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  • Andrew William Mellon
    Andrew William Mellon
    American banker and businessman 1855-1937
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    A balanced program for tax reform based upon the common sense idea of lowering taxes out of surplus revenues.
  • Harvey S. Firestone
    Harvey S. Firestone
    American businessman 1868-1938
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    A man with a surplus can control circumstances, but a man without a surplus is controlled by them, and often has no opportunity to exercise judgment.
  • R. F. Hallock
    R. F. Hallock
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    A man's possessions are just as large as his own soul. If this title-deeds cover more, the surplus acres own him, not he the acres.
  • Thomas Carlyle
    Thomas Carlyle
    Scottish writer and historicus 1795-1881
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    A person who is gifted sees the essential point and leaves the rest as surplus.
  • Benjamin Graham
    Benjamin Graham
    British-born American economist, professor and investor 1894-1976
    Benjamin Graham
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    Even the most conservative must realize that the recent transformation of surplus from an individual to a national disaster implies a scathing indictment of our capitalist system as it has now developed.
    Source: Storage and Stability Part I, Ch. I, The Changing Role of Surplus Stocks
  • Aneurin Bevan
    Aneurin Bevan
    British Labor politician 1897-1960
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    Freedom is the by-product of economic surplus.
  • Ben Bernanke
    Ben Bernanke
    American economist 1953-
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    In a slow-growing world that is short on aggregate demand, Germany's trade surplus is a problem.
  • Benjamin Graham
    Benjamin Graham
    British-born American economist, professor and investor 1894-1976
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    It is a fact worth pondering that four centuries ago the evil of an abundance or surplus arose from its being kept off the market, while today the evil of surplus lies in its being thrown upon the market.
    Source: Storage and Stability Part I, Ch. II, Government and Surplus Stocks, p.
  • Alfred Marshall
    Alfred Marshall
    British economist 1842-1924
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    Producer's Surplus is a convenient name for the genus of which the rent of land is the leading species.
  • Bennie Thompson
    Bennie Thompson
    American politician 1948-
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    Rather than squander the surplus on tax breaks for the rich, we should add a prescription drug benefit to the Medicare program, shore up Social Security, fortify our defense, provide a quality public education and offer economic assistance to rural areas.
  • Andrew Carnegie
    Andrew Carnegie
    American industrialist 1835-1919
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    Surplus wealth is a sacred trust which its possessor is bound to administer in his lifetime for the good of the community.
  • Bobby Scott
    Bobby Scott
    American politician 1947-
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    The first year of the Bush administration we used up all of the surplus and ended up just with the Social Security and Medicare surplus, and each year worse than the year before.
  • Arthur Laffer
    Arthur Laffer
    American economist and author 1940-
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    The trade deficit is the capital surplus and don't ever think of having a capital surplus as being a bad thing for our country.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    We estimate the wisdom of nations by seeing what they did with their surplus capital.
  • Ann Coulter
    Ann Coulter
    American far-right media pundit and author 1961-
    Ann Coulter
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    When we were at peace, Democrats wanted to raise taxes. Now there's a war, so Democrats want to raise taxes. When there was a surplus, Democrats wanted to raise taxes. Now that there is a mild recession, Democrats want to raise taxes.
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