The man who knew

  1. Like heat-seeking rockets, the newly minted dollars found their way into hot stocks, no matter which way they were fired initially.
    It involved perilous ocean crossings, the wrenching loss of old-country culture, and inspiring tales of personal courage.
  2. "What we need in the US is not division; what we need in the US is not hatred; what we need in the US is not violence or lawlessness; but love and wisdom, and compassion toward one another, and a feeling of justice toward those who still suffer within our country, whether they be white or they be black …" - Kennedy
    Abraham Lincoln - "You cannot strengthen the weak by weakening the strong."
  3. "I feel sorry for me and happy for them," Greenspan replied, to more chuckles from the committee.
    "That was a longer pause than I expected," Greenspan said wryly.
  4. Success had bred confidence; confidence had blurred into complacency; complacency has caused human beings to behave awfully.
    What the Nasdap collapse had initiated, the destruction of the World Trade center completed.
  5. "Let's separate this problem into its component parts," he parried professorially.
    By fixating on the maestro's supposed flaw, the world was achieving catharsis, not enlightenment.
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The man who knew
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The Life and Times of Alan Greenspan
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