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Prices are important not because money is considered paramount but because prices are a fast and effective conveyor of information through a vast society in which fragmented knowledge must be coordinated.

Thomas Sowell Quotes

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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.

Carroll Quigley Quotes

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Value is not intrinsic; it is not in things. It is within us; it is the way in which man reacts to the conditions of his environment.

Ludwig von Mises Quotes

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The essence of wealth is the capacity to control the forces of nature, and the extent of wealth depends upon the level of technology and the ability to create new knowledge.

Julian Simon Quotes

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When people go to work, they shouldn't have to leave their hearts at home.

Kenneth H. Blanchard Quotes

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Only positive consequences encourage good future performances.

George Crane Quotes

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My father taught me to work; he did not teach me to love it.

John G. Pollard Quotes

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Whenever you are asked if you can do a job, tell 'em, "Certainly, I can!" Then get busy and find out how to do it.

The Peter Principle Quotes

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The IRS spends God knows how much of your tax money on these toll-free information hot lines staffed by IRS employees, whose idea of a dynamite tax tip is that you should print neatly. If you ask them a real tax question, such as how you can cheat, they're useless. So, for guidance, you want to look to big business. Big business never pays a nickel in taxes, according to Ralph Nader, who represents a big consumer organization that never pays a nickel in taxes...

G. K. Chesterton Quotes

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Only the little people pay taxes.

Fran Lebowitz Quotes

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I figure you have the same chance of winning the lottery whether you play or not.

Michael Mcshane Quotes

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All currency is neurotic currency.

Norman O. Brown Quotes

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The entire essence of America is the hope to first make money -- then make money with money -- then make lots of money with lots of money.

Paul Erdman Quotes

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Money, the root of all evil...but the cure for all sadness.

Mike Gill Quotes

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There ain't no such thing as a free lunch." A Libertarian Movement slogan - The Moon Is a Harsh Mistress, 1907.

Robert A. Heinlein Quotes

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The buck stops with the guy who signs the checks.

Rupert Murdoch Quotes

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Finance is the art of passing currency from hand to hand until it finally disappears.

Robert W. Sarnoff Quotes

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Money is the most egalitarian force in society. It confers power on whoever holds it.

Roger Starr Quotes

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The trouble with being poor is that it takes up all your time.

Willem De Kooning Quotes

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The rich are different from you and me because they have more credit.

John Leonard Quotes

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What difference does it make how much you have? What you do not have amounts to much more.

Seneca Quotes

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Don't try to buy at the bottom and sell at the top. It can't be done except by liars.

Bernard Baruch Quotes

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90% of the people in the stock market, professionals and amateurs alike, simply haven't done enough homework.

William J. O'neil Quotes

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The problem with the person who thinks he's a long-term investor and impervious to short-term gyrations is that the emotion of fear and pain will eventually make him sell badly.

Robert Wibbelsman Quotes

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The politicians don't just want your money. They want your soul. They want you to be worn down by taxes until you are dependent and helpless. When you subsidize poverty and failure, you get more of both.

James Dale Davidson Quotes

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