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I've got a living to make, to put it plainly; there's more money in shocking and terrifying than in edifying. (Quote by - Walford Brodie)

Honor sinks where commerce long prevails. (Quote by - Oliver Goldsmith)

Everything you want in life has a price connected to it. There's a price to pay if you want to make things better, a price to pay just for leaving things as they are, a price for everything. (Quote by - Harry Browne)

Every individual is the architect of his own fortune. (Quote by - Appius Claudius)

This world is run with far too tight a rein for luck to interfere. Fortune sells her wares; she never gives them. In some form or other, we pay for her favors; or we go empty away. (Quote by - Amelia E. Barr)

Economics is first and foremost about the thoughts leading up to choice. (Quote by - Gerald P. O'driscoll)

Our whole evolution up to this point shows that human groups spontaneously evolve patterns of behavior, as well as patterns of training people for that behavior, which tend on balance to lead people to create rather than destroy. Humans are, on net balance, builders rather than destroyers. (Quote by - Julian Simon)

Tax reform means, 'Don't tax you, don't tax me. Tax that fellow behind the tree.'. (Quote by - Russell Long)

The standard of living has risen along with the size of the world's population since the beginning of recorded time. There is no convincing economic reason why these trends toward a better life should not continue indefinitely. (Quote by - Julian Simon)

Money is the sinews of love, as of war. (Quote by - George Farquhar)

If you hire only those people you understand, the company will never get people better than you are. Always remember that you often find outstanding people among those you don't particularly like. (Quote by - Soichiro Honda)

If you marry for money, you will surely earn it. (Quote by - EzraBowen)

I am indeed rich, since my income is superior to my expense, and my expense is equal to my wishes. (Quote by - Edward Gibbon)

The rich swell up with pride, the poor from hunger. (Quote by - Sholom Aleichem)

The creditor hath a better memory than the debtor. (Quote by - James Howell)

Few great men could pass personal. (Quote by - Paul Goodman)

The most important benefit of population size and growth is the increase it brings to the stock of useful knowledge. Minds matter economically as much as, or more than, hands or mouths. (Quote by - Julian Simon)

Nothing is so well calculated to produce a death-like torpor in the country as an extended system of taxation and a great national debt. (Quote by - William Cobbett)

What the customer demands is last year's model, cheaper. To find out what the customer needs you have to understand what the customer is doing as well as he understands it. Then you build what he needs and you educate him to the fact that he needs it. (Quote by - Nicholas Dewolf)

The question is, then, do we try to make things easy on ourselves or do we try to make things easy on our customers, whoever they may be?. (Quote by - Erwin Frand)

Above all, we wish to avoid having a dissatisfied customer. We consider our customers a part of our organization, and we want them to feel free to make any criticism they see fit in regard to our merchandise or service. Sell practical, tested merchandise at reasonable profit, treat your customers like human beings -- and they will always come back. (Quote by - L.l. Bean)

The budget evolved from a management tool into an obstacle to management. (Quote by - Frank C. Carlucci)

Wealth, howsoever got, in England makes lords of mechanics, gentlemen of rakes; Antiquity and birth are needless here; 'Tis impudence and money makes a peer. (Quote by - Daniel Defoe)

A man is a person that will pay two dollars for a one dollar item he wants. A woman will pay one dollar for a two dollar item she doesn't want. (Quote by - William Binger)

Ask five economists and you'll get five different answers (six if one went to Harvard). (Quote by - Edgar R. Fiedler)


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