A man always has two reasons for doing anything: a good reason and the real reason.
Any man who is a bear on the future of this country will go broke.
Anybody has a right to evade taxes if he can get away with it. No citizen has a moral obligation to assist in maintaining the government.
Decide that you are not going to stay where you are.
Don't talk to me about appealing to the public. I am done with the public, for the present anyway. The public reads the headlines and that is all. The story itself is fair and shows the facts. That would be all right if the public read the facts. But it does not. It reads the headlines and listens to the demagogues and that's the stuff public opinion is made of.
Go as far as you can see; when you get there you'll be able to see farther.
Gold is money. Everything else is credit.
I made a fortune getting out too soon.
If Congress insists on making stupid mistakes and passing foolish tax laws, millionaires should not be condemned if they take advantage of them.
If you have to ask the price, you can't afford it.
Money equals business which equals power, all of which come from character and trust.
No problem can be solved until it is reduced to some simple form. The changing of a vague difficulty into a specific, concrete form is a very essential element in thinking.
People without homes will not quarrel with their leaders. This is well known among our principle men now engaged in forming an imperialism of capitalism to govern the world. By dividing the people we can get them to expend their energies in fighting over questions of no importance to us except as teachers of the common herd.
The key to living a moral life is this: Do nothing in private that you would be ashamed to discuss openly with your mother.
The wise man bridges the gap by laying out the path by means of which he can get from where he is to where he wants to go.
You can't pick cherries with your back to the tree.
You can't unscramble eggs.
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