Posts Tagged ‘human’

Money Claim

Posted: January 5, 2021 in Debt, Thought for the Day
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“Money is a claim on human labor + Debt is a claim on future money = Debt is a claim on future human labor” Peak Prosperity

Human Emotion

Posted: February 23, 2019 in Thought for the Day
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“The bridge to action in human beings is emotion. We know we want to do stuff. But then we end up not going out and doing it.” -Todd Herman

“The human brain wants to reinforce the views it already has. If emotion is involved, the tendency gets even stronger.” -Richard Smith

Posted: February 3, 2019 in Thought for the Day
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“The first truth to be discovered about human action is that it can be undertaken only by individual ‘actors’. Only individuals have ends and can act to attain them.” -Murray Rothbard

“Free learners accomplish both the ordinary and the extraordinary. By unleashing the innate human drive to explore and discover, to build and synthesize—to learn—we ensure a future of both individual fulfillment and collective progress.” -Kerry McDonald

“All throughout the history of economics, technologies have emerged and replaced the worst jobs and released human beings to do better things.” -George Gilder

“The masses do not conceive any ideas, sound or unsound. They only choose between the ideologies developed by the intellectual leaders of mankind. But their choice is final and determines the course of events… it determines the whole process of human history.” -Ludwig Von Mises

“I understand that it’s human nature to worry, but you’ll never be happy if you can’t figure out what you want.” -David Eifrig

“The greatest achievement to the human spirit is to live up to one’s opportunities, and make the most of one’s resources.” -Lue de Vauvenargues

“This is an important trait in human nature to recognize—that those who have been reckless with their money and have ended up losing it tend to hate those who were not reckless and have retained their wealth. Perhaps, observing someone who behaved responsibly is a regular reminder that they behaved stupidly.” -Jeff Thomas