Quotes by capital

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  • Antoine Rivarol
    Antoine Rivarol
    French journalist 1753-1801
    Antoine Rivarol
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    Ideas are a capital that bears interest only in the hands of talent.
  • Carl Icahn
    Carl Icahn
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    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.
  • Karl Marx
    Karl Marx
    German economist and statephilospher 1818-1883
    Karl Marx
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    In bourgeois society capital is independent and has individuality, while the living person is dependent and has no individuality.
  • Bethany McLean
    Bethany McLean
    American journalist 1970-
    Bethany McLean
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    In capital we trust. Capital is our savior, our holy grail, our fountain of youth, or at least health, for banks.
  • Thomas Malthus
    Thomas Malthus
    English cleric and scholar 1766-1834
    Thomas Malthus
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    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
  • Bjork
    Bjork
    Icelandic singer, songwriter and actress 1965-
    Bjork
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    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.
  • Brunello Cucinelli
    Brunello Cucinelli
    Italian designer and businessman
    Brunello Cucinelli
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    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
    C. L. R. James
    Trinidadian historian, journalist and socialist 1901-1989
    C. L. R. James
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    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
    Remy de Gourmont
    French Novelist, Philosopher, Poet, Playwright 1858-1915
    Remy de Gourmont
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    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
    Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
    British author 1859-1930
    Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
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    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)
  • Theodore Roosevelt
    Theodore Roosevelt
    American statesman 1858-1919
    Theodore Roosevelt
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    It is essential that there should be organization of labor. This is an era of organization. Capital organizes and therefore labor must organize.
  • Adam Smith
    Adam Smith
    Scottish Economist 1723-1790
    Adam Smith
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    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.
  • Bill Dedman
    Bill Dedman
    American journalist 1960-
    Bill Dedman
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    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.
  • Daniel Webster
    Daniel Webster
    American lawyer and statesman 1782-1852
    Daniel Webster
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    Labor in this country is independent and proud. It has not to ask the patronage of capital, but capital solicits the aid of labor.
  • Abraham Lincoln
    Abraham Lincoln
    American statesman 1809-1865
    Abraham Lincoln
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    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)
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