Quotes 1 till 10 of 60.
British writer 1787-1863
A man who gives his children habits of industry provides for them better than by giving them a fortune.
All television ever did was shrink the demand for ordinary movies. The demand for extraordinary movies increased. If any one thing is wrong with the movie industry today, it is the unrelenting effort to astonish.
Scottish Philosopher, Historian 1711-1776
Avarice, the spur of industry.
Change of fashion is the tax levied by the industry of the poor on the vanity of the rich.
German economist and statephilospher 1818-1883
Colonial system, public debts, heavy taxes, protection, commercial wars, etc., these offshoots of the period of manufacture swell to gigantic proportions during the period of infancy of large-scale industry. The birth of the latter is celebrated by a vast, Hero-like slaughter of the innocents.
American industrialist 1835-1919
Concentration is my motto - first honesty, then industry, then concentration.
British poet 1592-1644
Fear nothing but what thy industry may prevent; be confident of nothing but what fortune cannot defeat; it is no less folly to fear what is impossible to be avoided than to be secure when there is a possibility to be deprived.
For almost seventy years the life insurance industry has been a smug sacred cow feeding the public a steady line of sacred bull.
Irish writer and poet 1728-1774
Fortune is ever seen accompanying industry.
Frankly, I'd like to see the government get out of war altogether and leave the whole field to private industry.