"..the Spanish crown ended up defaulting on all or part of its debt no fewer than fourteen times between 1557 and 1696. With a track record like that, all the silver in Potosi could not make Spain a secure credit risk."
- The Ascent of Money - Niall Ferguson
5. Never be afraid to ask out the best looking girl in the room. - You’ll be suprised how often it works.
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