Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.
Seneca in Wikipedia
There is no less eloquence in the voice, in the eyes and in the air of a speaker than in his choice of words.
François de la Rochefoucauld
(September 15, 1613 - March 17, 1680)
With four Fed rate cuts working their way through, we may be back on a solid growth track toward the end of the year,
The image of myself which I try to create in my own mind in order that I may love myself is very different from the image which I try to create in the minds of others in order that they may love me
W. H. Auden