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Experience taught me a few things. One is to listen to your gut, no matter how good something sounds on paper. The second is that you’re generally better off sticking with what you know. And the third is that sometimes your best investments are the ones you don’t make. – Donald Trump If you’re interested in ‘balancing’ work and pleasure, stop trying to balance them. Instead make your work more pleasurable. – Donald Trump I have yet to find the man, however exalted his station, who did not do better work and put forth greater effort under a spirit of approval than under a spirit of criticism. – Charles Schwab I know of nothing more despicable and pathetic than a man who devotes all the hours of the waking day to the making of money for money’s sake. – John D. Rockfeller I would rather earn 1% off a 100 people’s efforts than 100% of my own efforts. – John D. Rockfeller If your only goal is to become rich, you will never achieve it. – John D. Rockfeller The only question with wealth is, what do you do with it? – John D. Rockfeller Don’t worry, be crappy. Revolutionary means you ship and then test… Lots of things made the first Mac in 1984 a piece of crap – but it was a revolutionary piece of crap. – Guy Kawasaki Be nice to nerds. Chances are you’ll end up working for one.  – Bill Gates I believe that if you show people the problems and you show them the solutions they will be moved to act. – Bill Gates If you can’t make it good, at least make it look good. – Bill Gates Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important. – Bill Gates Until we’re educating every kid in a fantastic way, until every inner city is cleaned up, there is no shortage of things to do. – Bill Gates A business that makes nothing but money is a poor business. – Henry Ford A market is never saturated with a good product, but it is very quickly saturated with a bad one. – Henry Ford If money is your hope for independence you will never have it. The only real security that a man will have in this world is a reserve of knowledge, experience, and ability. – Henry Ford Most people spend more time and energy going around problems than in trying to solve them. – Henry Ford Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs. – Henry Ford Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal. – Henry Ford The competitor to be feared is one who never bothers about you at all, but goes on making his own business better all the time. – Henry Ford Wealth, like happiness, is never attained when sought after directly. It comes as a by-product of providing a useful service. – Henry Ford Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning. – Bill Gates It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you’ll do things differently. – Warren Buffet It’s better to hang out with people better than you. Pick out associates whose behavior is better than yours and you’ll drift in that direction. – Warren Buffet Of the billionaires I have known, money just brings out the basic traits in them. If they were jerks before they had money, they are simply jerks with a billion dollars. – Warren Buffet Time is the friend of the wonderful company, the enemy of the mediocre. – Warren Buffet No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it. – Andrew Carnegie Concentrate your energies, your thoughts and your capital. The wise man puts all his eggs in one basket and watches the basket. – Andrew Carnegie