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Concentration of wealth yields concentration of political power. And concentration of political power gives rise to legislation that increases and accelerates the cycle.
The only thing about sanctions is that, like a lot of drone strikes, there are countless unintended victims. Cutting off aid to Uganda only increases the pain there.
As capitalism falters, the rich move their money out of the country, violence increases, and politicians promising prosperity are elected.
It is criminal to steal a purse, daring to steal a fortune, a mark of greatness to steal a crown. The blame diminishes as the guilt increases.
As equality increases, so does the number of people struggling for predominance.
President Obama has offered a plan with 4 trillion dollars in debt reduction over a decade, with two and a half dollars of spending reductions for every one dollar of revenue increases, and tight controls on future spending. It's the kind of balanced approach proposed by the bipartisan Simpson-Bowles commission.
William J. Clinton
Desire increases when fulfillment is postponed.
The desire of knowledge, like the thirst of riches, increases ever with the acquisition of it.
An anthill increases by accumulation. Medicine is consumed by distribution. That which is feared lessens by association. This is the thing to understand.
It's almost like the better I do, the more my feeling of inadequacy actually increases, because I'm just going, 'Any moment, someone's going to find out I'm a total fraud, and that I don't deserve any of what I've achieved. I can't possibly live up to what everyone thinks I am and what everyone's expectations of me are.'
Every little girl knows about love. It is only her capacity to suffer because of it that increases.
Unless each man produces more than he receives, increases his output, there will be less for him than all the others.
Much fiscal policy is implemented, not through spending increases, but through tax credits and other so-called tax expenditures. The markets should respond to them as they do spending cuts, with little contraction in economic activity.
Every hour you sit at work increases your mortality 11 percent. Think about that.
The glory of my name increases my shame. Less known by mortals, I could better escape their eyes.
Every day, the temperature of Sol's surface increases by five billionths of a degree, a change of no consequence for thousands of millennia to come. But a few hundred million years from now, barring a fix by our descendants, this relentless heating will substantially change Earth's biosphere in ways that might not be survivable for us.
Failure doesn't kill you... it increases your desire to make something happen.
Our planet is warming due to pollution from human activities. And a warming climate increases the likelihood of extreme weather.
Population, when unchecked, goes on doubling itself every 25 years or increases in a geometrical ratio.
Every single instance of a friend's insincerity increases our dependence on the efficacy of money.
The Postal Service delivers mail six days a week to nearly 140 million addresses. Every year this number increases by 2 million.
Cloud services cut both ways in terms of security: you get off-site backup and disaster recovery, but you entrust your secrets to somebody else's hands. Doing the latter increases your exposure to government surveillance and the potential for deliberate or inadvertent breaches of your confidential files.
In Congress, while the House's proposed defense budget calls for significant increases, it also cuts 11 billion dollars from veterans spending - including healthcare and disability pay. Be clear: we can't equate spending on veterans with spending on defense.
When you have increasing power of religious groups, oppression of women increases. Women are oppressed in all religions.
Nawal El Saadawi
As order exponentially increases, time exponentially speeds up.
C. S. Lewis
Leonardo da Vinci
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