Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Recommend to your children virtue; that alone can make them happy, not gold.
Ludwig van Beethoven

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

The greatest remedy for anger is delay.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca
No human investigation can be called real science if it cannot be demonstrated mathematically.
Leonardo da Vinci
Happiness: a good bank account, a good cook and a good digestion.

Saturday, October 9, 2010

Get off our backs

We have a choice to make once and for all: between the empire and the spiritual and physical salvation of our people. No road for the people will ever be open unless the government completely gives up control over us or any aspect of our lives. It has led the country into an abyss and it does not know the way out.
~ Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, as quoted by Pravda (1986)

Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Let's do so again

There is one rule for the industrialist and that is: Make the best quality of goods possible at the lowest cost possible, paying the highest wages possible.