Frank Knight Quotes

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Frank Knight Quotes

If all properly economic problems were solved once for all ... the social struggle and strife would ... [not necessarily] be reduced in amount or intensity ... in the absence of some moral revolution which could by no means be assumed to follow in consequence of this change itself.
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We have to adapt and overcome, that's all we can do.

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All science is static in the sense that it describes the unchanging aspects of things.

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Frank Knight Quotes: In the long run all producers are forced
In the long run all producers are forced to use the most efficient methods or give place to others who do.

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There is no sense in making statements that will not continue to be true after they are made.

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The possibility of saying anything about a thing rests on the assumption that it preserves its identity, or continues to be the same thing in the respect described, that it will behave in future situations as it has in past.

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It is true practically if not altogether without exception that the changes studied by any science tend to equilibrate or neutralize the forces which bring them about, and finally to come to rest.

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Frank Knight Quotes: Market competition is the only form of
Market competition is the only form of organization which can afford a large measure of freedom to the individual.

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Large scale collective bargaining ... is merely a seductive name for bilateral monopoly, and means either adjudication of conflicts in terms of power, or deadlock and stoppage, usually injuring outside people more than the immediate parties to the dispute.

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Knowledge is more a matter of learning than of the exercise of absolute judgment. Learning requires time, and in time the situation dealt with, as well as the learner, undergoes change.

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Frank Knight Quotes: Sociology isthescience of talk and there
Sociology isthescience of talk, and there is onlyone law in sociology. Bad talk drives out good.

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The probability of the people in power being individuals who would dislike the possession and exercise of power is on a level with the probability that an extremely tender-hearted person would get the job of whipping-master in a slave plantation.

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I have been ... moved to wonder whether my job is a job or a racket, whether economists, and particularly economic theorists, may not be in the position that Cicero, citing Cato, ascribed to the augurs of Rome-that they should cover their faces or burst into laugher when they met on the street.

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One-third of your plays are special teams, so to block a punt and get good field position out of it and score was big.

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Frank Knight Quotes: Conflicting economic interest is
Conflicting economic interest is relatively unimportant as a cause of war.

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If all properly economic problems were solved once for all ... the social struggle and strife would ... [not necessarily] be reduced in amount or intensity ... in the absence of some moral revolution which could by no means be assumed to follow in consequence of this change itself.

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Always history is being made; opinions attitudes and institutions change, and there is evolution in the nature of capitalism

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Even professors of economics, to say nothing of the public, do not generally have scientific minds.

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