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" There are few ways in which a man can be more innocently employed than in getting money. "
The Bourgeois Virtues: Ethics for an Age of Commerce - Página 477
por Deirdre Nansen McCloskey - 2010 - 634 páginas
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Famous Lines: A Columbia Dictionary of Familiar Quotations

Robert Andrews - 1997 - 625 páginas
...devotion. WASHINGTON IRVING, (1783-1859) US author. Wolfert's Roost, "The Creole Village" (1855). 1 7 There are few ways in which a man can be more innocently employed than in getting money. SAMUEL JOHNSON, (1709-1784) British author, lexicographer. Quoted in lames Boswell, Life of Dr. Johnson,...
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The Inglorious Arts of Peace: Exhibitions in Canadian Society During the ...

Elsbeth Heaman - 1999 - 446 páginas
...self-interest benefited society by restraining political passions. In the words of Samuel Johnson, 'There are few ways in which a man can be more innocently employed than in getting money.'24 Bernard Mandeville and Adam Smith agreed, adding that a healthy self-interest lay at the...
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Troublemaker: The Life and History of A. J. P. Taylor

Kathleen Burk - 2000 - 491 páginas
...very precise about money: he liked making it - he apparently often quoted Samuel Johnson's remark that 'There are few ways in which a man can be more innocently employed than in getting money' - and he was always very precise about how he spent it. He had his home ledger in which he recorded...
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The Intellectual Origins of Jeffersonian Democracy: Republicanism, the Class ...

Douglass Adair - 2000 - 185 páginas
...his master to praise commerce, if moderately pursued, as a stimulus to agricultural productivity. 4. "There are few ways in which a man can be more innocently employed than in getting money," March 27, 1775. 5. Gillies' Aristotle, 11:41. 6. Bernard Mandeville in his Fable of the Bees was to...
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Standards and Special Education Needs: The Importance of Standards of Pupil ...

Michael Farrell - 2001 - 130 páginas
...People's affection for money is widely recognized. Dr Samuel Johnson said to William Strachan that 'There are few ways in which a man can be more innocently employed than in getting money.' Much more recently a generous attitude to wealth is suggested in the comedian Spike Milligan's remark,...
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A Tenured Professor

John Kenneth Galbraith - 2001 - 208 páginas
...Business School we give money a lot of attention. We don't see it as evil. Not at all." "Dr. Johnson said, 'There are few ways in which a man can be more innocently employed than in getting money.' " Another professor had intervened. "He also said, "It matters not how a man dies, but how he lives.'...
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The Creation of the Modern World: The Untold Story of the British Enlightenment

Roy Porter, Former Professor of the Social History of Medicine Wellcome Trust Centre for the History of Medicine Roy Porter - 2000 - 776 páginas
...privatized and valorized. Dr Johnson - a moral rigorist, yet also a hard-nosed realist - was confident that 'there are few ways in which a man can be more innocently employed than in getting money', 28 and when Adam Smith's mentor, Francis Hutcheson, proposed his distinction between the violent and...
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The Creation of the Modern World: The Untold Story of the British Enlightenment

Roy Porter - 2000 - 727 páginas
...privatized and valorized. Dr Johnson - a moral rigorist, yet also a hard-nosed realist - was confident that 'there are few ways in which a man can be more innocently employed than in getting money',28 and when Adam Smith's mentor, Francis Hutcheson, proposed his distinction between the violent...
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Collecting Your Fee: Getting Paid from Intake to Invoice

Edward Poll - 2003 - 143 páginas
...thought of nothing else if you didn't have it and thought of other things if you did. —James Baldwin There are few ways in which a man can be more innocently employed than in getting money. CHAPTER CHECKLIST * Cutting Your Losses * Efforts from the Firm * Collection Agencies » Filing Suit...
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Notizitables

Jost Andreas - 2004 - 424 páginas
...Bestrebens bedient, die orientalischen Despotien und selbst die künftigen Sozialismen erst recht). There are few ways in which a man can be more innocently employed than in getting money. SAMUEL JOHNSON in: ftoswell: Ufe ofS.J., Part V (Kaum ein Verfahren ist geeigneter, sich eines Manns...
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