Quotes

Charlie Munger on Getting Ahead

We get these questions a lot from the enterprising young. It’s a very intelligent question: You look at some old guy who’s rich and you ask, “How can I become like you, except faster?”; Spend each day trying to be a little wiser than you were when you woke up. Discharge your duties faithfully and well. More
Mar 06 2008

Samuel Adams on Freedom

If you love wealth more than liberty, the tranquility of servitude better than the animating contest of freedom, depart from us in peace. We ask not your counsel nor your arms. Crouch down and lick the hand that feeds you. May your chains rest lightly upon you and may posterity forget that you were our countrymen. More
Feb 28 2008

Keynes on the Currency

There is no subtler, surer means of overturning the existing basis of society than to debauch the currency. The process engages all the hidden forces of economic law on the side of destruction, and it does it in a manner which not one man in a million is able to diagnose. More
Feb 26 2008