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Quotes to Remember

JOHN FAIRCHILD, GLOBAL FASHION GURU AND FOUNDER OF W MAGAZINE, NAILS THE INTERLOPERS:

“If I see another movie star in a fashion magazine – it’s ridiculous! It’s a nightmare. That’s what they call the cutting edge,” he continued. “I hate that word. And buzz. It’s a crock. They love buzz! When I hear the word buzz, it reminds me of a chainsaw.”

TWAIN HAD IT UPSIDE-DOWN. OUR “MASTERS OF THE UNIVERSE” FIND NO TIME AS ‘PECULIARLY DANGEROUS’

“October: This is one of the peculiarly dangerous months to speculate in stocks. The others are July, January, September, April, November, May, March, June, December, August and February.” – Mark Twain

FOLLOWED BY THIS RATHER STARK OPINION…

“In order to have a double-dip recession, you first have to have exited the recession – which we haven’t. What the government and its shills have been calling a recovery is nothing more than the predictable, but short-lived, effect of pumping the proceeds from issuing a lot of government debt into the chosen sectors of the economy.” – Casey’s Daily Dispatch

ABOUT LOOMING INFLATION AND PRICING POWER, LISTEN TO THE ORACLE FROM OMAHA:

“If you’ve got the power to raise prices without losing business to a competitor, you’ve got a very good business. If you have to have a prayer session before raising the price by 10 percent, you’ve got a terrible business.” – Warren Buffet

OF MICROSOFT’S AND NOKIA’S STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP ALLOWING NOKIA’S USE OF THE WINDOWS SMARTPHONE PLATFORM, A GOOGLE EXECUTIVE TWEETED:

“Two turkeys do not make an Eagle.”

AND HERE’S SOME BRAIN PAIN. FROM THE SINGULARITY IS NEAR – WHEN HUMANS TRANSCEND BIOLOGY, BY RAY KURZWELL:

“The Singularity will represent the culmination of the merger of our biological thinking and existence with our technology, resulting in a world that is still human but that transcends our biological roots. There will be no distinction, post-Singularity, between human and machine or between physical and virtual reality.

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