakfast." - Oscar Wilde

And, of course, Sir Francis Bacon, who said something I chose to carry with me always:

I have another Sir Francis Bacon quote:
"If a man will begin with certainties, he shall end in doubts; but if he will be content to begin with doubts, he shall end in certainties."
"The typical investor would be better off if his stocks had no market quotations at all, for he would be spared the mental anguish caused him by other persons' mistakes of judgement."
Benjamin Graham - The Intelligent Investor Chpt 8.
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