Estate Quotes

"Patriotism is often an arbitra...

"Patriotism is often an arbitrary veneration of real estate above principles." — George Jean Nathan
📅︎ Mar 02
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“Uber, the world’s largest taxi company, owns no vehicles. Facebook, the world’s most pop...

“Uber, the world’s largest taxi company, owns no vehicles. Facebook, the world’s most popular media owner, creates no content. And Airbnb, the world’s largest accommodation provider, owns no real estate. Something interesting is happening. Vassal, they are. - Mike Wazowski
📅︎ Dec 18
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"When a real estate developer says he ...

"When a real estate developer says he wants to drain a swamp, you should be suspicious of ulterior motives." -- Anonymous
📅︎ Jan 27
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“Dynastic wealth, the enemy of a meritocracy, is on the rise. Equality of o...

“Dynastic wealth, the enemy of a meritocracy, is on the rise. Equality of opportunity has been on the decline. A progressive and meaningful estate tax is needed to curb the movement of a democracy toward plutocracy.” -Warren Buffett
📅︎ Nov 11
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"When a real estate developer says he ...

"When a real estate developer says he wants to drain a swamp, you should be suspicious of ulterior motives." -- Anonymous
📅︎ Nov 02
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What is the most valuabl...

What is the most valuable piece of real estate? Peace of Mind. ~InfiniteRadius
📅︎ Oct 01
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“Uber, the world’s largest taxi company, owns no vehicles. Facebook, the world’s m...

“Uber, the world’s largest taxi company, owns no vehicles. Facebook, the world’s most popular media owner, creates no content. And Airbnb, the world’s largest accommodation provider, owns no real estate. Something interesting is happening.” - Tom Goodwin
📅︎ Sep 02
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Patriotism is nothing but loyalty to real estate, real estate that has be...

Patriotism is nothing but loyalty to real estate, real estate that has been conquered 800 different times by 800 different regimes with 800 different cultures. But each time it’s just the best. - House M.D. - “Risky Business”
📅︎ Nov 28
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Though surveillance cameras complicate the life of the burglar, in some ways break-i...

Though surveillance cameras complicate the life of the burglar, in some ways break-ins have never been easier. Home layouts are often displayed on real-estate sites like Zillow. Google Street View allows burglars to case a house in advance.—Wall Street Journal
📅︎ Jun 27
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"A power to dispose of estates for ever is manifestly absurd. The earth and the fu...

"A power to dispose of estates for ever is manifestly absurd. The earth and the fulness of it belongs to every generation, and the preceding one can have no right to bind it up from posterity. Such extension of property is quite unnatural." - Adam Smith
📅︎ Apr 17
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"We are in the real estate business. The only reason we sell hamburgers is becaus...

"We are in the real estate business. The only reason we sell hamburgers is because they are the greatest producer of revenue from which our tenants can pay us rent." - Harry J. Sonneborne, First president and chief executive of McDonald's Corporation
📅︎ Mar 16
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