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Wit & Wisdom

From Richard Branson, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Michael Crichton

“It’s easy to become a millionaire—start out as a billionaire, and then buy an airline.”
Richard Branson, quoted in TheMotleyFool.com

“Never confuse a single defeat with a final defeat.”
F. Scott Fitzgerald, quoted in Refdesk.com

“It isn’t the mountain ahead that wears you out; it’s the pebble in your shoe.”
Muhammad Ali, quoted in BleacherReport.com

“If the dinosaurs had had a space program, they would not be extinct.”
Carl Sagan, quoted in the New Scientist

“What is moral is what you feel good after and what is immoral is what you feel bad after. ”
Ernest Hemingway, quoted in Forbes.com

“In other centuries, human beings wanted to be saved, or improved, or freed, or educated. But in our century, they want to be entertained.”
Novelist Michael Crichton, quoted in The American Interest

“Is not life in itself a thing of goodness, irrespective of whether the course it takes for us can be called a ‘happy’ one?”
Author Thomas Mann, quoted in The Wall Street Journal

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