Quotes by industry

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  • Allan Bloom
    Allan Bloom
    American writer 1930-1992
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    Rock gives children, on a silver platter, with all the public authority of the entertainment industry, everything their parents always used to tell them they had to wait for until they grew up and would understand later.
  • John Updike
    John Updike
    American writer and criticus 1932-
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    School is where you go between when your parents can't take you, and industry can't take you.
  • Alfred Nobel
    Alfred Nobel
    Swedish chemist, engineer, inventor, businessman, and philanthropist 1833-1896
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    Second to agriculture, humbug is the biggest industry of our age.
  • Benjamin Franklin
    Benjamin Franklin
    American statesman and physicist 1706-1790
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    Sloth makes all things difficult, but industry, all things easy. He that rises late must trot all day, and shall scarce overtake his business at night, while laziness travels so slowly that poverty soon overtakes him.
  • Benjamin Franklin
    Benjamin Franklin
    American statesman and physicist 1706-1790
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    So much for industry, my friends, and attention to one's own business; but to these we must add frugality if we would make our industry more certainly successful. A man may, if he knows not how to save as he gets, keep his nose all his life to the grindstone, and die not worth a grout at last.
  • Ben Jonson
    Ben Jonson
    British Dramatist, Poet 1573-1637
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    Success produces confidence; confidence relaxes industry, and negligence ruins the reputation which accuracy had raised.
  • Television has lifted the manufacture of banality out of the sphere of handicraft and placed it in that of a major industry.
  • Blair Underwood
    Blair Underwood
    American actor 1964-
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    That is the thing I'm most grateful for in this industry to be able to spin in those different mediums, with television, film and the stage - at this stage of the game.
  • Abraham Lincoln
    Abraham Lincoln
    American statesman 1809-1865
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    That some should be rich, shows that others may become rich, and, hence, is just encouragement to industry and enterprise.
  • Ludwig Van Beethoven
    Ludwig Van Beethoven
    German composer 1770-1827
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    The barriers are not erected which can say to aspiring talents and industry, ''Thus far and no farther.''
  • Buzz Aldrin
    Buzz Aldrin
    American former astronaut, engineer and fighter 1930-
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    The big companies are the private industry. But they're faced with a short-term need to show a profit in short-term.
  • Caitlin Doughty
    Caitlin Doughty
    American author, blogger 1984-
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    The death industry markets caskets and embalming under the rubric of helping bodies look 'natural,' but our current death customs are as natural as training majestic creatures like bears and elephants to dance in cute little outfits, or erecting replicas of the Eiffel Tower and Venetian canals in the middle of the harsh American desert.
  • Karl Marx
    Karl Marx
    German economist and statephilospher 1818-1883
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    The development of civilization and industry in general has always shown itself so active in the destruction of forests that everything that has been done for their conservation and production is completely insignificant in comparison.
  • Ann Macbeth
    Ann Macbeth
    British embroiderer, designer, teacher and author 1875-1948
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    The dichotomy between art and industry is totally dysfunctional in terms of film.
  • Barry Ritholtz
    Barry Ritholtz
    American author and newspaper columnist
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    The electronics industry expanded rapidly and the seeds for the semiconductor and software revolution were planted. The postwar period also saw the suburbanization of America, the rise of the homeowner, the build-out of the interstate highway system, and the rise of automobile culture. Credit availability expanded dramatically.
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