Thursday, September 11, 2008

The Game Of Life

You can't win.

If you don't try and run after money, you lack ambition.

If you run after the money, you're materialistic.

If you don't get it, you're a loser.

If you get it and keep it, you're a miser.

If you get it and spend it, you're a spendthrift.

If you still have it after a lifetime of work, you're a fool who never got any fun out of life.

You just can't win.

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One Percent Only?

Two partners graduated with an MBA at an elite university, then opened a store in the city that failed in a month. A third man who had no schooling bought the store from them and made it a huge success.

The two asked him, "We can't understand it. We studied business but failed. You, who never went to school, are a big success. Why?

"I'll tell you," he said "I buy a thing for one dollar and sell it for two dollars. I'm satisfied with my one percent profit."

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