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Top 100 Quotes About Profits

#1. Even if gas prices fall, consumers will continue to be gouged at the pump the only thing that we can be sure rises faster that the price of gasoline is the skyrocketing profits of oil companies. - Author: Major Owens
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#2. it did not so much judge the quality of a trader's performance as encourage him to game the system by working for short-term profits at the expense of possible blowups - like - Author: Nassim Nicholas Taleb
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#3. I hope there will be some good news and some good profits, and people will realize we have a lot of outstanding executives, and a lot of companies that are doing a good job, and those are good companies to invest in. - Author: Don Nickles
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#4. The media love coarse debate because coarse debate drives ratings and ratings generate profits. Unless the TV producer happens to be William Shakespeare, an argument is more interesting than a soliloquy - and there will never be a shortage of people willing to argue on TV. - Author: John Sununu
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#5. wages are good,...Profits are better. - Author: Jim Rohn
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#6. Social Security got passed because John D. Rockefeller was sick of having to take money out of his profits to pay for his workers' pension funds. Why do that, when you can just let the government take money from the workers? - Author: Aaron Swartz
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#7. Here we meet a very important feature. It would seem as if this were circular reasoning; profits fell because investment fell, and investment fell because profits fell. - Jan Tinbergen,5 Jan Tinbergen, - Author: Donella H. Meadows
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#8. History reveals no civilized people among whom there was not a highly educated class and large aggregations of wealth. Large profits mean large payrolls. - Author: Calvin Coolidge
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#9. The gross profits in many workouts appear quite small. It's a little like looking for parking meters with some time left on them. However, the predictability coupled with a short holding period produces quite decent average annual rates of return after allowance for the occasional substantial loss. - Author: Warren Buffett
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#10. I pretty much believe, as everyone in the B Team does, that business must succeed beyond the bottom line. More important than profits is how you get to them. Measuring financial earnings and losses only is definitely not enough and has led us astray from creating a better world for all. - Author: Guilherme Leal
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#11. ..the women's movement never left the father Dick's side....We got a share of genocide profits and we love it...If we're Dick's sister and want what he has gotten, then in the end we support that system that he got it all from. - Author: Mary Barfoot
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#12. He has committed the crime who profits by it. - Author: Lucius Annaeus Seneca
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#13. I want to make this a revolution, not an effort to squeeze out profits. - Author: Walter Isaacson
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#14. There is always risk involved. You can't be a capitalist only when there are investment profits but then a socialist when you experience losses. - Author: Cristina Kirchner
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#15. Besides the practical knowledge which defeat offers, there are important personality profits to be taken. - Author: William Moulton Marston
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#16. Enduring great companies don't exist merely to deliver returns to shareholders. Indeed, in a truly great company, profits and cash flow become like blood and water to a healthy body: They are absolutely essential for life, but they are not the very point of life. - Author: James C. Collins
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#17. For scientists, growing cells took so much work that they couldn't get much research done. So the selling of cells was really just for the sake of science, and there weren't a lot of profits. - Author: Rebecca Skloot
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#18. When leaders reframe customers into guests, and results into experiences, profits escalate. - Author: Eric Schiffer
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#19. The studios are making fewer films. They are making more expensive films. Profits are tougher to come by. Not only because of the expense of production. But also because of the expense of promotion and hype. To boil that all down, it's more about hype than it is about filmmaking. - Author: William Friedkin
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#20. They say you never grow poor taking profits. No, you don't. But neither do you grow rich taking a four-point profit in a bull market. Where I should have made twenty thousand dollars I made two thousand. That was what conservatism did for me. - Author: Jesse Lauriston Livermore
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#21. When a dreamer loses his lover, his dream profits. (Unless, of course, the lover was the dreamer's dream.) - Author: Mokokoma Mokhonoana
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#22. It's a wise man who profits by his own experience, but it's a good deal wiser one who lets the rattlesnake bite the other fellow. - Author: Josh Billings
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#23. The first test of ability and intelligence is to find a field of endeavor in which profits are large and risks small. - Author: James Gould Cozzens
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#24. From the Olympian heights of an executive suite, in an atmosphere where your success is judged by the extent to which you can maximise profits, the overwhelming tendency must be to see people as units of production, as indices in your accountants' books. - Author: Jimmy Reid
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#25. The solid wealth of insurance companies and the success of those who organsie gambling are some indication of the profits to be derived from the efficient use of chance. - Author: Edward De Bono
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#26. Industry cannot flow unless cpaital is confident, and capital will not be confident as long as it fears that Parliament will meddle with it and walk off with its profits. - Author: Robert Cecil, 3rd Marquess Of Salisbury
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#27. The only corporate social responsibility a company has is to maximize its profits. - Author: Milton Friedman
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#28. What I possess I would gladly retain. Change amuses the mind, yet scarcely profits. - Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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#29. The killers are the people who are ruining the world to line their pockets, poisoning us, burying us under garbage! - Author: John Brunner
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#30. While editors and newspaper owners currently fret over shrinking readership and lost profits, they do the one thing that insures cutting their own throats; they keep reducing space for the one feature that attracts new young readers in the first place; the comic strips. - Author: Elayne Boosler
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#31. The desire of businessmen for profits is what drives prices down unless forcibly prevented from engaging in price competition, usually by governmental activity. - Author: Thomas Sowell
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#32. We take care of the people, the products, and the profits - in that order." It's a simple saying, but it's deep. "Taking care of the people" is the most difficult of the three by far and if you don't do it, the other two won't matter. Taking - Author: Ben Horowitz
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#33. He only profits from praise who values criticism. - Author: Heinrich Heine
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#34. We need to expose the motives of our political leaders, point out their connections to corporate power, show how huge profits are being made out of death and suffering. - Author: Howard Zinn
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#35. God's people are not to accumulate stuff for tomorrow but to share indiscriminately with the scandalous and holy confidence that God will provide for tomorrow. Then we need not stockpile stuff in barns or a 401(k), especially when there is someone in need. - Author: Shane Claiborne
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#36. The financial system has been turned over to the Federal Reserve Board. That board administers the finance system by authority of a purely profiteering group. The system is private, conducted for the sole purpose of obtaining the greatest possible profits from the use of other people's money. - Author: Charles A. Lindbergh
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#37. In this system, which tends to devour everything which stands in the way of increased profits, whatever is fragile, like the environment, is defenseless before the interests of a deified market, which become the only rule. - Author: Pope Francis
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#38. When you create an economy where you subsidize corporate profits through a welfare program and food stamps in order to keep wages low in some perverse pursuit of 'competiveness,' than you reap the fruits of the anger that you sow. - Author: Martin O'Malley
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#39. The employers cannot carry on industry nor accumulate profits if they have not got the good will of the workers or their acquiescence in carrying on such industry. - Author: James Larkin
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#40. Declining productivity and quality means your unit production costs stay high but you don't have as much to sell. Your workers don't want to be paid less, so to maintain profits, you increase your prices. That's inflation. - Author: W. Edwards Deming
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#41. Indeed, American companies make three times as much profits from their investment in one E.U. country, Ireland, than they do from all their investments in China. - Author: John Bruton
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#42. Everybody knows that the federal government promises a lot and delivers damn little, and pays for most of what it does deliver out of the earnings of individuals rather than the profits of great corporations. - Author: Karl Hess
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#43. What led to September 11 is that most decision makers in the White House thought like you. They supported despotic regimes in the Middle East to multiply the profits of oil and arms companies, and armed violence escalated and reached our shores. - Author: Alaa Al Aswany
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#44. Every land or property owner in America would be tickled to death to pay 45 per cent of his profits, if he didn't have to pay anything if he didn't make it. - Author: Will Rogers
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#45. Arab leaders worry more about making money from the profits they get from oil and gas that they turn the other way when Lebanon is being destroyed right next to them. Their neighbours are being murdered, but they only make calculations for their own benefit. - Author: Abu Bakar Bashir
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#46. There was a period when the capitalist system increased the well-being of significant numbers of people as a by-product of seeking out profits for a few, but today the quests for profits comes into sharp conflict with people's demands that their material and social needs should be fulfilled. Pg. 10 - Author: Walter Rodney
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#47. I'm a hard-nosed businessman, that if a company is paying its way, increasing profits for thirty-odd consecutive years, you don't put it into receivership. - Author: Sean Quinn
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#48. We must not close our eyes to the fact that there are conspiring men who would pollute young boys, and girls of corresponding age, for sake of increasing profits. - Author: David O. McKay
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#49. In a nursery, if you don't take care of those plants, your profits get lost real quickly. You have to weed. You have to water. You have to nurture. Also, you have to take care of your employees in such a way that they do the same. - Author: Jack Dangermond
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#50. America can no longer afford to get the Nobel Prizes while our competitors get the profits. - Author: William J. Clinton
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#51. Ideals and morality are often spoken of as virtual antimatter to the behaviors allegedly needed to maximize profits. - Author: Stephen Young
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#52. The essence of proper bond selection consists, ... in obtaining specific and convincing factors of safety in compensation for the surrender of participation in profits. - Author: Benjamin Graham
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#53. Once a guy starts using a wig, he has to keep using one. It's, like, his fate. That's why wig makers make such huge profits. I hate to say it, but they're like drug dealers. - Author: Haruki Murakami
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#54. Recently, lobbyists for the pharmaceutical industry wrote a prescription drug bill that increased their profits and did nothing to help seniors. The result: seniors are stuck with a confusing prescription drug plan that does little to help them with their costs. - Author: Marty Meehan
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#55. On behalf of the newspaper industry I wish to announce some changes we're making to serve you better. When I say 'serve you better,' I mean 'increase our profits.' We newspapers are very big on profits these days. We're a business, just like any other business, except that we employ English majors. - Author: Dave Barry
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#56. When each of these three elements of vision-concern for excellence, for people and for the wider environment-are present, business is transformed from a tool for making profits into a creative, humane experiment for improving life. - Author: Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
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#57. The message from Wal-Mart today to the rest of the business community is there need not be any conflict between the environment and the economy. We will find the way not only to reconcile (those), but to find new profits and new opportunities as we do the right thing. - Author: Al Gore
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#58. People invest in companies in order to get a share of the profit that company will make. If the Government increases its share of the profits, potential profits, at the expense of the owners of the company, the shareholders, then that makes investment in that company less attractive. - Author: Malcolm Turnbull
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#59. companies that achieve a high return on capital are likely to have a special advantage of some kind. That special advantage keeps competitors from destroying the ability to earn above-average profits. - Author: Joel Greenblatt
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#60. Profits are part of the mechanism by which society decides what it wants to see produced. - Author: Henry Wallich
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#61. Tobacco is the only industry that produces products to make huge profits and at the same time damage the health and kill their consumers. - Author: Margaret Chan
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#62. The variation in the value of money, however great, makes no difference in the rate of profits; ... - Author: David Ricardo
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#63. At long as a stock is acting right, and the market is right, do not be in a hurry to take profits. One should never permit speculative ventures to run into investments. - Author: Jesse Lauriston Livermore
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#64. As a captain whose vessel is about to crash on the rocks empties its souls of doubt, so are the hesitant useful for throwing off of an enterprise nearing its end: blame must be cast in failure, profits divided easily in success. - Author: Bauvard
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#65. Profits aren't everything. If you can get out with only your ass intact, that's pretty good too. - Author: Jesse Petersen
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#66. Companies that model best practices, that model the most upstanding principles, end up as the most profitable. It's not a trade of profits versus principles. - Author: Philip Zimbardo
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#67. A business absolutely devoted to service will have only one worry about profits. They will be embarrassingly large. - Author: Henry Ford
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#68. Products produced cheaply create ugly work lives and ugly households and ugly communities. Profits produced quickly cannot purchase patience and care. Patience is beautiful. Restraint and care are beautiful. Peace is beautiful. A small, diversified organic farm is beautiful. - Author: Woody Tasch
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#69. It is a socialist idea that making profits is a vice; I consider the real vice is making losses. - Author: Winston Churchill
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#70. Good information architecture makes users less alienated and suppressed by technology. It simultaneously increases human satisfaction and your company's profits. Very few jobs allow you to do both at the same time, so enjoy. - Author: Jakob Nielsen
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#71. Publicity does not come easily, profits do not come easily, and knowledge does not come easily. - Author: Ryan Holiday
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#72. When Hobby Lobby was created in the early 1970s, I was committed to use profits to help ministry work. - Author: David Green
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#73. I find that when you lead with vision and values, engaging employees and showing them that values are just as important as profits, everyone comes on board. And not only do they come on board, but they connect to their own individual creativity. - Author: Shari Arison
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#74. Profits are not made by differential cleverness, but by differential stupidity. - Author: David Ricardo
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#75. It is not about bits, bytes and protocols, but profits, losses and margins. - Author: Lou Gerstner
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#76. When people are against profits they're against business; when they're against business, they're against employment; when they're against employment, it's not surprising that a large number of them are unemployed. - Author: Richard J. Needham
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#77. Your profits reflect the success of your customers. - Author: Ron Kaufman
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#78. Watch the costs and the profits will take care of themselves. - Author: Andrew Carnegie
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#79. I do not like debt and do not like to invest in companies that have too much debt, particularly long-term debt. With long-term debt, increases in interest rates can drastically affect company profits and make future cash flows less predictable. - Author: Warren Buffett
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#80. He had learnt how to feign pleasure in a state of pain; how to feign a rosy picture if there was a gloomy affair; how to feign profits when there were losses. And the art of feigning benefited him in his life, at least in business... - Author: Girdhar Joshi
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#81. I tell everybody there are only three things that we do. We build sales at the store level, we build profits at the store level, and we build more stores. The first two things go in tandem, of course. It's pretty tough to build profits without sales. - Author: Fred DeLuca
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#82. Normally, banks record profits on loans only as they are repaid, whether they securitize the loans or hold them on their books. - Author: Alex Berenson
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#83. The oil companies regard nuclear power as their rival, who will reduce their profits, so they put out a lot of disinformation about nuclear power. - Author: James Lovelock
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#84. Europe is very critical to the United States in the sense not only do we have a fourth of our exports there, but more importantly, a significant proportion of the foreign affiliate profits in fact, half of U.S. corporations, are in Europe. - Author: Alan Greenspan
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#85. The perception of potential threats to survival may be much more important in determining behavior than the perceptions of potential profits, so that profit maximization is not really the driving force. It is fear of loss rather than hope of gain that limits our behavior - Author: Kenneth E. Boulding
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#86. And sometimes I actually start to think human life is just as cheap to corporate America as animal life, so long as there are big profits to be made. - Author: Tom Scholz
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#87. There is work that profits children, and there is work that brings profit only to employers. The object of employing children is not to train them, but to get high profits from their work. - Author: Lewis Hine
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#88. Drug companies say they need to charge ever-higher prices to cover their research costs, but they spend far less on research and development than they do on marketing and administration, and afterwards they actually keep more in profits. - Author: Marcia Angell
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#89. Fancy computers are engaging in legalized front-running. The profits are clearly coming from the rest of us - our college endowments and our pensions. Why is this legal? What the hell is the government thinking? It's like letting rats into a restaurant. - Author: Charlie Munger
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#90. I was the first businessman to say, 'You should give tax benefit to only small companies. You should say your profits are exempt to a limit of Rs. 50 crore or so, but beyond that, you should pay taxes.' I have been arguing with successive finance ministers on this. - Author: N. R. Narayana Murthy
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#91. Obvious prospects for physical growth in a business do not translate into obvious profits for investors. - Author: Benjamin Graham
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#92. Washington is broken. Bailing out Wall Street with no strings attached while leaving middle class Arkansas taxpayers with the bill. Protecting insurance company profits instead of patients and lowering health costs. - Author: Bill Halter
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#93. There is a secret to investing that cuts a path directly to the profits that you're looking for. The secret is simplicity. The more elementary your investment style, the more confident you can be of making money in the long run. - Author: Jane Bryant Quinn
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#94. Ford's federal income tax rate was just 2.3 percent in 2009 even though it made $3 billion in profits. - Author: Bernie Sanders
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#95. Contrary to a popular impression, profits are achieved not by raising prices, but by introducing economies and efficiencies that cut costs of production. - Author: Henry Hazlitt
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#96. On a basic level, he had seen first-hand how his government used the element of fear to accomplish its objectives; the same element of fear that had been used as an excuse to engage its huge war machine in conflicts for the profits of America's oligarchy. - Author: Kenneth Eade
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#97. When I visited coffee farms in Ethiopia, the farmers could not believe we spend a week's wages in their country on a cup of coffee in ours, because they see so little of the profits. Oxfam's fair trade campaign helps right this wrong. - Author: Colin Firth
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#98. There are more ways than one to measure profits and losses. - Author: Randy Pausch
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#99. Profits in business always depend on the rate of interest: the higher the interest, the higher the rate of profit required. - Author: James Buchan
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#100. There is one and only one responsibility of business: to use its resources and engage in activities designed to increase its profits so long as it stays within the rules of the game. - Author: Milton Friedman
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