Margaret Thatcher

“The problem with socialism is that eventually you run out of other people’s money.”

Abraham Lincoln, 1864

“It has indeed been a trying hour for the Republic; but I see in the near future a crisis approaching that unnerves me and causes me to tremble for the safety of my country. As a result of the war, corporations have been enthroned and an era of corruption in high places will follow, and the money power of the country will endeavor to prolong its reign by working upon the prejudices of the people until all wealth is aggregated in a few hands and the Republic is destroyed.”

Samuel Goldwyn

“A verbal contract isn’t worth the paper it’s written on.”

W. Somerset Maugham

“It is a funny thing about life; if you refuse to accept anything but the best, you very often get it.”

Woody Allen

“More than any other time in history, mankind faces a crossroads. One path leads to despair and utter hopelessness. The other, to total extinction. Let us pray we have the wisdom to choose correctly.”

Larry Ellison, CEO, Oracle

“The privacy you’re concerned about is largely an illusion. All you have to give up is your illusions, not any of your privacy.“

George Bernard Shaw and Winston Churchill

George Bernard Shaw sent a note to Winston Churchill saying “I am enclosing two tickets to the first night of my new play; bring a friend… if you have one.”

To which Sir Winston replied “Cannot possibly attend first night, will attend second… if there is one.”

E. B. White

“I arise in the morning torn between a desire to improve the world and a desire to enjoy the world. This makes it hard to plan the day.”