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Stock Quotes



In this week of meltdown some salient business quotes:

Corporation: n. An ingenious device for obtaining individual profit without individual responsibility.

Ambrose Bierce – author and editor (1842-1914)

Nothing is illegal if one hundred businessmen decide to do it.

Andrew Young – author, civil rights activist, US congressman, mayor and UN ambassador (b. 1932)

Know any good insights of old that shed light on this newest of crises?


ECONOMY, n. Purchasing the barrel of whiskey that you do not need for the price of the cow that you cannot afford.

Ambrose Bierce

(courtesy of Matt Buck and The Devil’s Dictionary)

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