Thomas Henry Dewey (1844-1936) was the author of A treatise on contracts for future delivery and commercial wagers, including “options,” “futures,” and “short sales” (1886).

Sure as Hell

“Death is a part of life. My mother would tell us children, ‘If you don’t want to leave here, you better not come here.’ Sure as hell you come, sure as hell you go.”

— Buddy Guy quoted in “Holding the Note” by David Remnick, The New Yorker, March 11, 2019