An aphorism is nothing else but the slightest
form of writing raised to the highest level of expressive communication. Carl William Brown





Civilization and profits go hand in hand.


Calvin Coolidge (1872-1933, American President (30th))


When profit is unshared it's less likely to grow greater.


Malcolm S. Forbes (1919-1990, American publisher, businessman)


What is a man if he is not a thief who openly charges as much as he can for the goods he sells?


Mahatma Gandhi (1869-1948, Indian political, spiritual leader)


In the state of nature profit is the measure of right.


Thomas Hobbes (1588-1679, British philosopher)


Profit and morality are a hard combination to beat.


Hubert H. Humphrey (1911-1978, American Vice President)


Profits on the exchange are the treasures of goblins. At one time they may be carbuncle stones, then coals, then diamonds, then flint stones, then morning dew, then tears.


Lope de Vega (1562-1635, Spanish playwright)


Take every gain without showing remorse about missed profits, because an eel may escape sooner than you think.


Lope de Vega (1562-1635, Spanish playwright)


Profitability doesn't happen when you're walking on bullshit.


Jerry Martin (1949-, American actor)


Profits are like breathing. You have to have them. But who would stay alive just to breathe?


Maurice Mascaranhas


I respect not his labors, his farm where everything has its price, who would carry the landscape, who would carry his God, to market, if he could get anything for him; who goes to market for his god as it is; on whose farm nothing grows free, whose fields bear no crops, whose meadows no flowers, whose trees no fruits, but dollars.


Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862, American essayist, poet, naturalist)


As one digs deeper into the national character of the Americans, one sees that they have sought the value of everything in this world only in the answer to this single question: how much money will it bring in?


Alexis De Tocqueville (1805-1859, French social philosopher)


Your bottom line starts with your front line.


John Villere


 Back to Daimon Library English Quotes Search Page


website tracking