I had an extremely boring time doing 20 to 30 trades a day while everyone was talking about baseball or basketball. So I stood there fantasizing about a device that could do the same thing I was doing.
My mother had various jobs, from where she was regularly fired as politically undesirable. I often saw her crying and mumbling that we'll starve to death.
Never bend the rules. You bend the rules a little bit and then it's a slippery slope.
Self-discipline is what separates the winners and the losers.
America's wealth comes from the efforts of people striving for success. Take away their incentive with badmouthing success and you take away the wealth that helps us take care of the needy.
I see no point in exchanging something that I understand, know, love and think will have a great future for something else that I know much less about.