Friday, June 19, 2009

Quotes of the day

Remember, I was part of the student rebellion and we didn't listen to anything anyone over 30 said because they were just too clueless. Or so we thought.

... serving others is really, really important. It truly is the secret to happiness. ... Money won't do it. Fame won't do it. Nor will sex, drugs, homeruns or high achievement.

... Failure will give you a tattoo that will stay with you for the rest of your life, and sometimes it's a really good thing.

... intellectual capital will always trump financial capital.--Paul Tudor Jones

Right now a lot of people are asking for more populist regulation without realizing that also requires more populist monetary policy.--Tyler Cowen

The next time you hear someone cavalierly point to international comparisons in life expectancy as evidence against the U.S. healthcare system, you should be ready to explain how schlocky that argument really is.--Greg Mankiw

One hypothesis is that anyone who deals with university administration, as I sometimes do, will have no marginal taste for playing Kremlin.--Tyler Cowen

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