Dean Kamen, Segway inventor: “Find work in something you love and it won’t feel like work.”
Derek Jeter, New York Yankees shortstop: “Always know where your money is. Even if you have someone who handles your finances for you, you should be involved in the process.”
Meir Statman, professor of finance at
Elizabeth Gilbert, author of Eat, Pray Love: “Borrowing money is like wetting your bed in the middle of the night. At first all you feel is warmth and release. But very, very quickly comes the awful, cold discomfort of reality.”
Craig Newmark, founder of Craigslist: “Material stuff won’t make you happy.”
John Bogle, founder of The Vanguard Group: “Whoever cultivates the Golden Mean avoids both the poverty of a hovel and the envy of a palace.” In other words, seek the middle ground.
Olivia S. Mitchell, director for the