I have been collecting quotes in a quote book for 25 years or more. Here are a 257 I thought I might share.

  1. College graduates should not have to live out their 20s in their childhood bedrooms, staring up at fading Obama posters and wondering when they can move out and get going with life. -Paul Ryan
  2. We are some place between complacency and panic – William Harry
  3. Most men lead lives of quiet desperation and go to the grave with the song still in them. — Henry David Thoreau
  4. Even when the mission seems impossible, it is the strength of our belief that makes success possible. The absence of this belief guarantees failure. A strong belief in the mission fuels our ability to focus, put forth effort, and persist. Believing allows us to see the goal and break the goal down into more manageable objectives. —Howard Wasdin, A Veteran of SEAL Team Six Describes His Training
  5. You tend to get told that the world is the way it is, but life can be much broader once you discover one simple fact; and that is that everything around you that you call life was made up by people no smarter than you, Once you learn that, you’ll never be the same again. –Steve Jobs
  6. You think you can win on talent alone? Gentlemen, you don’t have enough talent to win on talent alone. — Coach Herb Brooks
  7. My only real motivation is not to be hassled–that, and the fear of losing my job. But you know, Bob, that will only make someone work just hard enough not to get fired. — Peter Gibbons
  8. Remembering that I’ll be dead soon is the most important tool I’ve ever encountered to help me make the big choices in life. Because almost everything—all external expectations, all pride, all fear of embarrassment or failure—these things just fall away in the face of death, leaving only what is truly important. Remembering that you are going to die is the best way I know to avoid the trap of thinking you have something to lose. You are already naked. There is no reason not to follow your heart. —Steve Jobs, June 12th 2005 Stanford commencement speech
  9. A true friend is someone who thinks that you are a good egg even though he knows that you are slightly cracked. —Bernard Meltzer
  10. There are three faithful friends, an old wife, an old dog, and ready money. –Benjamin Franklin
  11. Money can’t buy friends, but you can get a better class of enemy. —Spike Milligan
  12. By the time a man realizes that maybe his father was right, he usually has a son who thinks he’s wrong. — Charles Wadsworth
  13. Its a good idea to begin at the bottom in everything except in learning to swim.–Unknown
  14. A perfect summer day is when th e sun is shining, the breeze is blowing, the birds are singing, and the lawn mower is broken. —James Dent
  15. A true friend stabs you in the front. —Oscar Wilde
  16. Marriage is a sort of friendship recognized by the police. –Anonymous
  17. An old friend will help you move. A good friend will help you move a dead body. –Jim Hayes
  18. One good reason to only maintain a small circle of friends is that three out of four murders are committed by people who know the victim. –George Carlin
  19. Give me one friend, just one, who meets the needs of all my varying moods. –Esther M. Clark
  20. Love is blind. Friendship tries not to notice. –Anonymous
  21. I have lost friends, some by death, others through sheer inability to cross the street. –Virginia Woolf
  22. Friends may come and go, but enemies accumulate. –Thomas Jones
  23. I got a lotta best friends. Some o’ them I don’t even hardly know! –Archie Bunker
  24. It takes a long time to grow an old friend.” –John Leonard
  25. We must hang together, or surely we shall hang separately. –Benjamin Franklin
  26. Friends are God’s ways of apologizing for our families. –Anonymous
  27. Tis the privilege of friendship to talk nonsense, and have her nonsense respected. –Charles Lamb
  28. You can’t stay in your corner of the forest waiting for others to come to you. You have to go to them sometimes. –Winnie the Pooh
  29. Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life. –Mark Twain
  30. Friendship is born at that moment when one person says to another, ‘What! You too? I thought I was the only one. –C.S. Lewis
  31. “Laugh at yourself first, before anyone else can. –Elsa Maxwell
  32. “Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work. –Thomas A. Edison
  33. You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you. –Dale Carnegie
  34. Do not condemn the judgment of another because it differs from your own. You may both be wrong. –Dandemis
  35. You can’t wait for inspiration you have to go after it with a club. –Jack London
  36. When companies ship Styrofoam what do they pack it in?–Steven Wright
  37. Do what you do so well that they will want to see it again and bring their friends.–Walt Disney
  38. The fragrance always remains on the hand that gives the rose. –Gandhi
  39. You can’t live a perfect day without doing something for someone who will never be able to repay you.–John Wooden
  40. Flaming enthusiasm, backed up by horse sense and persistence, is the quality that most frequently makes for success.–Dale Carnegie
  41. Success is how high you bounce when you hit bottom.–George S. Patton
  42. A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.–Mark Twain
  43. All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence, and then success is sure.–Mark Twain
  44. Always acknowledge a fault. This will throw those in authority off their guard and give you an opportunity to commit more.–Mark Twain
  45. Do the right thing. It will gratify some people and astonish the rest.–Mark Twain
  46. A lot of people are afraid of heights. Not me, I am afraid of widths.–Steven Wright
  47. Curiosity killed the cat, but for a while I was a suspect.–Steven Wright
  48. I busted a mirror and got seven years bad luck, but my lawyer thinks he can get me five.–Steven Wright
  49. I poured spot remover on my dog. Now he s gone.–Steven Wright
  50. What we’ve gone through in the last several years has caused some people to question ‘Can we trust Microsoft?’–Steve Ballmer
  51. The hardest thing to understand in the world is the income tax.–Albert Einstein
  52. We don’t have a monopoly. We have market share. There’s a difference.–Steve Ballmer
  53. Weather forecast for tonight: dark.–George Carlin
  54. Little League baseball is a very good thing because it keeps the parents off the streets.–Yogi Berra
  55. Computers make it easier to do a lot of things, but most of the things they make it easier to do don’t need to be done.–Andy Rooney
  56. A bookstore is one of the only pieces of evidence we have that people are still thinking.–Jerry Seinfeld
  57. Men want the same thing from women and their underwear: support, comfort, and freedom.–Jerry Seinfeld
  58. There must be some kind of way out of here said the joker to the thief.–Bob Dylan
  59. He who does not read good books has no advantage over he who cannot read them.–Mark Twain
  60. Read the best books first, or you may not have a chance to read them at all.–Henry David Thoreau
  61. Treat your customers like they own you, because they do.–Mark Cuban
  62. The less confident you are, the more serious you have to act.– Tara Ploughman
  63. Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn’t go away. — Philip K. Dick
  64. A fanatic is one who can’t change his mind and won’t change the subject. — Winston Churchill
  65. I don’t make jokes. I just watch the Government and report the facts. — Will Rogers
  66. There’s no business like show business, but there are several businesses like accounting. — David Letterman
  67. When choosing between two evils I always like to take the one I’ve never tried before. — Mae West
  68. We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life, when all that we need to make us happy is something to be enthusiastic about. — Albert Einstein
  69. ‎Remember me with smiles and laughter, for that is how I will remember you all. If you can only remember me with tears, then don’t remember me at all. –Laura Ingalls Wilder
  70. Fig Newton: The force required to accelerate a fig 39.37 inches per sec.–J. Hart
  71. I like to play blackjack. I’m not addicted to gambling, I’m addicted to sitting in a semi-circle.–Mitch Hedberg
  72. The only man who is really free is the one who can turn down an invitation to dinner without giving an excuse.–Jules Renard
  73. Democracy substitutes election by the incompetent many for appointment by the corrupt few.–George Bernard Shaw
  74. We must believe in luck. For how else can we explain the success of those we don’t like? –Jean Cocteau
  75. There’s a fine line between fishing and just standing on the shore like an idiot.–Steven Wrigh
  76. Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.–Franklin D. Roosevelt
  77. It’s choice – not chance – that determines your destiny.–Jean Nidetch
  78. Home computers are being called upon to perform many new functions, including the consumption of homework formerly eaten by the dog.–Doug Larson
  79. In all large corporations, there is a pervasive fear that someone, somewhere is having fun with a computer on company time. Networks help alleviate that fear.–John C. Dvorak
  80. Programming today is a race between software engineers striving to build bigger and better idiot-proof programs, and the Universe trying to produce bigger and better idiots. So far, the Universe is winning.–Rich Cook
  81. If the automobile had followed the same development cycle as the computer, a Rolls-Royce would today cost $100, get a million miles per gallon, and explode once a year, killing everyone inside.–Robert X. Cringely
  82. That is the saving grace of humor, if you fail no one is laughing at you.–A. Whitney Brown
  83. I thoroughly disapprove of duels. If a man should challenge me, I would take him kindly and forgivingly by the hand and lead him to a quiet place and kill him.–Mark Twain
  84. Honesty may be the best policy, but it’s important to remember that apparently, by elimination, dishonesty is the second-best policy.–George Carlin
  85. Its never just a game when you’re winning.–George Carlin
  86. Human beings are the only creatures that allow their children to come back home.–Bill Cosby
  87. I base my fashion taste on what doesn’t itch.–Gilda Radner
  88. Be thankful we’re not getting all the government we’re paying for.–Will Rogers
  89. I’m not a real movie star. I’ve still got the same wife I started out with twenty-eight years ago.–Will Rogers
  90. The income tax has made more liars out of the American people than golf has.–Will Rogers
  91. Making duplicate copies and computer printouts of things no one wanted even one of in the first place is giving America a new sense of purpose.–Andy Rooney
  92. The 50-50-90 rule: Anytime you have a 50-50 chance of getting something right, there’s a 90 percent probability you’ll get it wrong.–Andy Rooney
  93. I want to find a voracious, small-minded predator and name it after the IRS.–Robert Bakker
  94. Glory is fleeting, but obscurity is forever.- Napoleon Bonaparte
  95. Victory goes to the player who makes the next-to-last mistake.- Chessmaster Savielly Grigorievitch Tartakower
  96. His ignorance is encyclopedic- Abba Eban
  97. People demand freedom of speech to make up for the freedom of thought which they avoid.– Soren Aabye Kierkegaard
  98. Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.– Albert Einstein
  99. Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I’m not sure about the former.- Albert Einstein
  100. I’m living so far beyond my income that we may almost be said to be living apart.- E E Cummings
  101. I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have.- Thomas Jefferson
  102. Each problem that I solved became a rule which served afterwards to solve other problems. – Rene Descartes
  103. In the End, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.- Martin Luther King Jr.
  104. Whether you think that you can, or that you can’t, you are usually right.- Henry Ford
  105. Don’t stay in bed, unless you can make money in bed.- George Burns
  106. A mathematician is a device for turning coffee into theorems.- Paul Erdos
  107. Problems worthy of attack prove their worth by fighting back.- Paul Erdos
  108. The only difference between me and a madman is that I’m not mad.- Salvador Dali
  109. If you can’t get rid of the skeleton in your closet, you’d best teach it to dance.- George Bernard Shaw
  110. Good people do not need laws to tell them to act responsibly, while bad people will find a way around the laws.- Plato
  111. Whenever I climb I am followed by a dog called ‘Ego’.- Friedrich Nietzsche
  112. The power of accurate observation is frequently called cynicism by those who don’t have it.- George Bernard Shaw
  113. Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.- Napoleon Bonaparte
  114. If you are going through hell, keep going.- Sir Winston Churchill
  115. God is a comedian playing to an audience too afraid to laugh.- Voltaire
  116. I am ready to meet my Maker. Whether my Maker is prepared for the great ordeal of meeting me is another matter.- Sir Winston Churchill
  117. If you can count your money, you don’t have a billion dollars.- J. Paul Getty
  118. When you do the common things in life in an uncommon way, you will command the attention of the world.- George Washington Carver
  119. I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.- Thomas Alva Edison
  120. Maybe this world is another planet’s Hell.- Aldous Huxley
  121. Black holes are where God divided by zero.- Steven Wright
  122. The optimist proclaims that we live in the best of all possible worlds, and the pessimist fears this is true.- James Branch Cabell
  123. All are lunatics, but he who can analyze his delusion is called a philosopher.- Ambrose Bierce
  124. Basically, I no longer work for anything but the sensation I have while working.- Albert Giacometti
  125. Many a man’s reputation would not know his character if they met on the street.- Elbert Hubbard
  126. There is more stupidity than hydrogen in the universe, and it has a longer shelf life.- Frank Zappa
  127. Life is pleasant. Death is peaceful. It’s the transition that’s troublesome.- Isaac Asimov
  128. It is much more comfortable to be mad and know it, than to be sane and have one’s doubts.- G. B. Burgin
  129. Sleep is an excellent way of listening to an opera.- James Stephens
  130. The nice thing about being a celebrity is that if you bore people they think it’s their fault.- Henry Kissinger
  131. Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance.- Will Durant
  132. If everything seems under control, you’re just not going fast enough.- Mario Andretti
  133. I’ll sleep when I’m dead.- Warren Zevon
  134. Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.- Henry David Thoreau
  135. Most people would sooner die than think; in fact, they do so.- Bertrand Russell
  136. My advice to you is get married: if you find a good wife you’ll be happy; if not, you’ll become a philosopher.- Socrates
  137. Egotist: a person more interested in himself than in me.- Ambrose Bierce
  138. Wise men make proverbs, but fools repeat them.- Samuel Palmer
  139. When you have to kill a man, it costs nothing to be polite.- Sir Winston Churchill
  140. Any man who is under 30, and is not a liberal, has not heart; and any man who is over 30, and is not a conservative, has no brains.- Sir Winston Churchill
  141. We all agree that your theory is crazy, but is it crazy enough?- Niels Bohr
  142. In any contest between power and patience, bet on patience.- W.B. Prescott
  143. The mistakes are all waiting to be made.- chessmaster Savielly Grigorievitch Tartakower
  144. Grove giveth and Gates taketh away.- Bob Metcalfe (inventor of Ethernet) on the trend of hardware speedups not being able to keep up with software demands
  145. Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.- Albert Einstein
  146. A little inaccuracy sometimes saves a ton of explanation.- H. H. Munro
  147. Three o’clock is always too late or too early for anything you want to do.- Jean-Paul Sartre
  148. A doctor can bury his mistakes but an architect can only advise his clients to plant vines.- Frank Lloyd Wright
  149. A man can’t be too careful in the choice of his enemies.- Oscar Wilde
  150. Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.- John F. Kennedy
  151. No one can earn a million dollars honestly.- William Jennings Bryan
  152. The graveyards are full of indispensable men.- Charles de Gaulle
  153. If women didn’t exist, all the money in the world would have no meaning.- Aristotle Onassis
  154. I am not young enough to know everything.- Oscar Wilde
  155. The object of war is not to die for your country but to make the other bastard die for his.- General George Patton
  156. I have an existential map; it has ‘you are here’ written all over it.- Steven Wright
  157. Anything that is too stupid to be spoken is sung.- Voltaire
  158. I don’t know anything about music. In my line you don’t have to.- Elvis Presley
  159. Few things are harder to put up with than a good example.- Mark Twain
  160. Friends may come and go, but enemies accumulate.- Thomas Jones
  161. Every day I get up and look through the Forbes list of the richest people in America. If I’m not there, I go to work. – Robert Orben
  162. The cynics are right nine times out of ten.- Henry Louis Mencken
  163. There are some experiences in life which should not be demanded twice from any man, and one of them is listening to the Brahms Requiem.- George Bernard Shaw
  164. How can I lose to such an idiot?- A shout from chessmaster Aaron Nimzovich
  165. Nothing is wrong with California that a rise in the ocean level wouldn’t cure.- Ross MacDonald
  166. I don’t want to achieve immortality through my work; I want to achieve immortality through not dying.- Woody Allen
  167. It doesn’t make sense to hire smart people and then tell them what to do; we hire smart people so they can tell us what to do. – Steve Jobs, Founder, Apple Computer
  168. Most fools think they are only ignorant. — Benjamin Franklin
  169. Golf is a game whose aim is to hit a very small ball into a even smaller hole, with weapons singularly ill-designed for the purpose – Winston Churchill
  170. Fatherhood is pretending the present you love most is soap on-a-rope.–Bill Cosby
  171. When you become senile, you won’t know it. –Bill Cosby
  172. The art of medicine consists of amusing the patient while nature cures the disease. –Voltaire
  173. If you don’t know where you are going, any road will get you there. Lewis Carroll
  174. Whenever you’re in conflict with someone, there is one factor that can make the difference between damaging your relationship and deepening it. That factor is attitude.–William James
  175. A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.- Sir Winston Churchill
  176. Many wealthy people are little more than janitors of their possessions. -Frank Lloyd Wright
  177. I’m all in favor of keeping dangerous weapons out of the hands of fools. Let’s start with typewriters. -Frank Lloyd Wright
  178. A recent police study found that you’re much more likely to get shot by a fat cop if you run. -Dennis Miller
  179. Washington, DC is to lying what Wisconsin is to cheese. -Dennis Miller
  180. You know there is a problem with the education system when you realize that out of the 3 R’s only one begins with an R -Dennis Miller
  181. A good rule of thumb is if you’ve made it to thirty-five and your job still requires you to wear a name tag, you’ve made a serious vocational error. -Dennis Miller
  182. I have as much authority as the Pope, I just don’t have as many people who believe it. –George Carlin
  183. Some people see things that are and ask, Why? Some people dream of things that never were and ask, Why not? Some people have to go to work and don’t have time for all that. –George Carlin
  184. If all ideas have to be bought, then you have an intellectually regressive system that will assure you have a highly knowledgeable elite and an ignorant mass. -John Perry Barlow
  185. Relying on the government to protect your privacy is like asking a peeping tom to install your window blinds. -John Perry Barlow
  186. I’m just waiting until one party or the other actually gets a moral compass and a backbone. -John Perry Barlow
  187. You have to think anyway, so why not think BIG? -Donald Trump
  188. Recession is when your neighbor loses his job. Depression is when you lose yours. And recovery is when Jimmy Carter loses his. -Ronald Reagan
  189. Giving money and power to government is like giving whiskey and car keys to teenage boys. -P. J. ORourke
  190. The taxpayers are sending congressmen on expensive trips abroad. It might be worth it except they keep coming back! -Will Rogers
  191. Government’s view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases: If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidise it. -Ronald Reagan
  192. In view of the fact that God limited the intelligence of man, it seems unfair that he did not also limit his stupidity. -Konrad Adenauer
  193. The most exciting phrase to hear in science, the one that heralds the most discoveries, is not Eureka! (I found it!) but ‘That’s funny…’ -Issac Asimov
  194. By working faithfully eight hours a day, you may get to be a boss and work twelve hours a day. -Robert Frost
  195. The brain is a wonderful organ. It starts working when you get up in the morning, and doesn’st stop until you get to the office. -Robert Frost
  196. A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman’s birthday but never remembers her age. -Robert Frost
  197. If a man watches three football games in a row, he should be declared legally dead. -Erma Bombeck
  198. Shopping is a woman thing. It’s a contact sport like football. Women enjoy the scrimmage, the noisy crowds, the danger of being trampled to death, and the ecstasy of the purchase. -Erma Bombeck
  199. My father confused me. From the ages of one to seven, I thought my name was Jesus Christ! -Bill Cosby
  200. My wife was afraid of the dark…then she saw me naked and now she’s afraid of the light. Rodney Dangerfield
  201. When I was young I was called a rugged individualist. When I was in my fifties I was considered eccentric. Here I am doing and saying the same things I did then and I’m labeled senile. -George Burns
  202. You’ve got to be honest; if you can fake that, you’ve got it made. -George Burns
  203. Never pick a fight with an ugly person, they’sve got nothing to lose. -Robin Williams
  204. Moral indignation is jealousy with a halo. – H. G. Wells
  205. Political correctness is tyranny with manners. -Charlton Heston
  206. People demand freedom of speech to make up for the freedom of thought which they avoid. – Søren Åbye Kierkegård
  207. There are only two tragedies in life: one is not getting what one wants, and the other is getting it. – Oscar Wilde
  208. If you were plowing a field, which would you rather use? Two strong oxen or 1024 chickens? – Seymour Cray
  209. When you make a mistake, keep playing: It’s not the mistakes that matter, it’s what you make out of them. It may well turn out that your ‘mistake’ takes you in a whole new — and better — direction. -Charles Mingus
  210. America is at that awkward stage. It’s too late to work within the system, but too early to shoot the bastards. – Claire Wolfe, 101 Things to Do ‘Til the Revolution
  211. Think of how stupid the average person is, and realize half of them are stupider than that. -George Carlin
  212. If it’s true that our species is alone in the universe, then I’d have to say that the universe aimed rather low and settled for very little. -George Carlin
  213. The very existence of flamethrowers proves that sometime, somewhere, someone said to themselves, ‘You know, I want to set those people over there on fire, but I’m just not close enough to get the job done.’ -George Carlin
  214. Life is a zero sum game –George Carlin
  215. A man can be happy with any woman, as long as he does not love her. -Oscar Wilde
  216. A man’s face is his autobiography. A woman’s face is her work of fiction. -Oscar Wilde
  217. Always forgive your enemies – nothing annoys them so much. -Oscar Wilde
  218. An idea that is not dangerous is unworthy of being called an idea at all. -Oscar Wilde
  219. Money is better than poverty, if only for financial reasons. -Woody Allen
  220. Never have more children than you have car windows. -Erma Bombeck
  221. When I was a boy the Dead Sea was only sick. -George Burns
  222. I found there was only one way to look thin, hang out with fat people. -Rodney Dangerfield
  223. Courage is the ability to go from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm. -Winston Churchill
  224. An elected official should not try to micromanage the experts, such as the first-responders, -Peter Corroon
  225. There are moments when everything goes well; don’t be frightened, it won’t last. -Jules Renard
  226. Anyone who thinks he or she is indispensable should stick their finger in a bowl of water and notice the hole it leaves when they pull it out. –Harvey Mackay
  227. Get someone else to blow your horn and the sound will carry twice as far –Will Rogers
  228. The longer you’re not taking action the more money you’re losing – Carrie Wilkerson
  229. If you live for weekends or vacations, your shit is broken – Gary Vaynerchuk
  230. Go Big, or Go Home – Eliza Dushku
  231. Most great people have attained their greatest success just one step beyond their greatest failure -Napoleon Hill
  232. Have the end in mind and every day make sure your working towards it – Ryan Allis
  233. He who begins many things finishes but few – German Proverb
  234. The best use of life is to spend it for something that outlasts it – William James
  235. If you think education is expensive, try ignorance – Derek Bok
  236. Entrepreneurship is living a few years of your life like most people wont so you can spend the rest of your life like most people can’t – A student in Warren G. Tracy’s class
  237. Lend your friend $20, if he doesn’t pay you back then he’s not your friend. Money well spent – Ted Nicolas
  238. Be nice to geek’s, you’ll probably end up working for one – Bill Gates
  239. To never forget that the most important thing in life is the quality of life we lead – Quoted by Tony Hsieh on Retireat21
  240. Its better to own the racecourse then the race horse – Unknown
  241. When you go to buy, don’t show your silver – Chinese Proverb
  242. It’s easier to ask forgiveness than it is to get permission – Grace Hopper
  243. To win without risk is to triumph without glory – Corneille
  244. Example is not the main thing in influencing other people; it’s the only thing – Abraham Lincoln
  245. Associate yourself with people of good quality, for it is better to be alone than in bad company – Booker T. Washington
  246. Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great – Mark Twain
  247. There is only one success–to be able to spend your life in your own way – Christopher Morley
  248. You don’t buy a nice car and get rich you get rich and buy a nice car – Unknown
  249. Fall seven times, stand up eight – Japanese Proverb
  250. One day your life will flash before your eyes. Make sure it is worth watching – Mooie
  251. Whatever the mind can conceive and believe, the mind can achieve – Dr. Napoleon Hill
  252. If you ain’t making waves, you ain’t kickin’ hard enough – Unknown
  253. What is not started will never get finished – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  254. Do not wait to strike until the iron is hot; but make it hot by striking – William B. Sprague
  255. When you cease to dream you cease to live – Malcolm Forbes