'Green' cannot be allowed to become an excuse for stealth taxes. And nor should 'green taxes' be about punishment. Instead, they should represent a switch of emphasis. So if domestic flights are taxed, it should be on the absolute condition that the money is ploughed into improving the alternatives, such as trains.
'The Ecologist' has lost money from the day it was launched in 1970, and will continue until the last edition is printed. It was never set up as a business venture. It was set up as a campaign, and like all good campaigns, it costs. Its various backers have, over the years, been happy to pay that cost.
'The Movie' is something that I made with some friends of mine in L.A. My friend, Luke Eberl, is the filmmaker. He shot this movie and asked a bunch of his friends to be involved with it. I just saw him the other day and there is no money to finish the film. But, you know, I literally have a cameo in it.
A business that makes nothing but money is a poor business.
A corporation's primary goal is to make money. Government's primary role is to take a big chunk of that money and give it to others.
A development deal is where they're giving you recording time and money to record, but not promising that they'll put an album out.
A drinker has a hole under his nose that all his money runs into.
A drunkard would not give money to sober people. He said they would only eat it, and buy clothes and send their children to school with it.
A fan sent me a letter and a $10 bill. It's a short letter - all she said was, 'Hey, since it's harder for you to go out these days without getting photographed, here $10 for a pizza.' I was like, 'Aww, she sent me money for a pizza so I could eat at home!'
A fight between several parties of the British people: Nothing of the kind! A fight between two or three big money combines, that and nothing else. Without the weight of money behind the party machines, in an electoral battle today determined purely by principle and by the number of active workers...British Union could fight and beat today the old parties over the whole electoral field. But you know and I know, the battle is nothing of the kind. The battle is between big money combines who spend a thousand pounds or more on every constituency they fight. Or when they speak democracy, they don't mean government by the people...they mean financial democracy, in which money counts and nothing but money.
A fool and his money are soon elected.
A lot of people who work on open-source software don't mind making money elsewhere. They aren't anticommercial.
A lot of pop music is about stealing pocket money from children.
A man is usually more careful of his money than he is of his principles.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
A man is usually more careful of his money than of his principles.
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
A nation that continues year after year to spend more money on military defense than on programs of social uplift is approaching spiritual doom.
Martin Luther King Jr.
A real gentleman, even if he loses everything he owns, must show no emotion. Money must be so far beneath a gentleman that it is hardly worth troubling about.
A successful man is one who makes more money than his wife can spend. A successful woman is one who can find such a man.
A system of capitalism presumes sound money, not fiat money manipulated by a central bank. Capitalism cherishes voluntary contracts and interest rates that are determined by savings, not credit creation by a central bank.
A true capitalist doesn't have a job, because other people and other people's money work for them.
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