William J. H. Boetcker

A Quote by William J. H. Boetcker

You cannot lift the wage earner by pulling down the wage payer.

William J. H. Boetcker

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A Quote by William J. H. Boetcker on weakness

You cannot strengthen the weak by weakening the strong.

William J. H. Boetcker

Source: quoting Abraham Lincoln

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A Quote by William J. H. Boetcker on men

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You cannot help small men by tearing down big men.

William J. H. Boetcker

Source: quoting Abraham Lincoln

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A Quote by William J. H. Boetcker

You cannot help the poor man by destroying the rich.

William J. H. Boetcker

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A Quote by William J. H. Boetcker on income and trouble

You cannot keep out of trouble by spending more than your income.

William J. H. Boetcker

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A Quote by William J. H. Boetcker on belief, learning, and men

Most men believe that it would benefit them if they could get a little from those who have more. How much more would it benefit them if they would learn a little from those who know more.

William J. H. Boetcker

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A Quote by William J. H. Boetcker

You cannot raise a man up by calling him down.

William J. H. Boetcker

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A Quote by William J. H. Boetcker

If you want to know how rich you really are, find out what would be left of you tomorrow if you should lose every dollar you own tonight?

William J. H. Boetcker

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A Quote by William J. H. Boetcker on safety and security

We will never have real safety and security for the wage earners unless we provide for safety and security for the wage payers and the wage savers, investors, and then, by all means, protection for both against reckless wasters and wage spenders.

William J. H. Boetcker

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A Quote by William J. H. Boetcker on borrowing, brothers, character, courage, hatred, income, independence, men, money, prosperity, security, trouble, and weakness

1. You cannot bring about prosperity by discouraging thrift. 2. You cannot help small men by tearing down big men. 3. You cannot strengthen the weak by weakening the strong. 4. You cannot lift the wage earner by pulling down the wage payer. 5. You cannot help the poor man by destroying the rich. 6. You cannot keep out of trouble by spending more than your income. 7. You cannot further the brotherhood of man by inciting class hatred. 8. You cannot establish security on borrowed money. 9. You cannot build character and courage by taking away men's initiative and independence. 10. You cannot help men permanently by doing for them what they could and should do for themselves.

William J. H. Boetcker

Source: written in 1916 by Rev. Boetcker,

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