A short but well known quote of this great singer and comedian, that many latest since this year do remember rather painfully:
I’ve been rich and I’ve been poor. Believe me, honey, rich is better.
Sophie Tucker, 1884 – 1966, singer and comedian
- Quote of the day: The constant struggle between the rich and the poor
- Quote of the day: Different minds
- Quote of the day: Funerals
- Quote of the day: Racketeering
Any city however small, is divided at least into two, one the city of the poor, the other the city of the rich.
These are hostile to each other.
Plato, Politeía, 370 BC
Great minds discuss ideas; Average minds discuss events; Small minds discuss people.
Anna Eleanor Roosevelt, 1884 – 1962, First Lady of the United States
No matter how rich you become, how famous or powerful, when you die the size of your funeral will still pretty much depend on the weather.
Michael Pritchard aka Mike Dirnt, 1972 – musician
Due to recent events last week when the US government has put up all government property and the (work of the) next two generations of American citizens as collateral to bail out a few thousand “bad apples” within the financial world, we thought the quote from MajGen. Smedley Butler below might also be a good fit for that.
Those guys in the financial world who now try to make others believe that they did not know the dangers and that they did not know that they were trading worthless paper for money just like before the great depression, have always put their greed, their profiteering and racking in other peoples money above everything and anybody else.
We are not talking about the simple employees who are…