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Evidently stockholders have forgotten more than to look at balance sheets. They have forgotten also that they are owners of a business and not merely owners of a quotation on the stock ticker. It is time, and high time, that the millions of American shareholders turned their eyes from the daily market reports long enough to give some attention to the enterprises themselves of which they are the proprietors, and which exist for their benefit and at their pleasure.
we have not been impressed with any attribute of the Senate other than its appearance and manners. We have heard the best speakers: they all fire off speeches which deal with the entire subject in general terms and which do not attempt to debate, to answer opponents’ arguments or offer new points for discussion. And the speeches are constantly degenerating into empty rhetoric; they abound in quotations from well-known authors or from their own former speeches.
In the dime stores and bus stations? People talk of situations? Read books, repeat quotations? Draw conclusions on the wall? Some speak of the future? My love she speaks softly? She knows there’s no success like failure? And that failure’s no success at all -Bob Dylan, Love Minus Zero / No Limit (1965)
Art is theft) and Igor Stravinsky (Lesser artists borrow, great artists steal), I’ve always stolen from the people I admire – not plagiarized, mind you, but stolen bits of ideas and stylistic influences. If you steal widely enough, after all, your models are inevitably changed and the result is in the end completely yours. Kleon cites André Gide to this point, in a quotation I love: Everything that needs to be said has already been said. But, since no one was listening, everything must be said again.
The investor has the benefit of the stock market’s daily and changing appraisal of his holdings, ‘for whatever that appraisal may be worth’, and, second, that the investor is able to increase or decrease his investment at the market’s daily figure – ‘if he chooses’. Thus the existence of a quoted market gives the investor certain options which he does not have if his security is unquoted. But it does not impose the current quotation on an investor who prefers to take his idea of value from some other source.
I have rarely read anything which has interested me more, though I have not read as yet more than a quarter of the book proper. From quotations which I had seen, I had a high notion of Aristotle’s merits, but I had not the most remote notion what a wonderful man he was. Linnaeus and Cuvier have been my two gods, though in very different ways, but they were mere schoolboys to old Aristotle.