Quotes by commerce

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  • British fashion is self confident and fearless. It refuses to bow to commerce, thus generating a constant flow of new ideas whilst drawing in British heritage.
  • Ben Johnston
    Ben Johnston
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    Commerce is one of the daughters of Fortune, inconsistent and deceitful as her mother. she chooses her residence where she is least expected, and shifts her home when in appearance she seems firmly settled.
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
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    A mere literary man is a dull man; a man who is solely a man of business is a selfish man; but when literature and commerce are united, they make a respectable man.
  • Thomas Jefferson
    Thomas Jefferson
    American statesman 1743-1826
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    Agriculture, manufactures, commerce, and navigation, the four pillars of our prosperity, are then most thriving when left most free to individual enterprise. Protection from casual embarrassments, however, may sometimes be seasonably interposed.
  • Stephen Bayley
    Stephen Bayley
    British art criticus 1951-
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    As the twentieth century ends, commerce and culture are coming closer together. The distinction between life and art has been eroded by fifty years of enhanced communications, ever-improving reproduction technologies and increasing wealth.
  • Thomas Gray
    Thomas Gray
    British poet 1716-1771
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    Commerce changes the fate and genius of nations.
  • Charles Caleb Colton
    Charles Caleb Colton
    English writer 1780-1832
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    Commerce flourishes by circumstances, precarious, transitory, contingent, almost as the winds and waves that bring it to our shores.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    Commerce is a game of skill which everyone cannot play and few can play well.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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    Commerce is of trivial import; love, faith, truth of character, the aspiration of man, these are sacred.
  • William Blake
    William Blake
    English poet 1757-1827
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    Commerce is so far from being beneficial to arts, or to empire, that it is destructive of both, as all their history shows, for the above reason of individual merit being its great hatred. Empires flourish till they become commercial, and then they are scattered abroad to the four winds.
  • Oliver Goldsmith
    Oliver Goldsmith
    Irish writer and poet 1728-1774
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    Friendship is a disinterested commerce between equals; love, an abject intercourse between tyrants and slaves.
  • Oliver Goldsmith
    Oliver Goldsmith
    Irish writer and poet 1728-1774
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    Honor sinks where commerce long prevails.
  • Austan Goolsbee
    Austan Goolsbee
    American economist 1969-
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    I am a data hound and so I usually end up working on whatever things I can find good data on. The rise of Internet commerce completely altered the amount of information you could gather on company behavior so I naturally drifted toward it.
  • Gaston Bachelard
    Gaston Bachelard
    French scientist and philosopher 1884-1962
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    Ideas are refined and multiplied in the commerce of minds. In their splendor, images effect a very simple communion of souls.
  • John Jay Chapman
    John Jay Chapman
    American author 1862-1933
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    If you are to reach masses of people in this world, you must do it by a sign language. Whether your vehicle be commerce, literature, or politics, you can do nothing but raise signals, and make motions to the people.
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