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    When not only gold but all commodities are available for the redemption of the paper currency, its volume is limited only by the value of all the wealth of the country, and it can never become insecure up to this limit.
    — John Buchanan Robinson
    tags: value  wealth 
     
    The business of a bank is to lend money; which amounts, nowadays, to lending credit.
    — John Buchanan Robinson
    tags: business 
     
    It is often said by reformers that government should be conducted upon business principles.
    — John Buchanan Robinson
    There is no other who experiences your thoughts or your feelings.
    — John Buchanan Robinson
    Your thoughts and emotions are yours alone.
    — John Buchanan Robinson
    tags: thoughts  emotion  alone 
     
    You are forever alone.
    — John Buchanan Robinson
    tags: alone  forever 
     
    For each one of us stands alone in the midst of a universe.
    — John Buchanan Robinson
    tags: alone  universe 
     
    According to your sympathy, you will take pleasure in your own happiness or in the happiness of other people; but it is always your own happiness you seek.
    — John Buchanan Robinson
    The Massachusetts Land Bank, during Colonial times, prospered, and brought prosperity to the community, until it was forcibly suppressed by special act of Parliament.
    — John Buchanan Robinson
    tags: time  community 
     
    In precisely the same way money is often hired, and the hire paid for the use of it is called Interest.
    — John Buchanan Robinson
    tags: money 
     
    In brief, egoism in its modern interpretation, is the antithesis, not of altruism, but of idealism.
    — John Buchanan Robinson
    But the egoist has no ideals, for the knowledge that his ideals are only his ideals, frees him from their domination. He acts for his own interest, not for the interest of ideals.
    — John Buchanan Robinson
    There is no word more generally misinterpreted than the word egoism, in its modern sense.
    — John Buchanan Robinson
    The egoist is fooled by no ideals: he discards them or uses them, as may suit his own interest.
    — John Buchanan Robinson
    There is never enough gold to redeem all the currency in circulation.
    — John Buchanan Robinson
    Not an old woman that buys a paper of pins, without yielding a part of the price to the banks as interest!
    — John Buchanan Robinson
    tags: women 
     
    Paper currency has hitherto been regarded with suspicion, as insecure.
    — John Buchanan Robinson
    At present, financial crises occur, chiefly because the paper currency is redeemable in gold only.
    — John Buchanan Robinson
    tags: present  financial 
     
    Accordingly, when the supply of gold runs short, the security behind the notes is diminished, the loaning of notes is restricted or suspended, and the panic follows.
    — John Buchanan Robinson
    Large sums were paid for the use of money, because the available amount of gold and silver was far less than was needed to carry on the commercial transactions of the times.
    — John Buchanan Robinson
    tags: time  money 
     
    Modern money is almost altogether credit money.
    — John Buchanan Robinson
    tags: money 
     
    It was the king's army, the king's people, the king's taxes; and he who questioned the propriety of the royal prerogative of taking from his people without return or accounting, was reckoned, and felt himself to be, a criminal, guilty of the highest crime of disloyalty.
    — John Buchanan Robinson
    tags: crimes  people  criminal 
     
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