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Profits Quotes

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There can be no rise in the value of labour without a fall of profits.
- David Ricardo

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This hunger for profits causes great misery for the people.
- Walter Ulbricht

War is a racket.
It is the only one international in scope.
It is the only one in which the profits are reckoned
in dollars and the losses in lives.
- Smedley Butler

In an information society, education is no mere amenity;
it is the prime tool for growing people and profits.
- John Naisbitt

 

Imperialism was genuinely popular among Athenians who
would expect to share in its profits,
even if only indirectly and collectively,
and not to have to bear its burdens.
- J. M. Roberts

In the business world, lower profits reflect less demand for your product.
But in government the opposite is true -
demand for our services increases in hard times.
- Sonny Perdue

Chances are that neither the client nor the agency
will ever know very much about what role the ad has
played in sales or profits of the client,
either short-term or long-term.
- Michael Schudson

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Profits might also increase, because improvements might
take place in agriculture,
or in the implements of husbandry, which would augment
the produce with the same cost of production.
- David Ricardo

Five years of Republicans' failed energy policies have
resulted in Americans paying twice as much at the pump as they did in 2001,
while big oil companies make triple the profits.
- Russ Carnahan

False shame accompanies a man that is poor,
shame that either harms a man greatly or profits him;
shame is with poverty,
but confidence with wealth.
- Hesiod

Even the best data security systems can't protect private
taxpayer information from entrepreneurial foreign businesses
than can make huge profits selling U.S.
taxpayer information.
- Melissa Bean

A business absolutely devoted to service will have
only one worry about profits.
They will be embarrassingly large.
- Henry Ford

Profits, like sausages...
are esteemed most by those who know least about what goes into them.
- Alvin Toffler

Besides the practical knowledge which defeat offers,
there are important personality profits to be taken.
- William Moulton Marston

In the end, all business operations can be reduced to three words:
people,
product, and profits.
- Lee Iacocca

Indeed, American companies make three times as much
profits from their investment in one E.U.
country, Ireland, than they do from all their investments in China.
- John Bruton

The employers cannot carry on industry nor accumulate
profits if they have not got the good will of the workers
or their acquiescence in carrying on such industry.
- James Larkin

Racism, in the first place, is a weapon used by the
wealthy to increase the profits they bring in by paying
Black workers less for their work.
- Angela Davis

Companies are not charitable enterprises:
They hire workers to make profits.
In the United States, this logic still works.
In Europe, it hardly does.
- Paul Samuelson

Just as Jimmy Stewart and Tyrone Power get 50 percent of the profits,
so do I. - Alan Ladd

The guiding principle is not to manufacture the goods everyone needs,
rather to earn profits for a few capitalists.
- Walter Ulbricht

It profits a man nothing to give his soul for the whole world...
but for Wales!
- Robert Bolt

Leave no stone unturned to help your clients realize
maximum profits from their investment.
- Arthur C. Nielsen

If oil companies were to invest their high profits
into alternative fuel research it will help America
move toward new forms of energy.
- Rick Renzi

It's not just a hurricane.
It's the demand for gas in China...
We're paying $3 a gallon, and the oil companies are
making historic profits every quarter.
- Ron Klein

The elite media has been caught in so many lies because
of false statements that its whole reputation has eroded,
their circulation is down, and their profits are down.
- Geraldo Rivera

Nothing profits more than self-esteem,
grounded on what is just and right.
- John Milton

A fair observer only has to ask: If there is violence,
who profits?
- Jack Schwartz

The oil companies regard nuclear power as their rival,
who will reduce their profits, so they put out a lot
of disinformation about nuclear power.
- James Lovelock

U.S.
companies rely on the European market for more than
half of their global foreign profits.
- John Bruton

When war comes, two things happen - profits go way,
way up and all perishables go way, way down.
There becomes a market for them.
- Steven Spielberg

There are growing concerns that oil companies are making
too much in profits at the expense of consumers.
- Pete Domenici

Far too many executives have become more concerned with the "four P's" -
pay,
perks, power and prestige - rather than making profits for shareholders.
- T. Boone Pickens

You must consider the bottom line, but make it integrity before profits.
- Denis Waitley

A rise in wages, from an alteration in the value of money,
produces a general effect on price, and for that reason
it produces no real effect whatever on profits.
- David Ricardo

Profits on the exchange are the treasures of goblins.
- Lope de Vega

We can't allow multinational oil companies boasting
of record profits to gouge consumers...
We must do what we can to fix this problem.
- Stephanie Herseth

If you open up the mind, the opportunity to address
both profits and social conditions are limitless.
It's a process of innovation.
- Jerry Greenfield

And sometimes I actually start to think human life
is just as cheap to corporate America as animal life,
so long as there are big profits to be made.
- Tom Scholz

Should you protect profits? Yes.
But run for the hills? No.
- Philip Roth

He only profits from praise who values criticism.
- Heinrich Heine

Whoever is content with the world, and who profits
from its lack of justice,
does not want to change it.
- Friedrich Durrenmatt

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

He has committed the crime who profits by it.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

We didn't become the most prosperous country in the
world just by rewarding greed and recklessness.
We didn't come this far by letting the special interests run wild.
We didn't do it just by gambling and chasing paper profits on Wall Street.
We built this country by making things,
by producing goods we could sell.
- Barack Obama

The Business Profits Tax, which is imposed on in-state businesses,
we need to impose the same thing on out-of-state businesses,
because the way the Business Profits Tax is calculated,
it is highly dependent on how much sales and profits are generated in-state.
- Craig Benson

But in the past, US companies have been able to increase
their profits through downsizing in the US,
through colonizing other people's resources,
and through the increase of globalization.
- David Korten

Money and corruption are ruining the land,
crooked politicians betray the working man,
pocketing the profits and treating us like sheep,
and we're tired of hearing promises that we know they'll never keep.
- Ray Davies

Drug prohibition has caused gang warfare and other
violent crimes by raising the prices of drugs so much
that vicious criminals enter the market to make astronomical profits,
and addicts rob and steal to get money to pay the inflated prices for their drugs.
- Michael Badnarik

We've grown from 18% of the profits of the top 25 companies
in our industry to 23% of the profits of the top 25
companies in our industry over the last five years.
Profits are up over 70%, where the industry profit is up about 35%.
Pretty good.
- Steve Ballmer

Arab leaders worry more about making money from the
profits they get from oil and gas that they turn the
other way when Lebanon is being destroyed right next to them.
Their neighbours are being murdered,
but they only make calculations for their own benefit.
- Abu Bakar Bashir

Today we have a health insurance industry where the
first and foremost goal is to maximize profits for shareholders and CEOs,
not to cover patients who have fallen ill or to compensate
doctors and hospitals for their services.
It is an industry that is increasingly concentrated
and where Americans are paying more to receive less.
- Diane Feinstein

Pharmaceutical companies are enjoying unprecedented
profits and access with this Administration.
Yet the Republicans' prescription drug plan for seniors
has been a colossal failure,
and over 43 million Americans wake up every morning
without health insurance.
- Jim Clyburn

It would require more hands to manage a stock of sheep,
gather them from the hills, force them into houses and folds,
and drive them to markets, than the profits of the
whole stock were capable of maintaining.
- James Hogg

Competition is the final price determinant and competitive
prices may result in profits which force you to accept
a rate of return less than you hoped for,
or for that matter to accept temporary losses.
- Alfred P. Sloan

Even if gas prices fall, consumers will continue to
be gouged at the pump the only thing that we can be
sure rises faster that the price of gasoline is the
skyrocketing profits of oil companies.
- Major R. Owens

Whenever, then, the usual and ordinary rate of the
profits of agricultural stock,
and all the outgoings belonging to the cultivation of land,
are together equal to the value of the whole produce,
there can be no rent.
- David Ricardo

During the period of capital moving from one employment to another,
the profits on that to which capital is flowing will be relatively high,
but will continue so no longer than till the requisite capital is obtained.
- David Ricardo

The President's announcement sounded less like a national
energy plan than like a page from an election-year play book.
This Administration's plan to reduce obscene oil company
profits is to regulate them less.
- Nick Rahall

The general proposition is that the resources that
will be utilized are the ones that contribute most
to the overall efficiency of the production system.
The third parameter has to do with our commercial world,
our search for profits.
- Marvin Harris

I believe that the profits will come from the quality
of your creative products.
Since the beginning, I've always wanted to develop
a self-feeding circle of creative productions:
the positive financial returns from one show would
be used to develop and create a new show,
and so on.
- Guy Laliberte

Like the vast majority of my constituents,
I continue to be concerned about record profits reported
by petroleum companies at a time when consumers are
paying record high prices for gasoline.
- Mike Rogers

I hope there will be some good news and some good profits,
and people will realize we have a lot of outstanding executives,
and a lot of companies that are doing a good job,
and those are good companies to invest in.
- Don Nickles

The British regulatory system was revised,
so that bigger profits were encouraged,
which removed the option of big spending on programming.
Quality just fell off a cliff, and all the old hands
either left or were fired for being too expensive.
- Lee Child

Do you know what the overhead is of the Medicare system?
One-point-zero-five percent.
Do you know what - private insurance is 30 percent
in overhead and profits? Given a choice how I'm going to improve health care,
I'm going to take it away from private insurance profits and overhead.
Wouldn't you?
- Anthony Weiner

Recently, lobbyists for the pharmaceutical industry
wrote a prescription drug bill that increased their
profits and did nothing to help seniors.
The result: seniors are stuck with a confusing prescription
drug plan that does little to help them with their costs.
- Marty Meehan

Profit is a by-product of work;
happiness is its chief product.
- Henry Ford

Many receive advice, only the wise profit from it.
- Publilius Syrus

If in our daily life we can smile,
if we can be peaceful and happy,
not only we, but everyone will profit from it.
This is the most basic kind of peace work.
- Thich Nhat Hanh

What does it profit, my brethren,
if someone says he has faith but does not have works?
Can faith save him?
- James 2:14

Christians are supposed not merely to endure change,
nor even to profit by it, but to cause it.
- Harry Emerson Fosdick


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