One-tenth of one percent of the farms in America are going into bankruptcy every thirty days. Recently, a farmer in South Dakota told me the following story. He said that his farm had been in their family for three generations. His great, great grandfather had homesteaded it. It has been successfully and profitably tended for three generations.
"The average man doesn’t wish to be told that it is a bull or a
bear market. What he desires is to be told specifically
which particular stock to buy or sell. He wants to
get something for nothing. He does not wish to
work. He doesn’t even wish to have to think."