Eddie is a very smart guy, but putting Kmart and Sears together is a tough hand.
More Quotes from Warren Buffett:A public-opinion poll is no substitute for thought.
Chains of habit are too light to be felt until they are too heavy to be broken.
You have to learn to understand your partner, to be tolerant, sympathetic, encouraging. Those are skills that are not bad to have in life.
The point seems to be that Buffett thinks the United States needs to take radical steps, and undergo some pain in the short run, to ensure the longer-term health of the economy. Perhaps there are other solutions that make more sense than mine, ... However, wishful thinking -- and its usual companion, thumb sucking -- is not among them.
When you combine ignorance and leverage, you get some pretty interesting results.
In the business world, the rearview mirror is always clearer than the windshield.
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The economy is not an abstraction. The economy consists of people, and it will only grow if people feel secure and are reasonably free.
In the case of my book, I don't think it's really the coming-out gay novel that everyone really needed, even though it was received as such. The boy is too creepy, he betrays his teacher, the only adult man with whom he's enjoyed a sexual experience, etc.