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My main graduate training was received at the University
by George Stigler

My main graduate training was received at the University
of Chicago from which I received the Ph.D.
in 1938.
- George Stigler

My teaching began in 1936 at Iowa State College where T. W. Schultz was the department chairman.
- George Stigler

In the 1950s, I proposed the survivor method of determining
the efficient sizes of enterprises,
and worked on delivered price systems,
vertical integration, and similar topics.
- George Stigler

In 1958, I came to Chicago where I have remained.
- George Stigler

 

I attended schools in Seattle through the University of Washington,
from which I was graduated in 1931.
I spent the next year at Northwestern University.
- George Stigler

Even before I came to Chicago, I had gotten interested
in the existence of dispersion of prices under conditions
which economic theory said would yield a single price.
- George Stigler

It was in the 1960s that I began the detailed study of public regulation.
- George Stigler

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After the war, I returned to Minnesota,
from which I soon moved to Brown University,
and a year later, to Columbia University where I remained from 1947 until 1958.
- George Stigler

Two years later, I went to the University of Minnesota
from which I was on leave for several years during
the war as a member of Statistical Research Group at Columbia University.
- George Stigler

My interests were aroused, and my faith in the cliches
of the subject destroyed,
as so often with other subjects, by the discussions with my friend,
Aaron Director.
- George Stigler

I started working and publishing in price theory by 1938.
- George Stigler

I met my wife, Margaret L. Mack, at the University of Chicago.
We were married in 1936.
She died in 1970.
- George Stigler

The delicate and intricate pattern of competition and
cooperation in the economic behavior of the hundreds
of thousands of citizens of Stockholm offers a challenge
to the economist that is perhaps as complex as the
challenges of the physicist and the chemist.
- George Stigler

That subject has lost its one time appeal to economists
as our science has become more abstract,
but my interest has even grown more intense as the
questions raised by the sociology of science became more prominent.
- George Stigler

A Swedish physicist can not discuss his work with fifty
people unless he goes abroad.
A Swedish economist can get opinions and instructions
in his native language from thousands upon thousands of his fellow citizens.
- George Stigler

The Chicago Economics Department was in intellectual ferment,
although the central issues of the 1930's were very
different from those in later times.
I had never before encountered minds of that quality
at close quarters and they influenced me strongly.
- George Stigler

And yet I would not freely exchange my science for
those of my fellow laureates.
They are forever confined in their professional discussions
to the small numbers of their fellow scientists.
- George Stigler

The Main Thing is to Keep
The Main Thing The Main Thing.
- Stephen Covey

The nature of life is to be
a study of contrasts: joy/sadness, full/empty.
The Main Thing is to Keep The Main Thing The Main Thing.
- Stephen Covey

Example is not the main thing in influencing others.
It is the only thing.
- Albert Schweitzer

It is not enough to have a good mind,
the main thing is to use it well.
- Rene Descartes

The main purpose of life is to live rightly, think rightly, act rightly.
The soul must languish when we give all our thought to the body.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

The main goal of the future is to stop violence.
The world is addicted to it.
- Bill Cosby

Child-rearing is my main interest now.
I'm a hands-on father.
- Sean Penn

If you have ideas, you have the main asset you need,
and there isn't any limit to what you can do with your business and your life.
Ideas are any man's greatest asset.
- Harvey S. Firestone

The main thing experience has taught me is that one
has to sort of hone their relationship to time,
you know.
- John Frusciante

The main facts in human life are five:
birth,
food, sleep, love and death.
- E. M. Forster

A perfection of means,
and confusion of aims,
seems to be our main problem.
- Albert Einstein

I am not naturally that thin, so I had to go through
everything from using drugs to diet pills to laxatives to fasting.
Those were my main ways of controlling my weight.
- Carre Otis

The main prank that we play with props is for people's birthdays.
The special effects people will put a little explosive
in the cake so it blows up in their face -
that's always fun to play on a guest star,
or one of the trainees or someone who's new.
- Catherine Bell

I still play jazz, and I've always got that trumpet very handy,
but I'm coming to feel the classical venues are where my main focus is,
in the realm of symphonic pops.
- Doc Severinsen

I think I'm in a really nice position,
where I'm sure I could do another show if I wanted to do one,
but right now the main thing in my mind is writing songs.
- Chris Isaak

Human behavior flows from three main sources:
desire,
emotion, and knowledge.
- Plato

Our main goal is to serve people as quickly as possible.
You need to have towers where people need coverage.
- Dan White

And that, to me, is the main attraction to comics.
It's an avenue to say what you want to say.
- Bill Sienkiewicz

My main frustration is the fear of cancer from low dose radiation,
even by radiologists.
- John Cameron

I have never won a race, and that is my main disappointment -
but you have to be positive.
- Jean Alesi

The main ingredient of stardom is the rest of the team.
- John Wooden

The main thing I believe in is freedom.
- Charles Evers

My main problem has been staying healthy.
- Chan Ho Park

It is piracy, not overt online music stores,
which is our main competitor.
- Steve Jobs

And I ask why am I black, they say I was born in sin,
and shamed inequity.
One of the main songs we used to sing in church makes me sick,
'love wash me and I shall be whiter than snow.
- Peter Tosh

The main thing is that this band keeps going.
- Jerry Only

I am a Communist, a convinced Communist!
For some that may be a fantasy.
But to me it is my main goal.
- Mikhail Gorbachev

Anybody can direct a picture once they know the fundamentals.
Directing is not a mystery, it's not an art.
The main thing about directing is: photograph the people's eyes.
- John Ford

Every action is seen to fall into one of three main categories,
guarding, hitting, or moving.
Here, then, are the elements of combat,
whether in war or pugilism.
- B. H. Liddell Hart

I've done illustration on the side.
But other than that, comics have been my main things.
- Jaime Hernandez

Man's main task in life is to give birth to himself,
to become what he potentially is.
The most important product of his effort is his own personality.
- Erich Fromm

The main thing is to know something and to say it.
- Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

That's my main flaw: I always think authority figures
or my boss is going to think something I do is funny.
And usually they don't.
- Jimmy Kimmel

In the main it will be found that a power over a man's
support (salary) is a power over his will.
- Alexander Hamilton

It was supposed to be in the second street project for Main Street.
But who knows? Maybe it will be built one of these days.
We never throw away any idea.
- John Hench

The main thing is to care.
Care very hard, even if it is only a game you are playing.
- Billie Jean King

The main concern was making sure the kids didn't get caught in the middle.
- Hunter Tylo

The main thing to do is relax and let your talent do the work.
- Charles Barkley

But the main thing is that medication,
too, is not all the help.
- Tanya Tucker

Love is one of my main inspirations.
- Enrique Iglesias

Got through it without fluffing, that's the main thing any actor can hope for.
- John Leeson

There are two traditions in Northern Ireland.
There are two main religious denominations.
But there is only one true moral denomination.
And it wants peace.
- David Trimble

As a main ingredient to the show, it has to have truth,
represent truth, or else it won't last.
- Adolph Green

I have the greatest husband.
The baby is my main focus right now.
We're both so excited.
I mean, this is definitely the happiest moment in my life.
- Ashlee Simpson

The main thing I am interested in is my experience as a teacher.
- Frank McCourt

The main failure of education is that it has not prepared
people to comprehend matters concerning human destiny.
- Norman Cousins

All the stories I'll ever need are right here on Main Street.
- Robert Cormier

The main purpose of the stock market is to make fools
of as many men as possible.
- Bernard Baruch

The main part of the Hyde bill is to withhold U.S.
contributions to the regular assessed budget of the U.N.
unless they make real and substantial reforms in the way they operate.
- Cliff Stearns

It's always hard to predict what's coming up next.
My main guess is that content creators will increasingly
start using BitTorrent to distribute their own work directly.
- Bram Cohen

I acted in junior high in the junior high school group,
and then when I got into senior high I was,
you know, the main actor of the senior high school.
- Richard Foreman

Often for hors d'oeuvres, I serve room temperature vegetables,
something like that, so that the main course might
be quite rich but the first course has balanced it out.
- Sally Schneider

The passage of time is a continuing thing.
At 18, you're going to live forever,
and you are definitely not at 52,
so that is a recurring topic.
I still think it's the main stuff.
- Peter Hammill

A novel is a mirror carried along a main road.
- Stendhal


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