John F. Kennedy: Unafraid

We are not afraid to entrust the American people with unpleasant facts, foreign ideas, alien philosophies, and competitive values. For a nation that is afraid to let its people judge the truth and falsehood in an open market is a nation that is afraid of its people. -John F. Kennedy, 35th US president (1917-1963)

Warren Buffett: Uncertainty

“An argument is made that there are just too many question marks about the near future; wouldn’t it be better to wait until things clear up a bit?…face up to two unpleasant facts: The future is never clear [and] you pay a very high price for a cheery consensus. Uncertainty actually is the friend of the buyer of long term values.” Warren Buffett

John M. Longo (center) presenting Warren Buffe...

John M. Longo (center) presenting Warren Buffett with a gift on behalf of Rutgers Business School. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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