Alfred Marshall

Quotes: Alfred Marshall

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    Again, most of the chief distinctions marked by economic terms are differences not of kind but of degree.
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    All labour is directed towards producing some effect.
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    All wealth consists of desirable things; that is, things which satisfy human wants directly or indirectly: but not all desirable things are reckoned as wealth.
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    And very often the influence exerted on a person's character by the amount of his income is hardly less, if it is less, than that exerted by the way in which it is earned.
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    Capital is that part of wealth which is devoted to obtaining further wealth.
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    Civilized countries generally adopt gold or silver or both as money.
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    Consumption may be regarded as negative production.
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    In common use almost every word has many shades of meaning, and therefore needs to be interpreted by the context.
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    In every age poets and social reformers have tried to stimulate the people of their own time to a nobler life by enchanting stories of the virtues of the heroes of old.
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    In the absence of any short term in common use to represent all desirable things, or things that satisfy human wants, we may use the term Goods for that purpose.
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    Individual and national rights to wealth rest on the basis of civil and international law, or at least of custom that has the force of law.
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    It is common to distinguish necessaries, comforts, and luxuries; the first class including all things required to meet wants which must be satisfied, while the latter consist of things that meet wants of a less urgent character.
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    Material goods consist of useful material things, and of all rights to hold, or use, or derive benefits from material things, or to receive them at a future time.
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    Producer's Surplus is a convenient name for the genus of which the rent of land is the leading species.
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    Slavery was regarded by Aristotle as an ordinance of nature, and so probably was it by the slaves themselves in olden time.
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