Radio Quiz Answer

 

Remember that question from last week’s show? Well, the answer is below. Thank you listeners AND congratulations to our winners!

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I hear an almost inaudible but pervasive discontent with the price we pay for our current materialism.  And I hear a fluttering of hope that there might be more to life than bread and circuses.

Author:  Those words were spoken by none other than the great newscaster and sage critic of our life and media – Mr. Bill Moyers.

Formal education will make you a living – Self education will make you a fortune.

Author: Those words were spoken by none other than the Top Consultant to Exxon and so many corporate giants – Mr. Jim Rohn.

It is good sportsmanship to not pick up golf balls while they are still rolling.

Author: Those words and the business metaphor they embrace – were spoken by none other than the jocular aggrandizer of human nature – Mr. Samuel Clemens, Mark Twain.

I buy expensive suits – they just look cheap on me.   

Author:  Those words were spoken by none other than the self-effacing, fortune-amassing Mr. Warren Buffett.

Who Said in a newspaper advertisement:

Men wanted for hazardous journey – small wages, bitter cold, long months of complete darkness , constant danger – safe return doubtful,  Honor and recognition in case of success.

Author:  Those words were spoken by none other than the most amazing of South pole explorers Mr Ernest Shackleton.

Fortunes are made by buying low and selling too soon.

Author:  Those words were spoken by none other than the head of Europe’s great banking family – Mr. Nathan Rothschild.

If your only goal is to become rich, you will never achieve it.

Author:  Those words were spoken by none other than America’s first billionaire – Mr. John David Rockefeller.

The Chief value of money is that one lives in a world in which it is overestimated. 

Author:  Those words were spoken by none other than one of the twentieth century’s most pin-pricking curmudgeons – that ripper of religions and all pomposities – Mr. H. L. Mencken.

Ambition is a dream with a V8 engine

Author:  Those words were spoken by none other than the true king of rock and roll – the ambitious and drive to the top – Mr. Elvis Presley.

The greatest business Lesson I can recall is that if you are embarking around the world in a hot-air balloon, don’t forget the toilet paper.

Author:  Those words were spoken by none other than the proliferant entrepreneur & founder so myriad virgin enterprises – Richard Branson.

If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again, then quit.  No sense in being a damn fool about it.

Author: The individual who said this was the  master thesbian and prince of comedy who was able to attract many an alluring little chickadee W.C. Fields – William Claude Dunkenfield

I don’t make jokes – I just watch the government and report the facts.  

Author: The individual who said this was the Native American lasso tossing humorist always roping in the truth about government and us folks – helping us take a good look and long laugh at ourselves. – Will Rogers.

Business Quotes Challenge – Who uttered that? Match these business Quotes to their authors given as Utensils on recent shows:

  1. If I Had it to do all over again, I’d make the same mistakes – only sooner.
  2. Incrementalism is innovation’s own worst enemy.
  3. Fortunes are made by buying low and selling too soon.
  1. Nicholas Negroponte
  2. Talulah Bankhead
  3. Nathan Rothschild

View Answers

1-B; 2-A; 3-C