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Be it furniture, clothes, or health care, many industries today are marketing nothing more than commodities - no more, no less. What will make the difference in the long run is the care and feeding of customers.
B. F. Skinner
American psychologist, behaviorist and author 1904-1990
Behavior used to be reinforced by great deprivation; if people weren't hungry, they wouldn't work. Now we are committed to feeding people whether they work or not. Nor is money as great a reinforcer as it once was. People no longer work for punitive reasons, yet our culture offers no new satisfactions.
Comte de Lautréamont
French poet born in Uruguay 1846-1870
Despair, feeding, as it always does, on phantasmagoria, is imperturbably leading literature to the rejection, en masse, of all divine and social laws, towards practical and theoretical evil.
St. John Chrysostom
Early Church Father and archbishop 347-407
Feeding the hungry is a greater work than raising the dead.
American political activist, author and attorney 1934-
For almost seventy years the life insurance industry has been a smug sacred cow feeding the public a steady line of sacred bull.
American novelist, short-story writer, and playwright 1885-1951
In other countries, art and literature are left to a lot of shabby bums living in attics and feeding on booze and spaghetti, but in America the successful writer or picture-painter is indistinguishable from any other decent businessman.
Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Colombian writer 1928-
Injections are the best thing ever invented for feeding doctors.
American columnist and author 1915-1977
My father asserted that there was no better place to bring up a family than in a rural environment.... There's something about getting up at 5 a.m., feeding the stock and chickens, and milking a couple of cows before breakfast that gives you a lifelong respect for the price of butter and eggs.
English writer and poet 1819-1880
Our passions do not live apart in locked chambers but dress in their small wardrobe of notions, bring their provisions to a common table and mess together, feeding out of the common store according to their appetite.
E. M. Forster
English novelist, short story writer, essayist and librettist 1879-1970
Spoon feeding in the long run teaches us nothing but the shape of the spoon.
British artist, poet, vocalist, composer, and musician 1988-
The greatest in heroes in life are the anonymous. That's what I believe. Your neighbours are heroes. People who, when you walk down the street, you see them feeding their little baby - these people are heroes because they are living under difficult situations, but they're still trying to save a life.
American psychiatrist 1920-
The proverb warns; ''Don't bite the hand that feeds you.'' But maybe you should, if it prevents you from feeding yourself.
Peter de Vries
American writer 1910-1993
There are times when parenthood seems nothing but feeding the mouth that bites you.
American Author 1862-1937
There is too much sour grapes for my taste in the present American attitude. The time to denounce the bankers was when we were all feeding off their gold plate; not now! At present they have not only my sympathy but my preference. They are the last representatives of our native industries.
British journalist, writer, and socialite 1940-
They are feeding the world that will devour them and their children.
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