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Quotes and maxims guiding the thought processes of the Capital2 Teams across Europe:

“We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.” Oscar Wilde

“August 9, 1995, will go down in history as the day the dot-com boom was born. What set it off was the initial public offering of Netscape, a tiny, two-year-old software maker in Silicon Valley that had almost no revenues and not a penny of profits.” Alan Greenspan

“Just because I don’t care doesn’t mean I don’t understand” Homer J Simpson

“Never hold discussions with the monkey when the organ grinder is in the room.” Winston Churchill

“Action is eloquence” William Shakespeare

“All paid jobs absorb and degrade the mind” Aristotle

“Doubt is not a pleasant condition, but certainty is absurd.” Voltaire

“Only passions, great passions, can elevate the soul to great things.” Diderot

“A banker is a fellow that lends you his umbrella when the sun is shining but wants it back the minute it starts to rain.” Mark Twain

“Wax on, wax off”

“Life is what happens to you whilst you’re making other plans.” John Lennon in 1980

“How can you govern a country which has 246 varieties of cheese?” De Gaulle

“Europe will never be like America. Europe is the product of history, America is the product of philiosophy.” Margaret Thatcher

“The important thing is this: to be able to sacrifice at any moment what we are for what we could become.” Charles du Bos


January 21, 2008 - Posted by | The Team | , , , , , ,

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