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Protectionism will do little to create jobs and if foreigners retaliate,
by Alan Greenspan

Protectionism will do little to create jobs and if foreigners retaliate,
we will surely lose jobs.
- Alan Greenspan

In the absence of the gold standard,
there is no way to protect savings from confiscation through inflation.
There is no safe store of value.
- Alan Greenspan

Any informed borrower is simply less vulnerable to fraud and abuse.
- Alan Greenspan

I guess I should warn you, if I turn out to be particularly clear,
you've probably misunderstood what I've said.
- Alan Greenspan

 

Whatever you tax, you get less of.
- Alan Greenspan

To succeed, you will soon learn, as I did,
the importance of a solid foundation in the basics of education -
literacy,
both verbal and numerical, and communication skills.
- Alan Greenspan

The true measure of a career is to be able to be content,
even proud, that you succeeded through your own endeavors
without leaving a trail of casualties in your wake.
- Alan Greenspan

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I have found no greater satisfaction than achieving
success through honest dealing and strict adherence to the view that,
for you to gain, those you deal with should gain as well.
- Alan Greenspan

An almost hysterical antagonism toward the gold standard
is one issue which unites statists of all persuasions.
They seem to sense...
that gold and economic freedom are inseparable.
- Alan Greenspan

History has not dealt kindly with the aftermath of
protracted periods of low risk premiums.
- Alan Greenspan

We need, in effect, to make the phantom 'lock-boxes'
around the trust fund real.
- Alan Greenspan

Anything that we can do to raise personal savings is
very much in the interest of this country.
- Alan Greenspan

I don't know where the stock market is going,
but I will say this, that if it continues higher,
this will do more to stimulate the economy than anything
we've been talking about today or anything anybody else was talking about.
- Alan Greenspan

Look, I'm very much in favor of tax cuts,
but not with borrowed money.
And the problem that we've gotten into in recent years
is spending programs with borrowed money,
tax cuts with borrowed money, and at the end of the
day that proves disastrous.
And my view is I don't think we can play subtle policy here.
- Alan Greenspan

I've been in and out of Wall Street since 1949,
and I've never seen the type of animosity between government and Wall Street.
And I'm not sure where it comes from,
but I suspect it's got to do with a general schism
in this society which is really becoming ever more destructive.
- Alan Greenspan

I was a good amateur but only an average professional.
I soon realized that there was a limit to how far I
could rise in the music business,
so I left the band and enrolled at New York University.
- Alan Greenspan

It is against this concept of the sovereign state,
a state isolated by protectionism and militarism,
that internationalism must now engage in decisive battle.
- Christian Lous Lange

The philosophy of protectionism is a philosophy of war.
- Ludwig von Mises

We don't want protectionism at the heart of the European Union.
- Guy Verhofstadt

Earlier ages fortified themselves behind the sovereign state,
behind protectionism and militarism.
- Christian Lous Lange

But I think that the spirit of protectionism would
be the grave of European cinema.
You cannot protect something by building a fence around
it and thinking that this will help it survive.
- Wim Wenders

Europe should stick to an open economy,
to competition and we should refuse protectionism.
It will not save one single job in the long run to
protect non-competitive industries.
- Anders Fogh Rasmussen

"Just living is not enough," said the butterfly,
"one must have sunshine, freedom and a little flower."
- Hans Christian Andersen

A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Our "Rainbows and Butterflies" are the small miracles of our life -
the little things that are so easy to overlook,
yet so awe inspiring when we take a moment
to notice and to pay attention.
Give thanks for the rainbows, for the butterflies,
for all God's creatures - large and small,
for the bright blue sky and the soft fog and the gentle rain,
for the tree veiled in the season's first frost,
for the baby's laugh,
for the touch of a hand and the whispered "I love you."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Mother is the name for God
in the lips and hearts of little children.
- William Makepeace Thackeray

He who knows only his own side of the case, knows little of that.
- John Stuart Mill, On Liberty (1859)

You should never be content with so little,
when you can reach out for something big.
- Charles L. Allen
(This quote is about making a big difference
in the world - not about greed)

I have always held firmly to the thought
that each one of us can do a little
to bring some portion of misery to an end.
- Albert Schweitzer

I never accepted the idea
that I had to be guided by
some pattern or blueprint.
- Little Richard

The greatest wealth is to live content with little.
- Plato

A little simplification would be
the first step toward rational living.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Don't let a little dispute injure a great relationship.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

Any man who reads too much
and uses his own brain too little
falls into lazy habits of thinking.
- Albert Einstein

If i had known... i would have lingered
over my coffee a little longer.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

He who can give thanks for little
will always find he has enough.
- Anonymous

He who knows best knows how little he knows.
- Thomas Jefferson

Life is lived in the mists -
little is fully visible, less is certain.
Yet rejoice in the unknowing,
and let all of life be a wonderful adventure.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I am a little pencil in the hand of a writing God
who is sending a love letter to the world.
- Mother Teresa

If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true
were really true, there would be little hope of advance.
- Orville Wright

It is not the man who has too little,
but the man who craves more, that is poor.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds,
adored by little statesmen and philosophers and divines.
With consistency a great soul has simply nothing to do. -
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

It is of the small joys and little pleasures
that the greatest of our days are built.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Practice yourself, for heaven's sake in little things,
and then proceed to greater.
- Epictetus

The essence of philosophy is that a man should so live
that his happiness shall depend
as little as possible on external things.
- Epictetus

We shall see but a little way if
we require to understand what we see.
- Henry David Thoreau

I have a dream that my four little children will one day
live in a nation where they will
not be judged by the color of their skin,
but by the content of their character.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Let the refining and improving of your own life
keep you so busy that you have little time to criticize others.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Nothing is enough for the man to whom enough is too little.
- Epicurus

And just dance a little.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

'Tis the business of little minds to shrink,
but they whose heart is firm,
and whose conscience approves their conduct,
will pursue their principles unto death.
- Thomas Paine

We never repent of having eaten too little.
- Thomas Jefferson

Little minds have little worries,
big minds have no time for worries.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Little strokes,
Fell great oaks.
- Benjamin Franklin

I will dance a little.
I will move with the wind.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Alone we can do so little;
together we can do so much.
- Helen Keller

You give but little when you give of your possessions.
It is when you give of yourself that you truly give.
- Khalil Gibran

Great oaks from little acorns grow.
- Proverb

The wise man looks into space,
and does not regard the small as too little,
nor the great as too much;
for he knows that there is no limit to dimensions.
- Lao Tzu

The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra.
- Jimmy Johnson

They who can give up essential liberty
to obtain a little temporary safety
deserve neither liberty nor safety.
- Benjamin Franklin

A great man is always willing to be little.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Two little words that can make the difference: START NOW.
- Mary C. Crowley

A little more persistence,
a little more effort, and
what seemed hopeless failure
may turn to glorious success.
- Elbert Hubbard

True wisdom comes to each of us when we realize
how little we understand about life,
ourselves, and the world around us.
- Socrates

A little Consideration, a little Thought for Others, makes all the difference.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.
- Winston Churchill

The choice is to work alone to be a little
more successful than the next person,
or to work together for the great betterment of humanity.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A little neglect may breed great mischief.
- Benjamin Franklin

Patience, persistence, and perseverance.
A little more each day, a little better each day.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Love is an act of faith,
and whoever is of little faith is also of little love.
- Erich Fromm


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