Henry George

1839 - 1897

A Quote by Henry George on blindness, change, conservatism, and danger

There is danger in reckless change; but greater danger in blind conservatism.

Henry George (1839 - 1897)

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A Quote by Henry George on children, clothes, and society

Progressive societies outgrow institutions as children outgrow clothes.

Henry George (1839 - 1897)

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A Quote by Henry George on business and progress

Social progress makes the well-being of all more and more the business of each.

Henry George (1839 - 1897)

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A Quote by Henry George on truth

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He who sees the truth, let him proclaim it, without asking who is for it or who is against it.

Henry George (1839 - 1897)

Source: The Land Question, 1881.

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A Quote by Henry George on imagination, inventions, and mankind

The march of invention has clothed mankind with powers of which a century ago the boldest imagination could not have dreamt.

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A Quote by Henry George on men

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How many men are there who fairly earn a million dollars?

Henry George (1839 - 1897)

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A Quote by Henry George on hell, poverty, and society

Poverty is the openmouthed relentless hell which yawns beneath civilized society. And it is hell enough.

Henry George (1839 - 1897)

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A Quote by Henry George on imagination, influence, and power

Let no man imagine that he has no influence. Whoever he may be, and wherever he may be placed, the man who thinks becomes a light and a power.

Henry George (1839 - 1897)

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A Quote by Henry George on body, honesty, knowledge, life, meaning, mind, wealth, and words

He who by an exertion of mind or body, adds to the aggregate of enjoyable wealth, increases the sum of human knowledge, or gives to human life higher elevation or greater fullness - he is, in the larger meaning of the words, a " producer," a " working man," a " laborer," and is honestly earning honest wages.

Henry George (1839 - 1897)

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