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An economist's guess is liable to be as good as anybody else s.
~ Will Rogers | ( American humorist and actor. ) | 1879-1935 | Economy
quotes Division : Humorists and Comedians   
     
Be thrifty, but not covetous.
~ George Herbert | ( British poet. ) | 1593-1632 | Economy
quotes Division : British Poets   
     
But while they prate of economic laws, men and women are starving. We must lay hold of the fact that economic laws are not made by nature. They are made by human beings.
~ Franklin D. Roosevelt | ( Thirty-second President of the USA. ) | 1882-1945 | Economy
quotes Division : U.S. Presidents   
     
Commerce flourishes by circumstances, precarious, transitory, contingent, almost as the winds and waves that bring it to our shores.
~ Charles Caleb Colton | ( British clergyman ) | 1780-1832 | Economy
quotes Division : Religious People   
     
Commerce has set the mark of selfishness, the signet of its all-enslaving power, upon a shining ore, and called it gold: before whose image bow the vulgar great, the vainly rich, the miserable proud, the mob of peasants, nobles, priests, and kings, and with blind feelings reverence the power that grinds them to the dust of misery.
~ Percy Bysshe Shelley | ( English poet. ) | 1792-1822 | Economy
quotes Division : British Poets   
     
Commerce is a game of skill which everyone cannot play and few can play well.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson | ( U.S. poet ) | 1803-1882 | Economy
quotes Division : American poets   
     
Economic growth may one day turn out to be a curse rather than a good, and under no conditions can it either lead into freedom or constitute a proof for its existence.
~ Hannah Arendt | ( German-born American political philosopher. ) | 1906-1975 | Economy
quotes Division : German Philosophers   
     
Economic growth without social progress lets the great majority of people remain in poverty, while a privileged few reap the benefits of rising abundance.
~ John F. Kennedy | ( Thirty-fifth President of the USA ) | 1917-1963 | Economy
quotes Division : U.S. Presidents   
     
Economy is too late when you are at the bottom of your purse.
~ Lucius Annaeus Seneca | ( Roman philosopher and playwright. ) | 4 BC-65 | Economy
quotes Division : Ancient Romans   
     
Frugality is founded on the principal that all riches have limits.
~ Edmund Burke | ( British political writer. ) | 1729-1797 | Economy
quotes Division : British Authors and Writers   
     
Give me a one-handed economist! All my economics say, ''On the one hand… on the other.''
~ Harry S. Truman | ( American politician. ) | 1884-1972 | Economy
quotes Division : Statesmen and politicians   
     
How great, my friends, is the virtue of living upon a little!
~ Horace | ( Latin lyric poet. ) | BC 65-8 | Economy
quotes Division : Ancient Romans   
     
If all the economists were laid end to end, they would not reach a conclusion.
~ George Bernard Shaw | ( Irish writer. ) | 1856-1950 | Economy
quotes Division : Irish writers   
     
In economics the majority is always wrong.
~ John Kenneth Galbraith | ( Canadian-American economist. ) | 1908-2007 | Economy
quotes Division : Economists and Business   
     
In economics, hope and faith coexist with great scientific pretension and also a deep desire for respectability.
~ John Kenneth Galbraith | ( Canadian-American economist. ) | 1908-2007 | Economy
quotes Division : Economists and Business   
     
In our time, the curse is monetary illiteracy, just as inability to read plain print was the curse of earlier centuries.
~ Ezra Pound | ( American poet, critic and intellectual. ) | 1885-1972 | Economy
quotes Division : Intellectuals   
     
In the usual (though certainly not in every) public decision on economic policy, the choice is between courses that are almost equally good or equally bad. It is the narrowest decisions that are most ardently debated. If the world is lucky enough to enjoy peace, it may even one day make the discovery, to the horror of doctrinaire free-enterprisers and doctrinaire planners alike, that what is called capitalism and what is called socialism are both capable of working quite well.
~ John Kenneth Galbraith | ( Canadian-American economist. ) | 1908-2007 | Economy
quotes Division : Economists and Business   
     
Men cannot not live by exchanging articles, but producing them. They live by work not trade.
~ John Ruskin | ( English art critic. ) | 1819-1900 | Economy
quotes Division : Artists   
     
Mere parsimony is not economy. Expense, and great expense, may be an essential part in true economy.
~ Edmund Burke | ( British political writer. ) | 1729-1797 | Economy
quotes Division : British Authors and Writers   
     
Never spend your money before you have earned it.
~ Thomas Jefferson | ( Third president of the United States. ) | 1743-1826 | Economy
quotes Division : American writers   
     
No nation was ever ruined by trade.
~ Benjamin Franklin | ( American statesman ) | 1706-1790 | Economy
quotes Division : Statesmen and politicians   
     
People do not understand what a great revenue economy is.
~ Marcus Tulius Cicero | ( Writer, politician and great roman orator. ) | 106-43 BC | Economy
quotes Division : Ancient Romans   
     
The first panacea for a mismanaged nation is inflation of the currency; the second is war. Both bring a temporary prosperity; both bring a permanent ruin. But both are the refuge of political and economic opportunists.
~ Ernest Hemingway | ( American Writer. ) | 1898-1961 | Economy
quotes Division : American writers   
     
The science hangs like a gathering fog in a valley, a fog which begins nowhere and goes nowhere, an incidental, unmeaning inconvenience to passers-by.
~ H. G. Wells | (British-born american Author. ) | 1866-1946 | Economy
quotes Division : American writers   
     
There can be economy only where there is efficiency.
~ Benjamin Disraeli | ( British politician and author. ) | 1804-1881 | Economy
quotes Division : British Authors and Writers   
     

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