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May 14, 2014 – Quote of the Day

“The most common of all follies is to believe passionately in the palpably not true,” said humorist and writer, H.L. Mencken.

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May 13, 2014 – Quote of the Day

“We know what we are, but not what we may be,” said William Shakespeare.

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May 12, 2014 – Quote of the Day

“Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic, said Arthur C. Clark, futurologist and author of 2001: A Space Odyssey.

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May 9, 2014 – Quote of the Day

“Homo Sapiens, the first truly free species, is about to decommission the natural selection, the force that made us,” said E.O. Wilson, a Harvard University biology professor.

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May 8, 2014 – Quote of the Day

“The further backward you look, the further forward you can see,” said the WWII British prime minister, Winston Churchill.

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May 7, 2014 – Quote of the Day

Where a calculator on the Eniac is equipped with 18,000 tubes and weighs 30 tons, computers in the future may have only 1,000 vacuum tubes, and weigh 1.5 tons,” said Popular Mechanics magazine in 1949.

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May 6, 2014 – Quote of the Day

“The future ain’t what it used to be,” said the former New York Yankees baseball manager, Yogi Berra.

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May 5, 2014 – Quote of the Day

“Go to Heaven for the climate. Go to Hell for the company,” said American humorist, Mark Twain.

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May 2, 2014 – Quote of the Day

“Most inventions fail because the timing is wrong. Inventing is a lot like surfing. You have to anticipate and catch the wave just at the right moment,” said computer scientist and futurologist, Ray Kurzweil.

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May 1, 2014 – Quote of the Day

“The next leg of the bull market is going to have to be a fundamental leg, not a liquidity leg, and investors are in a little bit of a malaise trying to figure that out,” said Anthony Scaramucci of Skybridge Capital.

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April 30, 2014 – Quote of the Day

“Every attempt to make war easy and safe will result in humiliation and disaster,” said the Civil War General, William T. Sherman.

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April 29, 2014 – Quote of the Day

“Wars are easier to get into than to get out of,” said former Secretary of Defense, Robert M. Gates.

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April 28, 2014 – Quote of the Day

When you develop your opinions on the basis of weak evidence, you will have difficulty interpreting subsequent information that contradicts these opinions, even if this new information is obviously more accurate,” said Nassim Nicholas Taleb, author of Antifragile: Things That Gain from Disorder.”

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April 25, 2014 – Quote of the Day

“By a continuing process of inflation, government can confiscate, secretly and unobserved, an important part of the wealth of their citizens,” said the ground breaking British economist, John Maynard Keynes.

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April 24, 2014 – Quote of the Day

In the 40 years since Vietnam, our record in predicting where we will be militarily engaged next, even six months out, is perfect. We’ve never gotten it right. Not in Grenada, Haiti, Panama, Libya (twice), Iraq (twice), Afghanistan, the Balkans, or Somalia. We need a lot more humility,” said former Secretary of Defense, Robert M. […]

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