Barbara Boxer (and everyone else):
It's just a thing -- I worked so hard ...
A lot of entrepreneurs get an MBA because they are afraid to go out into world without one.
I kept saying 'Excuse me, excuse me, excuse me,' because I had to get to the catwalk, but she just kept posing. So I pushed her. It was only a few stairs.
After watching their parents -- typically both of them -- work ever longer hours in an increasingly around-the-clock and competitive world, 20-somethings wonder whether their 20s will be the best time of their lives or will be spent doggedly climbing the career ladder.
Our pursuit of happiness first makes us unhappy, and then makes us poor because it makes us corrupt, which then makes us even more unhappy.
For a smart and lucky person in civilized society, the wise thing to do is to work hard and then retire as early as possible.
Life is too short to spend 2300 hours a year working on someone else's idea of what the right problems are.