Quotes with trade
It was just strictly professional. It was like a doctor or a carpenter plying his trade. I received no pleasure whatsoever . . . I requested 32 takes for the perfection of the craft.
About filming the love scene in Shallow Hal
We merely want to live in peace with all the world to trade with them to commune with them to learn from their culture as they may learn from ours so that the products of our toil may be used for our schools and our roads and our churches and not for guns and planes and tanks and ships of war.
It is the customer, and the customer alone, who casts the vote that determines how big any company should be.... The regulations laid down by the consuming public are far more potent and far less flexible than any code of law, merely through the exercise of the natural forces of trade.
From his lengthy testimony before house committee on monopoly power, November 15, 1949.
The ultimate good desired is better reached by free trade in ideas -- that the best test of truth is the power of the thought to get itself accepted in the competition of the market, and that truth is the only ground upon which their wishes safely can be carried out.
Dissenting opinion in Abrams v. United States (1919)
The tricks of the intangible trade will become the tricks of your trade.
New Rules for the New Economy: 10 Radical Strategies for a Connected World (1999)
A lawyer's time and advice are his stock in trade.
Free trade, one of the greatest blessings which a government can confer on a people, is in almost every country unpopular.
On Mitford’s History of Greece (1824)
I wouldn't ever trade all this whirling about my head for Russia or heaven or anything on earth.
Tropic of Cancer (1934)
In tribal times, there were the medicine men. In the Middle Ages, there were the priests. Today, there are the lawyers. For every age, a group of bright boys, learned in their trades and jealous of their learning, who blend technical competence with plain and fancy hocus-pocus to make themselves masters of their fellow men. For every age, a pseudo-intellectual autocracy, guarding the tricks of the trade from the uninitiated, and running, after its own pattern, the civilization of its day.
War is the statesman's game, the priest's delight, the lawyer's jest, the hired assassin's trade.
Facts are an historian’s stock in trade....I love the facts of history, but not for their own sake. I love them as clues of something beyond them--as clues to the nature and meaning of the mysterious universe in which every human being awakes to consciousness.
Lawyers are like other people--fools on the average; but it is easier for an ass to succeed in that trade than any other.
quoted in Sam Clemens of Hannibal, Dixon Wecter