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

Jim Cathcart Quotes

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

Anonymous 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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Sell cheap and tell the truth.

Rose Blumkin 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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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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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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