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Alfred A. Knopf Quotes

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An economist is a man who states the obvious in terms of the incomprehensible.
- Alfred A. Knopf

The writer who can't do his job looks to his editor to do it for him,
though he won't dream of sharing his royalties with that editor.
- Alfred A. Knopf

Social progress can be measured
by the social position of the female sex.
- Karl Marx
(German philosopher and political economist
whose ideas are credited as the foundation of modern communism)

An economist's guess is liable to be as good as anybody else's.
- Will Rogers

 

An economist is an expert who will know tomorrow why
the things he predicted yesterday didn't happen today.
- Laurence J. Peter

No real English gentleman, in his secret soul,
was ever sorry for the death of a political economist.
- Walter Bagehot

Teach a parrot the terms 'supply and demand' and you've got an economist.
- Thomas Carlyle

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There is nothing an economist should fear so much as applause.
- Herbert Marshall

For economist the real world is often a special case.
- Edgar R. Fiedler

A designer is an emerging synthesis of artist, inventor,
mechanic, objective economist and evolutionary strategist.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

What the war did was give me the opportunity of three
years of continuous reading,
and it was in the course of reading that I became convinced
that I should become an economist.
- Douglass North

As many will remember, a respected Army Corps economist
filed a whistleblower complaint about the Corps' use
of faulty data to justify lock and dam expansion.
- Ron Kind

Amherst was pivotal in my broad intellectual development;
MIT in my development as a professional economist.
- Joseph E. Stiglitz

A Swedish physicist can not discuss his work with fifty
people unless he goes abroad.
A Swedish economist can get opinions and instructions
in his native language from thousands upon thousands of his fellow citizens.
- George Stigler

The business of a Political Economist is neither to
recommend nor to dissuade,
but to state general principles, which it is fatal to neglect,
but neither advisable, nor perhaps practicable,
to use as the sole, or even the principal,
guides in the actual conduct of affairs.
- Nassau William Senior

I was teaching in one of the universities while the
country was suffering from a severe famine.
People were dying of hunger, and I felt very helpless.
As an economist, I had no tool in my tool box to fix that kind of situation.
- Muhammad Yunus

I don't imagine Heads of Government would ever be able
to say I'm not an economist therefore I can't take
decisions on matters of the economy;
I'm not a soldier I can't take decisions on matters of defence;
I'm not an educationist so I can't take decisions about education.
- Thabo Mbeki

The delicate and intricate pattern of competition and
cooperation in the economic behavior of the hundreds
of thousands of citizens of Stockholm offers a challenge
to the economist that is perhaps as complex as the
challenges of the physicist and the chemist.
- George Stigler

A friend or co-worker shares a political,
religious, economic, or social opinion
that is opposite to yours -
does that drive a wedge between your hearts?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Interdependence is and ought to be
as much the ideal of man as self-sufficiency.
Man is a social being.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Few people are capable of expressing with equanimity
opinions which differ from
the prejudices of their social environment.
Most people are even incapable of forming such opinions.
- Albert Einstein

Like music and art, love of nature is a common language
that can transcend political or social boundaries.
- Jimmy Carter

Another day, another dollar, another war, another tower
Went up where the homeless had their home.
- Jewel

We all have a social mask, right?
We put it on, we go out, put our
best foot forward, our best image.
But behind that social mask is a personal truth,
what we really, really believe
about who we are and what we're capable of.
- Phil McGraw

One great thing about getting old is that
you can get out of all sorts of social obligations
just by saying you're too tired.
- George Carlin

Power has only one duty - to secure the social welfare of the People.
- Benjamin Disraeli

Keeping books on social aid is capitalistic nonsense.
I just use the money for the poor.
I can't stop to count it.
- Evita Peron

History will have to record that the greatest tragedy
of this period of social transition
was not the strident clamor of the bad people,
but the appalling silence of the good people.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Fashion is only the attempt to realize art in living
forms and social intercourse.
- Francis Bacon

No real social change has ever been brought about without a revolution...
revolution is but thought carried into action.
- Emma Goldman

The value of a dollar is social,
as it is created by society.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The extension of women's rights is the basic principle of all social progress.
- Charles Fourier

The best political, social, and spiritual work we can do
is to withdraw the projection of our shadow onto others.
- Carl Jung

To whom does design address itself: to the greatest number,
to the specialist of an enlightened matter,
to a privileged social class? Design addresses itself to the need.
- Charles Eames

Fathers are biological necessities, but social accidents.
- Margaret Mead

A nation that continues year after year
to spend more money on military defense
than on programs of social uplift
is approaching spiritual doom.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Good-looking individuals are treated better than homely
ones in virtually every social situation,
from dating to trial by jury.
- Martha Beck

As in geology, so in social institutions,
we may discover the causes of all past changes
in the present invariable order of society.
- Henry David Thoreau

Adolescence is when girls experience social pressure
to put aside their authentic selves and to display
only a small portion of their gifts.
- Mary Pipher

To be social is to be forgiving.
- Robert Frost

Parents need all the help they can get.
The strongest as well as the most fragile family requires
a vital network of social supports.
- Bernice Weissbourd

Education is a social process.
Education is growth.
Education is, not a preparation for life;
education is life itself.
- John Dewey

I claim that human mind or human society
is not divided into watertight compartments
called social, political and religious.
All act and react upon one another.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Travel, which was once either a necessity or an adventure,
has become very largely a commodity,
and from all sides we are persuaded into thinking that
it is a social requirement,
too.
- Jan Morris

People are going to behave however the social norms permit,
and beyond that.
- Max Cannon

Wisdom I know is social.
She seeks her fellows.
But Beauty is jealous,
and illy bears the presence of a rival.
- Thomas Jefferson

Our individual lives cannot, generally,
be works of art unless the social order is also.
- Charles Horton Cooley

Normal social behavior requires that we be able to
recognize identities in spite of change.
Unless we can do so, there can be no human society as we know it.
- Kenneth L. Pike

The key fact missed most often by social scientists
utilizing documentary films for data,
is this: documentary films are not found or reported things;
they're made things.
- Bruce Jackson

I thought in this country, the best social program was a job.
Yet minimum wage jobs aren't paying enough to keep families out of poverty.
- Barbara Mikulski

The great thing about social movements is everybody
gets to be a part of them.
- Jim Wallis

I still have my original social security card signed when I was 13.
- Vernon L. Smith

Almost certainly, however, the first essential component
of social justice is adequate food for all mankind.
- Norman Borlaug

We're at unique point in history where the things that
we are building are going to significantly impact our social,
political, economical, and personal lives.
- Anita Borg

I know of no serious proposals that would change the
way Social Security operates for today's seniors.
- Mac Thornberry

Anarchists prepare for social revolution and use every means-
speech,
writing, or deed, whichever is more to the point -
to accelerate revolutionary development.
- Johann Most

And whether it is equal pay, health care,
Social Security, or family leave, this Congress has
refused to address issues critical to hard-working American women.
- Louise Slaughter

The chief function of the city is to convert power into form,
energy into culture, dead matter into the living symbols of art,
biological reproduction into social creativity.
- Lewis Mumford

You are Americans.
You love this country.
Together we are entrusted with the principles that
represent mankind's greatest political and social achievement.
- Paul Tsongas

I think we'll build a consensus for action on Social
Security reform which will reduce that long-term unfunded
obligation and put the system on a sustainable basis.
- John W. Snow

Political tyranny is nothing compared to the social
tyranny and a reformer who defies society is a more
courageous man than a politician who defies Government.
- B. R. Ambedkar

The money that goes into Social Security is not the government's money.
it's your money.
You paid for it.
- Mitch McConnell

Social Security represents an $11 trillion unfunded obligation.
And when I say unfunded obligation, I mean we have
to come up with $11 trillion at some point to make the system whole.
- John W. Snow

A community is democratic only when the humblest and
weakest person can enjoy the highest civil,
economic, and social rights that the biggest and most powerful possess.
- A. Philip Randolph

Social security, bank account, and credit card numbers aren't just data.
In the wrong hands they can wipe out someone's life savings,
wreck their credit and cause financial ruin.
- Melissa Bean

Pain can be alleviated by morphine but the pain of
social ostracism cannot be taken away.
- Derek Jarman

To be in the EU, it means to have same rules of...
for economy, for social life, to be together in the
majority of European countries.
- Aleksander Kwasniewski

It's hard to exaggerate the importance of preserving
the financial integrity of Social Security.
- Bill Delahunt

Americans like to make money; Canadians like to audit it.
I know no other country where accountants have a higher social and moral status.
- Northrop Frye

People of all countries have the right to choose their
own social system and road to development in the light
of their national conditions and characteristics.
- Li Peng

Law and order exist for the purpose of establishing justice
and when they fail in this purpose
they become the dangerously structured dams
that block the flow of social progress.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.


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