"The secret to success is to do the common things uncommonly well." ~ John D. Rockefeller

"Wonder is the foundation of all philosophy, research is the means of all learning, and ignorance is the end." ~ Michel de Montaigne

"The only pleasure Americans know is politics." ~ Alexis de Tocqueville

"...the results of human action but not of human design..." ~ modified by Friedrich Hayek, originally from Adam Ferguson

"Ambition must be made to counteract ambition." ~ James Madison (Fed #51)

"In the long run, everybody will be dead so let's only look in the short-run." ~ John Maynard Keynes

Irish proverb:

May the road rise to meet you,

May the wind be always at your back,

May the sun shine warm upon your face,

The rains fall soft upon your fields and,

Until we meet again,

May God hold you in the palm of His hand.