Quotes by enterprise

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  • Winston Churchill
    Winston Churchill
    English statesman 1874-1965
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    Some people regard private enterprise as a predatory tiger to be shot. Others look on it as a cow they can milk. Not enough people see it as a healthy horse, pulling a sturdy wagon.
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
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    Through want of enterprise and faith men are where they are, buying and selling and spending their lives like servants.
  • Barbara Ehrenreich
    Barbara Ehrenreich
    American author and political activist 1941-
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    A free-enterprise economy depends only on markets, and according to the most advanced mathematical macroeconomic theory, markets depend only on moods: specifically, the mood of the men in the pinstripes, also known as the Boys on the Street. When the Boys are in a good mood, the market thrives; when they get scared or sullen, it is time for each one of us to look into the retail apple business.
  • Bjornstjerne Bjornson
    Bjornstjerne Bjornson
    Norwegian writer 1832-1910
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    A people numerically large may attain to ways of thought and enterprise that no political censure can reduce to a minimum; but under narrower conditions, it may easily come about that the whole people will fall asleep.
  • 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.
  • C. Northcote Parkinson
    C. Northcote Parkinson
    British naval historian and author 1909-1993
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    An enterprise employing more than 1000 people becomes a self-perpetuating empire, creating so much internal work that it no longer needs any contact with the outside world.
    Source: Management Science Journal, October 1960
  • Cardinal De Richelieu
    Cardinal De Richelieu
    French clergyman, nobleman, and statesman 1585-1642
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    Carry on any enterprise as if all future success depended on it.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
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    Consistency is the enemy of enterprise, just as symmetry is the enemy of art.
    Source: Collected Letters (1926-195007)
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
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    Distrust any enterprise that requires new clothes.
  • Andrew Jackson
    Andrew Jackson
    American president (7th) 1767-1845
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    Every diminution of the public burdens arising from taxation gives to individual enterprise increased power and furnishes to all the members of our happy confederacy new motives for patriotic affection and support.
  • Arthur C. Brooks
    Arthur C. Brooks
    American social scientist and musician 1964-
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    Free enterprise is essentially a formula not just for wealth creation, but for life satisfaction.
  • Joy Baluch
    Joy Baluch
    Australian politician 1932-2013
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    God, Private Enterprise and government have made me what I am, and now they have to take some of the blame.
  • Bill Owens
    Bill Owens
    American photographer 1938-
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    Government can't create wealth, but it can create the conditions for private enterprise to flourish.
  • Alvin Adams
    Alvin Adams
    American businessman 1804-1877
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    Humanitarian missions are little different from any other public enterprise, diplomacy included, which is susceptible of misinterpretation by the public, hence ultimately of failure.
  • Arthur Henderson
    Arthur Henderson
    British Labour politician
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    I do not believe that the values which the Western democracies consider essential to civilization can survive in a world rent by the international anarchy of nationalism and the economic anarchy of competitive enterprise.
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