„To supply goods is a source of profit, but to supply services is a ' burden upon industry.“

It is for this reason that when, as a nation, ' we have never had it so good ' we find that we ' cannot afford ' just what we most need.
Quelle: Contributions to Modern Economics (1978), Chapter 21, Latter-Day Capitalism, p. 239

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Joan Robinson
britische Ökonomin 1903 - 1983

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„The function of government is to provide you with service; the function of the media is to supply the Vaseline.“

—  L. Neil Smith American writer 1946

"Some New Tactical Reflections" http://www.ncc-1776.org/tle1998/le35-19980115-08.html 15 January 1998.

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„The opinions that the price of commodities depends solely on the proportion of supply and demand, or demand to supply, has become almost an axiom in political economy, and has been the source of much error in that science.“

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

Quelle: The Principles of Political Economy and Taxation (1821) (Third Edition), Chapter XXX, Influence of Demand and Supply, p. 260

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„You must have no dependence on your own genius. If you have great talents, industry will improve them; if you have but moderate abilities, industry will supply their deficiency.“

—  Joshua Reynolds English painter, specialising in portraits 1723 - 1792

Discourse no. 2; vol. 1, pp. 43-44.
Discourses on Art

Ilana Mercer Foto

„Profits and prices are the street signs of the economy. Only fools flout them. The much–maligned price system works not only to secure supply but to conserve.“

—  Ilana Mercer South African writer

"The Goods on Gas," http://www.ilanamercer.com/phprunner/public_article_list_view.php?editid1=7 WorldNetDaily.com, July 13, 2008.
2000s, 2008

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„L. Walras first formulated the state of the economic system at any point of time as the solution of a system of simultaneous equations representing the demand for goods by consumers, the supply of goods by producers and the equilibrium condition that supply equal demand on every market.“

—  Gérard Debreu French economist and mathematician 1921 - 2004

Arrow, Kenneth J., and Gerard Debreu. " Existence of an equilibrium for a competitive economy http://cowles.econ.yale.edu/P/cp/p00b/p0087.pdf." Econometrica: Journal of the Econometric Society (1954): p. 265

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„Los Angeles is an army camped far from its sources of supply, using distant resources faster than nature renews them.“

—  Paul Glover Community organizer in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; American politician 1947

http://issuu.com/planetdrumfoundation/docs/17_exploring_urban_frontiers (“Los Angeles: A History of the Future”) ,Planet Drum Review 1982-12-14

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„Thus while diminishing returns do exist when industries are broadly defined, no industry can be considered in isolation from all the others, as supply and demand curve analysis requires.“

—  Steve Keen Australian economist 1953

Quelle: Debunking Economics - The Naked Emperor Of The Social Sciences (2001), Chapter 3, The Price Of Everything And The Value Of Nothing, p. 69

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„The future strength of our rural economies and communities will depend upon the availability of a sufficient and appropriate supply of housing.“

—  Alex Salmond Scottish National Party politician and former First Minister of Scotland 1954

Sabhal Mòr Ostaig Lecture (December 19, 2007)

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„Europe is a commercial giant and an economic power of the first rank, but it is a political dwarf. Political cooperation in the Community will grow. The question is whether the supply services will follow.“

—  Jacques Delors French economist and politician 1925

Speech to the press (3 December 1980), quoted in The Times (4 December 1980), p. 5
Member of the European Parliament

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„To say that authority, whether secular or religious, supplies no ground for morality is not to deny the obvious fact that it supplies a sanction.“

—  Alfred Jules Ayer English philosopher 1910 - 1989

"The Meaning of Life".
The Meaning of Life and Other Essays (1990)

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„To say that authority, whether secular or religious, supplies no ground for morality is not to deny the obvious fact that it supplies a sanction.“

—  Joseph Addison politician, writer and playwright 1672 - 1719

Sir Alfred Jules Ayer, in his "The Meaning of Life", collected in The Meaning of Life, and Other Essays (1990).

„Supply chains will be made less dependent on China and countries will seek to be less dependent on globalized supply chain.“

—  Robert Bassili 1972


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„Rage supplies arms.“

—  Virgil, Aeneid

Original: (sq) Furor arma ministrat.
Quelle: Aeneid (29–19 BC), Book I, Line 150

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„The billionaire boom is not a sign of a thriving economy but a symptom of a failing economic system. The people who make our clothes, assemble our phones and grow our food are being exploited to ensure a steady supply of cheap goods, and swell the profits of corporations and billionaire investors.“

—  Winnie Byanyima Ugandan aeronautical engineer, politician and diplomat 1959

Richest 1 percent bagged 82 percent of wealth created last year - poorest half of humanity got nothing https://www.oxfam.org/en/pressroom/pressreleases/2018-01-22/richest-1-percent-bagged-82-percent-wealth-created-last-year, Oxfam International (22 January 2018)

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