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|My all time favorite beginning--it's the first 2 lines, so doesn't quite qualify--is from The Edge of Sadness by Edwin O'Connor:
"This story at no point becomes my own. I am in it--good heavens, I am in it to the point of almost never being out of it!--but the story belongs, all of it, to the Carmodys, and my own part, while being substantial enough, was never really of any great significance at all."
I've often felt like that... this story at no point becomes my own. I am in it to the point of almost never being out of it, but...
I have little confidence in any enterprise or business or investment that promises dividends only after the death of the stockholders.