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Describing investment philosophyŚnot worrying about the market's ups and downs
We don't care about the bumps; what matters are the overall results.
- Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway's annual report (2000)
Describing the circus
The circus comes as close to being the world in microcosm than anything I know; in a way, it puts all the rest of show business in the shade.
- E. B. White, "The Ring of Time"
Describing a rampaging elephant
It had already destroyed somebody's bamboo hut, killed a cow and raided some fruit-stock and devoured the stock; also it had met the municipal rubbish van and, when the driver jumped out and took to his heels, had turned the van over and inflicted violences upon it.
- George Orwell, "Shooting an Elephant"