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There is a good time to share the profits - right before the pitchforks are raised towards you.

Not to be overly facile, but that was the magic of the Popular Front, or the New Deal in America, wasn't it?

The trick is to give quarter in time before the unruly crowd starts demanding three quarters.

Unfortunately, it is often hard to convince people who are certain of the rectitude, indeed god-endowed right to wealth that perhaps it might be a good time to start easing up on the accumulation bit.

The Hun is always either at your throat or at your feet. Winston Churchill

by r------ on Mon Oct 2nd, 2006 at 10:52:12 AM EST
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