Tuesday, May 12

West-World's Top Dozen - 2020

Source for this ranking? Forbes Magazine and Others

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Sequestered at home by fiat, the mind wanders/wonders... "It's artists' jobs to ask questions. Answers though are above their pay grades."

I'm just sayin':

"Did my heart not listen, or was it my head?"

12 Makes Ambani $59.7 Billion

"Life's heirlooms are tiny as a heartbreak."

11 Larry Page $61.1 Billion

"If your heart is in your dreams, no request is too extreme."

10 Carlos Slim Helu (and family) $63.5 Billion
"If you're looking for sympathy, you'll find it between shit and syphilis in the dictionary."

09 Amancio Ortega Gaona $65 Billion
"The death tax is a victory of political romanticism over economic reality."

08 Larry Ellison $66.4 Billion 
"The limits of my language are the limits of my mind. All I know is what I have words for." - Ludwig Wittgenstein.

07 Vladimir Putin $70 Billion
"How thick is the line between social and economic justice?"

06 Mark Zuckerberg 76.34 Billion
"In depicting subjects by their parts, people can be reduced to their dignity." - Paul Strand

05 Amancio Ortega $77.1 Billion
"Everything is the way it is because it got that way.

04 Warren Buffett $$88.8 Billion
"The unreality of reality."

03 Bill Gates $108,2 Billion
"A proposition has two parts. You must state a thesis. And you must prove it."

02 Bernard Arnault (and family) $109.2 Billion
"Yes, but what of the forces of brightness?"

01 Jeff Bezos $111.5 Billion

"What didn't happen is a hole in history."

* Wish I could recall the sources of each of these quotes, only three are mine. 

1 comment:

Cedric said...

Powerful images Ted, made all the more so by your signature style. Nicely titled too and when coupled with the quotes, it does indeed, raise questions. It also brings to mind another quote which is perhaps a most unsatisfactory answer to what you present but an answer all the same.

“Who says life is fair, where is that written?” ― William Goldman, The Princess Bride

BTW, just for my own amusement I took a guess at which were your quotes: (starting from the bottom) 1, 2, and 7