"Black Friday is not another bad hair day in Wall Street. It's the term used by American retailers to describe the day after the Thanksgiving Holiday, seen as the semi-official start of Christmas shopping season."
"Be thankful for what you have you'll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don't have, you will never, ever have enough."Evan Davis on Oprah Winfrey
"I celebrated Thanksgiving in an old-fashioned way. I invited everyone in my neighborhood to my house, we had an enormous feast, and then I killed them and took their land."Evan Davis on Jon Stewart
"The thankful receiver bears a plentiful harvest."Evan Davis on William Blake
"Gratitude is the inward feeling of kindness received. Thankfulness is the natural impulse to express that feeling. Thanksgiving is the following of that impulse."Evan Davis on Henry Van Dyke
"Thanksgiving dinners take eighteen hours to prepare. They are consumed in twelve minutes. Half-times take twelve minutes. This is not coincidence."Evan Davis on Erma Bombeck
"It's amazing, if you know what you want to say, how fast it is to write."
"In principle, there are only three main components of spending that much matter to monetary policy: consumer spending, business investment and exports and trade."
"Someday we'll look back on this moment and plow into a parked car."
"I've always been scared of advertising folk. I've met them at parties and I've been to their offices and I've always found them intimidatingly cool. At one company I visited, they held their meetings in a caravan that had somehow been installed in the place, a rather more exotic place to gather than the typical BBC glass box."
"But beginners to the World Economics Forum have to understand there is no single Davos experience, and there is no single Davos community either. There are numerous tribes who interact only at a minimal level."