Quotation Explorer - 'Capital'

If life is a business, then you are blessed with an abundance of capital which is your unconditional love. - Debasish Mridha
The question will arise and arise in your day, though perhaps not fully in mine: Which shall rule wealth or man? Which shall lead money or intellect? Who shall fill public stations educated and patriotic freemen or the feudal serfs of corporate capital? - Edward G. Ryan
It violates right order whenever capital so employees the working or wage-earning classes as to divert business and economic activity entirely to its own arbitrary will and advantage without, the social character of economic life, social justice, and the common good. - Pope Pius XI
Writing a book with completely fictitious characters is like running a democracy, centered around a capital state. You constantly live with the fear & suspicion that one of the characters will start an uncontrollable rebellion. - Shomprakash Sinha Roy
Capital is dead labour, which, vampire-like, lives only by sucking living labour, and lives the more, the more labour it sucks. - Karl Marx
Love is capital which should never diminish; the greatest acts are not acts of courage, but acts of love. - Matshona Dhliwayo
I still need more healthy rest in order to work at my best. My health is the main capital I have and I want to administer it intelligently. - Ernest Hemingway
If the Old Testament were a reliable guide in the matter of capital punishment, half the people in the United States would have to be killed tomorrow. - Steve Allen
Stupidity cannot be cured with money, or through education, or by legislation. Stupidity is not a sin, the victim can't help being stupid. But stupidity is the only universal capital crime: the sentence is death, there is no appeal, and execution is carried out automatically and without pity.
Put it down in capital letters: SELF-DEVELOPMENT IS A HIGHER DUTY THAN SELF-SACRIFICE. The thing that most retards and militates against women’s self development is self-sacrifice. - Elizabeth Cady Stanton
The highest use of capital is not to make more money, but to make money do more for the betterment of life. - Henry Ford
It is a capital mistake to theorize before one has data. Insensibly one begins to twist facts to suit theories, instead of theories to suit facts. - Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Bengal is poor not because of lack of capital but lack of ideas and vision. - Debasish Mridha
Ignorance is not a capital crime. It is a correctable condition. - Laura Knight-Jadczyk
Greed, one of the badliest capital sins, is not good, is not good for knolege, love, money. Greed "the capital sin" is necessary - S.M Camacho
I never guess. It is a capital mistake to theorize before one has data. Insensibly one begins to twist facts to suit theories, instead of theories to suit facts. - Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
We can be safe and live with other defined truths exemplified by a capital T or we can change and with our limited time experience truth with a small t, seeking our own understanding, which can change with new awareness. - David W. Earle
Invest your capital of love to get the best dividend of a beautiful life filled with happiness. - Debasish Mridha
Truth, with a capital T, was swapped for Fact with a capital F, then both lower-cased —facts the new trues. - Geoffrey Wood
I am a worried person with a stressed out soul, living a simple life with no capital. - Charlotte Eriksson
The sportification process of bodily practices of certain society, generates new physical manifestations, essentially different, which will help in another process: the indoctrination of subjects with capital values. And this process happens in the dark, without people having consciousness of it. - Lucas Soares Adriano
The Scientist - with capital letters and no smile. - Isaac Asimov
...These politically correct language initiatives are misguided and harmful. They create highly entitled professional victims who expect to be free from any offense, and they engender a stifling atmosphere where all individuals walk on eggshells lest they might commit a linguistic capital crime. - Gad Saad
Sleep is the interest we have to pay on the capital which is called in at death. The higher the interest rate and the more regularly it is paid, the further the date of redemption is postponed - Arthur Schopenhauer
Criminal: a person with predatory instincts who has not sufficient capital to form a corporation. - Howard Scott
The introduction of free competition is thus public declaration that from now on the members of society are unequal only to the extent that their capitals are unequal, that capital is the decisive power, and that therefore the capitalists, the bourgeoisie, have become the first class in society. - Karl Marx
Once constituted, capital reproduces itself faster than output increases. The past devours the future. - Thomas Piketty
There is timing in the whole life of the warrior, in his thriving and declining, in his harmony and discord. Similarly, there is timing in the Way of the merchant, in the rise and fall of capital. All things entail rising and falling timing. You must be able to discern this.
Never go into venture capital if you want a peaceful life. - Georges F. Doriot
The folly of mistaking a paradox for a discovery, a metaphor for a proof, a torrent of verbiage for a spring of capital truths, and oneself for an oracle, is inborn in us. - Paul Valery
A prose writer gets tired of writing prose, and wants to be a poet. So he begins every line with a capital letter, and keeps on writing prose. - Samuel McChord Crothers
A criminal is a person with predatory instincts who has not sufficient capital to form a corporation. - Howard Scott
Stupidity cannot be cured with money, or through education, or by legislation. Stupidity is not a sin, the victim can't help being stupid. But stupidity is the only universal capital crime; the sentence is death, there is no appeal and execution is carried out automatically and without pity.
The present assault upon capital is but the beginning. It will be but the stepping-stone to others, larger and more sweeping, till out political contests will become a war of the poor against the rich, - a war constantly growing in intensity and bitterness. - Stephen Johnson Field
The capital amassed in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries through various forms of slave economy is still in circulation, said De Jong, still bearing interest, increasing many times over and continually burgeoning anew. - W.G. Sebald
Your mind is capital when you have none.Your heart is money when you have none.Your soul is wealth when you have none.Your life is your investment when you have none. - Matshona Dhliwayo
To exploit living labour, capital must destroy dead labour which is still useful. Loving to suck warm young blood, it kills corpses. - Amadeo Bordiga
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