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3 Famous Quotes by Thorstein Veblen
7/30/1857 - 8/3/1929
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Veblen Thorstein
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With the exception of the instinct of self-preservation, the propensity for emulation is probably the strongest and most alert and persistent of the economic motives proper

Motives Quotes, by Thorstein Veblen

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It is always sound business to take any obtainable net gain, at any cost and at any risk to the rest of the community.

Gain Quotes, by Thorstein Veblen

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Born in iniquity and conceived in sin, the spirit of nationalism has never ceased to bend human institutions to the service of dissension and distress.

Nationalism Quotes, by Thorstein Veblen

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