„Men make it such a point of honour to be fit for business that they forget to examine whether business is fit for a man.“

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—  Pythagoras ancient Greek mathematician and philosopher -585 - -495 a.C.

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„A business that makes nothing but money is a poor business.“

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—  James Burke (science historian) British broadcaster, science historian, author, and television producer 1936

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„The poet's business is not to save the soul of man but to make it worth saving.“

—  James Elroy Flecker Poet 1884 - 1915

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„In the busy haunts of men.“

—  Felicia Hemans English poet 1793 - 1835

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