Posts Tagged ‘why’

“The common question that gets asked in business is, ‘why?’  That’s a good question, but an equally good question is, ‘why not?'” -Jeff Bezos

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Why Not?

Posted: April 11, 2019 in Thought for the Day
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“Most people know what they should do. The question is why don’t they do it?” -Lori Gottlieb

“Science lets you understand how and why things work. Technology lets you put the theory into practice. And capital gives you the time and material to make use of science and technology.” -Doug Casey

“Americans have almost no control over their own capital. And if you don’t use capital under your ownership and control, you will rely on those who do. This is fundamentally why so many purchases in today’s economy are financed through third-party lending.” -Ryan Griggs

“Most people want to get rich quick. That’s why they never get rich.” -Robert Kiyosaki

Misplaced Emphasis

Posted: December 14, 2018 in Thought for the Day
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“When too much emphasis is placed on the how of an action then the why of it is easily lost.” — R. Nelson Nash

“Why do we use money?…  the social function of money is to facilitate economic calculation.

Money cannot do this if its future purchasing power is subject to violent swings because of political intervention….  sound money has desirable properties such as a predictable purchasing power.” -Robert Murphy