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John Buchanan Robinson Quotes and Sayings

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It is often said by reformers that government should
be conducted upon business principles.
- John Buchanan Robinson

In this way, the charge that the bank makes for the use of its notes -
the interest -
is a continual and universal tax upon all the members of the community.
- John Buchanan Robinson

Modern money is almost altogether credit money.
- John Buchanan Robinson

For each one of us stands alone in the midst of a universe.
- John Buchanan Robinson

 

Accordingly, when the supply of gold runs short,
the security behind the notes is diminished,
the loaning of notes is restricted or suspended,
and the panic follows.
- John Buchanan Robinson

Large sums were paid for the use of money,
because the available amount of gold and silver was
far less than was needed to carry on the commercial
transactions of the times.
- John Buchanan Robinson

The Massachusetts Land Bank, during Colonial times,
prospered, and brought prosperity to the community,
until it was forcibly suppressed by special act of Parliament.
- John Buchanan Robinson

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At present, financial crises occur, chiefly because
the paper currency is redeemable in gold only.
- John Buchanan Robinson

However near and dear to you may be your wife,
children, friends, they are not you;
they are outside of you.
- John Buchanan Robinson

There is never enough gold to redeem all the currency in circulation.
- John Buchanan Robinson

Not an old woman that buys a paper of pins,
without yielding a part of the price to the banks as interest!
- John Buchanan Robinson

The business of a bank is to lend money;
which amounts,
nowadays, to lending credit.
- John Buchanan Robinson

In precisely the same way money is often hired,
and the hire paid for the use of it is called Interest.
- John Buchanan Robinson

There is no other who experiences your thoughts or your feelings.
- John Buchanan Robinson

In brief, egoism in its modern interpretation,
is the antithesis, not of altruism, but of idealism.
- John Buchanan Robinson

According to your sympathy, you will take pleasure
in your own happiness or in the happiness of other people;
but it is always your own happiness you seek.
- John Buchanan Robinson

There is no word more generally misinterpreted than the word egoism,
in its modern sense.
- John Buchanan Robinson

Your thoughts and emotions are yours alone.
- John Buchanan Robinson

Paper currency has hitherto been regarded with suspicion,
as insecure.
- John Buchanan Robinson

The egoist is fooled by no ideals: he discards them or uses them,
as may suit his own interest.
- John Buchanan Robinson

You are forever alone.
- John Buchanan Robinson

But egoism is more than this.
It is the realization by the individual that he is
above all institutions and all formulas;
that they exist only so far as he chooses to make them
his own by accepting them.
- John Buchanan Robinson

Capital, however capital may be defined,
would practically cease to exist as an income producing fund,
for the simple reason that if money,
wherewith to buy capital,
could be obtained for one-half of one per cent,
capital itself could command no higher price.
- John Buchanan Robinson

But the egoist has no ideals, for the knowledge that
his ideals are only his ideals,
frees him from their domination.
He acts for his own interest, not for the interest of ideals.
- John Buchanan Robinson

Sometimes, instead of purchasing a commodity out and out,
people want to buy only the use of it,
for a longer or shorter period.
The price paid for such temporary use is commonly called hire.
- John Buchanan Robinson

When not only gold but all commodities are available
for the redemption of the paper currency,
its volume is limited only by the value of all the wealth of the country,
and it can never become insecure up to this limit.
- John Buchanan Robinson

It was the king's army, the king's people,
the king's taxes; and he who questioned the propriety
of the royal prerogative of taking from his people
without return or accounting,
was reckoned, and felt himself to be,
a criminal, guilty of the highest crime of disloyalty.
- John Buchanan Robinson

The darkest night is often the bridge to the brightest tomorrow.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

To laugh often and much;
to win the respect of intelligent people
and the affection of children,
to leave the world a better place,
to know even one life has breathed easier
because you have lived,
this is to have succeeded.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson PHOTO

It is better to light a candle than to curse the darkness.
- Chinese proverb often quoted by Eleanor Roosevelt PHOTO

Today is your day to laugh at life,
laugh at what's funny - laugh at what's sad,
laugh loud - laugh often,
laugh at me - laugh at you - laugh at life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

Live boldly. Laugh Loudly. Love Truly.
Play as often as you can
Work as smart as you are able.
Share your heart as deeply as you can reach.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Laugh Loud - Laugh Often
Laugh At What's Funny - Laugh At What's Sad
Laugh At Me - Laugh At You - Laugh At Life
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The best cure for our own self-inflicted suffering
is often service to others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When one door closes, another opens.
But often we look so long, so regretfully,
upon the closed door,
that we fail to see the one that is opened for us.
- Helen Keller

Worry often gives a small thing a big shadow.
- Swedish Proverb

Stand often in the company of dreamers.
They believe you can achieve impossible things.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Live Well, Love Much, Laugh Often.
- Anonymous

What we call the beginning is often the end.
And to make an end is to make a beginning.
The end is where we start from.
- T. S. Eliot

To improve is to change;
to be perfect is to change often.
- Winston Churchill

Half a truth is often a great lie.
- Benjamin Franklin

Watch what people are cynical about,
and one can often discover what they lack.
- George S. Patton

People in their handlings of affairs
often fail when they are about to succeed.
If one remains as careful at the end
as he was at the beginning,
there will be no failure.
- Lao Tzu

Courage is contagious. When a brave man takes a stand,
the spines of others are often stiffened.
- Billy Graham

People often say that motivation doesn't last.
Well, neither does bathing - that's why we recommend it daily.
- Zig Ziglar

People are often unreasonable, illogical, and self-centered; ...
Forgive them anyway.
- Kent Keith
(often attributed to Mother Teresa, who kept a copy
on the wall of her orphanage)

A widespread belief is more often likely
to be foolish than sensible.
- Bertrand Russell

Small opportunities are often
the beginning of great enterprises.
- Demosthenes

I think wholeness is God's design for us;
and that often amounts to embracing contradictions.
- Bono

Great talents are the most lovely
and often the most dangerous
fruits on the tree of humanity.
They hang upon the most slender twigs
that are easily snapped off.
- Carl Jung

It is often easier to ask for forgiveness
than to ask for permission.
- Grace Hopper

Most of us love, to be sure.
Yet far too often our love is passive.
We must be proactive in our love
in order for it to change our lives.
- Marianne Williamson

The greatest power is often simple patience.
- E. Joseph Cossman

Avoiding danger is no safer
in the long run than outright exposure.
he fearful are caught as often as the bold.
- Helen Keller

What people often mean by getting rid of conflict
is getting rid of diversity,
and it is of the utmost importance
that these should not be considered the same.
- M. P. Follett

Books can only reveal us to ourselves,
and as often as they do us this service we lay them aside.
- Henry David Thoreau

They must often change,
who would be constant in happiness or wisdom.
- Confucius

When I'm trusting and being myself...
everything in my life reflects this
by falling into place easily, often miraculously.
- Shakti Gawain

Being defeated is often a temporary condition.
Giving up is what makes it permanent.
- Marilyn vos Savant

Know that the darkest night is often
the bridge to the brightest tomorrow.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The great enemy of the truth is very often not the lie,
deliberate, contrived and dishonest,
but the myth, persistent, persuasive and unrealistic.
- John F. Kennedy

I've learned that mistakes can often be
as good a teacher as success.
- Jack Welch

Success often grows best in the fertile soil of failure.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Play as often as you can.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Anger is often more hurtful than the injury that caused it.
- English Proverb

Often it does not matter so much what we choose,
but that we do choose.
- Alan Cohen

By not caring too much about what people think,
I'm able to think for myself
and propagate ideas which are very often unpopular.
And I succeed.
- Albert Ellis

Action speaks louder than words but not nearly as often.
- Mark Twain

When trouble arises and things look bad,
there is always one individual who perceives a solution
and is willing to take command.
Very often, that individual is crazy.
- Dave Barry

The price of freedom for a nation is lives and money.
Often, the price of freedom for an individual
is challenging the closed minds of family and friend.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Our connection with Spirit is unbreakable, but often imperceptible.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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