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Thorstein Veblen
(1857-1929) born on
Jul 30
US economist, social scientist. He applied an evolutionary, dynamic approach to the study of economics in "Theory of the Leisure Class," 1899.
In point of substantial merit -- the law school belongs in the modern university no more than a school of fencing and dancing.

The outcome of any serious research can only be to make two questions grow where only one grew before.
Invention is the mother of necessity.
The superior gratification derived from the use and contemplation of costly and supposedly beautiful products is, commonly, in great measure a gratification of our sense of costliness masquerading under the name of beauty.
All business sagacity reduces itself in the last analysis to a judicious use of sabotage.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "The Higher Learning in America," 1918.
R: "The Place of Science in Modern Civilization."
A: In "Webster's Electronic Quotebase," ed. Keith Mohler, 1994.
N: "The Theory of the Leisure Class," 1899.
K: "The Nature of Peace."

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