Henry George Quotes


8 Henry George quotes:



"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."
"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."
Author: George Quotes Category: Labor Quotes American Economist Quotes
"He who sees the truth, let him proclaim it, without asking who is for it or who is against it."
Author: George Quotes Category: Truth Quotes American Economist Quotes
"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."
Author: George Quotes Category: Influence Quotes American Economist Quotes
"What has destroyed every previous civilization has been the tendency to the unequal distribution of wealth and power"
"That amid our highest civilization men faint and die with want is not due to the niggardliness of nature, but to the injustice of man"
"The march of invention has clothed mankind with powers of which a century ago the boldest imagination could not have dreamt"
Author: George Quotes Category: Imagination Quotes
"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."



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