"If I had perfect foresight, I would never have taken this job in the first place."
-- Richard Syron, the former CEO of Freddie Mac (FRE), in the current issue of Time, dubbed The List Issue. The Top 10 Quotes of 2008 includes Syron's remark and is one of a myriad of lists -- Top 10 Best Business Deals, Top 10 Worst Business Deals, Top 10 Financial Collapses -- that prove this to be the business world's most high-wire year ever. For the full list of lists, Time's Top 10 Everything of 2008, click here.
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