„If I discover a manure which will enable me to make a piece of land produce 20 per cent more corn, I may withdraw at least a portion of my capital from the most unproductive part of my farm.“

Forrás: The Principles of Political Economy and Taxation (1821) (Third Edition), Chapter II, On Rent, p. 43

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David Ricardo fénykép
David Ricardo
1772 - 1823

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Arthur Young fénykép
John Steinbeck fénykép
Shahrukh Khan fénykép

„The essence is that I leave something of me in every role — not 100 per cent.“

—  Shahrukh Khan Indian actor, producer and television personality 1965

From interview with Amrita Mulchandani

O. Henry fénykép

„Whenever my patient begins to count the carriages in her funeral procession I subtract 50 per cent from the curative power of medicines.“

—  O. Henry American short story writer 1862 - 1910

" The Last Leaf http://www.classicshorts.com/stories/lastleaf.html"
The Trimmed Lamp (1907)

David Ricardo fénykép

„The price of corn will naturally rise with the difficulty of producing the last portions of it,…“

—  David Ricardo British political economist, broker and politician 1772 - 1823

Forrás: The Principles of Political Economy and Taxation (1821) (Third Edition), Chapter XXXII, Malthus on Rent, p. 276

Robert Hunter (author) fénykép
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George Bernard Shaw fénykép

„I have defined the 100 per cent American as 99 per cent an idiot.“

—  George Bernard Shaw Irish playwright 1856 - 1950

New York Times (19 December 1930) remarks on Sinclair Lewis receiving the Nobel Prize
1930s

Sinclair Lewis fénykép

„I have defined the hundred per cent American as ninety-nine per cent an idiot.“

—  Sinclair Lewis American novelist, short-story writer, and playwright 1885 - 1951

George Bernard Shaw on Sinclair Lewis receiving the Nobel Prize (1930)

David Lloyd George fénykép
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Steve Jobs fénykép

„I make 50 cents for showing up … and the other 50 cents is based on my performance.“

—  Steve Jobs American entrepreneur and co-founder of Apple Inc. 1955 - 2011

On his famous $1 annual salary, at the annual Apple shareholder meeting in 2007, as quoted in "Jobs: 'I make fifty cents just for showing up'" in AppleInsider (10 May 2007) http://www.appleinsider.com/articles/07/05/10/jobs_i_make_fifty_cents_just_for_showing_up.html
2000s

Hugh Laurie fénykép

„They do make you less egotistical. I still manage to think about myself 98 per cent of the time, but at least there is a little window where others can impinge.(On having children)“

—  Hugh Laurie British actor, comedian, writer, musician and director 1959

Forrás: [2002-06-13, http://www.thisislondon.co.uk/news/article-920254-details/A+brighter+life+for+Hugh+Laurie/article.do;jsessionid=KnM3FNTSkpv0R3P22WrQBPZQ00jxPTkDtG2htfqq0LvwTtnLx4by!-81402767, A brighter life for Hugh Laurie, thisislondon.co.uk from the Evening Standard, 2006-08-21]

John Constable fénykép
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Franklin D. Roosevelt fénykép

„I wish I could keep war from all Nations; but that is beyond my power. I can at least make certain that no act of the United States helps to produce or to promote war.“

—  Franklin D. Roosevelt 32nd President of the United States 1882 - 1945

1930s, Address at Chautauqua, New York (1936)
Kontextus: I wish I could keep war from all Nations; but that is beyond my power. I can at least make certain that no act of the United States helps to produce or to promote war. I can at least make clear that the conscience of America revolts against war and that any Nation which provokes war forfeits the sympathy of the people of the United States.

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