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  • John Burroughs
    John Burroughs
    American writer 1837-1921
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    For anything worth having one must pay the price; and the price is always work, patience, love, self-sacrifice - no paper currency, no promises to pay, but the gold of real service.
  • George Santayana
    George Santayana
    Spanish - American philosopher 1863 - 1952
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    A conception not reducible to the small change of daily experience is like a currency not exchangeable for articles of consumption; it is not a symbol, but a fraud.
  • Bill Gross
    Bill Gross
    American investor, fund manager, and philanthropist 1944-
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    Bond investors want growth much like equity investors, and to the extent that too much austerity leads to recession or stagnation then credit spreads widen out - even if a country can print its own currency and write its own cheques.
  • René Daumal
    René Daumal
    French spiritual para-surrealist writer and poet 1908-1944
    René Daumal
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    Common experience is the gold reserve which confers an exchange value on the currency which words are; without this reserve of shared experiences, all our pronouncements are checks drawn on insufficient funds.
  • Bjork
    Bjork
    Icelandic singer, songwriter and actress 1965-
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    Declare independence
    Don't let them do that to you
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    Start your own currency
    Make your own stamp
    Protect your language
    Source: Songs Declare Independence, from Volta (2007)
  • Bill Gross
    Bill Gross
    American investor, fund manager, and philanthropist 1944-
    Bill Gross
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    Favouring employment versus the financial markets is a decent policy; certainly not beneficial for the currency or the gilt market, but beneficial for the people.
  • Thomas Jefferson
    Thomas Jefferson
    American statesman 1743-1826
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    Information is the currency of democracy.
  • Andrew Jackson
    Andrew Jackson
    American president (7th) 1767-1845
    Andrew Jackson
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    Mischief springs from the power which the moneyed interest derives from a paper currency which they are able to control, from the multitude of corporations with exclusive privileges... which are employed altogether for their benefit.
  • Alan Cohen
    Alan Cohen
    American businessman 1954-
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    Money is but one venue for generosity. Kindness is an even more valuable currency.
  • John Updike
    John Updike
    American writer and criticus 1932-
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    Now that I am sixty, I see why the idea of elder wisdom has passed from currency.
  • Lewis H. Lapham
    Lewis H. Lapham
    American essayist and editor 1935-
    Lewis H. Lapham
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    Seeing is believing, and if an American success is to count for anything in the world it must be clothed in the raiment of property. As often as not it isn't the money itself that means anything; it is the use of money as the currency of the soul.
  • Barbara Kingsolver
    Barbara Kingsolver
    American novelist, essayist and poet 1955-
    Barbara Kingsolver
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    Small change, small wonders - these are the currency of my endurance and ultimately of my life.
  • Arthur Schopenhauer
    Arthur Schopenhauer
    German philosopher 1788-1860
    Arthur Schopenhauer
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    Style is what gives value and currency to thoughts.
  • Ben Bernanke
    Ben Bernanke
    American economist 1953-
    Ben Bernanke
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    The amount of currency in circulation is not changing. The money supply is not changing in any significant way.
  • John Maynard Keynes
    John Maynard Keynes
    British economist 1883-1946
    John Maynard Keynes
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    The best way to destroy the capitalist system is to debauch the currency. By a continuing process of inflation governments can confiscate, secretly and unobserved, an important part of the wealth of their citizens.
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