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At Sequoia, we have opened offices in China and India, and we have made a handful of investments in Latin America/Brazil.
I think that Governor Romney operates on the capital gains tax, his investments, what he lives off of instead of doing it off of his income.
Wages, investments, and home values are the three legs of the economic stool for most Americans.
Corruption is a cancer: a cancer that eats away at a citizen's faith in democracy, diminishes the instinct for innovation and creativity; already-tight national budgets, crowding out important national investments. It wastes the talent of entire generations. It scares away investments and jobs.
The Department of Energy made an investment that failed, and it got raked over the coals for that failed investment. This is ridiculous. The fact of the matter is, the government should be making a lot of risky investments, the majority of which are likely to fail.
To create jobs, a modern economy requires modern investments.
Great investments may look crazy but really may not be.
One of my first investments was $100,000 in a Web-based calendar startup - and I lost every dollar.
People who have the drive to achieve spend most of their time on what brings them the most tangible, immediate sense of success. Investments in our family only pay off in the very long term.
When an entrant competitor attacks the low end of any market, the rational reaction of the incumbent firms is to abandon rather than defend it - because the low end is the least profitable of their possible investments.
Marylanders have led the nation in adopting a balanced approach to revenues and investments because we know that in order to maintain and build the #1 public schools in the nation, we had to ask everyone to pay their fair share. We need Congress to do the same.
Empowering innovations require long-term investments, which tie up capital for years and years. So companies are using capital to create more capital, and consequently, the world is awash in capital, but the innovations we need to advance aren't there.
Most of my job and most of what I do is to mentor people. There are a lot of people I work with that I don't have investments in.
I think investments in general related to the exercise industry are going to be good for a long time.
Kenneth H. Cooper
You have a natural tendency to want an emotionally satisfying tale - and to make investments based on that - despite times when the actual data may be telling you something different.
If we're going to see sustainable results from all the other investments we're making in education, we need to build leadership capacity in each and every country.
I don't want euro bonds that serve to mutualize the entire debt of the countries in the euro zone. That can only work in the longer-term. I want euro bonds to be used to finance targeted investments in future-oriented growth projects. It isn't the same thing. Let's call them 'project bonds' instead of euro bonds.
I have plenty of investments that I wish I'd never made. But the model is to lose money on a lot of investments and then make 1,000X or 10,000X on an investment.
Chronic deficits drastically reduce government's ability to make those infrastructure investments that business needs to grow and create jobs.
Debt certainly isn't always a bad thing. A mortgage can help you afford a home. Student loans can be a necessity in getting a good job. Both are investments worth making, and both come with fairly low interest rates.
One way to make sure you don't lose assets in the future is to streamline your accounts. Consider using one bank for all your banking needs and one brokerage firm for all your investments.
U.S. companies earn more from their investments in the EU than in the rest of the world combined.
Formula 1 will always have high and strong investment. Who can't make these investments will race in other series.
Luca Cordero di Montezemolo
The year 1983 was crazy. People wanted to sell not only their investments... but also their companies.
When I was very young, maybe 12 years, I began to make investments.
Investments in immunization yield a rate of return on a par with educating our children - and higher than nearly any other development intervention.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Leonardo da Vinci
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It's fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.
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