Thoughts on the Business of Life

September 2005
Forbes Asia;9/19/2005, Vol. 1 Issue 2, p72
The article presents several quotations from notable people. It includes businessman Malcolm S. Forbes on heartlessness, Chinese poet Li Po on the difficulties in life, neurologist Sigmund Freud on love and dramatist William Shakespeare on matrimonial devotion.


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