Quotes: industry

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  • 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
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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
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    Avarice, the spur of industry.

  • 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
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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.

  • Francis Quarles
    Francis Quarles
    British poet 1592-1644
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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
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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
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    Fortune is ever seen accompanying industry.

  • 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.

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