Thorstein Veblen Quotes

Born in iniquity and conceived in sin, the spirit of nationalism has never ceased to bend human institutions to the service of dissension and distress. Thorstein Veblen

The outcome of any serious research can only be to make two questions grow where only one grew before. Thorstein Veblen

The addiction to sports, therefore, in a peculiar degree marks an arrested development in man’s moral nature. Thorstein Veblen

With the exception of the instinct of self-preservation, the propensity for emulation is probably the strongest and most alert and persistent of the economic motives proper. Thorstein Veblen

No one travelling on a business trip would be missed if he failed to arrive. Thorstein Veblen