Posts Tagged ‘old’

“The old believe everything, the middle-aged suspect everything, the young know everything.” -Oscar Wilde

Genius Secret

Posted: May 27, 2019 in Thought for the Day
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“The secret to genius:  carry childlike spirit into old age.” -Unknown

Good to Learn

Posted: March 28, 2018 in Thought for the Day
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“It is good even for old men to learn wisdom.” -Aeschylus

Old Math

Posted: March 12, 2018 in Thought for the Day
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“I think my grandpa’s pretty old. He can do math in his head.” -Unknown comic

“But you must replace the old, defective idea that retirement means living off passive income only. Paint a new mental picture of what retirement can be: a life free from financial worry that includes lots of travel, fun, and leisure. Funded in part by active income from doing some sort of meaningful work.” -Mark Ford

Create Something

Posted: February 18, 2016 in Thought for the Day
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“To create something, you have to do something old in a new way.” -James Altucher

“‘Old Money’ families take the long-term view.  These families know how to turn time into an ally instead of an enemy….  And they have worked out ways to use time to prepare the family not only to protect money, but to make it grow….  The truly wealthy are careful to spend their money on things that hold their value over time.” -Bill Bonner

“…depriving young people of jobs is like depriving pandas of bamboo shoots: It’s all they have.  Older people can watch their stocks, real estate, and bonds go up in price.  A young person can only look at the ‘Help Wanted’ ads… and hope for a break.” -Bill Bonner

Old Money

Posted: December 5, 2013 in Money Matters
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“Old money doesn’t show off by buying things. It prefers to keep a low profile… and a low cost of living.” –Bill Bonner