Quotes by commodities

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  • Micheal Mescon
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    Be it furniture, clothes, or health care, many industries today are marketing nothing more than commodities - no more, no less. What will make the difference in the long run is the care and feeding of customers.
  • Karl Marx
    Karl Marx
    German economist and statephilospher 1818-1883
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    Capital is money, capital is commodities. By virtue of it being value, it has acquired the occult ability to add value to itself. It brings forth living offspring, or, at the least, lays golden eggs.
  • B. W. Powe
    B. W. Powe
    Canadian poet, novelist and teacher 1955-
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    Electrical fire and the fire of greed kindle economies. In that flux, nations become digitized commodities on stock-exchange floors and on investors' rating screens. A country becomes a product to be rated for its obedience to paying of deficits and debts.
    Source: Towards A Canada of Light Interlude, p. 75
  • Ana Castillo
    Ana Castillo
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    For things to have value in man's world, they are given the role of commodities. Among man's oldest and most constant commodity is woman.
  • Erich Fromm
    Erich Fromm
    German - American philosopher and psychologist 1900-1980
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    Just as modern mass production requires the standardization of commodities, so the social process requires standardization of man, and this standardization is called equality.
  • Barry Ritholtz
    Barry Ritholtz
    American author and newspaper columnist
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    Owning a variety of asset classes means that some part of your portfolio will be doing well when the cyclical turmoil arises. A broadly diversified portfolio includes large capitalization stocks, small cap, emerging markets, fixed income, real estate and commodities.
  • Baba Kalyani
    Baba Kalyani
    Indian businessman 1949-
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    The commodity price easing really does not play too much role in our margins because our basic raw material - steel - is not really a commodities engineering steel.
  • Herbert Marcuse
    Herbert Marcuse
    German politiek philosopher 1898-1979
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    The people recognize themselves in their commodities; they find their soul in their automobile, hi-fi set, split-level home, kitchen equipment.
  • Bob Rae
    Bob Rae
    Canadian diplomat, lawyer and negotiator 1948-
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    The premise of neo-conservatives is that markets left to their own devices will produce the best possible result, and that political interference is not required. This defies the human reality that people are not commodities, and simply refuse to behave as if they were.
    Source: The Three Questions - Prosperity and the Public Good (1998) Ch. Two, The First Question: Self Interest and Pro
  • Bono
    Bono
    Irish singer, songwriter, philanthropist, activist and businessman 1960-
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    When a nation is over-reliant on one or two commodities like oil or precious minerals, corrupt government ministers and their dodgy associates hoard profits and taxes instead of properly allocating them to schools and hospitals.
  • Carroll Quigley
    Carroll Quigley
    American historian and theorist 1910-1977
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    When goods are exchanged between countries, they must be paid for by commodities or gold. They cannot be paid for by the notes, certificates, and checks of the purchaser's country, since these are of value only in the country of issue.
  • Alfred Marshall
    Alfred Marshall
    British economist 1842-1924
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    But if inventions have increased man's power over nature very much, then the real value of money is better measured for some purposes in labour than in commodities.
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