Lazurus Long

A Quote by Lazurus Long on men, sentimentality, thinking, and women

Men are more sentimental than women. It blurs their thinking.

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A Quote by Lazurus Long on interest, time, and worth

$100 placed at 7 percent interest compounded quarterly for 200 years will increase to more than $100,000,000, by which time it will be worth nothing.

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A Quote by Lazurus Long on competence, confidence, insecurity, and jealousy

A competent and self-confident person is incapable of jealousy in anything. Jealousy is invariably a symptom of neurotic insecurity.

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A Quote by Lazurus Long on interest, nature, and self-interest

Never appeal to a man's 'better nature,' he may not have one. Invoking his self-interest gives you more leverage.

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A Quote by Lazurus Long on children and life

Do not handicap your children by making their lives easy.

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A Quote by Lazurus Long on enemies, friendship, and mind

Your enemy is never a villain in his own eyes. Keep this in mind, it may offer a way to make him your friend. If not, you can kill him without hate-and quickly.

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A Quote by Lazurus Long on history, money, people, pleasure, religion, and time

History does not record anywhere at any time a religion that has any rational basis. Religion is a crutch for people not strong enough to stand up to the unknown without help. But, like dandruff, most people do have a religion and spend time and money on it and seem to derive considerable pleasure from fiddling with it.

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A Quote by Lazurus Long on intelligence and society

Being intelligent is not a felony, but most societies evaluate it as at least a misdemeanor.

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A Quote by Lazurus Long on science

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If it can't be expressed in figures, it is not science; it is opinion.

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A Quote by Lazurus Long on deception and evil

Beware of altruism. It is based on self-deception, the root of all evil

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