Interest Quotes

I never worry about diets. The only carrots that interest me are the number of carats in a diamond

Mae West

Legislation†can neither be wise nor just which seeks the welfare of a single interest at the expense and to the injury of many and varied interests.

Andrew Johnson

An individual, in promoting his own interest, may injure the public interest; a nation, in promoting the general welfare, may check the interest of a part of its members.

Friedrich List

Interest works night and day in fair weather and in foul. It gnaws at a man's substance with invisible teeth.

Henry Ward Beecher

The threat of people acting in their own enlightened and rational self-interest strikes bureaucrats, politicians and social workers as ominous and dangerous

W. G. Hill

Perhaps no place in any community is so totally democratic as the town library. The only entrance requirement is interest.

Claudia Lady Bird Johnson

Let us ever remember that our interest is in concord, not in conflict; and that our real eminence rests in the victories of peace, not those of war.

William McKinley

Only free peoples can hold their purpose and their honor steady to a common end and prefer the interest of mankind to any narrow interest of their own.

Woodrow T. Wilson

A thing that many young fellows don't seem to realism at first is that success depends on oneself and not on a kindly fate, nor on the interest of powerful friends.

Sir Robert Baden-Powell

To serve the public interest is not the same as being a servant of public opinion.

Sidney Hook

It is only about things that do not interest one that one can give a really unbiased opinion, which is no doubt the reason why an unbiased opinion is always valueless.

Oscar Wilde

It is not from the benevolence of the butcher, the brewer, or the baker that we expect our dinner, but from their regard to their own interest.

Adam Smith

Empirical interest will be in the facts so far as they are relevant to the solution of these problems.

Talcott Parsons

What do you think an artist is? An imbecile who has only eyes if he is a painter, or ears if he is a musician, or a lyre in every chamber of his heart if he is a poet? How could it be possible to feel no interest in other people, and with a cool indifference to detach yourself from the very life which they bring to you so abundantly? No, painting is not done to decorate apartments. It is an instrument of war.

Pablo Picasso

God's interest in the human race is nowhere better evinced than in obstetrics

Martin H. Fischer
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