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The trade of banks is the buying and selling of interest and exchange. ...
by William Petty

The trade of banks is the buying and selling of interest and exchange.
- William Petty

Money is the best rule of commerce.
- William Petty

I hope no man takes what I said about the living and
dieing of men for mathematical demonstration.
- William Petty

A thousand acres that can feed a thousand souls is
better than ten thousand acres of no more effect.
- William Petty

 

An house is of a double nature, viz.,
one, wherein it is a way and means of expence,
the other as it is an instrument and tool of gain.
- William Petty

No man pays double or twice for the same thing,
forasmuch as nothing can be spent but once.
- William Petty

Every seaman is not only a navigator,
but a merchant and also a soldier.
- William Petty

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That some are poorer than others, ever was and ever will be:
And that many are naturally querulous and envious,
is an Evil as old as the World.
- William Petty

Wherefore when a man giveth out his money upon condition
that be may not demand it back until a certain time to come,
he certainly may take a compensation for this inconvenience
which he admits against himself.
- William Petty

Wherefore the race being not to the swift,
etc.
but time and chance happening to all men,
I leave the Judgement of the whole to the Candid,
of whose correction I shall never be impatient.
- William Petty

Causes of Civil War are also, that the Wealth of the
Nation is in too few mens hands,
and that no certain means are provided to keep all
men from a necessity either to beg,
or steal, or be Souldiers.
- William Petty

Here we are to remember that in consequence of our
opinion that labor is the Father and active principle of wealth,
as lands are the Mother, that the state by killing,
mutilating, or imprisoning their members do withal punish themselves.
- William Petty

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed
by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do.
So throw off the bowlines.
Sail away from the safe harbor.
Catch the trade winds in your sails.
Explore. Dream. Discover.
- widely misattributed to Mark Twain

Be a Columbus to whole new continents and worlds within you,
opening new channels, not of trade, but of thought.
- Henry David Thoreau

Nay, be a Columbus to whole new
continents and worlds within you,
opening new channels, not of trade, but of thought.
- Henry David Thoreau

The only way that we can reduce our financial dependence
on the inflow of funds from the rest of the world is
to reduce our trade deficit.
- Martin Feldstein

He that hath a Trade, hath an Estate.
- Benjamin Franklin

It is usually people in the money business,
finance, and international trade that are really rich.
- Robin Leach

We don't take a macro view...
We'd look at every company to figure out if trade sanctions are helpful or hurtful.
- Robert Pozen

Nor in truth, can Forreign Trade subsist without the Home Trade,
both being connected together.
- Dudley North

As I, as a worker, came to know them,
the aims of German trade unions were political,
and there were a number of various trade unions with varied political views.
- Fritz Sauckel

Pop flies, in a sense, are just a diversion for a second baseman.
Grounders are his stock trade.
- Jackie Robinson

Economically, unfair trade will benefit nobody in the long run,
as poorer countries will be bled totally dry and will
become unable to produce anything.
- Chris Martin

Money flows into the US, and inflates US assets,
and allows the US to have a monstrous trade deficit.
That means we are consuming more than we are producing.
- David Korten

Tens of thousands of South Florida jobs are dependent
on the trade and commerce that our ports provide,
and we have to make sure that we spend our security dollars wisely.
- Kendrick Meek

I made a decision back in 1978 that,
in a trade off for money when I directed Halloween,
I would have my name above the title in order to basically
brand these movies my own.
- John Carpenter

Macroeconomic policy can never be devoid of politics:
it involves fundamental trade-offs and affects different groups differently.
- Joseph Stiglitz

Conflicting commercial regulations of the different
States shackled and diminished both foreign and domestic trade;
hence the power to regulate commerce was conferred.
- Robert Toombs

I am in favor of helping the prosperity of all countries because,
when we are all prosperous, the trade with each becomes
more valuable to the other.
- William Howard Taft

A key U.S.
initiative in this trade war must be to develop reliable
trading partners in the world.
- Jo Ann Emerson

Things aren't right.
If a burglar breaks into your home and you shoot him,
he can sue you.
For what, restraint of trade?
- Bill Maher

You're asking the wrong girl about fame.
I'm hardly famous.
I wouldn't want to trade places with anyone else.
- Nikki Cox

In Africa today, we recognise that trade and investment,
and not aid, are pillars of development.
- Paul Kagame

As an actress, emotions are my business,
my stock-in-trade.
As such, I've dealt with them nearly all my life.
- Loretta Young

To try to correct imbalances with trade restrictions is a grave error.
- Rodrigo Rato

I believe you are your work.
Don't trade the stuff of your life, time,
for nothing more than dollars.
That's a rotten bargain.
- Rita Mae Brown

I see no reason for giving the capital employed in
agriculture greater protection than the capital vested
in other branches of trade,
manufacture, or commerce.
- Joseph Hume

We've advanced in the construction of a true free-trade
area across South America...
What's needed now is less rhetoric and more action.
- Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva

We do not wish to open your ports to foreign trade all at once.
- Townsend Harris

A pretty little collection of weaknesses and a terror
of spiders are our indispensable stock-in-trade with the men.
- Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

Trade is nothing else but a Commutation of Superfluities;
for instance: I give mine,
what I can spare, for somewhat of yours,
which I want, and you can spare.
- Dudley North

All around as a person, on right decisions,
on holding your money, on doing your trade,
a good education is a must.
I don't think I would've done as good without an education.
- Bobby Vinton

I speak for a lot of church groups, youth groups,
schools, colleges and do personal appearances.
I've done conventions and trade shows.
A lot of different little hats.
- Donna Douglas

I think Walking Dead is one of the friendliest new
reader type books in that every time a new trade is shipped out,
a new issue is shipped out at the same time.
- Robert Kirkman

I mean to say, this is the book and I really loathe
it and I can't imagine what a nice Jewish boy like me ever,
how I ever got into this dreadful trade.
- Al Alvarez

The offshore ocean area under U.S.
jurisdiction is larger than our land mass,
and teems with plant and animal life,
mineral resources, commerce, trade, and energy sources.
- Tom Allen

The trade unions, far from being content with these declarations,
established international liaisons and supported every
policy based on pacification and understanding.
- Leon Jouhaux

The goal is to normalize trade relations based on sound
science and consumer protection.
- Mike Johanns

The shelf life of the average trade book is somewhere between milk and yogurt.
- Calvin Trillin

Even in Britain, the trade unions tell me that employment
contracts have less protection than in the past.
- Jacques Delors

Strategy is about making choices, trade-offs;
it's about deliberately choosing to be different.
- Michael Porter

The history of all countries shows that the working
class exclusively by its own effort is able to develop
only trade-union consciousness.
- Vladimir Lenin

It is not easy to be a pioneer - but oh,
it is fascinating!
I would not trade one moment, even the worst moment,
for all the riches in the world.
- Elizabeth Blackwell

And there is no trade or employment but the young man
following it may become a hero.
- Walt Whitman

On September 11, the murders of World Trade Center
employees and visitors took the lives of numerous nationalities,
ethnic groups and religious followers.
- Cliff Stearns

Unless the trade deficit shrinks, the combination of
the trade deficit and the interest and dividend payments
to foreigners will grow ever more rapidly.
- Martin Feldstein

I have never known much good done by those who affected
to trade for the public good.
- Adam Smith

Now I'm having the time of my life being on the road
with one of the world's all-time great big bands,
and performing with symphonies.
I wouldn't trade it for anything.
- Doc Severinsen

You have to be very rich or very poor to live without a trade.
- Albert Camus

The trade unions and the Labour Party...
failed miserably.
Instead of giving concrete support, and calling upon
workers to take industrial action,
they did nothing.
- Arthur Scargill

To hear the Japanese plead for free trade is like hearing
the word love on the lips of a harlot.
- Lane Kirkland

A writer's ambition should be to trade a hundred contemporary
readers for ten readers in ten years' time and for
one reader in a hundred years' time.
- Arthur Koestler

This China trade deal is basically like the Bobby Knight of trade deals.
You know, you abuse, you abuse, you abuse,
and then they say 'Well, OK, we'll let you try one more time.'
- David Bonior

Any types of auditions will be posted in trade magazines.
- Paula Abdul

Trade isn't about goods.
Trade is about information.
Goods sit in the warehouse until information moves them.
- C. J. Cherryh

Men cannot not live by exchanging articles,
but producing them.
They live by work not trade.
- John Ruskin

Over the years, dozens of American companies have filed
papers to trade in their U.S.
corporate citizenship for citizenship in tax haven countries like Bermuda.
- Richard Neal

Free trade is very important if we respect equality among nations.
- Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva

The trade union movement represents the organized economic power of the workers...
It is in reality the most potent and the most direct
social insurance the workers can establish.
- Samuel Gompers

I remember a big meeting with the hosiery trade in
Harold's ministerial room.
- Barbara Castle

We're just getting better at our trade,
man.
We know what we're doing, and the reason why is that
we've spent 30 years doing it.
There's nothing that can replace that.
- Alan Vega


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