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I haven't failed, I've found 10,000 ways that don't work.
Just because something doesn't do what you planned it to do doesn't mean it's useless.
People who will not turn a shovel full of dirt on the project (Muscle Shoals Dam) nor contribute a pound of material, will collect more money from the United States than will the People who supply all the material and do all the work. This is the terrible thing about interest.
There is no expedient to which the average person will not go to avoid the hard work of thinking.
If the Nation can issue a dollar bond it can issue a dollar bill. The element that makes the bond good makes the bill good also. The difference between the bond and the bill is that the bond lets the money broker collect twice the amount of the bond and an additional 20%. Whereas the currency, the honest sort provided by the Constitution pays nobody but those who contribute in some useful way. It is absurd to say our Country can issue bonds and cannot issue currency. Both are promises to pay, but one fattens the usurer and the other helps the People.
Restless is discontent and discontent is the first necessity of progress.
Thomas A. Edison Quotes 1-6 out of 6
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