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We do not hear the term "compassionate" applied to business executives or entrepreneurs, certainly not when they are engaged in read more

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".

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Still amorous, and fond, and billing,
Like Philip and Mary, on a shilling.

Still amorous, and fond, and billing,
Like Philip and Mary, on a shilling.

by Samuel Butler Found in: Money Quotes,
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The real measure of your wealth is how much you'd be worth if you lost all your money.

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

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We are all manufacturers. Making good, making trouble, or making excuses.

We are all manufacturers. Making good, making trouble, or making excuses.

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High premiums are being paid today not particularly for quality service or long-term building of a business but rather for read more

High premiums are being paid today not particularly for quality service or long-term building of a business but rather for making money quickly, getting rich, and getting out. And that's wrong.

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Money does not change men, it only unmasks them.

Money does not change men, it only unmasks them.

by Mme. Riccoboni Found in: Money Quotes,
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The creditor hath a better memory than the debtor.

The creditor hath a better memory than the debtor.

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The most important benefit of population size and growth is the increase it brings to the stock of useful knowledge. read more

The most important benefit of population size and growth is the increase it brings to the stock of useful knowledge. Minds matter economically as much as, or more than, hands or mouths.

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If patriotism is, as Dr. Johnson used to remark, the last refuge of the scoundrel, wrapping outdated industry in the read more

If patriotism is, as Dr. Johnson used to remark, the last refuge of the scoundrel, wrapping outdated industry in the mantle of national interest is the last refuge of the economically dispossessed. In economic terms, pleading national interest is the declining cottage industry of those who have been bypassed by the global economy.

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