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An economist is an expert who will know tomorrow why the things he predicted yesterday didn't happen today.

Laurence J. Peter Quotes

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What pays under capitalism is satisfying the common man, the customer. The more people you satisfy, the better for you.

Ludwig von Mises Quotes

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We are now in the third stage of the industrial revolution. The first involved machines which extended human muscle; the second used machines to extend the human nervous system (radio, television, telephones); the third is now utilizing machines which extend the human mind-computers. About half of all service workers (43 percent of the labor force by 2000) will be involved in collecting, analyzing, synthesizing, structuring, storing, or retrieving information... By 1995, 80 percent of all management will be "knowledge workers.".

Owen Davies Quotes

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One rose says more than the dozen.

Wendy Craig Quotes

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More business is lost every year through neglect than through any other cause.

Jim Cathcart Quotes

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Sell cheap and tell the truth.

Rose Blumkin Quotes

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It is the duty of a good shepherd to shear his sheep, not to skin them.

Tiberius Caesar Quotes

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Economic depression cannot be cured by legislative action or executive pronouncement. Economic wounds must be healed by the action of the cells of the economic body - the producers and consumers themselves.

Herbert Hoover Quotes

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Don't gamble; take all your savings and buy some good stock and hold it till it goes up, then sell it. If it don't go up, don't buy it.

Will Rogers Quotes

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To think that the new economy is over is like somebody in London in 1830 saying the entire industrial revolution is over because some textile manufacturers in Manchester went broke.

Alvin Toffler Quotes

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Few great men could pass personal.

Paul Goodman Quotes

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Conducting your business in a socially responsible way is good business. It means that you can attract better employees and that customers will know what you stand for and like you for it.

M. Anthony Burns Quotes

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I am indeed rich, since my income is superior to my expense, and my expense is equal to my wishes.

Edward Gibbon Quotes

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Ask five economists and you'll get five different answers (six if one went to Harvard).

Edgar R. Fiedler Quotes

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He who lives by the crystal ball soon learns to eat ground glass.

Edgar R. Fiedler Quotes

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The herd instinct among forecasters makes sheep look like independent thinkers.

Edgar R. Fiedler Quotes

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If you have to forecast, forecast often.

Edgar R. Fiedler Quotes

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Whales only get harpooned when they come to the surface, and turtles can only move forward when they stick their neck out, but investors face risk no matter what they do.

Charles A. Jaffe Quotes

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The financial climate is the worst it's been in 25 years.

Michael O'Donnell Quotes

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An economist's guess is liable to be as good as anybody else's.

Will Rogers Quotes

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If all the economists were laid end to end, they'd never reach a conclusion.

George Bernard Shaw Quotes

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Every few seconds it changes - up an eighth, down an eighth - it's like playing a slot machine. I lose $20 million, I gain $20 million.

Ted Turner Quotes

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Today is a... digital incarnation of Oz - the Internet - we are a motley group of fools from lions to scarecrows, learning from each other, making and taking responsibility for our decisions, and having fun as we skip down the yellow brick road of investing together!

Lydia Vorsteveld Quotes

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Money talks...but all mine ever says is good-bye.

Anonymous Quotes

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Bulls make money. Bears make money. Pigs get slaughtered.

Anonymous Quotes

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