A Tribute to our Entrepreneurs
As the autumn storms shake Northern Europe, we would like to pay tribute to our wonderful entrepreneurs with these words of wisdom from an 18th century Irish political philosopher. Without our investee companies’ entrepreneurs, A&D would be nothing.
There is a sort of enthusiasm in all projectors, absolutely necessary for their affairs, which makes them proof against the most fatiguing delays, the most mortifying disappointments, the most shocking insults; and, what is severer than all, the presumptuous judgement of the ignorant upon their designs.
An account of the European Settlements in America (1757), pp. 19-20, in The Works of Edmund Burke in Nine Volumes, Vol. IX. Boston: Little, Brown, 1839.
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