People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.
But you only live once, and I was born with a forehead, so why not?
Eric Hartsburg, the man who just earned $5,000 for having Mitt Romney’s campaign logo tattooed on the side of his head.
YOLO indeed, my man. YOLO indeeeeed.
There are things you enjoy doing, and things you enjoy having done. The latter is better.
I will tell you what a derivative is, but I will take a while to get there, and since I won’t use words like “put option” or “synthetic CDO” you may feel cheated. That is okay. If you want to understand derivatives, you must learn to live with uncertainty, and also with feeling cheated.
“Surplus wealth is a sacred trust which its possessor is bound to administer in his lifetime for the good of the community.”
- Dupree: What's your policy on Columbus Day?
- Interviewer: We work.
- Dupree: REALLY?! The guy discovered the New World! I'm afraid to even ask about Victory Over Japan Day.
It’s the collegiate equivalent of flipping houses. You borrow as much money as you can for the best school you can get into and afford and then you “flip” that education for the great job you are going to get when you graduate.