He was a degenerate gambler. That is a man who gambled simply to gamble and must lose. As a hero who goes to war must die. Show me a gambler and I'll show you a loser show me a hero and I'll show you a corpse.
A lawyer with his briefcase can steal more than a hundred men with guns.
Friendship and money: oil and water.
Finance is a gun. Politics is knowing when to pull the trigger.
What we think of as our sensitivity is only the higher evolution of terror in a poor dumb beast. We suffer for nothing. Our own death wish is our only real tragedy.