The Monday Morning Quote #697

From the Letters Page of the FT.com/Weekend Magazine, April 30th/May 1st 2022. The one sentence comment on the article in the previous magazine, “The evolution of Marine Le Pen” says a great deal and sums up a much of what is happening. “The willingness of people to believe that someone or something will make theirContinue reading “The Monday Morning Quote #697”

The Monday Morning Quote #695

Two quotes this week, from a piece in the Weekend Financial Times’ Fashion Supplement from the 9th/10th April 2022 in an article titled “Sage and the Scholar” featuring Paul Smith and Priya Ahluwalia. “The industry has changed enormously and it’s a much more crowded and competitive place. To anyone starting out (as a creative) today,Continue reading “The Monday Morning Quote #695”

The Monday Morning Quote #689

He who observes the wind will not sow, And he who regards the clouds will not reap. Eccliastes 11:4 Possibly the true inspiration for Nike’s “Just Do It” strapline – although that was coined in 1988 at an advertising agency meeting and attributed to Gary Gilmore‘s last words, “Let’s Do It”. I prefer the biblicalContinue reading “The Monday Morning Quote #689”

Fiona Hill on Putin and Nukes

“Putin is increasingly operating emotionally and likely to use all the weapons at his disposal, including nuclear ones.” From Yesterday’s “Politico”. Dr Hill is a UK born Russian expert who has previously drawn parallels between Presidents Trump and Putin, displaying their penchant for personal power, public performance and used public nostalgia to gain support. InContinue reading “Fiona Hill on Putin and Nukes”