profit-motive quotes

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I am fully sensible that an historical romance, founded on the
House of Saxe Cobourg, might be much more to the purpose of ...
In all toil there is profit, but mere talk leads only to poverty.
Riches do not profit in the day of wrath, but righteousness delivers from death.
For what will it profit them if they gain the whole world but forfeit their life?
For what shall it profit a man, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul?
To open a book brings profit.
The more one knows of our life the more one must denounce it, lest it be suspected that one has a personal motive in defending it. ...
My criticisms are always simple; they are limited to one word:MOmit! Every syllable that can be struck out is pure profit, and eve ...
It was the feeling of a passenger on an ocean steamer whose mind will not give him rest until he has been in the engine-room and t ...
That he delights in the misery of others no man will confess, and yet what other motive can make a father cruel?
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