Quotes: profitable

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  • Dick Cavett
    Dick Cavett
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    As long as people will accept crap, it will be financially profitable to dispense it.
  • Finley Peter Dunne
    Finley Peter Dunne
    American Journalist, Humorist 1867-1936
    Finley Peter Dunne
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    A lie with a purpose is one of the worst kind, and the most profitable.
  • Frank Dane
    Frank Dane
    British actor 1885-1957
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    A set of rules laid out by professionals to show the way they would like to act if it was profitable.
  • Among politicians the esteem of religion is profitable; the principles of it are troublesome.
  • Thomas Traherne
    Thomas Traherne
    British Clergyman, Poet, Mystic 1636-1674
    Thomas Traherne
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    An empty book is like an infant's soul, in which anything may be written. It is capable of all things, but containeth nothing. I have a mind to fill this with profitable wonders.
  • Don Marquis
    Don Marquis
    American writer 1878-1937
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    Honesty is a good thing, but it is not profitable to its possessor unless it is kept under control.
  • Plato
    Plato
    Greek philosopher 427 BC - 347 BC
    Plato
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    Honesty is for the most par less profitable than dishonesty.
  • Thomas Moore
    Thomas Moore
    Irish poet 1779-1852
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    If honor were profitable, everybody would be honorable.
  • If it can be profitable to be green, that's just smart business.
  • Barbara Tuchman
    Barbara Tuchman
    American historian 1912-1989
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    If it is not profitable for the common good that authority should be retained, it ought to be relinquished.
    Source: A Distant Mirror Jean Gerson, quoted on p. 520
  • Robert Townsend
    Robert Townsend
    American businessman
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    If you don't do it with excellence, don't do it at all! Because if it's not excellent, it won't be profitable or fun, and if you're not in business for fun or profit, what the hell are you doing there?
  • Aeschylus
    Aeschylus
    Greek dramatist BC 525-456
    Aeschylus
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    It is a profitable thing, if one is wise, to seem foolish.
  • Jackie Mason
    Jackie Mason
    American stand-up comedian and actor 1931-
    Jackie Mason
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    It is more profitable for your congressman to support the tobacco industry than your life.
  • Joseph Conrad
    Joseph Conrad
    In Poland born English writer 1857-1924
    Joseph Conrad
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    It is respectable to have no illusions, and safe, and profitable and dull.
  • Auberon Herbert
    Auberon Herbert
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    It is the small owner who offers the only really profitable and reliable material for taxation. He is made for taxation.
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