Quotes by capital
Quotes 31 till 45 of 78.
French journalist 1753-1801
Ideas are a capital that bears interest only in the hands of talent.
In 2008, people who invested in hedge funds needed capital badly, but many of the funds would not return their money. However, I gave money back to any investor who requested it. It was the bottom of the market and a pretty tough time.
German economist and statephilospher 1818-1883
In bourgeois society capital is independent and has individuality, while the living person is dependent and has no individuality.
American journalist 1970-
In capital we trust. Capital is our savior, our holy grail, our fountain of youth, or at least health, for banks.
English cleric and scholar 1766-1834
In general it may be said that demand is quite as necessary to the increase of capital as the increase of capital is to demand.Source: Principles of Political Economy (1836) II, I, IV
Icelandic singer, songwriter and actress 1965-
In Reykjavik, Iceland, where I was born, you are in the middle of nature surrounded by mountains and ocean. But you are still in a capital in Europe. So I have never understood why I have to choose between nature or urban.
Italian designer and businessman
In the heart of the desert and founded by the first Spanish Conquistadores, Las Vegas has become the entertainment capital of the world, with more than 30 million visitors a year.
C. L. R. James
Trinidadian historian, journalist and socialist 1901-1989
In World War II the hostility and the exasperation resulting from the statification of the economy and the strain of the war have been directed as much against the government as against private capital.
Remy de Gourmont
French Novelist, Philosopher, Poet, Playwright 1858-1915
Industry has operated against the artisan in favor of the idler, and also in favor of capital and against labor. Any mechanical invention whatsoever has been more harmful to humanity than a century of war.
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
British author 1859-1930
It is a capital mistake to theorize before one has data. Insensibly one begins to twist facts to suit theories, instead of theories to suit facts.Source: A Scandal in Bohemia (1891)
American statesman 1858-1919
It is essential that there should be organization of labor. This is an era of organization. Capital organizes and therefore labor must organize.
Scottish Economist 1723-1790
It is not by augmenting the capital of the country, but by rendering a greater part of that capital active and productive than would otherwise be so, that the most judicious operations of banking can increase the industry of the country.
American journalist 1960-
It may be no surprise that Pittsburgh has direct flights to London, Paris and Frankfurt, but consider this: many of the tourists here have come from Europe to the capital of culture in the Alleghenies.
American lawyer and statesman 1782-1852
Labor in this country is independent and proud. It has not to ask the patronage of capital, but capital solicits the aid of labor.
American statesman 1809-1865
Labor is prior to, and independent of, capital. Capital is only the fruit of labor, and could never have existed if labor had not first existed. Labor is the superior of capital, and deserves much the higher consideration. Capital has its rights, which are as worthy of protection as any other rights.Source: Works of Abraham Lincoln (2010 edition)
Subjects in these quotes:
All capital famous quotes and sayings you will always find on greatest-quotations.com 78 found (page 3)