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Corporation: An ingenious device for obtaining profit
without individual responsibility.
- Ambrose Bierce

Related topics: Business

Capital is that part of wealth which is devoted to
obtaining further wealth.
- Alfred Marshall

Owing to the difficulty of obtaining horses,
Mr. Henry returns from this place.
In descending the Mississippi I will request him to pay his respects to you.
- Zebulon Pike

The complaint of bad pay, and difficulty in obtaining it,
is almost generally reiterated through every department of education.
- Joseph Lancaster

 

The facility of obtaining food is beneficial in two
ways to the owners of capital,
it at the same time raises profits and increases the
amount of consumable commodities.
- David Ricardo

If there is no hell, a good many preachers are obtaining
money under false pretenses.
- Billy Sunday

It is impossible for our working people to maintain
their full strength if they do not succeed in obtaining
a sufficient supply of fat,
allotted to them on a proper basis.
- Paul von Hindenburg

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By obtaining a sense of its place in the unfolding drama of life,
set in an ecological theatre, so we can understand
why it has become one of the leading players.
- Simon Conway Morris

If you greatly desire something, have the guts to stake
everything on obtaining it.
- Brendan Francis

The president overstepped his authority when he asked
the NSA to eavesdrop on Americans' international phone
calls without obtaining a warrant.
- Sherrod Brown

The Child Custody Protection Act makes it a federal
crime to transport a minor across state lines for the
purpose of obtaining an abortion.
- Ken Calvert

Our first object is...
the obtaining of sovereignty, assured by international law,
over a portion of the globe sufficiently large to satisfy our just requirements.
- Theodor Herzl

The liberation of Iraq was part of a broader effort
to seriously confront the greatest threat to world security:
rogue states capable of obtaining long range weapons of mass destruction.
- Armstrong Williams

One succeeds in obtaining an equivalent production
at a lower price by improving the arts,
trades and agriculture and by developing the physical
and moral qualities of workers,
farmers and craftsmen.
- Antoine Lavoisier

The tax on capital gains directly affects investment decisions,
the mobility and flow of risk capital...
the ease or difficulty experienced by new ventures in obtaining capital,
and thereby the strength and potential for growth in the economy.
- John F. Kennedy

In England, the profession of the law is that which
seems to hold out the strongest attraction to talent,
from the circumstance, that in it ability,
coupled with exertion, even though unaided by patronage,
cannot fail of obtaining reward.
- Charles Babbage

Since it was too difficult to get into the Screen Actor's Guild in New York,
I moved to Miami in 1982 and started a successful career
as a television commercial actress,
obtaining my SAG card there.
- Donna Rice

Self-love then does not constitute THIS or THAT to be our interest or good;
but,
our interest or good being constituted by nature and supposed,
self-love only puts us upon obtaining and securing it.
- Joseph Butler

After taking my B.A.
degree in 1939 I remained at the University for a further
year to take an advanced course in Biochemistry,
and surprised myself and my teachers by obtaining a
first class examination result.
- Frederick Sanger

I always received much more satisfaction as a defense
attorney in obtaining an acquittal for a client than I ever have as a D.A.
in obtaining a conviction.
All my interests and sympathies tend to be on the side
of the individual as opposed to the state.
- Jim Garrison

Consular offices make no attempt to determine whether
the person obtaining the card is legally in the United States.
In fact, the only people who need these cards are illegal immigrants,
criminals and terrorists.
Consular cards also are easily forged.
- Elton Gallegly

Do not overrate what you have received, nor envy others.
He who envies others does not obtain peace of mind.
- The Buddha

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

We can never obtain peace in the outer world
until we make peace with ourselves.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

Confidence is the most important single factor in this game,
and no matter how great your natural talent,
there is only one way to obtain and sustain it: work.
- Jack Nicklaus

Cats know how to obtain food without labor,
shelter without confinement, and love without penalties.
- W. L. George

It is folly for a man to pray to the gods for that
which he has the power to obtain by himself.
- Epicurus

Everyone needs a certain amount of money.
Beyond that, we pursue money because we know how to obtain it.
We don't necessarily know how to obtain happiness.
- Gregg Easterbrook

The moral turpitude of the boys of today appears to
center in their failure to concentrate on any particular
objective long enough to obtain their maximum results.
- Major Taylor

The more constraints one imposes, the more one frees one's self.
And the arbitrariness of the constraint serves only
to obtain precision of execution.
- Igor Stravinsky

Some people obtain fame, others deserve it.
- Doris Lessing

Peace, above all things, is to be desired,
but blood must sometimes be spilled to obtain it on
equable and lasting terms.
- Andrew Jackson

It seems to be the fate of idealists to obtain what
they have struggled for in a form which destroys their ideals.
- Bertrand Russell

Few men in our history have ever obtained the Presidency
by planning to obtain it.
- James A. Garfield

I obtain great satisfaction out of using my intellect.
- Temple Grandin

That which we obtain too easily, we esteem too lightly.
- Thomas Paine

Faith is the virtue by which, clinging-to the faithfulness of God,
we lean upon him, so that we may obtain what he gives to us.
- William Ames

It is harder to preserve than to obtain liberty.
- John C. Calhoun

Many have been ruined by their fortunes,
and many have escaped ruin by the want of fortune.
To obtain it the great have become little,
and the little great.
- Johann Georg Zimmermann

That every person is desirous to obtain,
with as little sacrifice as possible,
as much as possible of the articles of wealth.
- Nassau William Senior

Errors, to be dangerous, must have a great deal of truth mingled with them.
It is only from this alliance that they can ever obtain
an extensive circulation.
- Sydney Smith

We turn toward God only to obtain the impossible.
- Albert Camus

In order to obtain the goal of returning to Palestine,
all of us sometimes have to grit our teeth.
- Yasser Arafat

If men could regard the events of their own lives with more open minds,
they would frequently discover that they did not really
desire the things they failed to obtain.
- Andre Maurois

Our promise to our children should be this:
if you do well in school,
we will pay for you to obtain a college degree.
- Ruth Ann Minner

It is difficult to obtain the friendship of a cat.
It is a philosophical animal...
one that does not place its affections thoughtlessly.
- Theophile Gautier

So writing is a very, very difficult position to obtain...
and retain.
- Leon Uris

The Path that leadeth on is lighted by one fire -
the light of daring burning in the heart.
The more one dares, the more he shall obtain.
- Helena Petrova Blavatsky

What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly;
it is dearness only that gives everything its value.
- Thomas Paine

Oftentimes, small business owners are unable to obtain
reasonably priced financing and instead turn to higher priced forms of capital,
such as credit cards.
- Melissa Bean

Nowadays the dynamic element is more important in chess -
players more often sacrifice material to obtain dynamic compensation.
- Boris Spassky

My fellow revolutionaries, liberation is a noble cause.
We must fight to obtain it.
- George Weah

The most important function of a bibliographic entry
is to help the reader obtain a copy of the cited work.
- Daniel J. Bernstein

Our struggle is to identify the sources of revenue
and the means to obtain the funds.Without funds,
all the planning and research studies can't help us.
- John Breaux

The best way to obtain truth and wisdom is not to ask from books,
but to go to God in prayer, and obtain divine teaching.
- Joseph Smith, Jr.

You will obtain a vision of matter that is perhaps
fatiguing for your imagination,
but pure and stripped of what the requirements of life
make you add to it in external perception.
- Henri Bergson

Where the people possess no authority,
their rights obtain no respect.
- George Bancroft

I believe in a long, prolonged, derangement of the
senses in order to obtain the unknown.
- Jim Morrison

There are at least 50 cities in the world that would
have liked to obtain the Getty Collection.
- Paul Getty

Beware lest in your anxiety to avoid war you obtain a master.
- Demosthenes

We're making it more difficult to obtain the necessary
ingredients to produce meth and tightening criminal
penalties for those who deal in this dangerous drug.
- Michael McCaul

Some men give up their designs when they have almost reached the goal;
While others,
on the contrary, obtain a victory by exerting,
at the last moment, more vigorous efforts than ever before.
- Herodotus

My purpose was to get leave to bring my party into
the settlements in order to outfit and to obtain the
supplies that had now become necessary.
- John Charles Fremont

To desire is to obtain; to aspire is to achieve.
- James Allen

We must find new lands from which we can easily obtain
raw materials and at the same time exploit the cheap
slave labor that is available from the natives of the colonies.
The colonies would also provide a dumping ground for
the surplus goods produced in our factories.
- Cecil Rhodes

Our identities have no bodies, so, unlike you,
we cannot obtain order by physical coercion.
We believe that from ethics, enlightened self-interest,
and the commonweal, our governance will emerge.
- John Perry Barlow

If, for example, all the codons are triplets,
then in addition to the correct reading of the message,
there are two incorrect readings which we shall obtain
if we do not start the grouping into sets of three at the right place.
- Francis Crick

Most of the results of using technical bugging devices
were of little importance for my service.
It may have been different in counter-intelligence,
where bugs in flats, etc., were used to obtain a lot
of information about what counter-intelligence was interested in.
- Markus Wolf

The marshalling of those resources in order to obtain
the maximum war effort for Australia,
and a maximum degree of help and cooperation for Great
Britain and the sister Dominions,
is the primary objective of the new Department.
- Harold Edward Holt

It is not by the absolute quantity of produce obtained by either class,
that we can correctly judge of the rate of profit,
rent, and wages, but by the quantity of labour required to obtain that produce.
- David Ricardo

Outside speech, the association that is made in the
memory between words having something in common creates different groups,
series, families, within which very diverse relations
obtain but belonging to a single category:
these are associative relations.
- Ferdinand de Saussure


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