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Quote of the Week: Olav Thon

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 "You can’t feed a cat with cream and food in the kitchen and expect him to go catch mice."

 - Olav Thon, a Norwegian real estate developer and billionaire, who worked his way from being a poor farm boy to Norway’s wealthiest resident.  He is listed in the Forbes list of billionaires as the 198th richest person in the world and is nicknamed "the fox."


Quoted Saturday, February 8, 2014 in The New York Times, “In Left-Learning Norway, Its wealthy ‘Fox’ Gleefully Swings to the Right

Picture credit: Ulf Larson via Wikimedia Commons.

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Submitted by Tony Manero on

If you make it to the 1%, somehow you can't help thinking the 99% just isn't trying.

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