I was digging around in my old notes on my GDrive just now and came across these 6 juicy peaches from an old friend at CreditBubbleStocks.com. I’m deleting the note as I am reorganizing my GDrive, but I still wanted to hold on to stuff like this.
All observations are, in their own way, profound. Here they are:
- There’s two ways to learn things– the easy way, and the hard way. And surprisingly, most people pick the hard way.
- Stocks are for selling, bonds are for buying.
- As I always say, “You can’t fix stupid.”
- Real men don’t hedge; they know.
- I only “Texas Hedge”.
- What a world we live in.
Nothing important comes into being overnight; even grapes and figs need time to ripen. If you say that you want a fig now, I will tell you to be patient. First, you must allow the tree to flower, then put forth fruit; then you have to wait until the fruit is ripe. So if the fruit of a fig tree is not brought to maturity instantly or in an hour, how do you expect the human mind to come to fruition, so quickly and easily?
Some people say that my vision for Virgin breaks all the rules and is too wildly kaleidoscopic; others say that Virgin has become one of the leading brand names of the century; others analyze it down to the last degree and then write academic papers on it.
As for me, I just pick up the phone and get on with it.
Expect nothing. Live frugally on surprise.
The best way to have a good idea is to have lots of ideas.