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Henry David Thoreau
American writer 1817-1862+1
Through want of enterprise and faith men are where they are, buying and selling and spending their lives like servants.
American statesman 1743-18260
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.
Cardinal De Richelieu
French clergyman, nobleman, and statesman 1585-16420
Carry on any enterprise as if all future success depended on it.
Henry David Thoreau
American writer 1817-18620
Distrust any enterprise that requires new clothes.
American president (7th) 1767-18450
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.
Everything that explains the world has in fact explained a world that does not exist, a world in which men are at the center of the human enterprise and women are at the margin ''helping'' them. Such a world does not exist - never has.
Australian politician 1932-20130
God, Private Enterprise and government have made me what I am, and now they have to take some of the blame.
Humanitarian missions are little different from any other public enterprise, diplomacy included, which is susceptible of misinterpretation by the public, hence ultimately of failure.
American politician author and columnist 1938-0
I think that in the minds of many, the press is being seen less and less as a neutral observer in the impeachment enterprise and more and more as participants, or even collaborators. [On Media's Participation In Watergate]
German philosopher, criticus, writer 1772-18290
In actual life every great enterprise begins with and takes its first forward step in faith.
W. S. Gilbert
British Librettist 1836-19110
In enterprise of martial kind, when there was any fighting, he led his regiment from behind - he found it less exciting.
In the economic sphere, the program demanded thorough decentralization and managerial independence of enterprises, as well as legalization of small-scale private enterprise, especially in the service sector.
English philosopher and mathematician 1872-19700
Man needs, for his happiness, not only the enjoyment of this or that, but hope and enterprise and change.
Source: Philosophy and Politics
American president 1872-19330
No enterprise can exist for itself alone. It ministers to some great need, it performs some great service, not for itself, but for others; or failing therein, it ceases to be profitable and ceases to exist.
American president 1856-19240
No man that does not see visions will ever realize any high hope or undertake any high enterprise.