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500 of the Most Witty, Acerbic and Erudite Things Ever Said About Money

By Philip Jenks

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500 of the Most Witty, Acerbic and Erudite Things Ever Said About Money

By Philip Jenks

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A collection of the most memorable quotes on money, wealth, investment, and business success, from a wide variety of sources. Including:

– Legendary investors: Warren Buffett, Peter Lynch, Jim Slater
– Old-time billionaires: John D. Rockefeller, J. Paul Getty, Andrew Carnegie
– Big swinging dicks: Bill Gates, Chris Gent, Allan Leighton
– Entrepreneurs: Sam Walton, Ray Kroc, Jeff Bezos
– Wits: H.L. Mencken, Oscar Wilde and Dorothy Parker
– Comedians: Woody Allen, Steve Martin and Stephen Fry
– Bankers and economists: Milton Friedman, J.K. Galbraith, John Maynard Keynes
– Statesmen: Napoleon, Churchill, Thatcher
– Rogues: Robert Maxwell, Ivan Boesky, Al Capone
– Philosophers: Hegel, Goethe, Aristotle

and many more!

Ordered by subject, with a comprehensive index, this book contains sharp insights, witty one-liners, and thoughtful observations of the highest calibre.

Whether you want something fun to dip into, or you want to pepper your conversation and writing with apercus which will have your audience gasping in admiration, this is the source.

About the author

Philip Jenks is one of the founders of Harriman House. After qualifying as a barrister in 1987, he set up the business to publish a satirical guide about the legal profession, before guiding it into its current specialism in finance.

Media coverage

From The Register:

“Politics continues to fascinate. The political parties may, on the surface, appear very similar in outlook, approach and policies, but underneath they are as tribal as they ever were. The 500 hand picked quotes in this book take you through the whole political process, from defining what politics is through to standing for election, making… Read more »

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Published: 14/04/2006
Edition: 2nd
Pages: 192
Formats: paperback - ISBN 9781897597972
ebook - ISBN 9780857191120
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