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A Wise Saying – Part 161

He who asks is a fool for five minutes, but he who does not ask is a fool forever. A Chinese Proverb

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A Wise Saying – Part 160

In the end, the politics of the Euro Zone weren’t strong enough to create a fully integrated fiscal union with a common banking system.     Joseph Stiglitz

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A Wise Saying – Part 159

Killer asteroids are nature’s way of asking: ” How is that space program coming along? “

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A Wise Saying – Part 157

If stability and efficiency required that there existed markets that extended infinitely far into the future – and these markets clearly did not exist – what assurance do we have of the stability and efficiency of the capitalist system ?    … Continue reading

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A Wise Saying – Part 156

We have more faith in what we imitate than in what we originate.  We fail to derive certainty from anything which has its roots in us alone.  The greatest sense of insecurity comes from standing alone. We are not alone … Continue reading

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A Wise Saying – Part 155

A man may learn wisdom even from a foe. Aristophenes

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A Wise Saying – Part 154

” Poor is the pupil who does not surpass his master. ”    Leonardo da Vinci

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A Wise Saying – Part 153

” I find that a great part of the information I have was acquired by looking up something and finding something else on the way. ”        Franklin P. Adams

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A Wise Saying – Part 152

A weak currency is the sign of a weak economy, and a weak economy leads to a weak nation.       Ross Perot

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A Wise Saying – Part 151

” The budget should be balanced, the treasury should be refilled, the public debt should be reduced and the arrogance of public officials should be controlled. ”          Ross Perot

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