Henry George

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Henry George

Henry George

The march of invention has clothed mankind with powers of which a century ago the boldest imagination could not have dreamt.More Henry George [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Let no man imagine that he has no influence. Whoever he may be, and where ever he may be placed, the man who thinks becomes a light and a power.More Henry George [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The methods by which a trade union can alone act, are necessarily destructive; its organization is necessarily tyrannical.More Henry George [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Compare society to a boat. Her progress through the water will not depend upon the exertion of her crew, but upon the exertion devoted to propelling her. This will be lessened by any expenditure of force in fighting among themselves, or in pulling in different directions.More Henry George [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
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.More Henry George [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
How vainly shall we endeavor to repress crime by our barbarous punishment of the poorer class of criminals so long as children are reared in the brutalizing influences of poverty, so long as the bite of want drives men to crime.More Henry George [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
He who sees the truth, let him proclaim it, without asking who is for it or who is against it.More Henry George [08/18/2011 03:08:24]
How can a man be said to have a country when he has not right of a square inch of it.More Henry George [08/18/2011 03:08:42]
How many men are there who fairly earn a million dollars?More Henry George [08/18/2011 03:08:48]
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.More Henry George [08/18/2011 03:08:53]
Man is the only animal whose desires increase as they are fed; the only animal that is never satisfied.More Henry George [08/18/2011 03:08:58]
Progressive societies outgrow institutions as children outgrow clothes.More Henry George [08/18/2011 03:08:09]
That which is unjust can really profit no one; that which is just can really harm no one.More Henry George [08/18/2011 03:08:14]
The man who gives me employment, which I must have or suffer, that man is my master, let me call him what I will.More Henry George [08/18/2011 03:08:20]
There is danger in reckless change, but greater danger in blind conservatism. More Henry George [08/18/2011 03:08:52]
So long as all the increased wealth which modern progress brings,
goes but to build up great fortunes, to increase luxury, and make
sharper the contest between the House of Have and the House of
Want, progress is not real and cannot be permanent.More Henry George [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Going to work for a large company is like getting on a train.
Are you going sixty miles an hour or is the train going sixty
miles an hour and you're just sitting still?More Henry George [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Progress has not followed a straight ascending line, but a spiral
with rhythms of progress and retrogression, of evolution and
dissolution.More Henry George [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The equal right of all men to the use of land is as clear as
their equal right to breathe the air--it is a right proclaimed by
the fact of their existence. For we cannot suppose that some men
have a right to be in this world, and others no right.More Henry George [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
For as labor cannot produce without the use of land, the denial
of the equal right to the use of land is necessarily the denial
of the labor to its own produce.More Henry George [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The ideal social state is not that in which each gets an equal
amount of wealth, but in which each gets in proportion to his
contribution to the general stock.More Henry George [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
If you can count your money, you don't have a billion dollars.More Henry George [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The man who gives me employment, which I must have or suffer,
that man is my master, let me call him what I will.More Henry George [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Passing into higher forms of desire, that which slumbered in the
plant, and fitfully stirred in the beast, awakes in the man.More Henry George [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
For every social wrong there must be a remedy. But the remedy
can be nothing less than the abolition of the wrong.More Henry George [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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