To found a great empire for the sole purpose of raising up a people of customers, may at first sight appear a project fit only for a nation of corporations. It is, however, a project altogether unfit for a nation of corporations, but extremely fit for a nation that is governed by corporations
The robot is going to lose. Not by much. But when the final score is tallied, flesh and blood is going to beat the damn monster.
Man is an animal that makes bargains; no other animal does this--one dog does not change a bone with another.
Resentment seems to have been given us by nature for a defense, and for a defense only! It is the safeguard of justice and the security of innocence.
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.
With the great part of rich people, the chief employment of riches consists in the parade of riches.
No society can surely be flourishing and happy, of which the far greater part of the members are poor and miserable.
Science is the great antidote to the poison of enthusiasm and superstition.