Quotes June 27, 2019

I hope they occasionally remember me … as that guy from ‘up north’ who appeared on the next barstool one Friday after work, asked about their job and life and hopes for the future, and thought what they said was important enough to write down.
Tony Horwitz,
journalist, author and 1995 Pulitzer Prize winner
Real magic comes from a brilliant idea combined with willpower, tenacity, and a willingness to make mistakes.
Lori Greiner,
inventor, entrepreneur and TV personality
It can be very expensive to try to convince the markets you are right.
Ed Seykota,
system trading pioneer
There never was a good war or a bad peace.
Benjamin Franklin,
author, politician and inventor
My mom used to say if [my brother] owned the business alone, he wouldn’t have any employees. If I owned the business alone, I would give it all away to the employees.
Curtis Blake,
businessman, philanthropist and co-founder of Friendly’s Ice Cream
If you’re hungry enough and believe in yourself, there’s nothing you can’t accomplish.
Teddy Vazquez,
owner of a legendary taco truck in South Central Los Angeles
Respect yourself, if you want others to respect you.
Adolph Freiherr Knigge, etiquette writer
Once you’ve weighed the possibilities, you have to take that final leap of faith.
Ted Turner,
media magnate and philanthropist
Nobody knows whether we were catalysts or invented something, or just the froth riding on a wave of its own. We were all three, I suppose.
Allen Ginsberg,
beat poet
The best way to predict the future is to invent it.
Alan Kay,
computer scientist
If I fail, I’m coming back. If I fail again, I’m coming back stronger.
Devean George,
former NBA player
I like the challenges of doing different things. It keeps things fresh for me.
James Iha,
guitarist with Smashing Pumpkins
Ethics is in its unqualified form extended responsibility with regard to everything that has life.
Albert Schweitzer,
Hard work is often the easy work you did not do at the proper time.
Bernard Meltzer
radio host and city planner