Thoughtful Quotes

It is hard to imagine a more stupid or more dangerous way of making decisions than by putting those decisions in the hands of people who pay no price for being wrong. ~ Dr. Thomas Sowell

The secret to success is to do something other than nothing. ~ Carl Weisman

The most dangerous thing in the world is the almost-right tool. ~ Carl Weisman

You cannot borrow or vote yourself to prosperity. ~ Porter Stansberry

If you think it is hard to learn to manage your own finances, imagine how hard it will be to work until you are eighty because you’re broke. ~ Carl Weisman

Live like you’ll die tomorrow—learn like you’ll live forever. ~ Gandhi

You can give up or you can stand up. ~ Unknown

Happiness is the longing to give, unhappiness is the longing to get. ~ Unknown

It’s not about winning the battles, it’s about never giving up. ~ Unknown

The problem with Americans is they don’t care until they care…and then it’s too late. ~ Carl Weisman

Every problem has a solution, every solution has a price. ~ Carl Weisman

Love means never having to say I love you. ~ Carl Weisman

If you have a job, thank a one-percenter. ~ Carl Weisman

It is harder to be self reliant, but it is more painful to be dependent on others. ~ Carl Weisman

It is not the government’s job to spur the economy, it is their job to get out of its way. ~ Carl Weisman

The surest way to self reliance is to make money doing what you love.
~ Carl Weisman

There’s one born every minute. ~ P.T Barnum

A fool and his money were lucky to get together in the first place. ~ Harry Anderson

The problem isn’t the problem, the problem is indifference. ~ Unknown

When all you have is a gun, everything looks like a target. ~ Carl Weisman

All government activity ultimately leads to a disproportionately large amount of money going to a disproportionately small number of people. ~ Carl Weisman

Ninety percent of success is just showing up. ~ Woody Allen

Creation is a better form of self expression than consumption. ~ Unknown

How you go about investing is more important than what stock you buy.
~ Porter Stansberry

That’s the price of liberty. You are free to make bad choices. ~ Porter Stansberry

Those who will trade safety for liberty will end up with neither. ~ Ben Franklin

Government is the great fiction through which everybody endeavors to live at the expense of everybody else. ~Frederick Bastiat

The trouble with socialism is that, eventually, you run out of other people’s money. ~ Margaret Thatcher

Bulls make money, bears make money, pigs get slaughtered. ~ Unknown

Pretty wears out its welcome fast but sexy is forever. ~ Carl Weisman

Sexy is not a body shape, it’s an attitude. ~ Carl Weisman

Life can be great. It will never be fair. ~ Carl Weisman

Life’s not fair—get over it. ~ Many

When the person tasked with solving the problem is the cause of the problem you are not likely to solve the problem. ~ Carl Weisman

Insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results
~ Albert Einstein

It is easy to be gracious after victory but the true test of character is grace after defeat. ~ Carl Weisman

If you really want to learn something, screw up. ~ Carl Weisman

I long ago stopped worrying about the repercussions of telling the truth.
~ Carl Weisman

You are the summation of your choices. ~ Carl Weisman

Education is not knowledge. Education is the foundation on which to acquire knowledge. ~ Carl Weisman

Your ability to change your life for the better is directly proportional to your ability to delay gratification. ~ Carl Weisman

The best lightning rod for your protection is your own spine.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

The customer is NOT always right, but they are the ones with the money.
~ Carl Weisman

It’s not what never giving up will get you. It’s what it will make of you.
~ Carl Weisman

You can always count on Americans to do the right thing – after they’ve tried everything else. ~Winston Churchill

Everything you need to know about life you can learn from the lyrics of an Eagles’ song. ~ Carl Weisman

The more you do nothing, the more nothing you want to do. ~ Carl Weisman

Taxation with representation isn’t all that wonderful either. ~ Judge Jim Gray

Until you care enough to take action you don’t care enough. ~ Carl Weisman

If you don’t have a detrimental cost of cheating then it’s just a cost of doing business. ~ Carl Weisman

In the battle between equality and prosperity, even those who favor equality want the benefits of prosperity. ~ Carl Weisman

You will never be as good as you are as when you are broke. ~ Carl Weisman

I’d rather be a lousy salesman selling iPads than a great salesman selling buggy whips. ~ Carl Weisman

It is not from the benevolence of the butcher, the brewer, or the baker that we expect our dinner, but from their regard to their own interest. ~Adam Smith

No man can properly do a job in which he is not interested. ~J Paul Getty

Free markets only work in the long run if they are also fair markets.                         ~Carl Weisman

Giving people something for nothing fosters excellence in nothing. ~Carl Weisman

Bitching aint doing. ~Carl Weisman

The problem with everyone paying their fair share of taxes is that everyone has a different definition of fair. ~Carl Weisman

 There is never enough time to do it right, but there is always time to do it over. ~Many

Don’t let the was blind you to the is. ~Carl Weisman

If you’re afraid to lose you already have. ~Carl Weisman

Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect. ~Mark Twain

The biggest problem with all relationships is that they involve human beings.
~Carl Weisman

The central truth of economics is simple: Economics is all about scarcity. There can never be enough of anything to satisfy everyone. But the central truth of politics in a democracy is exactly the opposite: To get elected, you must promise everything to everyone. ~ Porter Stansberry

Taxes are the governments way of saying they know what to do with your money better than you do. ~Carl Weisman

People don’t buy what you do, they buy why you do it. ~ Simon Sinek

The trouble with the world is that the stupid are cocksure and the intelligent are full of doubt. ~Bertrand Russell

So much of what leads to success is mundane ~Carl Weisman

Nobody will pay you as much as you deserve, until you educate them on why you’re worth it ~ Ramit Sethi