Speculation Quotes

Where knowled...

Where knowledge ended, and speculation began.
📅︎ Feb 21
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“How does anyone ever know anything—the past is a fog that breathes out...

“How does anyone ever know anything—the past is a fog that breathes out ghost after ghost, the present a freeway thunder run at 90 mph, which makes the future the ultimate black hole of futile speculation” - Ben Fountain
📅︎ Dec 07
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"Accountancy is about the past, inve...

"Accountancy is about the past, investment is about the present, and speculation is about the future." - Ravi Silari
📅︎ May 26
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"Books are the carriers of civilization. Without books...

"Books are the carriers of civilization. Without books, history is silent, literature dumb, science crippled, thought and speculation at a standstill." - Barbara Tuchman
📅︎ Feb 01
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"There is no more disastrous mania, no ...

"There is no more disastrous mania, no more dangerous whim, than the speculation over roads not taken." -Juan Gabriel Vásquez
📅︎ Apr 23
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“The origin of these climatic trends… is a difficult subject: by lon...

“The origin of these climatic trends… is a difficult subject: by long tradition the happy hunting ground for robust speculation, it suffers because so few can separate fact from fancy.” — G.S. Callenda Callendar
📅︎ Jun 11
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