Posts Tagged ‘goods’

Basil of Caesarea: Rich Right of Preemption

Posted by admin on Sunday, July 17, 2016

Basil of Caesarea Money Quote saying the rich take what they wish an claim they own it simply because they have possession. Basil of Caesarea said:

This is what the rich do. They seize common goods before others have the opportunity, then claim them as their own by right of preemption
— Basil of Caesarea

Ayn Rand: Producing Goods

Posted by admin on Monday, June 13, 2011

Ayn Rand Money Quotation saying cash represents energy and effort expended to produce value by those committed to that end, to being useful. Ayn Rand said:

Money is a tool of exchange, which can’t exist unless there are goods produced and men able to produce them
— Ayn Rand

Ludwig von Mises: Economic War Boom

Posted by admin on Saturday, February 5, 2011

Ludwig von Mises Money Quotation saying prosperity from war comes at the expense of the destruction of property and lives of battleground countries. Ludwig von Mises said:

War can really cause no economic boom, at least not directly, since an increase in wealth never does result from destruction of goods

— Ludwig von Mises

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