James Cook Quotes

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James Cook Quotes

We are coerced into faith by our suffering.
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Ambition leads me not only farther than any other man has been before me, but as far as I think it possible for man to go.

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Inflation makes the wealthiest people richer and the masses poorer.

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Independent thinkers are usually geniuses or idiots and at times it's hard to tell which.

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Other than sex, two things bring people together; economic transactions and booze.

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Remember, the greater the opportunity, the fewer are those who see it.

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Prayer is futility when compared to belief.

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What is still more to our shame as civilized Christians, we debauch their morals already too prone to vice, and we introduce among them wants and perhaps disease which they never before knew and which serve only to disturb that happy tranquility which they and their forefathers enjoyed. If anyone denies the truth of this assertion, let him tell me what the natives of the whole extent of America have gained by the commerce they have had with Europeans.

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Private charity can apply 'tough love' but government charity can't.

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To succeed in business, put the interest of the customer ahead of your own.

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It's a vain hope to believe that people will voluntarily turn their back on government subsidies.

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Socialism was made to order for tyrants.

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The economy that leads the world will be the one with the most millionaires and billionaires.

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People want government to solve problems, but government is often the cause of the problem.

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Rich grandparents get more attention than poor grandparents.

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The more successful an organization becomes, the more difficult it is to deal with.

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The only time you can have maximum economic progress is when social programs don't exist.

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Government is full of people who think they know what's best for others and can rationalize compelling them to accept it.

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The decline and fall of a civilization is barely noticed by most of its citizens.

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