James Goldsmith, fully Sir James Michael "Jimmy" Goldsmith
Goldsmith, fully Sir James Michael "Jimmy" Goldsmith
Anglo-French Billionaire Financier and Tycoon
If you pay peanuts, you get monkeys.
Like the bee, we should make our industry our amusement.
None has more frequent conversations with a disagreeable self than the man of pleasure; his enthusiasms are but few and transient; his appetites, like angry creditors, are continually making fruitless demands for what he is unable to pay; and the greater his former pleasures, the more strong his regret, the more impatient his expectations. A life of pleasure is, therefore, the most unpleasing life.
Tolerance it a tremendous virtue, but the immediate neighbors of tolerance are apathy and weakness.
When a man marries his mistress it creates a job opportunity.
I am, if you like, a Cassandra, I have always looked at the downside because the upside looks after itself.
The first time I read an excellent work, it is to me just as if I gained a new friend; and when I read over a book I have perused before, it resembles the meeting of an old one.
If you see a bandwagon, it’s too late.
Tolerance is a tremendous virtue, but the immediate neighbours of tolerance are apathy and weakness.