Quotes: enterprise

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  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
    Henry David Thoreau
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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.
  • Gerda Lerner
    Gerda Lerner
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    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.
  • 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.
  • Alvin Adams
    Alvin Adams
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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.
  • Pat Buchanan
    Pat Buchanan
    American politician author and columnist 1938-
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    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]
  • Friedrich Schlegel
    Friedrich Schlegel
    German philosopher, criticus, writer 1772-1829
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    In actual life every great enterprise begins with and takes its first forward step in faith.
  • W. S. Gilbert
    W. S. Gilbert
    British Librettist 1836-1911
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    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.
  • Bertrand Russell
    Bertrand Russell
    English philosopher and mathematician 1872-1970
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    Man needs, for his happiness, not only the enjoyment of this or that, but hope and enterprise and change.

    Source: Philosophy and Politics

  • Calvin Coolidge
    Calvin Coolidge
    American president 1872-1933
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    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.
  • Woodrow Wilson
    Woodrow Wilson
    American president 1856-1924
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    No man that does not see visions will ever realize any high hope or undertake any high enterprise.
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