Homer Simpson’s character has a knack of saying wise things under the guise of humor and sarcasm.
But still, he might not be considered a financial expert even though we now have a book consisting of Humor Simpson’s quotes that just might help you in your financial problems.
This book is named the Book of Business Quotations and has been compiled for The Economist magazine. Other than Humor Simpson, the book also contains quotes of other fictional characters such as Mad Men’s Don Draper, Sergeant Bilko and Gordon Gekko.
Among other advises form Simpson, we also have ‘If you don’t like your job you don’t strike. You just go in every day and do it really half-assed.”
Another important quote includes ‘The three little sentences that will get you through life. Number 1: Cover for me. Number 2: Oh, good idea, boss. Number 3: It was like that when I got here.’
Draper is another character whose quotes are included in the book. The character, which happens to be a hard-drinking business executive from 1960s, is played by Jon Hamm.
The quote by Draper added in the book is ‘If you don’t like what’s being said, change the conversation.’ Gordon Gekko is another famous fictional character whose quote has been added in the book.
This character was played by Michael Douglas in 1987 film Wall Street. The quote by Gordon Gekko added in the book happens to be ‘Greed, for the lack of a better word, is good.’
There is also a quote by the fictional gangster Virgil ‘The Turk’ Sollozzo from The Godfather: ‘I don’t like violence Tom. I’m a businessman, blood is a big expense.’
According to the publisher profile book, this book ‘brings together the wit and wisdom of some of the greatest business minds from Steve Jobs and Warren Buffett to Coco Chanel and Don Draper.’