Quotes: industry

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  • Adam Baldwin
    Adam Baldwin
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    A lot of the television industry is so cookie-cutter. In general, there are so many shows that are easy and bland to watch. You can tune in at any time and know exactly where you are in the story arc because it's pretty much the same every week.
  • Richard Whately
    Richard Whately
    British writer 1787-1863
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    A man who gives his children habits of industry provides for them better than by giving them a fortune.
  • Clive James
    Clive James
    Australian author, poet, translator and memoirist 1939-
    Clive James
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    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.
  • David Hume
    David Hume
    Scottish Philosopher, Historian 1711-1776
    David Hume
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    Avarice, the spur of industry.
  • Nicolas Chamfort
    Nicolas Chamfort
    French writer, journalist and playwright 1741-1794
    Nicolas Chamfort
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    Change of fashion is the tax levied by the industry of the poor on the vanity of the rich.
  • Karl Marx
    Karl Marx
    German economist and statephilospher 1818-1883
    Karl Marx
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    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.
  • Andrew Carnegie
    Andrew Carnegie
    American industrialist 1835-1919
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    Concentration is my motto - first honesty, then industry, then concentration.
  • Aishwarya Rai
    Aishwarya Rai
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    Even in India the Hindi film industry might be the best known but there are movies made in other regional languages in India, be it Tamil or Bengali. Those experiences too are different from the ones in Bombay.
  • Francis Quarles
    Francis Quarles
    British poet 1592-1644
    Francis Quarles
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    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.
  • Ralph Nader
    Ralph Nader
    American political activist, author and attorney 1934-
    Ralph Nader
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    For almost seventy years the life insurance industry has been a smug sacred cow feeding the public a steady line of sacred bull.
  • Oliver Goldsmith
    Oliver Goldsmith
    Irish writer and poet 1728-1774
    Oliver Goldsmith
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    Fortune is ever seen accompanying industry.
  • Joseph Heller
    Joseph Heller
    American author of novels, short stories, plays and screenplays 1923-1999
    Joseph Heller
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    Frankly, I'd like to see the government get out of war altogether and leave the whole field to private industry.
  • Barbara Ehrenreich
    Barbara Ehrenreich
    American author and political activist 1941-
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    From the point of view of the pharmaceutical industry, the AIDS problem has already been solved. After all, we already have a drug which can be sold at the incredible price of $8, 000 an annual dose, and which has the added virtue of not diminishing the market by actually curing anyone.
  • Claudius
    Claudius
    Roman emperor 10 BC-AD 54
    Claudius
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    Here is a field open for talent; and here, merit will a have certain favor, and industry is graced with its due reward.
  • Orson Welles
    Orson Welles
    American film maker 1915-1985
    Orson Welles
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    Hollywood is the only industry, even taking in soup companies, which does not have laboratories for the purpose of experimentation.
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