Posts Tagged ‘commerce’

Mary Wollstonecraft: Tyranny of Wealth

Posted by admin on Sunday, September 17, 2017

Mary Wollstonecraft Money Quote saying when you replace abusive economic systems with shiny new egalitarian approaches have risks for those owning wealth to control finance. Mary Wollstonecraft said:

England and America owe their liberty to commerce, which created a new species of power to undermine the feudal system. But let them beware of the consequences: the tyranny of wealth is still more galling and debasing than that of rank
— Mary Wollstonecraft

 
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Thomas Jefferson: Civilized Commerce

Posted by admin on Friday, December 5, 2014

Thomas Jefferson Money Quotation saying we transact and trade with finance and not with superior morals. Thomas Jefferson said:

Money, not morality, is the principle commerce of civilized nations
— Thomas Jefferson

George Washington: Cash Ruins Commerce

Posted by admin on Tuesday, August 19, 2014

George Washington Money Quotation saying his concerns over effects of paper money ruining business via fraud. George Washington said:

Paper money has had the effect in your state that it will ever have, to ruin commerce, oppress the honest, and open the door to every species of fraud and injustice

— George Washington

Daniel Webster on Credit Value

Posted by admin on Friday, March 15, 2013

Daniel Webster Money Quotation saying access to capital through credit markets has extended value of workers, equipment and trade. Daniel Webster said:

Credit has done a thousand times more to enrich mankind than all the gold mines in the world. It has exalted labor, stimulated manufacture and pushed commerce over every sea — Daniel Webster

Thomas Jefferson on Gain of Commerce

Posted by admin on Friday, March 8, 2013

Thomas Jefferson Money Quotation saying there are no higher goals or purpose for business beyond financial growth and suggests it add goals for humanity. Thomas Jefferson said:

The selfish spirit of commerce knows no country, and feels no passion or principle but that of gain
— Thomas Jefferson

James A. Garfield: Control of Commerce

Posted by admin on Monday, November 29, 2010

U.S. President James A. Garfield Money Quote saying those who control significant portions of the money in an economy, also control production and demand. Garfield said:

Whoever controls the volume of money in any country is absolute master of all industry and commerce

— James A. Garfield

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