Quotation Explorer - 'Economy'

Now, in the modern money economy everything in the nature of a social-economic occurrence consists in human actions and behaviour. - Oskar Morgenstern
Engineers do engineering, i.e. they build bridges. So engineering needs engineers. The economy does NOT need economists. Economists do not make economy, but they try it and that is why we have so much problems with some financial models. - Steve Keen
Common sense tells us that the government's attempts to solve large problems more often create new ones. Common sense also tells us that a top-down, one-size-fits-all plan will not improve the workings of a nationwide health-care system that accounts for one-sixth of our economy. - Sarah Palin
Art tends toward balance, order, judgment of relative values, the laws of growth, the economy of living very good things for anyone to be interested in. - Robert Henri
The economy depends about as much on economists as the weather does on weather forecasters. - Jean-Paul Kauffmann
Beauty' is a currency system like the gold standard. Like any economy, it is determined by politics, and in the modern age in the West is is the last, best belief system that keeps male dominance intact. - Naomi Wolf
I always tell my writing students that every good piece of writing begins with both a mystery and a love story. And that every single sentence must be a poem. And that economy is the key to all good writing. And that every character has to have a secret. - Silas House
The idea economy is a conversation. Try to channel or control that conversation and you will stop the chatter. - A.E. Samaan
I will cut taxes - cut taxes - for 95 percent of all working families, because, in an economy like this, the last thing we should do is raise taxes on the middle class. - Barack Obama
People with fewer economic resources have very limited opportunity for joining the global internet economy. - Arzak Khan
The positive emotions that arise in...unpromising circumstances demonstrate that social ties and meaningful work are deeply desired, readily improvised, and intensely rewarding. The very structure of our economy and society prevent these goals from being achieved. - Rebecca Solnit
The military state is the final form to which every planned economy tends rapidly. - Isabel Paterson
Our economy is based on spending billions to persuade people that happiness is buying things, and then insisting that the only way to have a viable economy is to make things for people to buy so they’ll have jobs and get enough money to buy things. - Philip Slater
The Nigerian economy needs the world, and the world needs the Nigerian economy. - Saminu Kanti
We have little control over the circumstances of life. We can't control the weather or the economy, and we can't control what other people say about or do to us. There is only one area where we have control--we can rule the kingdom inside. The heart of every problem is the problem in the heart. - Warren W. Wiersbe
Institutionalized rejection of difference is an absolute necessity in a profit economy which needs outsiders as surplus people. - Audre Lorde
...capitalism is too important and complex a subject to be left to economists. Achieving a critical comprehension of it requires perspectives beyond those characteristic of modern economics. That is why this is a history not of economic ideas, but of ideas beyond the capitalist economy. - Jerry Z. Muller
The economy is a wholly owned subsidiary of the environment, not the reverse. - Herman E. Daly
In God's economy, nothing is slag, nothing is wasted. Every relationship we build is a teacher, every experience we have is a coach. In every scar there is a lesson. In every memory there lives potential to make more. - Toni Sorenson
Disease is the biggest money maker in our economy. - John H. Tobe
It is in war that the State really comes into its own: swelling in power, in number, in pride, in absolute dominion over the economy and the society. - Murray N. Rothbard
ECONOMY, n. Purchasing the barrel of whiskey that you do not need for the price of the cow that you cannot afford. - Ambrose Bierce
The desire for an increase of wealth can be satisfied through exchange, which is the only method possible in a capitalist economy, or by violence and petition as in a militarist society, where the strong acquire by force, the weak by petitioning. - Ludwig von Mises
I will say further, as an officer of an enormous international conglomerate, that nobody who is doing well in this economy ever even wonders waht is really going on.We are chimpanzees. We are orangutans. - Kurt Vonnegut
I saw America's economy last night, people raiding dumpsters at a higher rate than normal in my home town. Digging through garbage shouldn't be a career. Thanks Democrats. Thanks Republicans. - Carroll Bryant
People want economy and they will pay any price to get it. - Lee Iacocca
Even when the economy isn’t doing so well, people will still need good products and services. When you build a business around products and services that people will always need, then find innovative ways to let it run on autopilot while you grow it, then that’s a sure recipe for wealth. - Kevin J. Donaldson
There are two and only two ways that any economy can be organized. One is by freedom and voluntary choice—the way of the market. The other is by force and dictation—the way of the State. - Murray N. Rothbard
The entire economy of the Western world is built on things that cause cancer. - From the 1985 movie "Bliss"
Acts of sacrifice and decency without regard to what's in it for you create ripple effects. Ones that lift up families and communities, that spread opportunity and boost our economy. - Barack Obama
To not say all that can be said is the secret of discipline and economy. - Dejan Stojanovic
When the economy of a country is based fundamentally on the principles of truth and honesty, that nation experiences economic stability. - Sunday Adelaja
If you really think that the enviroment is less important than the economy, try holding your breath while you count your money. - Dr. Guy McPherson
Manufacturing and commercial monopolies owe their origin not to a tendency imminent in a capitalist economy but to governmental interventionist policy directed against free trade and laissez faire.
The economy is getting tough yet we all needs to be happy. It may be difficult to get a job yet we needs to be happy. We may not have money in our pocket yet we needs to be happy so what can you offer to make someone happy even when you don't have a job, money or gifts to offer. Just Smile..... - Anthony Iwuchukwu
It is precisely democracy which is destroying the American political structure, American law, and the American economy. - Rose Wilder Lane
Forgiveness is the economy of the heart.…forgiveness saves the expense of anger, the cost of hatred, the waste of spirits. - Hannah More
If you women continue to demand your choice to work, you will so upset the economy of this country that the time will come when you will not have a choice. You will have to work. - Helen B. Andelin
Engineering is the science of economy, of conserving the energy, kinetic and potential, provided and stored up by nature for the use of man. It is the business of engineering to utilize this energy to the best advantage, so that there may be the least possible waste. - William A. Smith
Peace is significant for any country that seeks prosperity, because it is easier to uplift the economy in a peaceful environment. - Gugu Mona
My dog is worried about the economy because Alpo is up to 99 cents a can. That's almost $7.00 in dog money. - Joe Weinstein
The global economy is a doomsday machine that must be stopped and reprogrammed. - Kalle Lasn
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
If we try to run the economy for the benefit of a single group or class, we shall injure or destroy all groups, including the members of the very class for whose benefit we have been trying to run it. We must run the economy for everybody - Henry Hazlitt
Technology fuels economy, unfortunately in today’s world it’s the fuel that drags economy - Yatin Patel
Europe, the land of easy mathematics where he who works adds up and he who retires subtracts. The land where the economy gets to stagger all over the continent. - Núria Añó
There cannot exist in the future an economy which is still mercantile but which isn't capitalist anymore. Before capitalism there were economies which were partially mercantile, but capitalism is the last of this genre. - Amadeo Bordiga
Like never before the trajectories of wealth, business, and poverty can be altered in unexpected ways by women. The field of dreams is being reconstructed by technology and the knowledge economy so that the gates, ceilings, doors, and portals are wide open for all who want to play. - Lillian Gregory
If there has been one overriding change in poetic practice, it is that under the influence of free verse the poets have made a primary virtue out of exactitude and economy of meaning: this has replaced metrical skill as the first thing the poet tunes to. - Martin Langford
Promote the voluntary family; voluntarism is the only known cure for abuses of power - in politics, the economy or the family. - Stefan Molyneux
The government's view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases: If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidize it. - Ronald Reagan
Knowledge is the best economy we can have. - Greejesh Prakash
Banks are the temples of America. This is a holy war. Our economy is our religion. - Giannina Braschi
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