Henry George, 1839 - 1897
Born: 2 September 1839, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Died: 29 October 1897, New York City
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- Both the jayhawk and the man eat chickens; but the more jayhawks, the fewer chickens, while the more men, the more chickens. permalink
- He who sees the truth, let him proclaim it, without asking who is for it or who is against it. permalink
- Let no man imagine that he has no influence. Whoever he may be, and wherever he may be placed, the man who thinks becomes a light and a power. permalink
- There is danger in reckless change, but greater danger in blind conservatism. permalink
- Yet there is still this difference between man and all other animals — he is the only animal whose desires increase as they are fed; the only animal that is never satisfied. permalink
Progress and Poverty (1879)
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