Archive for October, 2015

Dangerfield Friday

I drink too much. The last time I gave a urine sample it had an olive in it.

Dangerfield and Fox

—Rodney Dangerfield

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Rickenbacker on Character

The four cornerstones of character on which the structure of this nation was built are: Initiative, Imagination, Individuality and Independence.

Rickenbacker, Eddie

—Eddie Rickenbacker

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The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity. The fears are paper tigers. You can do anything you decide to do. You can act to change and control your life; and the procedure, the process is its own reward.

Earhart, Amelia

—Amelia Earhart

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The world cares very little about what a man or woman knows; it is what a man or woman is able to do that counts.



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You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.


—Abraham Lincoln

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There is a persistent overall tendency for equity to flow from the many to the few.  In the long run, the majority loses.  The implication for the trader is that to win you have to act like the minority.  If you bring normal human habits and tendencies to trading, you’ll gravitate toward the majority and inevitably lose.

Wall Street Celebration

—William Eckhardt, mathematician and famed trader

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I don’t measure a man’s success by how high he climbs but how high he bounces when he hits bottom.

Patton, George S

—General George Patton

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