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Stanford University, Department of Biology | by Daniel Ari Friedman
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Stanford University, Department of Biology

"Where is there dignity unless there is also honesty?"

– Cicero, Ad Atticum VII, xi.


"When two cultures collide is the only time when true suffering exists"

– Hermann Hesse


"I don't believe that there is a blasé person in the State. Credit that to the earthquake. The catastrophe, too, will be a great factor in the future greatness of San Francisco, just as the fires of London were in the making of that city a world metropolis."

– Gertrude Atherton, "Novelist Rescues Manuscript from Occidental Hotel", San Francisco Call (May 2, 1906, p. 7)


"Risks inherent in economic activities can be dealt with in a wide variety of ways. In addition to the commodity speculation and inventory management discussed in the previous chapter, other ways of dealing with risk include stocks, bonds, and insurance. There are also other economic activities analogous to stocks, bonds, and insurance which deal with risks in ways that are legally different, though similar economically."

– Thomas Sowell, "Basic Economics", 4th ed. (2010), Ch. 13. Risks and Insurance

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