The brain can be easy to buy, but the heart never comes to market.
If wisdom were on sale in the open market, the stupid would not even ask the price.
Advice is the only commodity on the market where the supply always exceeds the demand.
Everyone has the brainpower to follow the stock market.
If you made it through fifth-grade math, you can do it.
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You can't fatten the pig on market day.
Nothing written for pay is worth printing. Only what has been written against the market.
As long as the problems of the poor are not radically resolved by rejecting the absolute autonomy of markets and financial speculation and by attacking the structural causes of inequality, no solution will be found for the world's problems or, for that matter, to any problems.
Fortune is like the market, where, many times, if you can stay a little, the price will fall.
The invisible hand of the market always moves faster and better than the heavy hand of government.
I don't think closeted homosexual morticians have the market cornered on self-loathing or sense of shame.
You know how there are some stars out there who know how to market themselves? I don't have that.
But any big change is more likely to result if there is a disruptive event such as new technologies or platforms that have a surprising effect on market share.
Today the tyrant rules not by club or fist, but, disguised as a market researcher, he shepherds his flocks in the ways of utility and comfort.
Social media creates communities, not markets.
Underlying most arguments against the free market is a lack of belief in freedom itself.
Look at market fluctuations as your friend rather than your enemy;
profit from folly rather than participate in it.
A nation that is afraid to let its people judge the truth and falsehood in an open market is a nation that is afraid of its people.
If the market is left to sort matters out, social injustice will be heightened and suffering in the community will grow with the neglect the market fosters.
In marketing I've seen only one strategy that can't miss - and that is to market to your best customers first, your best prospects second and the rest of the world last.
Well, the whole history of Star Trek is the market demand.
And each of these perspectives comes to the same conclusion, which is that our global economy is out of control and performing contrary to basic principles of market economics.
Have you heard of that madman who lit a lantern in the bright morning hours, ran to the market place, and cried incessantly, I seek God! I seek God! As many of those who do not believe in God were standing around just then, he provoked much laughter...Whither is God, he cried. I shall tell you. We have killed him - you and I. All of us are murderers.... God is dead. God remains dead. And we have killed him...
Never let an inventor run a company. You can never get him to stop tinkering and bring something to market.
I think there is a world market for maybe five computers.
A home-made friend wears longer than one you buy in the market.
In the early days all I hoped was to make a living out of what I did best.
But, since there's no real market for masturbation I had to fall back on my bass playing abilities.
I never attempt to make money on the stock market.
I buy on the assumption that they could close the market the next day and not reopen it for five years.
We get paid for bringing value to the market place.
The supply of words in the world market is plentiful but the demand is falling.
Let deeds follow words now.
I don't give a damn about the stock market. But I do care about jobs.
The American people are being victimized more than any free market would warrant.
Prejudices and preferences exist and will continue to.
When you learn how to market yourself, you become less of a victim.
It is my contention that Aesop was writing for the tortoise market. hares have no time to read.
We have to choose between a global market driven only by calculations of short-term profit, and one which has a human face.
The most important single central fact about a free market is that no exchange takes place unless both parties benefit.
Apple's market share is bigger than BMW's or Mercedes's or Porsche's in the automotive market. What's wrong with being BMW or Mercedes?
Only buy something that you'd be perfectly happy to hold if the market shut down for 10 years.
As the bull market goes on, people who take great risks achieve great rewards, seemingly without punishment. It's like crime without punishment or sex without sin.
As a bull market turns into a bear market, the new pros turn into optimists, hoping and praying the bear market will become a bull and save them. But as the market remains bearish, the optimists become pessimists, quit the profession, and return to their day jobs. This is when the real professional investors re-enter the market.
Our dangers, as it seems to me, are not from the outrageous but from the conforming; not from those who rarely and under the lurid glare of obloquy upset our moral complaisance, or shock us with unaccustomed conduct, but from those, the mass of us, who take their virtues and their tastes, like their shirts and their furniture, from the limited patterns which the market offers.
But when men have realized that time has upset many fighting faiths, they may come to believe even more than they believe the very foundations of their own conduct that the ultimate good desired is better reached by free trade in ideasthat the best test of truth is the power of the thought to get itself accepted in the competition of the market, and that truth is the only ground upon which their wishes safely can be carried out.
From the point of view of the pharmaceutical industry, the AIDS problem has already been solved. After all, we already have a drug which can be sold at the incredible price of $8, 000 an annual dose, and which has the added virtue of not diminishing the market by actually curing anyone.
We are not afraid to entrust the American people with unpleasant facts, foreign ideas, alien philosophies, and competitive values. For a nation that is afraid to let its people judge the truth and falsehood in an open market is a nation that is afraid of its people.
The arts are an even better barometer of what is happening in our world than the stock market or the debates in congress.
Writing ought either to be the manufacture of stories for which there is a market demand -- a business as safe and commendable as making soap or breakfast foods -- or it should be an art, which is always a search for something for which there is no market demand, something new and untried, where the values are intrinsic and have nothing to do with standardized values.
A free-enterprise economy depends only on markets, and according to the most advanced mathematical macroeconomic theory, markets depend only on moods: specifically, the mood of the men in the pinstripes, also known as the Boys on the Street. When the Boys are in a good mood, the market thrives; when they get scared or sullen, it is time for each one of us to look into the retail apple business.
The great virtue of free enterprise is that it forces existing businesses to meet the test of the market continuously, to produce products that meet consumer demands at lowest cost, or else be driven from the market. It is a profit-and-loss system. Naturally, existing businesses generally prefer to keep out competitors in other ways. That is why the business community, despite its rhetoric, has so often been a major enemy of truly free enterprise.
The market came with the dawn of civilization and it is not an invention of capitalism. If it leads to improving the well-being of the people there is no contradiction with socialism.
Freedom of enterprise was from the beginning not altogether a blessing.
As the liberty to work or to starve, it spelled toil, insecurity, and fear for the vast majority of the population. If the individual were no longer compelled to prove himself on the market, as a free economic subject, the disappearance of this freedom would be one of the greatest achievements of civilization.
Few persons are made of such strong fiber that they will make a costly outlay when surface work will pass as well in the market.
Civilization is an active deposit which is formed by the combustion of the present with the past. Neither in countries without a Present nor in those without a Past is it to be encountered. Proust in Venice, Matisse's birdcages overlooking the flower market at Nice, Gide on the seventeenth-century quais of Toulon, Lorca in Granada, Picasso by Saint-Germain-des-Pr?s: there lies civilization and for me it can exist only under those liberal regimes in which the Present is alive and therefore capable of assimilating the Past.
It hurts the spirit, somehow, to read the word environments, when the plural means that there are so many alternatives there to be sorted through, as in a market, and voted on.