10 quotes about Speculation
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A speculator is a man who observes the future, and acts before it occurs.
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Another great evil arising from this desire to be thought rich; or rather, from the desire not to be thought poor, is the destructive thing which has been honored by the name of speculation; but which ought to be called Gambling.
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The narrower the mind, the broader the statement.
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I never guess. It is a shocking habit -- destructive to the logical faculty.
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Speculation is only a word covering the making of money out of the manipulation of prices, instead of supplying goods and services.
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If the world were good for nothing else, it is a fine subject for speculation.
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If there were no bad speculations there could be no good investments; if there were no wild ventures there would be no brilliantly successful enterprises.
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When speculation has done its worst, two and two still make four.
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What most people don't seem to realize is that there is just as much money to be made out of the wreckage of a civilization as from the upbuilding of one.
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There are two times in a man's life when he should not speculate: when he can't afford it, and when he can.
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