Economic Quotes

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Small: Innovation is the central issue in economic prosperity
Michael Porter
"Innovation is the central issue in economic prosperity"
Michael Porter, Educator
Small: There can be no liberty unless there is economic liberty
Margaret Thatcher
"There can be no liberty unless there is economic liberty"
Margaret Thatcher, Leader
Small: The first panacea for a mismanaged nation is inflation of the currency the second is war. Both bring a tempora
Ernest Hemingway
"The first panacea for a mismanaged nation is inflation of the currency; the second is war. Both bring a temporary prosperity; both bring a permanent ruin. But both are the refuge of political and economic opportunists"
Ernest Hemingway, Novelist
Small: As sure as the spring will follow the winter, prosperity and economic growth will follow recession
"As sure as the spring will follow the winter, prosperity and economic growth will follow recession"
Bo Bennett, Businessman
Small: I believe that history has shape, order, and meaning that exceptional men, as much as economic forces, produce
Camille Paglia
"I believe that history has shape, order, and meaning; that exceptional men, as much as economic forces, produce change; and that passe abstractions like beauty, nobility, and greatness have a shifting but continuing validity"
Camille Paglia, Author
Small: Now is not the time to compromise on the economy. Instead, we should be doing everything in our power to suppo
"Now is not the time to compromise on the economy. Instead, we should be doing everything in our power to support long-term economic growth. Permanent repeal of the death tax will mean more high-quality, high-paying jobs for Americans"
Todd Tiahrt, Politician
Small: Throughout human history, the American Idea has done more to help the poor than any other economic system ever
"Throughout human history, the American Idea has done more to help the poor than any other economic system ever designed"
Paul Ryan, Politician
Small: Racism is a way to gain economic advantage at the expense of others. Slavery and plantations may be gone, but
Alveda King
"Racism is a way to gain economic advantage at the expense of others. Slavery and plantations may be gone, but racism still allows us to regard those who may keep us from financial gain as less than equals"
Alveda King, Clergyman
Small: As a result of the World War, this old Germany collapsed. It collapsed in its constitution, in its social orde
Gustav Stresemann
"As a result of the World War, this old Germany collapsed. It collapsed in its constitution, in its social order, in its economic structure. Its thinking and feeling changed"
Gustav Stresemann, Politician
Small: From this process has emerged a parallel process of translating traditional working and living values into a n
"From this process has emerged a parallel process of translating traditional working and living values into a new political and economic power - a power increasingly based upon the strength of money and those material things money can purchase"
Alex Campbell, Politician
Small: At the bottom of education, at the bottom of politics, even at the bottom of religion, there must be for our r
Booker T. Washington
"At the bottom of education, at the bottom of politics, even at the bottom of religion, there must be for our race economic independence"
Booker T. Washington, Educator
Small: During the early 1960s, I decided to supplement research support for quantitative economic studies at Pennsylv
"During the early 1960s, I decided to supplement research support for quantitative economic studies at Pennsylvania by selling econometric forecasts to private and public sector buyers"
Lawrence R. Klein, Economist
Small: I support concrete and progressive immigration reform based on three primary criteria: family reunification, e
"I support concrete and progressive immigration reform based on three primary criteria: family reunification, economic contributions, and humanitarian concerns"
Jeff Bingaman, Politician
Small: You would have to say his number one accomplishment has been to inspire a sense of confidence in the country.
"You would have to say his number one accomplishment has been to inspire a sense of confidence in the country. That confidence, that optimism, not only gives President Obama a political cushion, but it could have a real world economic impact"
George Stephanopoulos, Celebrity
Small: The more you participate in our common endeavors, the more successful your work in the factory, mine, wharf or
"The more you participate in our common endeavors, the more successful your work in the factory, mine, wharf or village, in an economic institute or in the arts, in commerce or administration, the sooner we will be where we all want to be"
Walter Ulbricht, Politician
Small: It is not advantageous for Russia in its present state to fight against Chechnya. The army is a mess. It must
"It is not advantageous for Russia in its present state to fight against Chechnya. The army is a mess. It must be made combat ready. That will take time. Russia has a lot of economic, social and political problems much more important than Chechnya"
Aslan Maskhadov, Politician
Small: Well, I think the president has clearly submitted us a tight budget, but its whats called for if were going to
"Well, I think the president has clearly submitted us a tight budget, but it's what's called for if we're going to get spending under control and keep the economy moving in the right direction, with economic growth and job creation activity"
Thad Cochran, Politician
Small: Instead of ideological objectives of a political nature, today we are faced with ideological objectives of eco
"Instead of ideological objectives of a political nature, today we are faced with ideological objectives of economic nature"
Omar Bongo, Statesman
Small: Every social injustice is not only cruel, but it is economic waste
"Every social injustice is not only cruel, but it is economic waste"
William Feather, Author
Small: The more consciously democratic Americans became, however, the less they were satisfied with a conception of t
"The more consciously democratic Americans became, however, the less they were satisfied with a conception of the Promised Land, which went no farther than a pervasive economic prosperity guaranteed by free institutions"
Herbert Croly, Author
Small: It is quite clear that compelling content, which is made available on economic terms that respect the intellec
"It is quite clear that compelling content, which is made available on economic terms that respect the intellectual rights of owners, can be a tremendous spur to the growth of broadband networks"
John Doerr, Businessman
Small: Although housing sales and starts have cooled to more typical levels, the housing market remains strong and so
"Although housing sales and starts have cooled to more typical levels, the housing market remains strong and sound. Without the expansion of homeownership and the strength of our housing market, our nation would not have the economic growth we are experiencing today"
Randy Neugebauer, Politician
Small: I think it is just stupid economics for a government to approach economic management from a strand of thinking
"I think it is just stupid economics for a government to approach economic management from a strand of thinking regarding unions as enemies"
Bob Hawke, Statesman
Small: The more I support with my economic plans the building of a middle class, the quicker theyre going to turn aro
"The more I support with my economic plans the building of a middle class, the quicker they're going to turn around and say, 'Hey, we want a bigger say in things.' So, I knew what I was getting into right at the beginning. It's the right thing to do"
King Abdullah II, Statesman
Small: We want an economic team, Paul Krugman and Robert Kuttner, Joseph Steiglitzs people and others, who say, you k
"We want an economic team, Paul Krugman and Robert Kuttner, Joseph Steiglitz's people and others, who say, you know what? We're sophisticated economists but we're concerned about poor and working people"
Cornel West, Educator
Small: The moral and constitutional obligations of our representatives in Washington are to protect our liberty, not
"The moral and constitutional obligations of our representatives in Washington are to protect our liberty, not coddle the world, precipitating no-win wars, while bringing bankruptcy and economic turmoil to our people"
Ron Paul, Politician
Small: Art is the beautiful way of doing things. Science is the effective way of doing things. Business is the econom
Elbert Hubbard
"Art is the beautiful way of doing things. Science is the effective way of doing things. Business is the economic way of doing things"
Elbert Hubbard, Writer
Small: No mother would ever willingly sacrifice her sons for territorial gain, for economic advantage, for ideology
Ronald Reagan
"No mother would ever willingly sacrifice her sons for territorial gain, for economic advantage, for ideology"
Ronald Reagan, President
Small: You know, if I listened to Michael Dukakis long enough, I would be convinced were in an economic downturn and
Ronald Reagan
"You know, if I listened to Michael Dukakis long enough, I would be convinced we're in an economic downturn and people are homeless and going without food and medical attention and that we've got to do something about the unemployed"
Ronald Reagan, President
Small: Entrepreneurs and their small enterprises are responsible for almost all the economic growth in the United Sta
Ronald Reagan
"Entrepreneurs and their small enterprises are responsible for almost all the economic growth in the United States"
Ronald Reagan, President
Small: Economic medicine that was previously meted out by the cupful has recently been dispensed by the barrel.
Warren Buffett
"Economic medicine that was previously meted out by the cupful has recently been dispensed by the barrel. These once unthinkable dosages will almost certainly bring on unwelcome after-effects. Their precise nature is anyone's guess, though one likely consequence is an onslaught of inflation"
Warren Buffett, Businessman
Small: Philanthropy is commendable, but it must not cause the philanthropist to overlook the circumstances of economi
Martin Luther King Jr.
"Philanthropy is commendable, but it must not cause the philanthropist to overlook the circumstances of economic injustice which make philanthropy necessary"
Martin Luther King Jr., Minister
Small: Theres something about Marxism that brings out warts the only kind of growth this economic system encourages
P. J. O'Rourke
"There's something about Marxism that brings out warts; the only kind of growth this economic system encourages"
P. J. O'Rourke, Journalist
Small: True individual freedom cannot exist without economic security and independence. People who are hungry and out
Franklin D. Roosevelt
"True individual freedom cannot exist without economic security and independence. People who are hungry and out of a job are the stuff of which dictatorships are made"
Franklin D. Roosevelt, President
Small: But while they prate of economic laws, men and women are starving. We must lay hold of the fact that economic
Franklin D. Roosevelt
"But while they prate of economic laws, men and women are starving. We must lay hold of the fact that economic laws are not made by nature. They are made by human beings"
Franklin D. Roosevelt, President
Small: Not only our future economic soundness but the very soundness of our democratic institutions depends on the de
Franklin D. Roosevelt
"Not only our future economic soundness but the very soundness of our democratic institutions depends on the determination of our government to give employment to idle men"
Franklin D. Roosevelt, President
Small: In our seeking for economic and political progress, we all go up - or else we all go down
Franklin D. Roosevelt
"In our seeking for economic and political progress, we all go up - or else we all go down"
Franklin D. Roosevelt, President
Small: In our personal ambitions we are individualists. But in our seeking for economic and political progress as a n
Franklin D. Roosevelt
"In our personal ambitions we are individualists. But in our seeking for economic and political progress as a nation, we all go up or else all go down as one people"
Franklin D. Roosevelt, President
Small: Its not just the effect of technology on the environment, on religion, on the economic structure, on society,
Godfrey Reggio
"It's not just the effect of technology on the environment, on religion, on the economic structure, on society, on politics, etc. It's that everything now exists in technology to the point where technology is the new and comprehensive host of nature of life"
Godfrey Reggio, Director
Small: At many points during our nations history, there have been times - known in our history textbooks as panics -
"At many points during our nation's history, there have been times - known in our history textbooks as "panics" - when adverse conditions affecting the financial and economic sectors of the country have caused individuals to hoard more than they need"
Jo Bonner, Politician
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