In the end, the only really interesting books are the ones read by the police.
— Tomatoes. Natalie Quintaine
His wife seemed to have grown in stature while she insulted him with elegance and precision.
— Germinal. Émile Zola.
What’s money? A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and goes to bed at night and in between does what he wants to do.
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— Lord Hailsham. Relating to the Profumo affair
Train your heartbeat, make it sufficiently slow, and you can go anywhere. Guards will cease to see you. Walls will let you pass. Former lovers will not recognize you, even face to face, close as hands. Train your heartbeat, slow it down, and nothing is impossible any more. You can turn into salt.
— Sean at Said the Gramaphone.
Posted February 13, 2014 at 12:31am in income inequality distribution income worldwide Branko Milanovic world bank Christoph Lakner bi-modal right skewed