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Government Quotes 41-45

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Government Quotes

Ninety eight percent of the adults in this country are decent, hardworking, honest Americans. It’s the other lousy two percent that get all the publicity. But then, we elected them.
Lily Tomlin

No man is good enough to govern another man without that other’s consent.
Abraham Lincoln

Democracy is the art and science of running the circus from the monkey cage.
H. L. Mencken

Democracy is the only system that persists in asking the powers that be whether they are the powers that ought to be.
Sydney J. Harris

Economics is extremely useful as a form of employment for economists.
John Kenneth Galbraith

Food Quotes 51-55

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Food Quotes

In Italy, they add work and life on to food and wine.
Robin Leach

Maybe a person’s time would be as well spent raising food as raising money to buy food.
Frank Howard Clark

Miss Child is never bashful with butter.
Phil Donahue

More die in the United States of too much food than of too little.
John Kenneth Galbraith

More than any other in Western Europe, Britain remains a country where a traveler has to think twice before indulging in the ordinary food of ordinary people.
Joseph Lelyveld

Finance Quotes 66-70

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Finance Quotes

Under capitalism, man exploits man. Under communism, it’s just the opposite.
John Kenneth Galbraith

We at Chrysler borrow money the old-fashioned way. We pay it back.
Lee Iacocca

We cannot both preach and administer financial matters.
Saint Stephen

We had a booming stock market in 1929 and then went into the world’s greatest depression. We have a booming stock market in 1999. Will the bubble somehow burst, and then we enter depression? Well, some things are not different.
Jeffrey Sachs

We’ve taken the view that if the rest of the world would democratize and create market economies, that would spread the benefits of prosperity around the world, and that it would enhance our own prosperity, and our own stability and security, as well.
Jeffrey Sachs

Finance Quotes 61-65

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Finance Quotes

Wealth is not without its advantages and the case to the contrary, although it has often been made, has never proved widely persuasive.
John Kenneth Galbraith

All money is a matter of belief.
Adam Smith

To beat the market you’ll have to invest serious bucks to dig up information no one else has yet.
Merton Miller

Today, if you look at financial systems around the globe, more than half the population of the world – out of six billion people, more than three billion – do not qualify to take out a loan from a bank. This is a shame.
Muhammad Yunus

Under capitalism each individual engages in economic planning.
George Reisman

Finance Quotes 41-45

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Finance Quotes

Wealth, in even the most improbable cases, manages to convey the aspect of intelligence.
John Kenneth Galbraith

You only need to make one big score in finance to be a hero forever.
Merton Miller

Poverty is unnecessary.
Muhammad Yunus

Rounding to the nearest cent is sufficiently accurate for practical purposes.
Alexander John Ellis

Security depends not so much upon how much you have, as upon how much you can do without.
Joseph Wood Krutch