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1. "Everyone thinks Goldman is so fucking smart," he railed. "Just because Goldman says this is the right valuation, you shouldn't assume it's correct just because Goldman said it. My brother works at Goldman, and he's an idiot!"
Author: Andrew Ross Sorkin
2. "Goldman's top four officers could not sell more than 10 percent of their Goldman shares until 2011, or until Buffett sold his own, even if they left the firm. He had explained his rationale for this condition to Blankfein by saying, "If I'm buying the horse, I'm buying the jockey, too."
Author: Andrew Ross Sorkin
3. "Life isn't just fair. It's just fairer than death, that's all. -William Goldman"
Author: Ann Brashares
4. "American business would be run better today if there was more alignment between CEOs' interest and the company. For example, would the financial crisis of 2008 have occurred if the CEO of Lehman and Morgan Stanley and Goldman and Citibank had to take a very small percentage of every mortgage-backed security... or every loan they made?"
Author: Aubrey McClendon
5. "How the now-ubiquitous humble shopping cart was invented and adopted eighty years ago. Sylvan Goldman, a grocery store owner from Oklahoma, noticed that when his customers' baskets became too heavy or too full, people stopped shopping. Clearly their problem was his problem, too. He began to think of ways to improve the experience for his customers. In 1936 he came up with the idea of a basket carrier on wheels."
Author: Bernadette Jiwa
6. "Goldman Sachs and other investment banks understood the ensuing problem so well that they began betting against the very mortgage-backed securities they were underwriting!"
Author: Douglas Rushkoff
7. "El mundo entero se está convirtiendo en un McDonalds, señor Goldman."
Author: Joël Dicker
8. "Edad tiene? ¿Sólo treinta años? ¡Y ya está forrado!». Hasta el portero de mi edificio, al que había visto leyéndolo entre apertura y apertura de puerta, me tuvo retenido un rato en el ascensor, al terminarlo, para confesarme su desazón: «Entonces ¿eso fue lo que le ocurrió a Nola Kellergan? Qué horror. ¿Dónde vamos a ir a parar, señor Goldman? ¿Dónde?». Mi libro apasionaba a la flor y nata de Nueva York; tras dos semanas en las librerías ya prometía llegar a ser el más vendido a lo largo y ancho del continente. Todo"
Author: Joël Dicker
9. "I'm not sure exactly what Victor told Dr. Goldman, but I don't think he fully knew what was going on... I think he was really oblivious. I don't think he knew."
Author: Kelli White
10. "If there is a true measure of a person's soul, if there is a single gauge of real divinity, of how beautifully a fellow human honors this life, has genuine spiritual fire and is full of honest love and compassion, it has to be right there, in the eyes.The Dalai Lama's eyes sparkle and dance with laughter and unbridled love. The Pope's eyes are dark and glazed, bleak as obsidian marbles. Pat Robertson's eyes are rheumy and hollow, like tiny potholes of old wax. Goldman Sachs cretins, well, they don't use their own eyes at all; they just steal someone else's."
Author: Mark Morford
11. "In Lovelock's view the earth was a 'super-organism,' a cybernetic feedback system that 'seeks an optimal physical and chemical environment for life on this planet.' At the suggestion of his neighbor, author and screenwriter William Goldman, he called the system Gaia after the ancient Greek Earth goddess."
Author: Steven Kotler
12. "I wanted to be Emma Goldman. I wanted to digest Doris Lessing's Golden Notebooks like biscuits. I felt like Harriet the Spy, looking for a dumbwaiter to hide in, scribbling down all I witnessed."
Author: Susie Bright
13. "Having worked at four separate Wall Street firms, having seen a variety of talent at those places, and having competed against Goldman as a banker, one thing you have to be struck by is the power of their recruiting."
Author: William D. Cohan

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