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The basis on which good repute in any highly organized industrial community ultimately rests is pecuniary strength; and the means of showing pecuniary strength, and so of gaining or retaining a good name, are leisure and a conspicuous consumption of goods.

Thorstein Veblen

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Author Profession: Economist
Nationality: American Quotes
Born: July 30, 1857
Died: August 3, 1929

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