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As long as people will accept crap, it will be financially profitable to dispense it.
Finley Peter Dunne
American Journalist, Humorist 1867-19360
A lie with a purpose is one of the worst kind, and the most profitable.
British actor 1885-19570
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.
British Clergyman, Poet, Mystic 1636-16740
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.
American writer 1878-19370
Honesty is a good thing, but it is not profitable to its possessor unless it is kept under control.
Greek philosopher 427 BC - 347 BC0
Honesty is for the most par less profitable than dishonesty.
Irish poet 1779-18520
If honor were profitable, everybody would be honorable.
If it can be profitable to be green, that's just smart business.
American historian 1912-19890
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
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?
Greek dramatist BC 525-4560
It is a profitable thing, if one is wise, to seem foolish.
American stand-up comedian and actor 1931-0
It is more profitable for your congressman to support the tobacco industry than your life.
In Poland born English writer 1857-19240
It is respectable to have no illusions, and safe, and profitable and dull.
It is the small owner who offers the only really profitable and reliable material for taxation. He is made for taxation.