• When prices go up two processes will set in - an increased production and a decreased consumption. The effect will be a gradual fall in prices. If prices get too low two processes will set in - decreased production because a man will not continue to produce at a loss and, second, increased consumption. These two forces will tend to establish the normal balance.  Ten years later I became rich by remembering those words.~Bernard BaruchTweet


Thoughts on Shakespeare

Thoughts and reflections on William Shakespeare

The most sensible people to be met with in society are men of business and of the world, who argue from what they see and know, instead of spinning cobweb distinctions of what things ought to be. Women have often more of what is called good sense then men. They … Continue reading

Arts and Artists

Art, a disciplined activity that may be limited to skill or expanded to include a distinctive way of looking at the world. The word art is derived from the Latin ars, meaning “skill.” Art is skill at performing a set of specialized actions, as, for example, the art of gardening … Continue reading

Halloween death poems

What the dead had no speech for, when living, They can tell you, being dead: the communication Of the dead is tongued with fire beyond the language of the living. T.S. Eliot, Four Quartets No poet, no artist of any art, has his complete meaning alone. His significance, his appreciation … Continue reading

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