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Henry George
September 2, 1839 - October 29, 1897
Nationality: American
Category: Economist
Subcategory: American Economist

How can a man be said to have a country when he has not right of a square inch of it.


What has destroyed every previous civilization has been the tendency to the unequal distribution of wealth and power.


The march of invention has clothed mankind with powers of which a century ago the boldest imagination could not have dreamt.


There is danger in reckless change, but greater danger in blind conservatism.


Capital is a result of labor, and is used by labor to assist it in further production. Labor is the active and initial force, and labor is therefore the employer of capital.


Poorly paid labor is inefficient labor, the world over.


How many men are there who fairly earn a million dollars?


That which is unjust can really profit no one; that which is just can really harm no one.


He who sees the truth, let him proclaim it, without asking who is for it or who is against it.


Man is the only animal whose desires increase as they are fed; the only animal that is never satisfied.


The methods by which a trade union can alone act, are necessarily destructive; its organization is necessarily tyrannical.


Progressive societies outgrow institutions as children outgrow clothes.


The man who gives me employment, which I must have or suffer, that man is my master, let me call him what I will.


Let no man imagine that he has no influence. Whoever he may be, and wherever he may be placed, the man who thinks becomes a light and a power.


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