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13 Famous Quotes by Carroll Quigley
11/9/1910 - 1/3/1977
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...one of the most notable characteristics of any Age of Conflict is the effort to achieve economic expansion by political rather than by economic means.

Politics / government Quotes, by Carroll Quigley

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...we see that there are two different kinds of...societies: (a) parasitic societies and (b) producing societies. The former are those which live from hunting, fishing, or merely gleaning. By their economic activities they do not increase, but rather decrease, the amount of wealth in the world. The second kind of societies, producing societies, live by agricultural and pastoral activities. By these activities they seek to increase the amount of wealth in the world.

Finance and economics Quotes, by Carroll Quigley

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...everything is too important ever to be entrusted to professional experts, because every organization of such professionals and every established social organization becomes a vested-interest institution more concerned with its efforts to maintain itself or advance its own interests than to achieve the purpose that society expects it to achieve.

Society Quotes, by Carroll Quigley

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Bolshevism presented itself as an economic threat to themselves at the same time that Nazism presented itself as a political threat to their countries.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Carroll Quigley

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By the winter of 1945-1946, the Russian peoples were being warned of the dangers from the West.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Carroll Quigley

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Hitler's economic revolution in Germany had reduced financial considerations to a point where they played no role in economic or political decisions.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Carroll Quigley

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In addition to their power over government based on government financing and personal influence, bankers could steer governments in ways they wished them to go by other pressures.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Carroll Quigley

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In fact, this network, which we may identify as the Round Table Groups, has no aversion to cooperating with the Communists, or any other groups, and frequently does so.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Carroll Quigley

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In this Western point of view, evil and sin were negative qualities; they arose from the absence of good, not from the presence of evil.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Carroll Quigley

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Instead, there were a variety of controls of which some could be influenced by bankers, some could be influenced by the government, and some could hardly be influenced by either.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Carroll Quigley

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Islam, the third in historical sequence of the ethical monotheistic religions of the Near East, was very successful in establishing its monotheism, but had only very moderate success in spreading its version of Jewish and Christian ethics to the Arabs.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Carroll Quigley

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It is this power structure which the Radical Right in the United States has been attacking for years in the belief that they are attacking the Communists.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Carroll Quigley

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It never occurred to anyone in a responsible position that Germany and Russia might make common cause, even temporarily, against the West.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Carroll Quigley

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