Jack Abramoff: Lobbyists Collecting Debts

Posted by admin on Friday, November 27, 2015

Jack Abramoff Money Quotation saying campaign contributions and lobbying dollars, once accepted, create a debt; lobbyists & donors are excellent political debt collectors. Jack Abramoff said:

Each time a lobbyist or special interest makes a political contribution to a public servant, a debt is created. Lobbyists are very adept at collecting these debts. Unfortunately, the true debtor on these obligations is the American people
— Jack Abramoff

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Mike Keefe, Cagle Cartoons

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Susan B. Anthony: Fine an Unjust Penalty

Posted by admin on Thursday, November 26, 2015

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Susan B. Anthony Money Quotation saying ‘NO’ in response to a judges fine of $100 for voting when women were not allowed to vote – so she was jailed. Susan B. Anthony said:

May it please your honor, I shall never pay a dollar of your unjust penalty. All the stock in trade I possess is a $10,000 debt, incurred by publishing my paper — The Revolution — four years ago, the sole object of which was to educate all women to do precisely as I have done, rebel against your man-made, unjust, unconstitutional forms of law, that tax, fine, imprison and hang women, while they deny them the right of representation in the government; and I shall work on with might and main to pay every dollar of that honest debt, but not a penny shall go to this unjust claim
— Susan B. Anthony

Susan B Anthony Dollar Coin

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Susan B. Anthony: Union Girls = Pay = Work

Posted by admin on Wednesday, November 25, 2015

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Susan B. Anthony Money Quotation saying in 1869 that women should consider membership in unions and then demand they are paid equally to men when doing the same work. Susan B. Anthony said:

Join the union, girls, and together say Equal Pay for Equal Work
— Susan B. Anthony

Susan B Anthony Dollar Coin

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Calvin Coolidge: Living Within Your Means

Posted by admin on Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Calvin Coolidge Money Quotation saying nothing else impresses nearly so much as being dignified while living well on what you have. Calvin Coolidge said:

There is no dignity quite so impressive, and no independence quite so important, as living within your means
— Calvin Coolidge

Categories: frugality

Confucius: Economize or You’ll Agonize

Posted by admin on Monday, November 23, 2015

Confucius Money Quotation saying being frugal saves one from the agony of an empty pocket. Confucius said:

He who will not economize will have to agonize
— Confucius

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Benjamin Franklin: Frugality Leads to Wealth

Posted by admin on Sunday, November 22, 2015

Benjamin Franklin Money Quotation saying adding a strong work ethic to wise money management results in wealth. Benjamin Franklin said:

The way to wealth is as plain as the way to market. It depends chiefly on two words, industry and frugality
— Benjamin Franklin

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Henry David Thoreau: Price = Life Spent

Posted by admin on Saturday, November 21, 2015

Henry David Thoreau Money Quotation saying we must measure how much of our lives is devoted to paying for our possessions. Henry David Thoreau said:

The price of anything is the amount of life you exchange for it
— Henry David Thoreau

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Nathan W. Morris: Borrowing Robs Future

Posted by admin on Friday, November 20, 2015

Nathan W. Morris Money Quotation saying when we take a loan now, it is stealing that money from our future. Nathan W. Morris said:

Every time you borrow money, you’re robbing your future self
— Nathan W. Morris

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