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Poverty is the openmouthed relentless hell which yawns beneath civilized society. And it is hell enough.

Poverty is the openmouthed relentless hell which yawns beneath civilized society. And it is hell enough.

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Going to work for a large company is like getting on a train.
Are you going sixty miles an read more

Going to work for a large company is like getting on a train.
Are you going sixty miles an hour or is the train going sixty
miles an hour and you're just sitting still?

by Henry George Found in: Progress Quotes,
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Progress has not followed a straight ascending line, but a spiral
with rhythms of progress and retrogression, of evolution read more

Progress has not followed a straight ascending line, but a spiral
with rhythms of progress and retrogression, of evolution and
dissolution.

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How can a man be said to have a country when he has not right of a square inch of read more

How can a man be said to have a country when he has not right of a square inch of it.

by Henry George Found in: Country Quotes,
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So long as all the increased wealth which modern progress brings,
goes but to build up great fortunes, to read more

So long as all the increased wealth which modern progress brings,
goes but to build up great fortunes, to increase luxury, and make
sharper the contest between the House of Have and the House of
Want, progress is not real and cannot be permanent.

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What protectionism teaches us, is to do to ourselves in time of peace what enemies seek to do to us read more

What protectionism teaches us, is to do to ourselves in time of peace what enemies seek to do to us in time of war.

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Passing into higher forms of desire, that which slumbered in the
plant, and fitfully stirred in the beast, awakes read more

Passing into higher forms of desire, that which slumbered in the
plant, and fitfully stirred in the beast, awakes in the man.

by Henry George Found in: Desire Quotes,
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For every social wrong there must be a remedy. But the remedy
can be nothing less than the abolition read more

For every social wrong there must be a remedy. But the remedy
can be nothing less than the abolition of the wrong.

by Henry George Found in: Society Quotes,
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For as labor cannot produce without the use of land, the denial
of the equal right to the use read more

For as labor cannot produce without the use of land, the denial
of the equal right to the use of land is necessarily the denial
of the labor to its own produce.

by Henry George Found in: Labor Quotes,
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Capital is a result of labor, and is used by labor to assist it in further production. Labor is the read more

Capital is a result of labor, and is used by labor to assist it in further production. Labor is the active and initial force, and labor is therefore the employer of capital.

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