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  • Thomas Jefferson
    Thomas Jefferson
    American statesman 1743-1826
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    Books constitute capital. A library book lasts as long as a house, for hundreds of years. It is not, then, an article of mere consumption but fairly of capital, and often in the case of professional men, setting out in life, it is their only capital.
  • Sigmund Freud
    Sigmund Freud
    Austrian psychiatrist 1856-1939
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    Just as a cautious businessman avoids investing all his capital in one concern, so wisdom would probably admonish us also not to anticipate all our happiness from one quarter alone.
  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
    Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
    British author 1859-1930
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    li is a capital mistake to theorize before one has data.
  • W. E. B. Du Bois
    W. E. B. Du Bois
    American sociologist, historian, civil rights activist and writer 1868-1963
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    There are certain books in the world which every searcher for truth must know: the Bible, the Critique of Pure Reason, the Origin of Species, and Karl Marx's Capital.
  • William Booth
    William Booth
    English Methodist preacher 1829-1912
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    A man's labor is not only his capital but his life. When it passes it returns never more. To utilize it, to prevent its wasteful squandering, to enable the poor man to bank it up for use hereafter, this surely is one of the most urgent tasks before civilization.
  • C. L. R. James
    C. L. R. James
    Trinidadian historian, journalist and socialist 1901-1989
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    After World War I the resentment of the working class against all that it had to suffer was directed more against Morgan, Wall Street and private capital than the government.
  • C. Wright Mills
    C. Wright Mills
    American sociologist 1916-1962
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    America is a nation with no truly national city, no Paris, no Rome, no London, no city which is at once the social center, the political capital, and the financial hub.
  • Benjamin Tucker
    Benjamin Tucker
    American anarchist and socialist 1854-1939
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    And capital punishment, however ineffective it may be and through whatever ignorance it may be resorted to, is a strictly defensive act, - at least in theory.
  • Charles Lamb
    Charles Lamb
    English essayist 1775-1834
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    Boys are capital fellows in their own way, among their mates; but they are unwholesome companions for grown people.
  • Ann Macbeth
    Ann Macbeth
    British embroiderer, designer, teacher and author 1875-1948
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    Build into each budget the cost of hiring and don't lump yourself with capital investment.
  • Benjamin Tucker
    Benjamin Tucker
    American anarchist and socialist 1854-1939
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    But this is not to say that the society which inflicts capital punishment commits murder.
  • John Maynard Keynes
    John Maynard Keynes
    British economist 1883-1946
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    But whilst there may be intrinsic reasons for the scarcity of land, there are no intrinsic reasons for the scarcity of capital.
    Source: The General Theory of Employment, Interest, and Money (1936) Chap.XXIV
  • Mahatma Gandhi
    Mahatma Gandhi
    Indian politician 1917-1985
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    Capital as such is not evil; it is its wrong use that is evil. Capital in some form or other will always be needed.
  • Henry George
    Henry George
    American political economist and journalist 1839-1897
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    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.
  • Karl Marx
    Karl Marx
    German economist and statephilospher 1818-1883
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    Capital is dead labor, which, vampire-like, lives only by sucking living labor, and lives the more, the more labor it sucks.
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