Quotes and Sayings about Trade



"I once loved this game. But after being traded four times, I realized that it's nothing but a business. I treat my horses better than the owners treat us. It's a shame they've destroyed my love for the game."
- Richie Allen
(Related: Love, Business, Being, Horses, Nothing, Shame)

"The offshore ocean area under U.S. jurisdiction is larger than our land mass, and teems with plant and animal life, mineral resources, commerce, trade, and energy sources."
- Tom Allen
(Related: Life, Commerce, Energy, Land, Ocean, Trade)

"Where can I get some tat? I'd like to trade it in."
- Aaron Allston
(Related: Trade)

"Now, if, as I think, writing should be, it's a kind of risky trade."
- Al Alvarez
(Related: Now, Trade, Writing)

"I mean to say, this is the book and I really loathe it and I can't imagine what a nice Jewish boy like me ever, how I ever got into this dreadful trade."
- Al Alvarez
(Related: Trade)

"A great trademark is appropriate, dynamic, distinctive, memorable and unique."
- Primo Angeli
"I'm a passionate trade unionist."
- Richard Attenborough
(Related: Trade)

"I believe in trade unionism, and I believe in democracy, in democratic trade unionism."
- Richard Attenborough
(Related: Democracy, Trade)

"To help U.S. workers, farmers and businesses, and America's long-term economic security, Congress should take decisive action to bring about fair trade with China, instead of squandering this opportunity on a weak Republican bill."
- Joe Baca
(Related: Opportunity, Action, America, Congress, Help, Republican, Security, Trade, Workers)

"NAFTA and GATT have about as much to do with free trade as the Patriot Act has to do with liberty."
- Michael Badnarik
(Related: Act, Liberty, Trade)

"Most Americans are more concerned about the economy and job creation. And they can't understand why the Obama administration or the Democrat majority in Congress wants to pass a bill like the cap-and-trade tax that will cost us jobs, that will hurt our economy, that will drive up costs for families, as well as for small businesses."
- Haley Barbour
(Related: Americans, Congress, Creation, Economy, Tax, Hurt, Job, Jobs, Majority, Will)

"The institutional investor remains the bigger influence on individual trades simply because the institutional investor has more money to support the order and that will have more of an impact on the stock."
- Maria Bartiromo
(Related: Money, Influence, Order, Support, Will)

"The average trade of an individual is in the thousands of shares, whereas the institutional trade can be in the millions of shares. Clearly, the bigger the order, the bigger the move in the stock."
- Maria Bartiromo
(Related: Order, Trade)

"Why should we use the Dollar even when we trade among ourselves?"
- Abu Bakar Bashir
(Related: Trade)

"We are on pace this year to have a trade deficit that is larger than $800 billion. We have never faced that before, but we continue to put forward trade agreements like these that leave us naked to competition that is neither free nor fair."
- Xavier Becerra
(Related: Competition, Trade)

"Today, we have a trade regime which has led to the largest trade deficits this country has ever experienced."
- Xavier Becerra
(Related: Country, Today, Trade)

"I hate to say it but I think it has become very obvious that our system for devising trade agreements, so very important to this country's functioning around the world, has not only broken, but it has broken completely."
- Xavier Becerra
(Related: Country, Hate, Obvious, Trade, World)

"It is the best of all trades, to make songs, and the second best to sing them."
- Hilaire Belloc
(Related: Songs)

"Of all fatiguing, futile, empty trades, the worst, I suppose, is writing about writing."
- Hilaire Belloc
(Related: Writing)

"The most conservative man in this world is the British trade unionist when you want to change him."
- Ernest Bevin
(Related: Change, Conservative, Man, Trade, Want, World)

"Here at home, when Americans were standing in long lines to give blood after the attack on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, we squandered an obvious opportunity to make service a noble cause again, and rekindle an American spirit of community."
- Joe Biden
(Related: Home, Opportunity, American, Americans, Blood, Cause, Community, Obvious, Service, Spirit, Trade, World)

"Trade helps bring us products cheaply, but there is no guarantee whatsoever to assume that it will allow us to replace the jobs that have been lost, and there is no mechanism under productivity that says that, either."
- Tim Bishop
(Related: Jobs, Productivity, Trade, Will)

"Foreign trade clearly holds down the cost of products we buy."
- Tim Bishop
(Related: Trade)

"Foreign trade clearly has been a reason why inflation has been low."
- Tim Bishop
(Related: Inflation, Reason, Trade)

"It is not easy to be a pioneer - but oh, it is fascinating! I would not trade one moment, even the worst moment, for all the riches in the world."
- Elizabeth Blackwell
(Related: Trade, World)

"My job, when it comes to free agency, trades, is not to pick players, but support the personnel department and the coaching staff. We have to have the financial resources to make things happen and that's my job."
- Arthur Blank
(Related: Financial, Coaching, Job, Support)

"Our oil problems are only going to get worse. Our trade balance is only going to get worse. So we have to slow the growth of U.S. oil consumption, particularly imported oil consumption."
- Sherwood Boehlert
(Related: Growth, Balance, Oil, Problems, Trade)

"I talked to a lot of employers who just are, are fearful of what's coming next out of Washington. It's all the spending, it's all the debt. It's their national energy tax, they want to call it cap and trade - more mandates, higher costs, more taxes. Their healthcare bill - more mandates, higher costs, higher taxes."
- John Boehner
(Related: Debt, Energy, Tax, Healthcare, Taxes, Trade, Want, Washington)

"Certainly, Africa accounts for only l % of world trade, and we cannot assure our development on our own."
- Omar Bongo
(Related: Development, Trade, World)

"I don't have a no-trade clause. I figure someone is going to pick me up."
- Bobby Bonilla
"China has not lived up to any other trade agreements over the last decade... They don't have any compliance or enforcement."
- David Bonior
(Related: Trade)

"This China trade deal is basically like the Bobby Knight of trade deals. You know, you abuse, you abuse, you abuse, and then they say 'Well, OK, we'll let you try one more time.'"
- David Bonior
(Related: Time, Abuse, Deals, Knight, Trade)

"An image is not simply a trademark, a design, a slogan or an easily remembered picture. It is a studiously crafted personality profile of an individual, institution, corporation, product or service."
- Daniel J. Boorstin
(Related: Design, Personality, Service)

"A losing trade, I assure you, sir: literature is a drug."
- George Borrow
(Related: Literature, Losing, Trade)

"My mom is many times responsible for getting us all together, but we trade off at each other's houses. My brother and I are actors and are traveling a lot of our job."
- Beau Bridges
(Related: Mom, Brother, Actors, Houses, Job, Trade, Traveling)

"Possibly you are not aware of the fact that the largest sum given by any contributor to the fund is but a trifle when compared with the losses suffered by nearly all the firms in the cotton trade during the disastrous years of the American war."
- John Bright
(Related: War, American, Fact, Trade, Trifle, Years)

"We have had a great depression in agriculture, caused mainly by several seasons of bad harvests, and some of our traders have suffered much from a too rapid extension in prosperous years."
- John Bright
(Related: Agriculture, Depression, Seasons, Years)

"I was always crazy about New York, dependent on it, scared of it - well, it is dangerous - but beyond that there was the pressure of being young and of not yet having done work you really liked, trademark work, breakthrough work."
- Harold Brodkey
(Related: Work, Being, Pressure)

"Anyway, several rewrites later, Del Rey Books did publish my first novel, and it did become the first work of fiction on the New York Times trade paperback bestseller list."
- Terry Brooks
(Related: Work, Books, Fiction, First, Trade)

"I have opposed the Communist cold war line ever since, both by public utterance and by private help to trade unionists breaking free from the Communist influence."
- Earl Browder
(Related: War, Help, Influence, Public, Trade)

"I am neither a free-trade man, willing to collect all the money we have to raise by direct tax upon the people, nor am I willing to lay a tax simply for protection when the Government does not need the money."
- Joseph E. Brown
(Related: Government, Money, People, Tax, Man, Protection)

"I believe you are your work. Don't trade the stuff of your life, time, for nothing more than dollars. That's a rotten bargain."
- Rita Mae Brown
(Related: Life, Time, Work, Bargain, Nothing, Trade)

"The EU and the U.S. often work together to develop international standards. This is the case in fighting terrorism and transnational crime, advancing trade liberalization, and combating piracy and intellectual property violations."
- John Bruton
(Related: Work, Crime, Fighting, Property, Terrorism, Trade)

"The E.U. is more than just a trade organization or a common market; it is a guarantee of democracy, freedom, justice, and human rights. Nations cannot stay in the E.U. if they do not respect these guarantees."
- John Bruton
(Related: Democracy, Freedom, Rights, Human rights, Justice, Nations, Respect, Trade)

"There is not in the world so toilsome a trade as the pursuit of fame; life concludes before you have so much as sketched your work."
- Jean de la Bruyere
(Related: Life, Work, Fame, Pursuit, Trade, World)

"We believe that according the name 'investors' to institutions that trade actively is like calling someone who repeatedly engages in one-night stands a 'romantic.'"
- Warren Buffett
(Related: Name, Trade)

"Some prices are just too high, no matter how much you may want the prize. The one thing you can't trade for your heart's desire is your heart."
- Lois McMaster Bujold
(Related: Heart, Desire, May, Trade, Want)

"Every proper exertion has been made and will be continued to carry out the wishes of Congress in relation to the tobacco trade, as indicated in the several resolutions of the House of Representatives and the legislation of the two branches."
- Martin Van Buren
(Related: Congress, Legislation, Trade, Will, Wishes)

"Free trade is not based on utility but on justice."
- Edmund Burke
(Related: Justice, Trade)

"I think politics can no longer be assigned to parliamentary activity and it probably never could be. But politics with a small p and the history of trade union movement really interests me."
- Saffron Burrows
(Related: History, Politics, Trade)

"Chicago kept industry, attracted new business, became the center for convention trade and transportation."
- Jane Byrne
(Related: Business, Chicago, Trade)

"You have to be very rich or very poor to live without a trade."
- Albert Camus
(Related: Poor, Trade)

"In addition, for almost a year now I have been urging the President, the Department of Justice, and the Federal Trade Commission to investigate suspicious gas price spikes."
- Lois Capps
(Related: Justice, Now, President, Trade)

"It is about time that we develop a worldwide strategy to reduce illegal trade in meth and its precursor chemicals and stop the devastating impact that methamphetamine use is having on our children and our communities."
- Dennis Cardoza
(Related: Time, Strategy, Children, Trade)

"From that date the abandonment of the older State proceeded with a rapidity never before known, and with it grew the domestic slave trade and the pro-slavery feeling."
- Henry Charles Carey
(Related: Feeling, State, Trade)

"By adopting the other trade, we place ourselves by the side of those whose measures tend not only to the improvement of their own subjects, but to the emancipation of the slave everywhere."
- Henry Charles Carey
(Related: Improvement, Trade)

"By adopting the 'free trade,' or British, system, we place ourselves side by side with the men who have ruined Ireland and India, and are now poisoning and enslaving the Chinese people."
- Henry Charles Carey
(Related: Men, People, Ireland, Now, Trade)

"In the broad and sweeping sense which the use of the term generally implies, I am not a free-trader."
- John Griffin Carlisle
(Related: Sense)

"Putin has a lot at stake here and restoring the relationship with the United States, and there are already signs as Sandy mentioned that he's moving in the right direction to begin to ascertain that their trade with Iran is not used for the production of nuclear weapons."
- Frank Carlucci
(Related: Direction, Production, Right, states, Trade, United, Weapons)

"It is a strange trade that of advocacy. Your intellect, your highest heavenly gift is hung up in the shop window like a loaded pistol for sale."
- Thomas Carlyle
(Related: Intellect, Trade)

"I made a decision back in 1978 that, in a trade off for money when I directed Halloween, I would have my name above the title in order to basically brand these movies my own."
- John Carpenter
(Related: Money, Movies, Decision, Name, Order, Trade)

"Life is an ordeal, albeit an exciting one, but I wouldn't trade it for the good old days of poverty and obscurity."
- Jim Carrey
(Related: Life, Obscurity, Old, Poverty, Trade)

"It is true that they paid much more attention to the trade unions because the trade unions were after all speaking for the rights and conditions of working men and women in their employment."
- Barbara Castle
(Related: Men, Women, Attention, Rights, Trade)

"I remember a big meeting with the hosiery trade in Harold's ministerial room."
- Barbara Castle
(Related: Meeting, Trade)

"I shall be an autocrat: that's my trade. And the good Lord will forgive me: that's his."
- Catherine II
(Related: Trade, Will)

"Canada and the United States are also working at the World Trade Organization and in our own hemisphere with negotiations for a Trade Area of the Americas to try to help countries create a positive climate for investment and trade."
- Paul Cellucci
(Related: Positive, Canada, Climate, Countries, Help, Investment, states, Trade, United, World)

"We saw when those World Trade towers came down what these terrorists will do."
- Paul Cellucci
(Related: Trade, Will, World)

"There is $1.4 billion a day in trade that goes back and forth across the border. That means millions of jobs and livelihoods for families here in Canada and for families in the United States."
- Paul Cellucci
(Related: Canada, Day, Jobs, states, Trade, United)

"Japan's inexplicable lack of response to even consider a move to re-open their market to U.S. beef will sorely tempt economic trade action against Japan."
- Saxby Chambliss
(Related: Action, Inexplicable, Trade, Will)

"Trade isn't about goods. Trade is about information. Goods sit in the warehouse until information moves them."
- C. J. Cherryh
(Related: Information, Trade)

"Without the right tools, we can't police our markets from illegal trade."
- Chris Chocola
(Related: Police, Right, Tools, Trade)

"The very hirelings of the press, whose trade it is to buoy up the spirits of the people. have uttered falsehoods so long, they have played off so many tricks, that their budget seems, at last, to be quite empty."
- William Cobbett
(Related: People, Press, Spirits, Trade)

"I am looking forward to a series of productive meetings in both Austria and Estonia, particularly what role organized crime plays in the Baltic drug trade."
- Howard Coble
(Related: Crime, Meetings, Trade)

"I am appreciative of the Bush administration's commitment to fair trade by looking at the facts in this case and ruling affirmatively for the implementation of quotas in this specific category."
- Howard Coble
(Related: Commitment, Facts, Trade)

"A pretty little collection of weaknesses and a terror of spiders are our indispensable stock-in-trade with the men."
- Sidonie Gabrielle Colette
(Related: Men, Pretty, Spiders, Terror)

"We live in downtown Manhattan and we have pretty big windows that looked right at the World Trade Center. I was home along with Kai and we watched it all happen. I was holding him in my arms and we were looking out the window when the second plane hit."
- Jennifer Connelly
(Related: Home, Pretty, Right, Trade, Windows, World)

"I've had lengthy discussions with European farm leaders. It is clear they have an agricultural strategy to support their producers and gain dominance in world agricultural trade. They're gaining markets the old-fashioned way - they're buying them."
- Kent Conrad
(Related: Strategy, Buying, Gain, Leaders, Old, Support, Trade, World)

"Advertising is the life of trade."
- Calvin Coolidge
(Related: Life, Advertising, Trade)

"The studio didn't ask them to learn their trade, they just worked them, and when that personality or that gimmick or whatever they had ran dry at the box office, they were dropped and out."
- Jackie Cooper
(Related: Office, Personality, Trade)

"When Donald Duck traded his wings for arms, was he trading up or trading down?"
- Doug Coupland
"The end of the animal trade would leave more time to trap or beat to death pop star wannabes."
- Simon Cowell
(Related: Death, Time, End, Trade)

"You're asking the wrong girl about fame. I'm hardly famous. I wouldn't want to trade places with anyone else."
- Nikki Cox
(Related: Fame, Famous, Trade, Want, Wrong)

"The danger that we have right now are people who get the same information as I do and, therefore, think they'll reach the same conclusions that haven't traded as long, don't have bear claws up and down their backs like I do."
- Jim Cramer
(Related: People, Danger, Information, Now, Right)

"The problem remains that the market is grossly distorted by Canadian unfair trade practices."
- Michael Crapo
(Related: Trade)

"The proceedings of this House in 1790, in reference to petitions on the matter of the slave trade, and of slavery in the States, have been cited. It has been said that those petitions were not received."
- Caleb Cushing
(Related: Slavery, states, Trade)

"There is no question of the benefits that opening a market of a billion people will bring to American businesses. But as I said last year, this will test China and the world trade system."
- William M. Daley
(Related: People, American, Benefits, Question, Trade, Will, World)

"We probably put about four or five comic books out a year and probably about two or three art books and various trade paperbacks - maybe four or five of those a year - and that's what we do now."
- Glenn Danzig
(Related: Art, Books, Now, Trade)

"Without wonder and insight, acting is just a trade. With it, it becomes creation."
- Bette Davis
(Related: Acting, Creation, Trade, Wonder)

"It was funny actually because that was still during the time we were dating. He would get all these calls because supposedly before we broke up, we had already broken up in the trades, in the rags or whatever."
- Rosario Dawson
(Related: Funny, Time, Dating)

"About 75 percent of the crude oil marketed here is sold off the books, and they are doing trades that would be illegal if it was a regulated market, and of course they do not want to regulate it."
- Peter DeFazio
(Related: Books, Oil, Want)

"So, after school, I needed to learn a trade and started to work as a tailor."
- Desmond Dekker
(Related: Work, School, Trade)

"Even in Britain, the trade unions tell me that employment contracts have less protection than in the past."
- Jacques Delors
(Related: Past, Protection, Trade)

"Glamour is what I sell, it's my stock in trade."
- Marlene Dietrich
(Related: Glamour, Trade)

"Nobody in this country realizes that cap-and-trade is a tax - and it's a great big one."
- John Dingell
(Related: Country, Tax)

"We suffered a setback and there were too many trades until Dave Taylor came along and Charlie Simmer."
- Marcel Dionne
"I am a firm believer in free but fair trade. However the United States should not be on the losing end of trade agreements that are not enforced. It is time that we make China play fairly."
- Elizabeth Dole
(Related: Time, End, Losing, Play, states, Trade, United)

"With his trademark courage and conviction, President Reagan led us out of the Cold War, spreading his vision of freedom, resulting in the release of millions of people from the yoke of communism."
- John Doolittle
(Related: War, People, Courage, Vision, Communism, Conviction, Freedom, President)

"The Bush Administration and the Congress have to stop ignoring this crisis in international trade. The longer we ignore it, the more American jobs will move overseas. It's just that simple."
- Byron Dorgan
(Related: American, Congress, Crisis, Jobs, Trade, Will)

"I speak for a lot of church groups, youth groups, schools, colleges and do personal appearances. I've done conventions and trade shows. A lot of different little hats."
- Donna Douglas
(Related: Church, Schools, Trade, Youth)

"For a poet to depict a poet in poetry is a hazardous experiment; in regarding one's own trade a sense of humour and a little wholesome cynicism are not amiss."
- Edward Dowden
(Related: Poetry, Cynicism, Sense, Trade)

"We've already seen how it's going to come in, in a truck, like it did at Oklahoma City at the Federal building or it's going to come in by plane, like it did at the World Trade Center."
- Richard Drew
(Related: Building, Trade, World)

"Go miser go, for money sell your soul. Trade wares for wares and trudge from pole to pole, So others may say when you are dead and gone. See what a vast estate he left his son."
- John Dryden
(Related: Money, Son, Soul, May, Miser, Trade)

"War is the trade of Kings."
- John Dryden
(Related: War, Kings, Trade)

"My father suffered much and toiled painfully all his life, for he had no resources other than the proceeds of his trade from which to support himself and his wife and family."
- Albrecht Durer
(Related: Family, Life, Father, Wife, Support, Trade)

"That first year in Chicago was one of the most memorable in my career. Getting traded rejuvenated me, and I had something to prove. I wanted to show them what I could do."
- Dennis Eckersley
(Related: Career, Chicago, First)

"I had never been to the playoffs, and it was exciting. The fans went through the roof. They were excited about the whole team. It was great to be traded to a city like Chicago, which was a lot like Boston."
- Dennis Eckersley
(Related: Boston, Chicago, Fans)

"America won the Cold War by protecting our strategic resources from the threat of foreign control. We must bring the same attitude to our trade relationship with China."
- Jo Ann Emerson
(Related: War, Attitude, Control, America, Trade)

"America's largest trade deficit is with China, a nation that enjoys Permanent Normal Trade Relations with the U.S. and ties its currency to the dollar to make it a more competitive trading partner."
- Jo Ann Emerson
(Related: America, Nation, Trade)

"With a strong domestic economy, low national unemployment at 5 percent, and increasing retail sales, the picture should look rosy. But one look at the trade deficit changes all of that."
- Jo Ann Emerson
(Related: Economy, Sales, Trade, Unemployment)

"All those trucks and barges that carry our goods to port are vital connections to the only force which can balance our trade deficit: export. We must keep doing what we do best if we are going to get America out of the red."
- Jo Ann Emerson
(Related: America, Balance, Force, Trade)

"A key U.S. initiative in this trade war must be to develop reliable trading partners in the world."
- Jo Ann Emerson
(Related: War, Key, Trade, World)

"As the U.S. trade deficit, and the portion of that deficit attributed to China, continue to grow, our own economy is at risk of losing its reputation as a leader in world trade."
- Jo Ann Emerson
(Related: Leader, Economy, Losing, Reputation, Risk, Trade, World)

"I'm a free market person, a free trader. But if we had a market in California, there would be competition."
- Anna Eshoo
(Related: Competition)

"You mentioned the Free Trade Agreement and yes I can't tell you how pleased we are that Morocco is one of the countries that our country is going to begin negotiating a Free Trade Agreement with."
- Donald Evans
(Related: Agreement, Countries, Country, Trade)

"But, we have had the debate in our country now for a number of years as to whether or not free trade agreements are good for economic growth and economic opportunity in creating jobs and lifting people out of poverty."
- Donald Evans
(Related: People, Opportunity, Growth, Country, Debate, Jobs, Now, Poverty, Trade, Years)

"This is my first visit to Africa, a region where President Bush has voiced a deep passion for fostering and encouraging economic development, investment and trade."
- Donald Evans
(Related: Development, Encouraging, Deep, First, Investment, Passion, President, Trade, Visit)

"The publisher is a middleman, he calls the tune to which the whole rest of the trade dances; and he does so because he pays the piper."
- Geoffrey Faber
(Related: Rest, Trade)

"The Giants are looking for a trade but I don't think Atlanta wants to depart with a quality player."
- Ron Fairly
(Related: Quality, Giants, Trade)

"I am a shocker. I like to create controversy. It's my trademark."
- Brenda Fassie
(Related: Controversy)

"My own experience has been that the tools I need for my trade are paper, tobacco, food, and a little whisky."
- William Faulkner
(Related: Experience, Food, Tools, Trade)

"It's been six years since I have had a drink and I have two girls, and my priorities are a lot different now and I just can't believe I was that guy. And I would not go back, I would not trade the way I am now for anything."
- Brett Favre
(Related: Girls, Now, Priorities, Trade, Years)

"Unfair trade agreements, passed by both Republicans and Democrats, have sent millions of jobs to other countries. We need to stop this hemorrhaging and find ways for American workers to compete in the new market."
- Russ Feingold
(Related: American, Countries, Democrats, Jobs, Republicans, Trade, Workers)

"But then in April of 1985 the dollar began a sharp decline. The dollar's trade weighted value fell 23 percent in just 12 months and by a total of 37 percent by the beginning of 1988."
- Martin Feldstein
(Related: April, Beginning, Months, Trade, Value)

"The more competitive value of the dollar turned around the trade deficit."
- Martin Feldstein
(Related: Trade, Value)

"The only way that we can reduce our financial dependence on the inflow of funds from the rest of the world is to reduce our trade deficit."
- Martin Feldstein
(Related: Financial, Dependence, Rest, Trade, World)

"To finance this trade deficit, the U.S. has to borrow from the rest of the world or sell American assets like stocks, businesses, and real estate to the rest of the world."
- Martin Feldstein
(Related: Finance, American, Rest, Trade, World)

"Although economists have studied the sensitivity of import and export volumes to changes in the exchange rate, there is still much uncertainty about just how much the dollar must change to bring about any given reduction in our trade deficit."
- Martin Feldstein
(Related: Change, Sensitivity, Trade, Uncertainty)

"Unless the trade deficit shrinks, the combination of the trade deficit and the interest and dividend payments to foreigners will grow ever more rapidly."
- Martin Feldstein
(Related: Foreigners, Interest, Trade, Will)

"Internet safety begins at home and that is why my legislation would require the Federal Trade Commission to design and publish a unique website to serve as a clearinghouse and resource for parents, teachers and children for information on the dangers of surfing the Internet."
- Mike Fitzpatrick
(Related: Design, Home, Children, Information, Internet, Legislation, Parents, Safety, Teachers, Trade)

"I'd often wondered what would I do if I were ever traded, because it happened many, many times."
- Curt Flood
"The NRA provided that in America each industry should be organized into a federally supervised trade association. It was not called a corporative. It was called a Code Authority."
- John T. Flynn
(Related: America, Authority, Trade)

"Even before Europe was united in an economic level or was conceived at the level of economic interests and trade, it was culture that united all the countries of Europe. The arts, literature, music are the connecting link of Europe."
- Dario Fo
(Related: Music, Countries, Culture, Europe, Literature, Trade, United)

"But the same thing was true in the army. You slept in a barracks with all kinds of people of every nationality, every trade, every character and quality you can imagine, and that was a good experience."
- Shelby Foote
(Related: Experience, Quality, People, Character, Army, Nationality, Trade)

"If these assets were set up as a revolving fund with which Japan could import raw materials for its industries, Japanese exports could again enter the channels of world trade-and Japanese workers would have employment and something to eat."
- James Forrestal
(Related: Trade, Workers, World)

"For the only way in which a durable peace can be created is by world-wide restoration of economic activity and international trade."
- James Forrestal
(Related: Peace, Trade, World)

"Ukraine is also successfully moving toward democracy and making progress expanding freedoms and rights to its people. We can help Ukraine achieve these goals and improve its economy by normalizing trade relations."
- Vito Fossella
(Related: People, Progress, Goals, Democracy, Economy, Rights, Help, Trade)

"China's idea of fair trade is government subsidies of its textile and apparel exports to the United States, currency manipulation, and forgiveness of loans by its government banks."
- Virginia Foxx
(Related: Forgiveness, Government, Idea, Apparel, Banks, Manipulation, states, Trade, United)

"No nation was ever ruined by trade."
- Benjamin Franklin
(Related: Nation, Trade)

"Sound science must be a basis to governing our trade relations around the globe."
- Bill Frist
(Related: Science, Sound, Trade)

"Up to now we have faced external problems in an isolated fashion. One of these problems is precisely the drug trade and what has been the result? A very weak and fragile position."
- Alberto Fujimori
(Related: Fashion, Now, Problems, Result, Trade)

"Would that the simple maxim, that honesty is the best policy, might be laid to heart; that a sense of the true aim of life might elevate the tone of politics and trade till public and private honor become identical."
- Margaret Fuller
(Related: Life, Politics, Policy, Heart, Honesty, Honor, Maxim, Public, Sense, Trade)

"The rest of the world needs the US economy and financial system to recover in order for it to revive. We remain at the center of global economic activity with financial and trade ties to every region of the globe."
- Timothy Geithner
(Related: Financial, Economy, Needs, Order, Rest, Trade, World)

"I don't think anyone sets out to malign poor people but certainly that's what we do through organizations such as the World Trade Organization, the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund."
- Bob Geldof
(Related: People, Poor, Trade, World)

"The methods by which a trade union can alone act, are necessarily destructive; its organization is necessarily tyrannical."
- Henry George
(Related: Act, Trade)

"There's people coming in who've never done any politics at all, who've never been in a trade union, they've never been in a political party, they've never done anything, but they do feel a kind of urgency."
- Susan George
(Related: Politics, People, Party, Trade)

"I venture to allude to the impression which seemed generally to prevail among their brethren across the seas, that the Old Country must wake up if she intends to maintain her old position of pre-eminence in her colonial trade against foreign competitors."
- King George V
(Related: Impression, Country, Old, Trade)

"I wouldn't trade the experiences I've had over the past 36 years for anything."
- Gil Gerard
(Related: Past, Trade, Years)

"The progressive movement against the war of occupation in Iraq is a reason for hope, as is resistance to free trade agreements in Latin America. Those are moments that we have to celebrate: that people still find the resolve and energy to resist."
- Danny Glover
(Related: War, People, Hope, America, Energy, Iraq, Moments, Occupation, Reason, Trade)

"Our stock in trade is raw, flailing sex."
- Al Goldstein
(Related: Sex, Trade)

"Where trade unions are most firmly organized, there are the rights of the people most respected."
- Samuel Gompers
(Related: People, Rights, Trade)

"The trade union movement represents the organized economic power of the workers... It is in reality the most potent and the most direct social insurance the workers can establish."
- Samuel Gompers
(Related: Power, Reality, Trade, Workers)

"Values are not trendy items that are casually traded in."
- Ellen Goodman
(Related: Values)

"But the question is to find and rear leaders that are really one with the masses. This can only be accomplished by the masses, the political parties and the Trade Unions, by means of the most severe struggle, also inwardly."
- Herman Gorter
(Related: Leaders, Question, Struggle, Trade)

"The Clinton administration brought 65 cases from 1995 to 2000 before the World Trade Organization. The Bush administration has brought twelve. Twelve cases. They haven't even been able to stand up for our jobs."
- Jennifer Granholm
(Related: Jobs, Trade, World)

"I've always considered making it legal for Americans to import their prescription drugs a free-trade issue. Imports create competition and keep domestic industry more responsive to consumers."
- Chuck Grassley
(Related: Legal, Americans, Competition, Drugs)

"I shall be an autocrat, that's my trade; and the good Lord will forgive me, that's his."
- Catherine the Great
(Related: Trade, Will)

"Some go on to trade schools or get further training for jobs they are interested in. Some go into the arts, some are craftsmen, some take a little time out to travel, and some start their own businesses. But our graduates find and work at what they want to do."
- Daniel Greenberg
(Related: Time, Work, Travel, Jobs, Schools, Trade, Training, Want)

"The Slave Trade, though nominally abolished, is actively pursued here, eighty-three slaves having been landed just before my arrival, and another cargo during my stay."
- George Grey
(Related: Trade)

"All the principal people in the town are concerned in the slave trade, and their chief wealth consists in the number of slaves they possess; therefore there is little chance of the trade being, for many years, totally abolished."
- George Grey
(Related: People, Wealth, Being, Chance, Trade, Years)

"We were talking about really getting Europe on its feet. It was our hope that there would be a breakdown of trade barriers in Europe first, and then eventually a breakdown internationally, which would help increase trade with Europe."
- W. Averell Harriman
(Related: Hope, Europe, Feet, First, Help, Talking, Trade)

"This was the period when I used all the influence I had to get the British to abandon their export trade, and as much as possible convert all of their manufacturing facilities to the immediate needs of the war, including civilian, as well as military requirements."
- W. Averell Harriman
(Related: War, Influence, Manufacturing, Military, Needs, Trade)

"The biggest trade that Germany and Britain had was with each other, in the prewar period; I think I'm right in that. Two highly industrialized nations had the most trade with each other, and it wasn't tariff policies alone that made trade relations better for both of them."
- W. Averell Harriman
(Related: Germany, Nations, Right, Trade)

"As far as the Russians were concerned, I felt the reverse; they had adequate gold, if they wanted to buy, and they weren't dependent upon international trade. I felt they were more self-sufficient."
- W. Averell Harriman
(Related: Gold, Self, Trade)

"We do not wish to open your ports to foreign trade all at once."
- Townsend Harris
(Related: Open, Trade)

"If you make a treaty first with the United States and settle the matter of the opium trade, England cannot change this, though she should desire to do so."
- Townsend Harris
(Related: Change, Desire, EnglFirst, Opium, states, Trade, United)

"In government as well as in trade a new era came to the colonies in 1763."
- Albert Bushnell Hart
(Related: Government, Trade)

"Trade creates jobs and lifts people out of poverty. And when that happens, societies stabilize and grow. And there is nothing like a stable society to fight terrorism and strengthen democracy, freedom and rule of law."
- Dennis Hastert
(Related: Society, People, Democracy, Fight, Freedom, Jobs, Law, Nothing, Poverty, Terrorism, Trade)

"There is no doubt that this government and this country are benefiting from the reforms that we brought in the 1980s, and that couldn't have been done without the co-operation of the trade union movement."
- Bob Hawke
(Related: Government, Country, Doubt, Trade)

"This high official, all allow, is grossly overpaid; there wasn't any Board, and now there isn't any Trade."
- A. P. Herbert
(Related: Now, Trade)

"My overall message for labor members is... that we understand that the benefits of trade are clear, but the disruption and the dislocation are painfully concentrated and we can't ignore them."
- Alexis Herman
(Related: Benefits, Labor, Trade)

"You sweat out the free agent thing in November then you make the trades in December. Then you struggle to sign the guys left in January and in February I get down to sewing all the new numbers on the uniforms."
- Whitey Herzog
(Related: December, February, Numbers, Struggle)

"If you review the commercial history, you will discover anyone who controls oriental trade will get hold of global wealth."
- James J. Hill
(Related: History, Wealth, Trade, Will)

"It only worked for a little while; the morning after I agreed to go with Universal, an article came out in the Hollywood trade papers, and the secret was out."
- Laura Hillenbrand
(Related: Hollywood, Trade)

"In the interest rate area, traders have for a long time used a version of what is known as Black's model for European bond options; another version of the same model for caps and floors; and yet another version of the same model for European swap options."
- John Hull
(Related: Time, Interest, Options)

"I see no reason for giving the capital employed in agriculture greater protection than the capital vested in other branches of trade, manufacture, or commerce."
- Joseph Hume
(Related: Agriculture, Commerce, Giving, Protection, Reason, Trade)

"The advantage to Great Britain of a regular free trade in corn would, therefore, be more by raising the rest of the world to our standard and price, than by lowering the prices here to the standard of the Continent."
- Joseph Hume
(Related: Rest, Trade, World)

"With an open trade in corn and a fixed duty we should have every man in the country fully fed and happy, instead of our present situation in which so much distress exists - distress of our own producing."
- Joseph Hume
(Related: Country, Duty, Man, Open, Present, Trade)

"When America closes its doors, so does everybody else. We are the primary engine of growth in the world and we are the only beacon of free trade left, and open markets."
- Jon Huntsman, Jr.
(Related: Growth, America, Open, Trade, World)

"I had the trade minister in China sit down as we were preparing for trade negotiations. He said, 'Please don't let people in the United States lose their confidence because when you lose your confidence, the rest of the world suffers'."
- Jon Huntsman, Jr.
(Related: People, Confidence, Rest, states, Trade, United, World)

"There is only one justification for universities, as distinguished from trade schools. They must be centers of criticism."
- Robert M. Hutchins
(Related: Criticism, Justification, Schools, Trade)

"It's been years, decades, since a president has lost a major trade initiative. That would be bad headlines."
- Gwen Ifill
(Related: President, Trade, Years)

"Literature flourishes best when it is half a trade and half an art."
- William Ralph Inge
(Related: Art, Literature, Trade)

"As best I can tell there was no advance warning of the attack on the World Trade Center in 1993, which was the first significant foreign terrorist activity in the U.S. No tip-offs that it was coming."
- Bobby Ray Inman
(Related: First, Trade, World)

"There's a lot of exaggerated talk about CAFTA, but it's actually a fairly routine trade agreement. Although it involves fairly small nations, they're still more important trade partners than places like Australia or many other larger nations."
- Ernest Istook
(Related: Agreement, Nations, Routine, Talk, Trade)

"America has global trade with plenty of nations that provide inexpensive labor, but it's better for us when they're in our own hemisphere, rather than sending that business halfway around the world."
- Ernest Istook
(Related: Business, America, Labor, Nations, Trade, World)

"Now that our media companies and it appears are policies are traded for cash, what is there to check the continuing consolidation of power and diminishing of democracy?"
- Joichi Ito
(Related: Power, Democracy, Media, Now)

"I believe that whatever we have, regardless of a trade being done or not, I feel we have a shot. I've just got to believe that we're going to be all right. I've got to just play basketball."
- Allen Iverson
(Related: Basketball, Being, Play, Right, Trade)

"I don't care. I feel like if we don't make a trade, we have to get it done with what we've got."
- Allen Iverson
(Related: Care, Trade)

"If you want to be fully convinced of the abominations of slavery, go on a southern plantation, and call yourself a negro trader. Then there will be no concealment; and you will see and hear things that will seem to you impossible among human beings with immortal souls."
- Harriet Ann Jacobs
(Related: Slavery, Want, Will)

"The Creator has not thought proper to mark those in the forehead who are of stuff to make good generals. We are first, therefore, to seek them blindfold, and then let them learn the trade at the expense of great losses."
- Thomas Jefferson
(Related: Thought, First, Trade)

"If the present Congress errs in too much talking, how can it be otherwise in a body to which the people send one hundred and fifty lawyers, whose trade it is to question everything, yield nothing, and talk by the hour?"
- Thomas Jefferson
(Related: People, Body, Congress, Lawyers, Nothing, Present, Question, Talk, Talking, Trade, Yield)

"The goal is to normalize trade relations based on sound science and consumer protection."
- Mike Johanns
(Related: Science, Goal, Protection, Sound, Trade)

"In beef trade issues, we base our decisions upon science."
- Mike Johanns
(Related: Science, Decisions, Trade)

"In this day and age when we do so much business in foreign trade, we need the ability to identify trace an animal very quickly, identifying where it came from - where it has been, and where it is at today."
- Mike Johanns
(Related: Age, Business, Ability, Day, Today, Trade)

"I'm finding myself really angry over spending and the deficit. I'm finding myself really angry over what's happening in the Middle East, the decision to stay in Afghanistan indefinitely. I'm angry about cap and trade. And I've been on record for a long time on the failed war on drugs."
- Gary Johnson
(Related: Time, War, Decision, Afghanistan, Drugs, Trade)

"This led me to understand that trade unionism, the instrument of working-class liberation and of social change could, and indeed should, be also an instrument of industrial progress."
- Leon Jouhaux
(Related: Change, Progress, Trade)

"The trade unions, far from being content with these declarations, established international liaisons and supported every policy based on pacification and understanding."
- Leon Jouhaux
(Related: Policy, Being, Content, Trade, Understanding)

"I would not go so far as to say that the French trade unions attached greater importance to the struggle for peace than the others did; but they certainly seemed to take it more to heart."
- Leon Jouhaux
(Related: Peace, Heart, Importance, Struggle, Trade)

"From 1918 on, trade unionists were to express from the platforms of their congresses the workers' desire for peace through a rational organization of the world."
- Leon Jouhaux
(Related: Peace, Desire, Trade, Workers, World)

"At Leeds the idea of an international labour organization appeared in a trade-union text which also drew attention to the danger to the working classes inherent in the existence of international capitalist competition."
- Leon Jouhaux
(Related: Idea, Attention, Competition, Danger, Existence, Trade)

"On completion of my military service, I went back to the factory and to the trade union."
- Leon Jouhaux
(Related: Completion, Military, Service, Trade)

"In Africa today, we recognise that trade and investment, and not aid, are pillars of development."
- Paul Kagame
(Related: Development, Investment, Today, Trade)

"That level of trade deficit throttles real growth in our country and continues the unfortunate path of selling out America. We are not winning the global trade war, we are losing it badly."
- Marcy Kaptur
(Related: War, Growth, Selling, Winning, America, Country, Losing, Trade)

"In fact, our monthly trade deficit figure is so huge it equals the entire annual budget of our Department of Veterans Affairs. Veterans fought to make us free from foreign tyranny, but the new tyranny is taking a different form."
- Marcy Kaptur
(Related: Fact, Trade, Tyranny, Veterans)

"Amin hid nothing. Everybody knew everything. Yet the American Senate only introduced a resolution breaking off trade with Amin three months before his overthrow."
- Ryszard Kapuscinski
(Related: American, Months, Nothing, Resolution, Senate, Trade)

"The workingmen have perceived that women are in the field of industry to stay; and they see, too, that there can not be two standards of work and wages for any trade without constant menace to the higher standard."
- Florence Kelley
(Related: Women, Work, Trade, Wages)

"In the garment trades, on the other hand, the presence of a body of the disfranchised, of the weak and young, undoubtedly contributes to the economic weakness of these trades."
- Florence Kelley
(Related: Body, Weakness)

"Hence, within the space of two generations there has been a complete revolution in the attitude of the trades-unions toward the women working in their trades."
- Florence Kelley
(Related: Women, Attitude, Revolution, Generations, Space)

"We have traded a dictator for a chaos that has left America less secure."
- John F. Kerry
(Related: America, Chaos)

"Our current identification system is so disjointed that the World Trade Center terrorists had a total of 63 valid driver's licenses between them."
- Jack Kingston
(Related: Trade, World)

"To hear the Japanese plead for free trade is like hearing the word love on the lips of a harlot."
- Lane Kirkland
(Related: Love, Hearing, Trade, Word)

"I make a lot more off the trades and Image than Marvel."
- Robert Kirkman
"I think Walking Dead is one of the friendliest new reader type books in that every time a new trade is shipped out, a new issue is shipped out at the same time."
- Robert Kirkman
(Related: Time, Books, Trade, Walking)

"And, unlike the earlier bombing on the World Trade Center, a major landmark and symbol of the strength of the financial world was, not just damaged but, totally destroyed."
- Allen Klein
(Related: Financial, Strength, Symbol, Trade, World)

"The SSRC committee turned attention from team research for building a model of the United States to doing one for world trade in order to investigate the international transmission mechanism."
- Lawrence R. Klein
(Related: Attention, Building, Committee, Order, Research, states, Trade, United, World)

"A writer's ambition should be to trade a hundred contemporary readers for ten readers in ten years' time and for one reader in a hundred years' time."
- Arthur Koestler
(Related: Time, Ambition, Trade, Writer, Years)

"I would rather be known as 'Jim Kolbe, the trade expert in Congress who happens to be gay,' rather than 'Jim Kolbe, gay congressman from Arizona.'"
- Jim Kolbe
(Related: Congress, Gay, Trade)

"I've never denied my sexual orientation. I just don't make a point of it. It isn't what I do. Clearly, I'm known for the work I've done on trade and Social Security."
- Jim Kolbe
(Related: Work, Security, Trade)

"Money flows into the US, and inflates US assets, and allows the US to have a monstrous trade deficit. That means we are consuming more than we are producing."
- David Korten
(Related: Money, Trade)

"My first guitar, a Fender Jazz Master, I traded it in for a Les Paul Deluxe."
- Lenny Kravitz
(Related: First, Guitar, Jazz)

"The free trade movement in the middle of the last century represents the first conscious recognition of these new circumstances and of the necessity to adapt to them."
- Christian Lous Lange
(Related: Circumstances, First, Necessity, Trade)

"The main concept is that of an international solidarity expressed in practice through worldwide division of labor: free trade is the principal point in the program of internationalism."
- Christian Lous Lange
(Related: Practice, Solidarity, Trade)

"Life is very good. I'm the president and Chief Executive Officer of the Wireless trade association, the CTIA."
- Steve Largent
(Related: Life, President, Trade)

"One succeeds in obtaining an equivalent production at a lower price by improving the arts, trades and agriculture and by developing the physical and moral qualities of workers, farmers and craftsmen."
- Antoine Lavoisier
(Related: Agriculture, Production, Workers)

"Some people are so busy learning the tricks of the trade that they never learn the trade."
- Vernon Law
(Related: People, Learning, Trade)

"The Merchants of Carolina, are fair, frank Traders."
- John Lawson
"Many of the French follow a Trade with the Indians, living very conveniently for that Interest."
- John Lawson
(Related: Interest, Living, Trade)

"It is usually people in the money business, finance, and international trade that are really rich."
- Robin Leach
(Related: Money, Business, Finance, People, Trade)

"The history of all countries shows that the working class exclusively by its own effort is able to develop only trade-union consciousness."
- Vladimir Lenin
(Related: History, Class, Consciousness, Countries, Effort, Trade)

"Is education possibly a process of trading awareness for things of lesser worth? The goose who trades his is soon a pile of feathers."
- Aldo Leopold
(Related: Education, Awareness, Worth)

"What's lucky about my career in general is that I stumbled into what every writer most wants. Not repeating myself and doing strange things has become my trademark."
- Jonathan Lethem
(Related: Career, Writer)

"If the world would only build temples to Machinery in the abstract then everything would be perfect. The painter and sculptor would have plenty to do, and could, in complete peace and suitably honored, pursue their trade without further trouble."
- Wyndham Lewis
(Related: Peace, Trade, Trouble, World)

"The WTO has one of the most impressive records in global economic governance, by promoting trade liberalisation and economic development."
- Anna Lindh
(Related: Development, Trade)

"Nonetheless, the developing countries must be able to reap the benefits of international trade."
- Anna Lindh
(Related: Benefits, Countries, Trade)

"The developing countries must be able to take a more active part in trade negotiations, through technical assistance and support from the developed countries."
- Anna Lindh
(Related: Countries, Support, Trade)

"My penalty for rocking the boat was being traded."
- Ted Lindsay
(Related: Being)

"Nobody really tells me what's going on, and I find out via the trades myself."
- Lucy Liu
"I do not believe in sex distinction in literature, law, politics, or trade - or that modesty and virtue are more becoming to women than to men, but wish we had more of it everywhere."
- Belva Lockwood
(Related: Women, Politics, Sex, Virtue, Law, Literature, Modesty, Trade)

"The search for truth is not a trade by which a man can support himself; for a priest it is a supreme peril ."
- Alfred Loisy
(Related: Truth, Man, Support, Trade)

"I think actors become jacks-of-all-trades and masters of none."
- Josh Lucas
(Related: Actors)

"Likewise, free trade does not, as evidenced in CAFTA, mean fair trade."
- Stephen F. Lynch
(Related: Trade)

"Free trade should not mean free labor."
- Stephen F. Lynch
(Related: Labor, Trade)

"Instead of trade policy that is beneficial to American businesses and workers as well as our trade partners, we have a flawed trade policy that hurts all parties."
- Stephen F. Lynch
(Related: Policy, American, Trade, Workers)

"You do not export democracy through the Defense Department or the Defense Secretary. You do it through trade agreements, through the Department of Commerce and favorable agreements with our friends and neighbors across the globe."
- Stephen F. Lynch
(Related: Commerce, Defense, Democracy, Friends, Neighbors, Trade)

"Now, given the experience that we have had thus far, with our subsequent trade agreements with NAFTA and others, you would think that with our experience of job loss that we have had there that when you find yourself in a hole that you might stop digging."
- Stephen F. Lynch
(Related: Experience, Job, Loss, Now, Trade)

"Proponents of the Central America Free Trade Agreement have conveniently ignored this fundamental fact: the effect of trade on incomes in Central America and how to alleviate the adverse consequences of trade liberalization on the poor."
- Stephen F. Lynch
(Related: Agreement, America, Consequences, Effect, Poor, Trade)

"Trade reform has also been linked to increased income disparity as skilled workers have captured more benefits from globalization than their unskilled counterparts."
- Stephen F. Lynch
(Related: Benefits, Globalization, Income, Reform, Trade, Workers)

"Some of my friends who know me best say they wouldn't trade places with me for $1 million because of the pace I lead."
- Loretta Lynn
(Related: Friends, Trade)

"Things aren't right. If a burglar breaks into your home and you shoot him, he can sue you. For what, restraint of trade?"
- Bill Maher
(Related: Home, Restraint, Right, Trade)

"The only conclusion you can draw from the real historical movement is that by and large, in day-to-day life, what Lenin called trade union consciousness dominates the working class. I would call it elementary class consciousness of the working class."
- Ernest Mandel
(Related: Life, Class, Consciousness, Day, Trade)

"I certainly believe that we gain through open trade and liberalisation."
- Peter Mandelson
(Related: Gain, Open, Trade)

"Economically, unfair trade will benefit nobody in the long run, as poorer countries will be bled totally dry and will become unable to produce anything."
- Chris Martin
(Related: Countries, Trade, Will)

"As much as I value an union of all the states, I would not admit the southern states into the union, unless they agreed to the discontinuance of this disgraceful trade, because it would bring weakness and not strength to the union."
- George Mason
(Related: Strength, states, Trade, Value, Weakness)

"The augmentation of slaves weakens the states; and such a trade is diabolical in itself, and disgraceful to mankind."
- George Mason
(Related: Mankind, states, Trade)

"I'm afraid I'm not sufficiently inhibited about the things that other women are inhibited about for me. They feel that you've given away trade secrets."
- Mary McCarthy
(Related: Women, Secrets, Trade)

"If you look at the history of broadcasting, what you find is the National Association of Broadcasters is a trade association whose mission is to protect the interests of the commercial broadcasters."
- Robert McChesney
(Related: History, Mission, Trade)

"That moment was very important because it was political. That's what has to be done, so they struck a deal. She figures his is a well-thought-out motivation that she felt was worthy trade-off. The motivation here is survival, and she has to think like a leader."
- Mary McDonnell
(Related: Leader, Motivation, Survival, Trade)

"Tens of thousands of South Florida jobs are dependent on the trade and commerce that our ports provide, and we have to make sure that we spend our security dollars wisely."
- Kendrick Meek
(Related: Commerce, Jobs, Security, Trade)

"The violinist must possess the poet's gift of piercing the protective hide which grows on propagandists, stockbrokers and slave traders, to penetrate the deeper truth which lies within."
- Yehudi Menuhin
(Related: Truth, Lies)

"When Wayne was traded, I became captain. For me it really wasn't anything - I didn't do anything or I didn't feel I had to do anything different than what I had been doing all along."
- Mark Messier
"Slovakia's joining the OECD in 1999 is totally dependent on meeting economic reforms required such as transparency and legislation that permits fair and open conduct of trade and business."
- John Mica
(Related: Business, Legislation, Meeting, Open, Trade)

"Our relations with the Indians have been governed chiefly by treaties and trade, or war and subjugation."
- Nelson A. Miles
(Related: War, Trade)

"Their argument, and I think it's a correct one, is that they'll make more money from the trades and the hardcovers if nobody messes with the creative team."
- Mark Millar
(Related: Money, Argument)

"After 16 months of teaching, consulting, fellowship, and special project activities on matters ranging from conservation to healthcare to international trade, Gov. Ventura appointed me to the Minnesota Court of Appeals."
- David Minge
(Related: Conservation, Consulting, Court, Healthcare, Months, Project, Teaching, Trade)

"Manufacturing and commercial monopolies owe their origin not to a tendency imminent in a capitalist economy but to governmental interventionist policy directed against free trade and laissez faire."
- Ludwig von Mises
(Related: Policy, Economy, Manufacturing, Trade)

"As kids, we traded 'I like Ike' and 'All the way with Adlai' buttons in elementary school."
- Andrea Mitchell
(Related: Kids, School)

"If you start becoming withdrawn and looking over your shoulder, being careful about what you say, that's being paranoid. This is an open, accessible team. That's been my trademark for years."
- Art Modell
(Related: Being, Open, Years)

"My trade and art is to live."
- Michel de Montaigne
(Related: Art, Trade)

"Peace is a natural effect of trade."
- Charles de Montesquieu
(Related: Peace, Effect, Trade)

"Reference to the territory and total disregard for the nationality of the companies is of course the best guarantee that competition assessment remain just that and doesn't get affected by trade or other considerations."
- Mario Monti
(Related: Competition, Nationality, Trade)

"Despite what anti-aging ads say, growing older can be better. I feel better in my skin, 100 percent. You have greater effects of gravity, but the better sense of yourself you have is something I wouldn't trade. Women who lie about their age - 'why?'"
- Demi Moore
(Related: Age, Women, Lie, Gravity, Sense, Skin, Trade)

"The most important kind of freedom is to be what you really are. You trade in your reality for a role. You give up your ability to feel, and in exchange, put on a mask."
- Jim Morrison
(Related: Ability, Freedom, Reality, Trade)

"I was in my office when - on 9/11. I think I had a number of meetings scheduled. I was just getting to know the bureau. And somebody walked in and said the first plane had - or a plane had struck the World Trade Center, one of the towers."
- Robert Mueller
(Related: First, Meetings, Office, Trade, World)

"I would go to them and I would explain this is the price of going forward. We're going to move ahead in all these other areas. We're moving ahead in tax reform and GST, we are moving ahead on trade, but this will not be done at the cost of the environment."
- Brian Mulroney
(Related: Environment, Tax, Reform, Trade, Will)

"Trade can really be good for American workers and American businesses."
- Richard Neal
(Related: American, Trade, Workers)

"Over the years, dozens of American companies have filed papers to trade in their U.S. corporate citizenship for citizenship in tax haven countries like Bermuda."
- Richard Neal
(Related: American, Citizenship, Corporate, Countries, Tax, Trade, Years)

"Let me say at the outset that I do not reflexively oppose international trade."
- Richard Neal
(Related: Trade)

"Fundamentally, I believe that the U.S. can improve its international standing and its national security by expanding trade and strengthening its relationships with moderate Muslim countries."
- Richard Neal
(Related: Muslim, Countries, National security, Relationships, Trade)

"Project Xanadu is essentially my trademark. It was originally, and has returned to my arms as that."
- Ted Nelson
(Related: Project)

"Once the smoke of the market crash clears off, you know, the Internet will pick back up and go. Take a look at what's happening to some of the big companies like eBay and Yahoo, the publicly traded stocks. You know, they're all coming back up off the mat now."
- Michael Nesmith
(Related: Internet, Now, Will)

"Buzzwords and cliches - those are stock in trade. There's nothing wrong with them."
- Michael Nesmith
(Related: Cliches, Nothing, Trade, Wrong)

"For too long, Japan has been dragging its feet as it ignores the steps the U.S. has made to ensure a safe beef supply and shows a disregard for our prior trade pacts."
- Randy Neugebauer
(Related: Feet, Trade)

"Before we move forward with new efforts to lower the barriers to international free trade, we must review the consequences of the policies of the past and address the problems of the present."
- Bob Ney
(Related: Consequences, Past, Present, Problems, Trade)

"Then they came for the trade unionists, and I did not speak out - because I was not a trade unionist."
- Martin Niemoller
(Related: Trade)

"Some words having to do with the death of the people in the World Trade Center attack had been added, and when I got to it, I had this overwhelmingly emotional experience. I struggled to get through the words; tears were streaming down my cheeks."
- Leonard Nimoy
(Related: Death, Experience, People, Tears, Trade, Words, World)

"That foreign trade should be fair rather than free."
- Lyn Nofziger
(Related: Trade)

"So that it cannot be denied, but the lowering of Interest may, and probably will keep some Money from coming abroad into Trade; whereas on the contrary, high Interest certainly brings it out."
- Dudley North
(Related: Money, Interest, May, Trade, Will)

"Nor in truth, can Forreign Trade subsist without the Home Trade, both being connected together."
- Dudley North
(Related: Home, Truth, Being, Trade)

"Trade is nothing else but a Commutation of Superfluities; for instance: I give mine, what I can spare, for somewhat of yours, which I want, and you can spare."
- Dudley North
(Related: Nothing, Trade, Want)

"I would not trade you a billion dollars for the kids I led to combat in Vietnam or in fact any of the Marines that I served with for a quarter of a century."
- Oliver North
(Related: Fact, Kids, Marines, Trade, Vietnam)

"This is the moment when we must build on the wealth that open markets have created, and share its benefits more equitably. Trade has been a cornerstone of our growth and global development. But we will not be able to sustain this growth if it favors the few, and not the many."
- Barack Obama
(Related: Development, Growth, Wealth, Benefits, Favors, Open, Trade, Will)

"It's not surprising, then, they get bitter, they cling to guns or religion or antipathy to people who aren't like them or anti-immigrant sentiment or anti-trade sentiment as a way to explain their frustrations."
- Barack Obama
(Related: Religion, People, Sentiment)

"President Bush left for Canada today to attend a trade summit. Reportedly, the trade summit got off to an awkward start when the president pulled out his baseball cards."
- Conan O'Brien
(Related: Baseball, Canada, Cards, President, Today, Trade)

"My wife had taken off on a plane. Two airplanes had crashed into the World Trade Center. I, of course, like any other person, felt potentially devastated, panicky a little bit."
- Ted Olson
(Related: Wife, Airplanes, Trade, World)

"The plane took off at 8:10 in the morning - or that's when it was scheduled to take off. And that's when I believe it took off. I had been in my office at the Department of Justice. Someone told me that there had been the two strikes that occurred at the World Trade Center."
- Ted Olson
(Related: Justice, Office, Trade, World)

"For years I had my hair parted down the middle in a ponytail, tucked down around the sides... Well, I went and cut the bangs, and I've been wearing them ever since. They say it's my trademark."
- Bettie Page
(Related: Hair, Years)

"The reality is the cap-and-trade legislation offered by the Democrats amounts to an economic declaration of war on the Midwest by liberals on Capitol Hill."
- Mike Pence
(Related: War, Democrats, Legislation, Liberals, Reality)

"Normal military trade is undoubtedly part of the normal State-to-State relations."
- Li Peng
(Related: Military, State, Trade)

"Too many jazz pianists limit themselves to a personal style, a trademark, so to speak. They confine themselves to one type of playing."
- Oscar Peterson
(Related: Jazz, Style)

"The trade of banks is the buying and selling of interest and exchange."
- William Petty
(Related: Selling, Banks, Buying, Interest, Trade)

"I really believe that we don't have to make a trade-off between security and privacy. I think technology gives us the ability to have both."
- John Poindexter
(Related: Technology, Ability, Privacy, Security, Trade)

"Strategy is about making choices, trade-offs; it's about deliberately choosing to be different."
- Michael Porter
(Related: Strategy, Choices, Trade)

"We don't take a macro view... We'd look at every company to figure out if trade sanctions are helpful or hurtful."
- Robert Pozen
(Related: Company, Trade)

"But I warn my colleagues that we will fail in our efforts to protect the homeland if we do not take additional steps to avoid a trade-off between protecting ourselves against terrorists attacks and preparing for and responding to natural disasters."
- David E. Price
(Related: Disasters, Trade, Will)

"If you're writing a book that takes place in New York in the moment, you can't not write about 9-11; you can't not integrate it. My main character's view is the Statue of Liberty and the Trade Center. It doesn't have to take over, but it has to be acknowledged."
- Richard Price
(Related: Character, Liberty, Trade, Writing)

"It was tumultuous, it was crazy, but I would not trade it for anything."
- Colin Quinn
(Related: Trade)

"The trouble is that after nine years as a Jack of all trades and Master of the Dominican Order, I have no expertise on anything except airports and exotic foods."
- Timothy Radcliffe
(Related: Expertise, Order, Trouble, Years)

"This constitution recognises the need for social dialogue involving labour and management; it involves trade unions in the decision-making process; it has a social vision founded on social dialogue."
- Jean-Pierre Raffarin
(Related: Decision, Management, Vision, Constitution, Trade)

"A country like France now does two-thirds of its trade within the euro zone."
- Jean-Pierre Raffarin
(Related: Country, France, Now, Trade, Zone)

"We hope that through these trade arrangements, through collaboration in training, in manpower development, and what have you, ASEAN in, say, ten years' time, will be a very different ASEAN."
- Sellapan Ramanathan
(Related: Time, Development, Hope, Collaboration, Trade, Training, Will, Years)

"Reducing trade barriers with this key ally will go a long way toward increasing market access for American farmers, manufacturers and service providers."
- Jim Ramstad
(Related: American, Key, Service, Trade, Will)

"Now is the time for the U.S. and the nations of Western Europe who engaged in the slave trade throughout this hemisphere to come forward in a positive way to assist in undoing the harm that was caused by their past colonial policies in the hemisphere."
- Charles Rangel
(Related: Time, Positive, Europe, Harm, Nations, Now, Past, Trade)

"To try to correct imbalances with trade restrictions is a grave error."
- Rodrigo Rato
(Related: Error, Grave, Trade)

"Globalization and free trade do spur economic growth, and they lead to lower prices on many goods."
- Robert Reich
(Related: Growth, Globalization, Trade)

"You give up your childhood. You miss proms and games and high-school events, and people say it's awful... I say it was a good trade. You miss something but I think I gained more than I lost."
- Mary Lou Retton
(Related: People, Childhood, Events, Games, Trade)

"That day, my first day on the job, was September 11, 2001! I was actually being recognized by Switzerland the very day that the World Trade Center was hit."
- Mercer Reynolds
(Related: Being, Day, First, Job, Trade, World)

"In the same manner if any nation wasted part of its wealth, or lost part of its trade, it could not retain the same quantity of circulating medium which it before possessed."
- David Ricardo
(Related: Wealth, Nation, Quantity, Trade)

"Insecurity, commonly regarded as a weakness in normal people, is the basic tool of the actor's trade."
- Miranda Richardson
(Related: People, Actor, Insecurity, Trade, Weakness)

"Trade a player a year too early rather than a year too late."
- Branch Rickey
(Related: Trade)

"Europe will not accept genetically modified foods. It doesn't make any difference in the final analysis what Brussels does, what Washington does, or what the World Trade Organization does."
- Jeremy Rifkin
(Related: Difference, Europe, Trade, Washington, Will, World)

"Pop flies, in a sense, are just a diversion for a second baseman. Grounders are his stock trade."
- Jackie Robinson
(Related: Flies, Sense, Trade)

"There are few virtuous women who are not bored with their trade."
- Francois de La Rochefoucauld
(Related: Women, Trade)

"There is many a virtuous woman weary of her trade."
- Francois de La Rochefoucauld
(Related: Trade, Woman)

"The attacks on the World Trade Center and the current economic recession, which is particularly powerful in New York City, have put a number of building plans on hold for the time being."
- David Rockefeller
(Related: Time, Being, Building, Trade, World)

"I was in Jersey when the whole World Trade Center thing happened and I felt powerless. So, I went to Hawaii and did a surf movie. It's kind of fluffy."
- Michelle Rodriguez
(Related: Trade, World)

"There is a trade off - as you grow older you gain wisdom but you lose spontaneity."
- Kenny Rogers
(Related: Wisdom, Gain, Spontaneity, Trade)

"If we want more trade in the world, we should establish bilateral trade agreements with other democratic countries. That way we can control the decision-making process. The major economic countries of the world will enter into those agreements."
- Dana Rohrabacher
(Related: Control, Decision, Countries, Trade, Want, Will, World)

"My mother came from St. Thomas. I heard that melody and all I did was actually adapt it. I made my adaptation of sort of an island traditional melody. It did become sort of my trademark tune."
- Sonny Rollins
(Related: Mother)

"Although China and United States are competitors, China and the United States are indeed partners in trade."
- Zhu Rongji
(Related: states, Trade, United)

"Free Tibet before free trade."
- Zhu Rongji
(Related: Trade)

"I did feel like they were telling me that something like that was going to happen. Not specifically - not that planes were going to be flown into the World Trade Center or anything like that - but in the general sense."
- Jon Ronson
(Related: Sense, Trade, World)

"In the first place, when there is a policy of intentional aggression, inspired by a desire to get possession of the territory or the trade of another country, right or wrong, a pretext is always sought."
- Elihu Root
(Related: Policy, Aggression, Country, Desire, First, Possession, Right, Trade, Wrong)

"Happy Days was a wonderful, wonderful experience and I would not have traded it for the world."
- Marion Ross
(Related: Experience, World)

"Even today with the problems that we face, who would you rather be? Which country would you trade places with?"
- Marco Rubio
(Related: Country, Problems, Today, Trade)

"There will be a lot of competitive and strong companies coming here and even though Kosovo is a small country that undoubtedly has a lot to offer to global trade; one of our main interests is to expose it to the world market."
- Ibrahim Rugova
(Related: Country, Trade, Will, World)

"My vision is that our country should be integrated in the EU, to transfer a part of our independence there. It is also our duty to do it, if we want to establish trade and a sound economy. This is the vision that I am working on and I will continue to work in the future."
- Ibrahim Rugova
(Related: Work, Vision, Country, Duty, Economy, Future, Independence, Sound, Trade, Want, Will)

"Men don't and can't live by exchanging articles, but by producing them. They don't live by trade, but by work. Give up that foolish and vain title of Trades Unions; and take that of laborers Unions."
- John Ruskin
(Related: Men, Work, Trade)

"Men cannot not live by exchanging articles, but producing them. They live by work not trade."
- John Ruskin
(Related: Men, Work, Trade)

"When I got traded to the California Angels, I really wasn't that excited about going to the Angels because it meant changing leagues and also a whole new set of teammates. But shortly after I got there I realized that it was one of the best things that ever happened to me."
- Nolan Ryan
(Related: Angels)

"The trade of authorship is a violent, and indestructible obsession."
- George Sand
(Related: Authorship, Obsession, Trade)

"As I, as a worker, came to know them, the aims of German trade unions were political, and there were a number of various trade unions with varied political views."
- Fritz Sauckel
(Related: Trade)

"The dissolution of the trade unions was in the air then."
- Fritz Sauckel
(Related: Trade)

"Skill is successfully walking a tightrope between the twin towers of New York's World Trade Center. Intelligence is not trying."
- Marilyn vos Savant
(Related: Intelligence, Skill, Trade, Trying, Walking, World)

"The trouble with the Labour Party leadership and the trade union leadership, they're quite willing to applaud millions on the streets of the Philippines or in Eastern Europe, without understanding the need to also produce millions of people on the streets of Britain."
- Arthur Scargill
(Related: Leadership, People, Europe, Party, Trade, Trouble, Understanding)

"The trade unions and the Labour Party... failed miserably. Instead of giving concrete support, and calling upon workers to take industrial action, they did nothing."
- Arthur Scargill
(Related: Action, Giving, Nothing, Party, Support, Trade, Workers)

"You may see the emergence of a new political party from the body of the trade union movement which represents a very clear-cut socialist alternative policy and which gives expression to the views of the trade union movement in parliament."
- Arthur Scargill
(Related: Policy, Body, Expression, May, Parliament, Party, Trade)

"All too often miners, and indeed other trade unionists, underestimate the economic strength they have."
- Arthur Scargill
(Related: Strength, Trade)

"All the time our union was progressing very nicely. There were lectures to make us understand what trades unionism is and our real position in the labor movement."
- Rose Schneiderman
(Related: Time, Labor)

"Germany is very free-trade oriented."
- Gerhard Schroder
(Related: Germany)

"All told, these profit levels have put the world's five largest publicly traded oil companies on track to earn more than $100 billion before year's end. Yet, at the same time that Big Oil's bottom line is going up, so are Americans' energy costs."
- Allyson Schwartz
(Related: Time, Americans, End, Energy, Oil, Profit, World)

"Now I'm having the time of my life being on the road with one of the world's all-time great big bands, and performing with symphonies. I wouldn't trade it for anything."
- Doc Severinsen
(Related: Life, Time, Being, Now, Road, Trade, World)

"American consumers benefit from free trade and investment."
- John Shadegg
(Related: American, Investment, Trade)

"Sometimes I have to compromise my views, but I never compromise on issues like the death penalty and the arm trade laws, despite what the readers or letters may say."
- Jonathan Shapiro
(Related: Death, Compromise, Laws, Letters, May, Trade)

"What is virtue but the Trade Unionism of the married?"
- George Bernard Shaw
(Related: Virtue, Trade)

"War is the statesman's game, the priest's delight, the lawyer's jest, the hired assassin's trade."
- Percy Bysshe Shelley
(Related: War, Delight, Jest, Trade)

"We came back right over the World Trade Center and could see, even from that altitude, the devastation, the smoke that was coming up. It was obvious it was going to be horrible."
- Hugh Shelton
(Related: Obvious, Right, Trade, World)

"I am of opinion that it is highly requisite forthwith to pass a law, prohibiting upon great penalties all trade with our enemies, and more especially the supplying of them with arms, ammunition or provisions of any kind whatsoever."
- William Shirley
(Related: Enemies, Law, Opinion, Trade)

"We've advanced in the construction of a true free-trade area across South America... What's needed now is less rhetoric and more action."
- Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva
(Related: Action, America, Now, Rhetoric)

"Free trade is very important if we respect equality among nations."
- Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva
(Related: Equality, Nations, Respect, Trade)

"I have never known much good done by those who affected to trade for the public good."
- Adam Smith
(Related: Public, Trade)

"People of the same trade seldom meet together, even for merriment and diversion, but the conversation ends in a conspiracy against the public, or in some contrivance to raise prices."
- George Adam Smith
(Related: People, Conversation, Merriment, Public, Trade)

"The claim that the World Trade Center and the Pentagon were attacked because fundamentalists hate our prosperity and freedom is a ridiculous lie."
- L. Neil Smith
(Related: Lie, Freedom, Hate, Prosperity, Trade, World)

"I directed before I was even in television; I directed in the theatre for seven years, so that was my trade anyway. But in the UK, I've given up any hope of being considered a director."
- Mel Smith
(Related: Hope, Being, Television, Theatre, Trade, Years)

"The United States as usual has a sizable deficit in the current account of its balance of payments, trade account and other current accounts, current account items."
- Robert C. Solomon
(Related: Balance, states, Trade, United)

"Who most benefits from keeping marijuana illegal? The greatest beneficiaries are the major criminal organizations in Mexico and elsewhere that earn billions of dollars annually from this illicit trade - and who would rapidly lose their competitive advantage if marijuana were a legal commodity."
- George Soros
(Related: Legal, Benefits, Trade)

"Each co-operative institution will become a school of business in which each member will acquire a knowledge of the laws of trade and commerce."
- Leland Stanford
(Related: Business, Knowledge, Commerce, Laws, School, Trade, Will)

"On September 11, the murders of World Trade Center employees and visitors took the lives of numerous nationalities, ethnic groups and religious followers."
- Cliff Stearns
(Related: Employees, Followers, Religious, Trade, World)

"It's usually, my people speak to your people and then they speak around each other and trade calls for weeks."
- Mary Steenburgen
(Related: People, Trade)

"Although NFL teams have common interests such as promoting the NFL brand, they are still separate, profit-making entities, and their interests in licensing team trademarks are not necessarily aligned."
- John Paul Stevens
(Related: Profit)

"If a man loves the labour of his trade, apart from any question of success or fame, the gods have called him."
- Robert Louis Stevenson
(Related: Success, Gods, Fame, Man, Question, Trade)

"One time they traded me for seven horses. Seven stunt horses."
- James Stewart
(Related: Time, Horses)

"Macroeconomic policy can never be devoid of politics: it involves fundamental trade-offs and affects different groups differently."
- Joseph Stiglitz
(Related: Policy, Trade)

"Our trade opens to all the world."
- Ezra Stiles
(Related: Trade, World)

"The British merchants represented that they received some profit indeed from Virginia and South Carolina, as well as the West Indies; but as for the rest of this continent, they were constant losers in trade."
- Ezra Stiles
(Related: Profit, Rest, Trade)

"When we moved back to the US, folk music was all the rage. So I traded in my banjo for a guitar."
- Michael Storm
(Related: Music, Folk, Guitar)

"I am in favor of helping the prosperity of all countries because, when we are all prosperous, the trade with each becomes more valuable to the other."
- William Howard Taft
(Related: Countries, Prosperity, Trade)

"We decided to either try trades or just go with older players. If you do that and let contracts expire you can be in the lottery for about four or five years and expect your fans to be patient."
- Isaiah Thomas
(Related: Fans, Years)

"But obviously, we can't afford to make some bad long-term decisions with regard to basic commitments our country has - trade those away for some short-term assistance that may or may not be there a month from now."
- Fred Thompson
(Related: Country, Decisions, May, Now, Trade)

"Nay, be a Columbus to whole new continents and worlds within you, opening new channels, not of trade, but of thought."
- Henry David Thoreau
(Related: Thought, Columbus, Trade)

"Conflicting commercial regulations of the different States shackled and diminished both foreign and domestic trade; hence the power to regulate commerce was conferred."
- Robert Toombs
(Related: Power, Commerce, states, Trade)

"There were thousands of abolitionists who were free traders."
- Robert Toombs
"They demanded a monopoly of the coasting trade, in order to get higher freights than they could get in open competition with the carriers of the world."
- Robert Toombs
(Related: Competition, Open, Order, Trade, World)

"Those who tell you that the territorial question is an abstraction, that you can never colonize another territory without the African slavetrade, are both deaf and blind to the history of the last sixty years."
- Robert Toombs
(Related: History, African, Blind, Question, Years)

"Every country has it trade offs."
- Peter Tork
(Related: Country, Trade)

"The shelf life of the average trade book is somewhere between milk and yogurt."
- Calvin Trillin
(Related: Life, Trade)

"But I believe in fair trade, and I will tell you, I have many, many friends heading up corporations, and people that do just business in China, they say it's virtually impossible. It's very, very hard to come into China. And yet, we welcome them with open arms."
- Donald Trump
(Related: Business, People, Corporations, Friends, Open, Trade, Will)

"Opponents of cap and trade should be careful what they wish for."
- Joshua A. Tucker
(Related: Opponents, Trade)

"Economy is the basis of society. When the economy is stable, society develops. The ideal economy combines the spiritual and the material, and the best commodities to trade in are sincerity and love."
- Morihei Ueshiba
(Related: Love, Society, Economy, Sincerity, Spiritual, Trade)

"We're just getting better at our trade, man. We know what we're doing, and the reason why is that we've spent 30 years doing it. There's nothing that can replace that."
- Alan Vega
(Related: Man, Nothing, Reason, Trade, Years)

"The real question was, here we had this information, Bin Laden intends to strike in the United States. We knew they had struck before in 1993 at the World Trade Center in the first bombing of the trade center."
- Richard Ben Veniste
(Related: First, Information, Question, states, Trade, United, World)

"Undermine their pompous authority, reject their moral standards, make anarchy and disorder your trademarks. Cause as much chaos and disruption as possible but don't let them take you ALIVE."
- Sid Vicious
(Related: Anarchy, Authority, Cause, Chaos, Disorder)

"All around as a person, on right decisions, on holding your money, on doing your trade, a good education is a must. I don't think I would've done as good without an education."
- Bobby Vinton
(Related: Education, Money, Decisions, Right, Trade)

"This conviction brought me, in the summer of 1978, to the Free Trade Unions - formed by a group of courageous and dedicated people who came out in the defense of the workers' rights and dignity."
- Lech Walesa
(Related: People, Conviction, Defense, Dignity, Rights, Summer, Trade, Workers)

"What until then seemed impossible to achieve has become a fact of life. We have won the right to association in trade unions independent from the authorities, founded and shaped by the working people themselves."
- Lech Walesa
(Related: Life, People, Fact, Right, Trade)

"It has from the beginning been carried on with as much vigor and as great care of our trade as was consistent with our safety at home and with the circumstances we were in at the beginning of the war."
- Robert Walpole
(Related: Home, War, Beginning, Care, Circumstances, Safety, Trade)

"It goes to establish a just and permanent principle of trade which puts an end to all serious fluctuations in prices and consequently, to all the insecurity and ruin which these fluctuations produce; and to build up those who are already ruined."
- Josiah Warren
(Related: End, Insecurity, Ruin, Trade)

"You win pennants in the off season when you build your teams with trades and free agents."
- Earl Weaver
"On the other hand when you are someone who records their own songs you are basically stuck writing for one voice and for one style that can stifle you a bit. It's a real trade off."
- Cynthia Weil
(Related: Songs, Style, Trade, Voice, Writing)

"Tax reform and expanded trade are going to be so important to the economy of Illinois, particularly the 11th Congressional District, which is a major manufacturing and a major agricultural district."
- Jerry Weller
(Related: Economy, Tax, Manufacturing, Reform, Trade)

"I think experience has shown that privateers have done more toward distressing the trade of our enemies, and furnishing these States with necessaries, than Continental Ships of the same force."
- William Whipple
(Related: Experience, Enemies, Force, Ships, states, Trade)

"And there is no trade or employment but the young man following it may become a hero."
- Walt Whitman
(Related: Man, May, Trade)

"For starters, this country embodies something utterly unique: History's first democratic empire. Beginning in the post war era, we have used free trade and democracy to create a series of interlocking relationships that end war."
- Armstrong Williams
(Related: War, History, Beginning, Country, Democracy, End, First, Post, Relationships, Trade)

"One out of three jobs in Washington is tied to trade."
- Larry Williams
(Related: Jobs, Trade, Washington)

"I don't mean to complain. I wouldn't trade my life for anything."
- Lucinda Williams
(Related: Life, Trade)

"People don't trade money for things when they value their money more highly than they value the things."
- Roy H. Williams
(Related: Money, People, Trade, Value)

"No trade will be made unless they want the thing more than they want their money."
- Roy H. Williams
(Related: Money, Trade, Want, Will)

"But if we had to trade with a Europe dominated by the present German trade policies, we might have to change our methods to some totalitarian form. This is a prospect that any lover of democracy must view with consternation."
- Wendell Willkie
(Related: Change, Democracy, Europe, Present, Trade)

"There have been trade-offs every day, every month, every year. There's a lot that I missed and I do have regrets in that area. But I have been able to bring to my family the richness of being a journalist."
- Judy Woodruff
(Related: Family, Being, Day, Richness, Trade)

"I then wrought at my trade as a tailor; carefully attended meetings for worship and discipline; and found an enlargement of gospel love in my mind, and therein a concern to visit Friends in some of the back settlements of Pennsylvania and Virginia."
- John Woolman
(Related: Love, Discipline, Concern, Friends, Meetings, Mind, Trade, Visit, Worship)

"The type of contract between players and producers is, I feel, antiquated in form and abstract in concept. We have no privacies which producers cannot invade, they trade us like cattle, boss us like children."
- Teresa Wright
(Related: Boss, Children, Trade)

"The World Trade Center is a living symbol of man's dedication to world peace... a representation of man's belief in humanity, his need for individual dignity, his beliefs in the cooperation of men, and, through cooperation, his ability to find greatness."
- Minoru Yamasaki
(Related: Men, Peace, Belief, Greatness, Ability, Beliefs, Cooperation, Dedication, Dignity, Humanity, Living, Symbol, Trade, World)

"Had I been more responsible I might have made something of myself as a junk bond trader, long-haul trucker or perhaps a plumbing contractor."
- Brock Yates
"Irish poets, learn your trade, sing whatever is well made, scorn the sort now growing up all out of shape from toe to top."
- William Butler Yeats
(Related: Growing up, Irish, Now, Poets, Trade)

"The State becomes society or humanity on the ethical side, a production and trade system on the economic side."
- Francis Parker Yockey
(Related: Society, Humanity, Production, State, Trade)

"So that is how I ended up with those two titles, I like Accidentally on Purpose better - it is how we work in our trade - is it really an accident, or is there a thread of destiny in there? That was the intention, I am not sure I found out."
- Michael York
(Related: Work, Purpose, Accident, Destiny, Intention, Titles, Trade)

"We are determined that our nation shall cease to be a burden on other countries but shall contribute positively to world prosperity, while observing fully the fair trade practices in international commerce."
- Shigeru Yoshida
(Related: Burden, Commerce, Countries, Nation, Prosperity, Trade, World)

"The second is that the role of China trade in Japanese economy, important as it is, has often been exaggerated, as proven by our experience of the past 6 years."
- Shigeru Yoshida
(Related: Experience, Economy, Past, Trade, Years)

"By perfecting this legislative machinery and by participating in the various international agreements we intend to contribute to the wholesome development of world trade."
- Shigeru Yoshida
(Related: Development, Trade, World)

"As an actress, emotions are my business, my stock-in-trade. As such, I've dealt with them nearly all my life."
- Loretta Young
(Related: Life, Business, Emotions)

"I wanted to give money to people like this woman so that they would be free from the moneylenders to sell their product at the price which the markets gave them - which was much higher than what the trader was giving them."
- Muhammad Yunus
(Related: Money, People, Giving, Woman)

"The Berlin Wall wasn't the only barrier to fall after the collapse of the Soviet Union and the end of the Cold War. Traditional barriers to the flow of money, trade, people and ideas also fell."
- Fareed Zakaria
(Related: Money, War, People, Ideas, End, Trade)

"I know my name gets used illegally all the time all over the internet. You know, it is a trademarked name, so it will be something that we always have to deal with. I never needed to change it. It was always fine with me. It is a strange name; that's for sure."
- Dweezil Zappa
(Related: Change, Time, Internet, Name, Will)

"Social Democratic and trade union organs have approved of the illegal invasion of Belgium, of the massacre of suspected guerrillas, as well as their wives and children, as well as the destruction of their homes in various towns and districts."
- Clara Zetkin
(Related: Belgium, Children, Destruction, Trade, Wives)