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We have about 50% of the world's wealth but only 6.3% of its population…. we cannot fail to be the object of envy and resentment … George F. Kennan
The question is, do corporate executives, provided they stay within the law, have responsibilities in their business activities other than to make as much money for their stockholders as possible? And my answer to that is, no they do not. Milton Friedman
The prince should try to prevent too great an inequality of wealth .... prevent the wealth of the multitude from being hoarded by a few. Desiderius Erasmus
All amassing of wealth or hoarding of wealth above and beyond one's legitimate needs is theft. Mohandas K. Gandhi
Do not inflate prices one to another. Muhammad
The aversion, in the common people, to a silver and gold currency, had occasioned several tumultuous assemblies in and near the town of Boston. The paper, they said, was not worth hoarding, but silver and gold would all fall to the share of men of wealth, and would either be exported or hoarded up, and no part of it would go to the labourer, or the lower class of people, who must take their pay in goods, or go without Thomas Hutchinson
Be it ordained that no person is entitled to more fuel than will last him to the first day of October, 1848, or to more poles of timber than will answer his present fencing or building Salt Lake City
There are certain domains which are so vital to the well-being of citizens that they must be kept out of the private sector and the law of supply and demand. Marine Le Pen
All safe deposit boxes in banks or financial institutions have been sealed... and may only be opened in the presence of an agent of the I.R.S. Franklin D. Roosevelt
To hoard surpluses of grain and other food products at a time when the people in Petrograd, in Moscow, and in dozens of non-agricultural uyezds are not only suffering from a shortage of bread, but are cruelly starving, is an enormous crime deserving the most ruthless punishment. Vladimir Lenin; Nikolai