Quotes: industrial

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  • Thomas Szasz
    Thomas Szasz
    American psychiatrist 1920-
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    Adulthood is the ever-shrinking period between childhood and old age. It is the apparent aim of modern industrial societies to reduce this period to a minimum.
  • Vladimir Ilyich Lenin
    Vladimir Ilyich Lenin
    Russian revolutionary leader 1870-1924
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    Despair is typical of those who do not understand the causes of evil, see no way out, and are incapable of struggle. The modern industrial proletariat does not belong to the category of such classes.
  • Andre Norton
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    I think the human race made a big mistake at the beginning of the industrial revolution, we leaped for the mechanical things, people need the use of their hands to feel creative.
  • Wyndham Lewis
    Wyndham Lewis
    British painter and author 1882-1957
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    If you do not regard feminism with an uplifting sense of the gloriousness of woman's industrial destiny, or in the way, in short, that it is prescribed, by the rules of the political publicist, that you should, that will be interpreted by your opponents as an attack on woman.
  • Raoul Vaneigem
    Raoul Vaneigem
    Belgian Situationist Philosopher 1934-
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    In an industrial society which confuses work and productivity, the necessity of producing has always been an enemy of the desire to create.
  • Baba Kalyani
    Baba Kalyani
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    India is the most competitive manufacturing destination on this planet. If we are able to take advantage of that competitiveness for our domestic markets, this country would be humming with activity; industrial production will grow at 10-11% per year.
  • Aldous Huxley
    Aldous Huxley
    English writer 1894-1963
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    Industrial man -a sentient reciprocating engine having a fluctuating output, coupled to an iron wheel revolving with uniform velocity. And then we wonder why this should be the golden age of revolution and mental derangement.
  • Bertolt Brecht
    Bertolt Brecht
    German - Austrian writer 1898-1956
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    Literary works cannot be taken over like factories, or literary forms of expression like industrial methods. Realist writing, of which history offers many widely varying examples, is likewise conditioned by the question of how, when and for what class it is made use of.
  • Charles J. Fillmore
    Charles J. Fillmore
    American linguist and Professor of Linguistics 1929-2014
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    Men who accomplish great things in the industrial world are the ones who have faith in the money producing power of ideas.
  • Caitlin Doughty
    Caitlin Doughty
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    One of the things that was most shocking to me about starting to work in the funeral industry is just how industrial the environment is.
  • Emma Goldman
    Emma Goldman
    American anarchist 1869-1940
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    Politics is the reflex of the business and industrial world.
  • Ann Macbeth
    Ann Macbeth
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    Ten years ago I was not heavily involved in the film world but on reflection it was a boom time with the mineral boom happening, so there was immense growth for industrial training films, documentaries to do with the mining, and the outback world.
  • Bill Dedman
    Bill Dedman
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    The Adversity Index was created by msnbc.com and Moody's Analytics to track the economic fortunes of states and metro areas. Each month, the Adversity Index uses government data on employment, industrial production, housing starts and home prices to label each area as expanding, at risk of recession, in recession or recovering.
  • Thorstein Veblen
    Thorstein Veblen
    Norwegian-American economist and sociologist 1857-1929
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    The basis on which good repute in any highly organized industrial community ultimately rests is pecuniary strength; and the means of showing pecuniary strength, and so of gaining or retaining a good name, are leisure and a conspicuous consumption of goods
  • Ban Ki-moon
    Ban Ki-moon
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    The clear and present danger of climate change means we cannot burn our way to prosperity. We already rely too heavily on fossil fuels. We need to find a new, sustainable path to the future we want. We need a clean industrial revolution.
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