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Money is the best rule of commerce.


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For every Seaman of Industry and Ingenuity, is not only a Navigator, but a Merchant, and also a Soldier.

For every Seaman of Industry and Ingenuity, is not only a Navigator, but a Merchant, and also a Soldier.



The trade of banks is the buying and selling of interest and exchange.

The trade of banks is the buying and selling of interest and exchange.



Causes of Civil War are also, that the Wealth of the Nation is in too few mens hands, and that no certain means are provided to keep all men from a necessity either to beg, or steal, or be Souldiers.

Causes of Civil War are also, that the Wealth of the Nation is in too few mens hands, and that no certain means are provided to keep all men from a necessity either to beg, or steal, or be Souldiers.



A thousand acres that can feed a thousand souls is better than ten thousand acres of no more effect.

A thousand acres that can feed a thousand souls is better than ten thousand acres of no more effect.



An house is of a double nature, viz., one, wherein it is a way and means of expence, the other as it is an instrument and tool of gain.

An house is of a double nature, viz., one, wherein it is a way and means of expence, the other as it is an instrument and tool of gain.



Wherefore the race being not to the swift, etc. but time and chance happening to all men, I leave the Judgement of the whole to the Candid, of whose correction I shall never be impatient.

Wherefore the race being not to the swift, etc. but time and chance happening to all men, I leave the Judgement of the whole to the Candid, of whose correction I shall never be impatient.



That some are poorer than others, ever was and ever will be: And that many are naturally querulous and envious, is an Evil as old as the World.

That some are poorer than others, ever was and ever will be: And that many are naturally querulous and envious, is an Evil as old as the World.



No man pays double or twice for the same thing, forasmuch as nothing can be spent but once.

No man pays double or twice for the same thing, forasmuch as nothing can be spent but once.



Raising of money may indeed change the species, but with so much loss as the foreign pieces were raised unto, above their intrinsick value.

Raising of money may indeed change the species, but with so much loss as the foreign pieces were raised unto, above their intrinsick value.



I hope no man takes what I said about the living and dieing of men for mathematical demonstration.

I hope no man takes what I said about the living and dieing of men for mathematical demonstration.





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I don't believe anyone that I know in the administration ever said that Iraq had nuclear weapons.



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The idea of hearing, 'Great gig, man,' one more time just turns my stomach over.



Good advice is a wise man's friend, of course; but sometimes it just flies on past, and all you can do is wave.

Good advice is a wise man's friend, of course; but sometimes it just flies on past, and all you can do is wave.



We aren't natural statisticians. What we are is natural storytelling machines. And so what we do after we have the facts in hand is build a story to explain the facts.

We aren't natural statisticians. What we are is natural storytelling machines. And so what we do after we have the facts in hand is build a story to explain the facts.



My main objective is to be professional but to kill him.

My main objective is to be professional but to kill him.



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The whole fruit is already present in the seed.

The whole fruit is already present in the seed.



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