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    The man who will live above his present circumstances, is in great danger of soon living beneath them; or as the Italian proverb says, "The man that lives by hope, will die by despair.".

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The total alteration in underlying circumstances has not been squarely faced, As a result, we are guided, in part, by read more

The total alteration in underlying circumstances has not been squarely faced, As a result, we are guided, in part, by ideas that are relevant to another world. ... We do many things that are unnecessary, some that are unwise, and a few that are insane.

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Ere you consult your fancy, consult your purse.

Ere you consult your fancy, consult your purse.

by Benjamin Franklin Found in: Economy Quotes,
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We can no longer allow America’s dependence on foreign oil to compromise our energy security. Instead, we must invest in read more

We can no longer allow America’s dependence on foreign oil to compromise our energy security. Instead, we must invest in inventing new ways to power our cars and our economy. I’ll put my faith in American science and ingenuity any day before I depend on Saudi Arabia.

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Economy is a way of spending money without getting any pleasure out of it.

Economy is a way of spending money without getting any pleasure out of it.

by Armand Salacrou Found in: Economy Quotes,
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It is of no small commendation to manage a little well. To live well in abundance is the praise of read more

It is of no small commendation to manage a little well. To live well in abundance is the praise of the estate, not of the person. I will study more how to give a good account of my little, than how to make it more.

by Joseph Hall Found in: Economy Quotes,
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Economy is for the poor; the rich may dispense with it.

Economy is for the poor; the rich may dispense with it.

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The world abhors closeness, and all but admires extravagance; yet a slack hand shows weakness, and a tight hand strength.

The world abhors closeness, and all but admires extravagance; yet a slack hand shows weakness, and a tight hand strength.

by Thomas Fowell Buxton Found in: Economy Quotes,
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In light of activists' global boycotts
of war profiteers, globalization
begins to look evitable. We
reverse imperialist's sanctions
with the read more

In light of activists' global boycotts
of war profiteers, globalization
begins to look evitable. We
reverse imperialist's sanctions
with the people's sanctions.

by Arundhati Roy Found in: Economy Quotes,
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Let honesty and industry be thy constant companions, and spend one penny less than thy clear gains; then shall thy read more

Let honesty and industry be thy constant companions, and spend one penny less than thy clear gains; then shall thy pocket begin to thrive; creditors will not insult, nor want oppress, nor hungerness bite, nor nakedness freeze thee.

by Benjamin Franklin Found in: Economy Quotes,
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