— John Masefield, born around this date in 1878
After Mark Colvin Memorial service I received an SMS that matched the eulogy of great characters who showed us how to act with class:
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"Read Shakespeare. There's more in Shakespeare about power, decision-making, ambition, and how people are blinded by their own needs that's so incredibly applicable to the investment process. To see it in that context is something that makes it real."
And here is the rest of the very brief (too brief?) article.
Well, even if you are not an investor (but aren't we all in many ways?), you should find in the brief article good reasons to read Shakespeare. Perhaps you have your own reasons.Would you please share your thoughts?
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