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American Economist, 1857-1929

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“Labor wants also pride and joy in doing good work, a sense of making or doing something beautiful or useful - to be treated with dignity and respect as brother and sister”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“The basis on which good repute in any highly organized industrial community ultimately rests is pecuniary strength; and the means of showing pecuniary strength, and so of gaining or retaining a good name, are leisure and a conspicuous consumption of goods”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“The addiction to sports, therefore, in a peculiar degree marks an arrested development in man's moral nature”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“Born in iniquity and conceived in sin, the spirit of nationalism has never ceased to bend human institutions to the service of dissension and distress”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“The dog commends himself to our favor by affording play to our propensity for mastery”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“It is always sound business to take any obtainable net gain, at any cost and at any risk to the rest of the community”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“In point of substantial merit the law school belongs in the modern university no more than a school of fencing or dancing”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“With the exception of the instinct of self-preservation, the propensity for emulation is probably the strongest and most alert and persistent of the economic motives proper”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“Conspicuous consumption of valuable goods is a means of reputability to the gentleman of leisure”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“In order to stand well in the eyes of the community, it is necessary to come up to a certain, somewhat indefinite, conventional standard of wealth.”

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