Economic Quotes

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Warren Buffett
“In the long run managements stressing accounting appearance over economic substance usually achieve little of either.”
Warren Buffett

Paul Krugman
“For most Americans, economic growth is a spectator sport.”
Paul Krugman

Robert A. Heinlein
“You were probably educated in the conventional economic theories of your period which were magnificent and most ingenious, but--if you will pardon my saying so--all wrong.”
Robert A. Heinlein, For Us, the Living: A Comedy of Customs

Robert A. Heinlein
“He became convinced that ordinary commercial financing could be done for a service charge plus an insurance fee amounting to much less that the current rates of interest charged by banks, whose rates were based on supply and demand, treating money as a commodity rather than as a sovereign state's means of exchange.”
Robert A. Heinlein, For Us, the Living: A Comedy of Customs

John Stuart Mill
“The form of association, however, which if mankind continue to improve, must be expected in the end to predominate, is not that which can exist between a capitalist as chief, and work-people without a voice in the management, but the association of the labourers themselves on terms of equality, collectively owning the capital with which they carry on their operations, and working under managers elected and removable by themselves.”
John Stuart Mill, Principles of Political Economy: And Chapters on Socialism

Toba Beta
“Priceless is economic illusion.
Costless is an economical trick.”
Toba Beta, Master of Stupidity

Ryan Lilly
“The opportunity cost of an unlived dream is not only that dream, but also the dreams the dream was meant to inspire.”
Ryan Lilly

“If your financial life is not in order, every other area of your life will be in disorder.”
Bamigboye Olurotimi

Steven Pinker
“The collapse of communism and a recognition of its economic and humanitarian catastrophes took the romance out of revolutionary violence and cast doubt on the wisdom of redistributing wealth at the point of a gun.”
Steven Pinker, The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined

“Cities require connectivity rather than territory in order to drive their economic stability and growth.”
James Scott, Senior Fellow, Institute for Critical Infrastructure Technology

“For capitalism to develop, customary ties between people and the land must be severed, and communal obligations among people disrupted.”
David McNally

“Our churches are full of people during work hours, morning, noon, evening, praying instead of being in the factories, libraries, laboratories, facilitating economic growth”
Sunday Adelaja

“Every lateness give us a staggering statistics in negative economic effect”
Sunday Adelaja

“Human thinking can be changed if man is offered the pleasure of money or the sadness of its absence.”
Marius Stoicescu, The Next Seven Years

“لقد علمني الاقتصاد الإيثار، وتلك هي أهم قيمة في حياتى، أن تفكر في آمال الناس وفي سعادتهم قبل أن تفكر في نفسك، لأن في سعادتهم أقصر طريق لسعادتك”
محمد الكتبي

Topsy Gift
“A woman is not less a human. There is no piece of literature or institution that can prove otherwise. It does not matter, the skin color, the economic status, or country of origin, a woman is a human.”

Gore Vidal
“But a country which can be saved only by money is a lost country anyway. After all, what is the choice, really? On the one hand: catastrophic capitalism, and on the other a capital catastrophe.”
Gore Vidal, Romulus

Asa Don Brown
“The pandemic’s mandatory lockdown has set in motion an array of economic, political and global instabilities.”
Asa Don Brown

“How do you think we smart we realy are?
If the whole world, economic, and everything around us, is based on one thing.
If you push a green button, you'll get banana.
Now, you have only one button left, red one.
If you push red button, you'll get nothing. If you will push too often that button, you will be hit by banana machine, or by someone behind you, standing in the line.

“The weight of rages will press hard upon the employer.”
William Archibald Spooner

“The secret of real prosperity in the church is to teach God’s people principles of economic empowerment”
Sunday Adelaja

“There is a great advantage when work and economic gain is viewed from the perspective of moral and spiritual significance.”
Sunday Adelaja

“God through Prophet Hosea is explaining to us reasons for destructions, calamities, failures and devastations among the people of God. That reason is not seen in demonic activities nor is it seen in prevailing economic situations of the land”
Sunday Adelaja

“Economic and financial conversion is actually attainable, thanks to this principle of truth and honesty.”
Sunday Adelaja

“What the culture of get rich quick does to our people is the escapist mentality becomes prevalent, giving birth to the syndrome of economic refugees.”
Sunday Adelaja

“We should be disciplined and responsible and then our prosperity will be stable despite any economic crisis, inflation or a change of government”
Sunday Adelaja

“One of the obstacles that impede the small projects is providing some basic materials and substances.”
Yahya Sayed Omar

Gyan Nagpal
“Your talent is any capability which creates economic value for an organization’s customer or shareholder.”
Gyan Nagpal, The Future Ready Organization: How Dynamic Capability Management Is Reshaping the Modern Workplace

Christopher Lasch
“In the nineteenth century, elites alone obeyed the laws of fashion, exchanging old possessions for new ones for no other reason than that they had gone out of style. Economic orthodoxy condemned the rest of society to a life of drudgery and mere subsistence. The mass production of luxury items now extends aristocratic habits to the masses.”
Christopher Lasch, The Culture of Narcissism: American Life in An Age of Diminishing Expectations

Richie Norton
“Human Capital > Money
Emotional-Intelligence > Economic Intelligence
Collaboration > Hierarchy
Meaning and Purpose > Material Rewards”
Richie Norton

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