On Thoughts

My favorite section of Forbes magazine is the Thoughts On the Business of Life, the last page, where they post several quotes on given theme. Here are some quotes from a past few issues.

Here are some thoughts on history…

Study men, not historians.
— Harry Truman

History repeats itself. Historians repeat each other.
— Philip Guedalla

Here are some thoughts on stress…

To reduce stress, avoid excitement. Spend more time with your spouse.
— Robert Orben

Every stress leaves an indelible scar, and the organism pays for its survival after a stressful situation by becoming a little order
— Hans Selye

And since Father’s Day is just around the corner, here are some thoughts on fatherhood.

To a hoarding father succeeds an extravagant son.
— Spanish Proverb

My father was frightened of his father, I was frightened of my father, and I am damned well going to see to it that my children are frightened of me.
— King George V

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