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Frederick Douglass: We Cheap Americans

Posted by admin on Monday, July 17, 2017

Frederick Douglass Money Quote saying wealth that can be had cheap will always be found by Americans to gain further wealth. Frederick Douglass said:

It is a fact, that whatever makes for the wealth or for the reputation of Americans and can be had cheap will be found by Americans
— Frederick Douglass

Warren Buffett: Banking Good Unless Dumb

Posted by admin on Thursday, September 29, 2016

Warren Buffett Money Quote saying about Wells Fargo that all a bank must do is avoid doing dumb things in order to be profitable – Wells Fargo went way dumb. Warren Buffett said:

In the end banking is a very good business unless you do dumb things. You get your money extraordinarily cheap and you don’t have to do dumb things. But periodically banks do it
— Warren Buffett

Warren Buffett on Honesty as a Gift

Posted by admin on Sunday, February 2, 2014

Warren Buffett Money Quotation saying it could be that those unable to be honest are unwilling to be generous with the truth. Warren Buffett said:

Honesty is a very expensive gift – don’t expect it from cheap people
— Warren Buffett

Jaron Lanier on Robot vs. Human Labor

Posted by admin on Monday, June 10, 2013

Jaron Lanier Money Quotation saying because of Moore’s Law making computer driven machines smarter and capable of doing things more cheaply than humans, that human labor appears too expensive. Jaron Lanier said:

When machines get incredibly cheap to run, people seem correspondingly expensive

— Jaron Lanier

Plutarch on Cheap & Superfluous

Posted by admin on Monday, March 11, 2013

Plutarch Money Quotation saying the cost of non-necessities is high and makes us poorer rather than richer. Plutarch said:

Nothing is cheap which is superfluous, for what one does not need, is dear at a penny

— Plutarch

William McKinley on Merchandise Measuring Men

Posted by admin on Monday, February 25, 2013

William McKinley Money Quotation saying quality of merchandise can be a measure of a country and of it’s citizens. William McKinley said:

Cheap merchandise means cheap men and cheap men mean a cheap country

— William McKinley

William McKinley on Valuing Cheap

Posted by admin on Sunday, February 24, 2013

William McKinley Money Quotation saying he assigns low value to a term that is highly valued by frugal buyers and sees it instead as a stain on the poor. William McKinley said:

I do not prize the word cheap. It is not a word of inspiration. It is the badge of poverty, the signal of distress
— William McKinley

Benjamin Harrison: Cheap Goods

Posted by admin on Friday, January 18, 2013

Benjamin Harrison Money Quotation saying we want low prices above all and we’ll choose low prices over high value to workers, jobs and our country. Benjamin Harrison said:

I pity that man who wants a coat so cheap that the man or woman who produces the cloth shall starve in the process

— Benjamin Harrison

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