01v/10/arve/G1924/020“And old Dave, he’d go up to his room, y’understand, put on his green velvet slippers – I’ll never forget – and pick up his phone and call the buyers, and without leaving his room, at the age of eighty-four, he made his living. And when I saw that, I realized that selling was the greatest career a man could want.”

Arthur Miller (1915 – 2005), Death of a Salesman, 1949.