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Thorstein Veblen Quotes: In itself and in its consequences the life of leisure is beautiful and ennobling in all civilised men's eyes.
         

In itself and in its consequences the life of leisure is beautiful and ennobling in all civilised men's eyes.


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In point of substantial merit the law school belongs in the modern university no more than a school of fencing or dancing.



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The thief or swindler who has gained great wealth by his delinquency has a better chance than the small thief of escaping the rigorous penalty of the law.



Only individuals with an aberrant temperament can in the long run retain their self-esteem in the face of the disesteem of their fellows.

Only individuals with an aberrant temperament can in the long run retain their self-esteem in the face of the disesteem of their fellows.



The possession of wealth confers honor; it is an invidious distinction.

The possession of wealth confers honor; it is an invidious distinction.



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The dog commends himself to our favor by affording play to our propensity for mastery



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Born in iniquity and conceived in sin, the spirit of nationalism has never ceased to bend human institutions to the service of dissension and distress.




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All business sagacity reduces itself in the last analysis to judicious use of sabotage.





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