Facts about Henry George

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Henry George was a famous Economist from USA, who lived between September 2, 1839 and October 29, 1897.

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He/she is born under the zodiac virgo, who is known for Analyzing, Practical, Reflective, Observation, Thoughtful. Our collection contains 14 quotes who is written / told by Henry.

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Famous quotes by Henry George (14)


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"The march of invention has clothed mankind with powers of which a century ago the boldest imagination could not have dreamt"
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"That which is unjust can really profit no one; that which is just can really harm no one"
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"There is danger in reckless change, but greater danger in blind conservatism"
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"What has destroyed every previous civilization has been the tendency to the unequal distribution of wealth and power"
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"Poorly paid labor is inefficient labor, the world over"
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"Man is the only animal whose desires increase as they are fed; the only animal that is never satisfied"
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"How many men are there who fairly earn a million dollars?"
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"Capital is a result of labor, and is used by labor to assist it in further production. Labor is the active and initial force, and labor is therefore the employer of capital"
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"The man who gives me employment, which I must have or suffer, that man is my master, let me call him what I will"
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"Let no man imagine that he has no influence. Whoever he may be, and wherever he may be placed, the man who thinks becomes a light and a power"
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"How can a man be said to have a country when he has not right of a square inch of it"
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"Progressive societies outgrow institutions as children outgrow clothes"
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"The methods by which a trade union can alone act, are necessarily destructive; its organization is necessarily tyrannical"
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"He who sees the truth, let him proclaim it, without asking who is for it or who is against it"


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