Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Quotes of the Day (Isaac Newton and Albert Einstein, Demonstrating That Finance Stumps Even Geniuses)

"I can calculate the motions of the heavenly bodies, but not the madness of people."—Sir Isaac Newton, after losing a fortune in Great Britain’s South Sea Bubble of 1720, quoted in Christopher Reed, “The Damn’d South Sea,” Harvard Magazine, May-June 1999

“The hardest thing in the world to understand is the income tax.”—Popularly attributed to Albert Einstein

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