What is a man if he is not a thief who openly charges as much as he can for the goods he sells?
Mahatma Gandhi (1869-1948) Preeminent leader of Indian nationalism.
In the state of nature profit is the measure of right.
Thomas Hobbes (1588-1679) British philosopher.
As one digs deeper into the national character of the Americans, one sees that they have sought the value of everything in this world only in the answer to this single question: how much money will it bring in?
Alexis de Tocqueville (1805-1889) French social philosopher.