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306 Finance and economics Quotes

If you can run one business well, you can run any business well.

Richard Branson Quotes

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It's not your salary that makes you rich, it's your spending habits.

Charles A. Jaffe Quotes

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The real measure of your wealth is how much you'd be worth if you lost all your money.

Anonymous Quotes

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Business is a means- the only means- to increase the quantity of goods available for preserving life and rendering it more agreeable.

Ludwig von Mises Quotes

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The first condition for the establishment of perpetual peace is the general adoption of the principles of laissez-faire capitalism.

Ludwig von Mises Quotes

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Our supplies of natural resources are not finite in any economic sense. Nor does past experience give reason to expect natural resources to become more scarce. Rather, if history is any guide, natural resources will progressively become less costly, hence less scarce, and will constitute a smaller proportion of our expenses in future years.

Julian Simon Quotes

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I don't want to do business with those who don't make a profit, because they can't give the best service.

Lee Bristol Quotes

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Do not fear mistakes. You will know failure. Continue to reach out.

Robert Galvin Quotes

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We've entered an era when very good, competent people aren't getting jobs. One remedy is to stand out, to self-promote. If you do, you're going to get the nod over some co-worker.

Jeffrey P. Davidson Quotes

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The world does not pay for what a person knows, but it pays for what a person does with what he knows.

Laurence Lee Quotes

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In its famous paradox, the equation of money and excrement, psychoanalysis becomes the first science to state what common sense and the poets have long known -- that the essence of money is in its absolute worthlessness.

Norman O. Brown Quotes

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The absolute fundamental aim is to make money out of satisfying customers.

Sir John Egan Quotes

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Get me inside any boardroom and I'll get any decision I want.

Alan Bond Quotes

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A compromise is the art of dividing a cake in such a way that everyone believes that he has got the biggest piece.

Ludwig Erhard Quotes

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A man who has a million dollars is as well off as if her were rich.

John Jacob Astor 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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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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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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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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Economics is not about things and tangible material objects; it is about men, their meanings and actions.

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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There are two things needed in these days; first, for rich men to find out how poor men live; and second, for poor men to know how rich men work.

Edward Atkinson Quotes

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We do not hear the term "compassionate" applied to business executives or entrepreneurs, certainly not when they are engaged in their normal work. Yet in terms of results in the measurable form of jobs created, lives enriched, communities built, living standards raised, and poverty healed, a handful of capitalists has done infinitely more for mankind than all the self-serving politicians, academics, social workers, and religionists who march under the banner of "compassion".

Nathaniel Branden Quotes

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One rose says more than the dozen.

Wendy Craig Quotes

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The greatest productive force is human selfishness.

Robert Heinlein Quotes

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