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  • B. R. Ambedkar
    B. R. Ambedkar
    Indian jurist, economist and politician 1891-1956
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    History shows that where ethics and economics come in conflict, victory is always with economics. Vested interests have never been known to have willingly divested themselves unless there was sufficient force to compel them.
  • John Maynard Keynes
    John Maynard Keynes
    British economist 1883-1946
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    But, soon or late, it is ideas, not vested interests, which are dangerous for good or evil.
    Source: The General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money (1936) ch. 24
  • Joseph A. Schumpeter
    Joseph A. Schumpeter
    Austrian-American economist 1883-1950
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    Capitalism inevitably and by virtue of the very logic of its civilization creates, educates and subsidizes a vested interest in social unrest.
  • Abigail Adams
    Abigail Adams
    Wife of John Adams 1744-1818
    Abigail Adams
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    I am more and more convinced that man is a dangerous creature and that power, whether vested in many or a few, is ever grasping, and like the grave, cries, 'Give, give.
  • John Maynard Keynes
    John Maynard Keynes
    British economist 1883-1946
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    It is ideas, not vested interests, which are dangerous for good or evil.
  • Andrew Jackson
    Andrew Jackson
    American president (7th) 1767-1845
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    It was settled by the Constitution, the laws, and the whole practice of the government that the entire executive power is vested in the President of the United States.
  • Samuel Butler
    Samuel Butler
    English poet 1612-1680
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    Opinions have vested interests just as men have.
  • Lord Longford
    Lord Longford
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    The male sex still constitute in many ways the most obstinate vested interest one can find.
  • Ben Elton
    Ben Elton
    British-Australian comedian, author, playwright, actor and director 1959-
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    We've all got to look at ourselves, start with yourself, that's all you can do. I believe that we can act responsibly as a group, it's just that there are vested interests telling us not to bother.
  • Brian P. Cleary
    Brian P. Cleary
    American humorist and poet 1959-
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    When a kid can understand that a word can mean two things, there's some real thinking going on. They have a vested interest in finding out what a word means, because it's the punch line to a joke.
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