Quotes for: interest
All men are liable to error and most men are, in many points, by passion or interest, under temptation to it.
Interest speaks all sorts of tongues and plays all sorts of characters; even that of disinterestedness.
Though men be much governed by interest; yet even interest itself, and all human affairs, are entirely governed by opinion.
He who stands aloof runs the risk of believing himself better than others and misusing his critique of society as an ideology for his private interest.
A clever man ought to so regulate his interests that each will fall in due order. Our greediness so often troubles us, making us run after so many things at the same time, that while we too eagerly look after the least we miss the greatest.
What we term virtue is often but a mass of various actions and divers interests, which fortune, or our own industry, manage to arrange; and it is not always from valour or from chastity that men are brave, and women chaste.
Capitalism has destroyed our belief in any effective power but that of self interest backed by force.
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