Silvio Berlusconi Quote
“I'm not a traditional politician, and I have a sense of humor. I'll try to soften it and become boring, maybe even very boring, but I'm not sure if I'll be able to.”
As quoted in: TIME (website), July 19, 2003, "10 Questions For Silvio Berlusconi"
Advice passed to the chess player and teacher Jack Collins while watching chess master Robert Byrne snip off his pawns
“The greatest compliment one can pay a master is to compare him with Capablanca.”
The Chess Companion, (Faber & Faber, 1970)
“Capitalism is the astounding belief that the most wickedest of men will do the most wickedest of things for the greatest good of everyone.”
―John Maynard Keynes
As quoted in: "Christianity and human relations in industry" (1951) by Sir George Schuster, p. 109
“Each pursues his own theory, little solicitous to correct or improve it by an attention to what is advanced by his opponents.”
An Essay on The Principle of Population (1798), Chapter I
Discourses, Book I, ch. 24
Born: September 29, 1936 (age 82)
Bio: Silvio Berlusconi is an Italian politician and media tycoon who served three times as Prime Minister of Italy from 1994 to 1995, 2001 to 2006 and 2008 to 2011. Berlusconi is also the controlling shareholder of Mediaset and owner of A.C. Milan.