Quotes by economics

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  • Aldous Huxley
    Aldous Huxley
    English writer 1894-1963
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    No less than war or statecraft, the history of economics has its heroic ages.
    Source: Collected essays (1959)
  • Bob Beauprez
    Bob Beauprez
    American politician and member 1948-
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    President Reagan, Jack Kemp and other advocates of supply-side economics understood that pro-growth tax, spending and economic policies were essential to America's long-term economic and fiscal health.
  • Willa Cather
    Willa Cather
    American author 1876-1947
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    Religion and art spring from the same root and are close kin. Economics and art are strangers.
  • James Thurber
    James Thurber
    American cartoonist 1894-1961
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    The animals that depend on instinct have an inherent knowledge of the laws of economics and of how to apply them; Man, with his powers of reason, has reduced economics to the level of a farce which is at once funnier and more tragic than Tobacco Road.
  • Beau Willimon
    Beau Willimon
    American playwright and screenwriter 1977-
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    The economics of being a playwright are abysmal. I like to think of the work I do out in Hollywood as a way to actually make a life in the theater easier.
  • Camille Paglia
    Camille Paglia
    American academic and social critic 1947-
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    The moment is ripe for an experienced businessman to talk practical, prudent economics to the electorate - which is why Mitt Romney's political fortunes are steadily being resurrected from the grave.
  • Benjamin Graham
    Benjamin Graham
    British-born American economist, professor and investor 1894-1976
    Benjamin Graham
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    The Reservoir plan is and engineering mechanism applied to the field of economics, and in its essence it has nothing to do with democracy or any other political philosophy.
    Source: Storage and Stability Part V, Ch. XIX, The Reservoir Plan and Tradition,
  • Aaron C. Brown
    Aaron C. Brown
    American finance practitioner 1956-
    Aaron C. Brown
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    The trading characteristics of a security become more important than its underlying economics. The virtual economics began to drive the physical economy rather than the other way around.
    Source: The Poker Face of Wall Street (2006) Ch. 3
  • Brit Marling
    Brit Marling
    American actress and screenwriter 1982-
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    Then in college, besides economics, I also majored in studio art and got involved in photography and making short films and acting. But I didn't know you could make a living that way.
  • Ruth Hubbard
    Ruth Hubbard
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    To overturn orthodoxy is no easier in science than in philosophy, religion, economics, or any of the other disciplines through which we try to comprehend the world and the society in which we live.
  • Billy Beane
    Billy Beane
    American baseball player 1962-
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    We can't do the same things the Yankees do. Given the economics, we'll lose.
  • Warren Buffett
    Warren Buffett
    American investment entrepreneur 1930-
    Warren Buffett
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    When a management with a reputation for brilliance tackles a business with a reputation for bad economics, it is the reputation of the business that remains intact.
  • Cameron Sinclair
    Cameron Sinclair
    British architect and writer 1973-
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    When you as a designer design something that burdens a community with maintenance and old world technology, basically failed developed world technology, then you will crush that community way beyond bad design; you'll destroy the economics of that community, and often the community socially is broken.
  • Amartya Sen
    Amartya Sen
    Indian economist and philospher 1933-
    Amartya Sen
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    While I am interested both in economics and in philosophy, the union of my interests in the two fields far exceeds their intersection.
  • Paula Nelson
    Paula Nelson
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    Women's battle for financial equality has barely been joined, much less won. Society still traditionally assigns to woman the role of money-handler rather than money-maker, and our assigned specialty is far more likely to be home economics than financial economics.
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