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"Patience is something you admire in the driver behind you, but not in one ahead." Bill McGlashen

"Patience is something you admire in the driver behind you, but not in one ahead." Bill McGlashen — English Quotes (@english_quotes) April 1, 2021

"Style is the dress of thoughts." Lord Chesterfield

"Style is the dress of thoughts." Lord Chesterfield — English Quotes (@english_quotes) March 31, 2021

"But I know newspapers. They have the first amendment and they can tell any lie knowing it's a lie and they're protected if the person's famous or it's a company." Steve Wozniak

"But I know newspapers. They have the first amendment and they can tell any lie knowing it's a lie and they're protected if the person's famous or it's a company." Steve Wozniak — English Quotes (@english_quotes) March 30, 2021

"Discontent is the seed of ethics." Friedrich Nietzsche

"Discontent is the seed of ethics." Friedrich Nietzsche — English Quotes (@english_quotes) March 29, 2021

"I like the word 'indolence'. It makes my laziness seem classy." Bern Williams

"I like the word 'indolence'. It makes my laziness seem classy." Bern Williams — English Quotes (@english_quotes) March 28, 2021

"If you embrace that the things that you can do are limitless, you can put your ding in the universe. You can change the world." Tim Cook

"If you embrace that the things that you can do are limitless, you can put your ding in the universe. You can change the world." Tim Cook — English Quotes (@english_quotes) March 27, 2021

"I didn't fight my way to the top of the food chain to be a vegetarian." Unknown

"I didn't fight my way to the top of the food chain to be a vegetarian." Unknown — English Quotes (@english_quotes) March 26, 2021

"The best chance to deploy capital is when things are going down." Warren Buffett

"The best chance to deploy capital is when things are going down." Warren Buffett — English Quotes (@english_quotes) March 25, 2021

"A weak mind is like a microscope, which magnifies trifling things, but cannot receive great ones." Lord Chesterfield

"A weak mind is like a microscope, which magnifies trifling things, but cannot receive great ones." Lord Chesterfield — English Quotes (@english_quotes) March 25, 2021

"When we can't think for ourselves, we can always quote." Ludwig Wittgenstein

"When we can't think for ourselves, we can always quote." Ludwig Wittgenstein — English Quotes (@english_quotes) March 24, 2021

"Innovation was being replaced by bureaucracy. Teamwork was being replaced by internal politics. We were falling behind." Satya Nadella

"Innovation was being replaced by bureaucracy. Teamwork was being replaced by internal politics. We were falling behind." Satya Nadella — English Quotes (@english_quotes) March 23, 2021

"The hardest thing in the world to understand is income taxes." Albert Einstein

"The hardest thing in the world to understand is income taxes." Albert Einstein — English Quotes (@english_quotes) March 22, 2021

"An able man shows his spirit by gentle words and resolute actions." Lord Chesterfield

"An able man shows his spirit by gentle words and resolute actions." Lord Chesterfield — English Quotes (@english_quotes) March 21, 2021

"My tastes are aristocratic, my actions democratic." Victor Hugo

"My tastes are aristocratic, my actions democratic." Victor Hugo — English Quotes (@english_quotes) March 20, 2021

"The most important quality for an investor is temperament, not intellect. You need a temperament that neither derives great pleasure from being with the crowd or against the crowd." Warren Buffett

"The most important quality for an investor is temperament, not intellect. You need a temperament that neither derives great pleasure from being with the crowd or against the crowd." Warren Buffett — English Quotes (@english_quotes) March 19, 2021

"If you are not willing to be a fool, you can't become a master." Jordan Peterson

"If you are not willing to be a fool, you can't become a master." Jordan Peterson — English Quotes (@english_quotes) March 18, 2021

"Knowledge is knowing a tomato is a fruit; wisdom is not putting it in a fruit salad." Miles Kington

"Knowledge is knowing a tomato is a fruit; wisdom is not putting it in a fruit salad." Miles Kington — English Quotes (@english_quotes) March 18, 2021

"I sometimes give myself admirable advice, but I am incapable of taking it." Lord Chesterfield

"I sometimes give myself admirable advice, but I am incapable of taking it." Lord Chesterfield — English Quotes (@english_quotes) March 17, 2021

"I have no interest in Shakespeare and all that British nonsense ... I just wanted to get famous and all the rest is hogwash." Sir Anthony Hopkins

"I have no interest in Shakespeare and all that British nonsense ... I just wanted to get famous and all the rest is hogwash." Sir Anthony Hopkins — English Quotes (@english_quotes) March 16, 2021

"If you smile when no one else is around, you really mean it." Andrew A. Rooney

"If you smile when no one else is around, you really mean it." Andrew A. Rooney — English Quotes (@english_quotes) March 15, 2021

"Should you find yourself in a chronically leaking boat, energy devoted to changing vessels is likely to be a more productive than energy devoted to patching leaks." Warren Buffett

"Should you find yourself in a chronically leaking boat, energy devoted to changing vessels is likely to be a more productive than energy devoted to patching leaks." Warren Buffett — English Quotes (@english_quotes) March 14, 2021

"Three words guaranteed to humiliate men everywhere: 'Hold my purse.'" Unknown

"Three words guaranteed to humiliate men everywhere: 'Hold my purse.'" Unknown — English Quotes (@english_quotes) March 13, 2021

"Dispatch is the soul of business." Lord Chesterfield

"Dispatch is the soul of business." Lord Chesterfield — English Quotes (@english_quotes) March 12, 2021

"I can resist everything except temptations." Oscar Wilde

"I can resist everything except temptations." Oscar Wilde — English Quotes (@english_quotes) March 11, 2021

"Intelligence is the wife, imagination is the mistress, memory is the servant." Victor Hugo

"Intelligence is the wife, imagination is the mistress, memory is the servant." Victor Hugo — English Quotes (@english_quotes) March 11, 2021

"Companies that get confused, that think their goal is revenue or stock price or something. You have to focus on the things that lead to those." Tim Cook

"Companies that get confused, that think their goal is revenue or stock price or something. You have to focus on the things that lead to those." Tim Cook — English Quotes (@english_quotes) March 10, 2021

"Nothing sucks more than that moment during an argument when you realize you're wrong." Darynda Jones

"Nothing sucks more than that moment during an argument when you realize you're wrong." Darynda Jones — English Quotes (@english_quotes) March 9, 2021

"Hear one side and you will be in the dark. Hear both and all will be clear." Lord Chesterfield

"Hear one side and you will be in the dark. Hear both and all will be clear." Lord Chesterfield — English Quotes (@english_quotes) March 8, 2021

"If you and I are to live religious lives, it mustn't be that we talk a lot about religion, but that our manner of life is different. It is my belief that only if you try to be helpful to other people will you in the end find your way to God." Ludwig Wittgenstein

"If you and I are to live religious lives, it mustn't be that we talk a lot about religion, but that our manner of life is different. It is my belief that only if you try to be helpful to other people will you in the end find your way to God." Ludwig Wittgenstein — English Quotes (@english_quotes) March 7, 2021

"Human nature will only find itself when it finally realizes that to be human it has to cease to be beastly or brutal." Mohandas Gandhi

"Human nature will only find itself when it finally realizes that to be human it has to cease to be beastly or brutal." Mohandas Gandhi — English Quotes (@english_quotes) March 6, 2021

"Since I know of no way to reliably predict market movements, I recommend that you purchase Berkshire shares only if you expect to hold them for at least five years. Those who seek short-term profits should look elsewhere." Warren Buffett

"Since I know of no way to reliably predict market movements, I recommend that you purchase Berkshire shares only if you expect to hold them for at least five years. Those who seek short-term profits should look elsewhere." Warren Buffett — English Quotes (@english_quotes) March 5, 2021

"Evening news is where they begin with 'Good evening', and then proceed to tell you why it isn't." Unknown

"Evening news is where they begin with 'Good evening', and then proceed to tell you why it isn't." Unknown — English Quotes (@english_quotes) March 4, 2021

"The time to hesitate is through." James Douglas Morrison

"The time to hesitate is through." James Douglas Morrison — English Quotes (@english_quotes) March 4, 2021

"There are some occasions in which a man must tell half his secret, in order to conceal the rest; but there is seldom one in which a man should tell all. Great skill is necessary to know how far to go, and where to stop." Lord Chesterfield

"There are some occasions in which a man must tell half his secret, in order to conceal the rest; but there is seldom one in which a man should tell all. Great skill is necessary to know how far to go, and where to stop." Lord Chesterfield — English Quotes (@english_quotes) March 3, 2021

"You should not overlook the guidelines of your culture. Life is short, and you don’t have time to figure everything out on your own. The wisdom of the past was hard-earned, and your dead ancestors may have something useful to tell you." Jordan Peterson

"You should not overlook the guidelines of your culture. Life is short, and you don’t have time to figure everything out on your own. The wisdom of the past was hard-earned, and your dead ancestors may have something useful to tell you." Jordan Peterson — English Quotes (@english_quotes) March 2, 2021