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" There are few ways in which a man can be more innocently employed than in getting money. "
The life of Samuel Johnson. Copious notes by Malone - Pagina 50
door James Boswell - 1821
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Psychoanalytic Theory of Greek Tragedy

C. Fred Alford - 1992 - 240 pagina’s
...pure and beneficent when pursued as an economic interest? Or, as Dr. Johnson puts it, are "there . . . few ways in which a man can be more innocently employed than in getting money"?32 In fact, commerce, money-making, and acquisitiveness may lead to hell on earth, especially...
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The Great Reckoning: Protecting Yourself in the Coming Depression

James Dale Davidson, William Rees-Mogg - 1994 - 608 pagina’s
...might have gone unremedied. It was not a time when the public agreed with Dr. Johnson's sentiment, "There are few ways in which a man can be more innocently employed than in getting money." This is not to say that there were no charges to answer for in the South Sea Bubble. Some of the minor...
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Feed Industry Review

...in the final chapter of the current section- 'Compound Feed Production — Strategic Implications'. 'There are few ways in which a man can be more innocently employed than in getting money' Dr Samuel Johnson (1 709-84) Qu so \ncl this chapter deals with money - the cost of employing people,...
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Staples, Markets, and Cultural Change: Selected Essays

Harold Adams Innis - 1995 - 506 pagina’s
...was evident in the comparative peace of the nineteenth century. Samuel Johnson said that there were "few ways in which a man can be more innocently employed than in getting money." Rationality which accompanies the price system brings its own handicaps in the formation of monopolies....
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Kindred Strangers: The Uneasy Relationship Between Politics and Business in ...

Eric Vogel, David Vogel - 1996 - 415 pagina’s
...interest in not being so."71 Now it may well be the case, to cite Samuel Johnson's famous epigram, that, "there are few ways in which a man can be more innocently employed than in getting money."" Certainly, when one compares the profit motive to the wide range of homicidal and genocidal passions...
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Famous Lines: A Columbia Dictionary of Familiar Quotations

Robert Andrews - 1997 - 625 pagina’s
...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 - 412 pagina’s
...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 pagina’s
...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 pagina’s
...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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A Tenured Professor

John Kenneth Galbraith - 2001 - 208 pagina’s
...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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