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The lessons taught in great books are misleading. The commerce in life is rarely so simple and never so just. - Anita Brookner


The whole commerce between master and slave is a perpetual exercise of the most boisterous passions, the most unremitting despotism on the one part, and degrading submissions on the other. Our children see this, and learn to imitate it. - Thomas Jefferson


Where wealth and freedom reign, contentment fails, And honour sinks where commerce long prevails. - Oliver Goldsmith


What prudent merchant will hazard his fortunes in any new branch of commerce when he knows not that his plans may be rendered unlawful before they can be executed? - James Madison


Commerce flourishes by circumstances, precarious, transitory, contingent, almost as the winds and waves that bring it to our shores. - Charles Caleb Colton


A mere literary man is a dull man; a man who is solely a man of business is a selfish man; but when literature and commerce are united, they make a respectable man. - Samuel Johnson


The entire object of true education, is to make people not merely do the right thing, but to enjoy right things; not merely industrious, but to love industry; not merely learned, but to love knowledge. - John Ruskin


When we speak of the commerce with our colonies, fiction lags after truth, invention is unfruitful, and imagination cold and barren. - Edmund Burke