For those of us who have lost loved ones in their prime - as I did when my father and other relatives succumbed - even one of those years would have been a precious gift.
If you want to be constructive in politics, the less you look back, the better. If you do look back, then it can only be to learn for yourself through the events that have taken place.
Mankind always sets itself only such tasks as it can solve; since, looking at the matter more closely, we will always find that the task itself arises only when the material conditions necessary for its solution already exist or are at least in the process of formation.
Through books and experience I have learned not to worry about business problems, not to let them overwhelm me. I prefer to compartmentalize - to mentally isolate the problems and put each into its own imaginary folder, just like a filing cabinet or computer program.
Never, never and never again shall it be that this beautiful land will again experience the oppression of one by another and suffer the indignity of being the skunk of the world. Let freedom reign!
If I hadn’t made money some of the time I might have acquired market wisdom quicker.
Experience has proved to me that real money made in speculating has been in commitments in a stock or commodity showing a profit right from the start.
Once a person gains experience and a good reputation, it takes less and less money to create bigger and bigger investments.
If you can learn from hard knocks, you can also learn from soft touches.
Steve waited until Bindi was about one month old before he took her in with the crocodiles. But she was two weeks old before she met her first snake, she was three months old when she met her first venomous snake.
Experience is not what happens to you; it's what you do with what happens to you.
Most of the stockbrokers, financial analysts, investment advisers, etc., are above average in intelligence, business honesty and sincerity. But they lack adequate experience with all types of security markets and an overall understanding of common stocks--of what I call "the nature of the beast".
Instinct is the gift of experience. The first question you have to ask yourself is, 'On what basis am I making a judgment?' ... If you have no experience, then your instincts aren't any good.
Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.
Let’s forget the reunification, let’s just shut up and don't talk about that topic for the next 20 years.
Don't be afraid to fail. Get out there and experiment and learn and fail and get a rate based on the experiences you have. Go for it and when you go for it you'll learn what you're capable of, what the potential is, where the opportunities are, but you can't be afraid to fail because that's when you learn.
Keeping a personal journal a daily in-depth analysis and evaluation of your experiences is a high-leverage activity that increases self-awareness and enhances all the endowments and the synergy among them.
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