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Commerce Quotes


These are some of the best 'Commerce' quotations and sayings.

A well regulated commerce is not like law, physic, or divinity, to be overstocked with hands; but, on the contrary, flourishes by multitudes, and gives employment to all its professors.

Commerce defies every wind, outrides every tempest and invades every zone.

Commerce has made all winds her messengers; all climes her tributaries; all people her servants.

Commerce is no missionary to carry more or better than you have at home. - But what you have at home, be it gospel, or be it drunkenness, commerce carries the world over.

Commerce is the equalizer of the wealth of nations.

Commerce links all mankind in one common brotherhood of mutual dependence and interests.

Commerce may well be termed the younger sister, for, in all emergencies, she looks to agriculture both for defence and for supply.

Commerce tends to wear off those prejudices which maintain destruction and animosity between nations. - It softens and polishes the manners of men. - It unites them by one of the strongest of all ties - the desire of supplying their mutual wants. - It disposes them to peace by establishing in every state an order of citizens bound by their interest to be the guardians of public tranquillity.

Every dollar spent for missions has added hundreds to the commerce of the world.

I am wonderfully delighted to see a body of men thriving in their own fortunes, and at the same time promoting the public stock; or, in other words, raising estates for their own families by bringing into their country whatever is wanting, and carrying out of it whatever is superfluous.

It may almost be held that the hope of commercial gain has done nearly as much for the cause of truth, as even the love of truth itself.

More pernicious nonsense was never devised by man than treaties of commerce.

Perfect freedom is as necessary to the health and vigor of commerce as it is to the health and vigor of citizenship.

Whatever has a tendency to promote the civil intercourse of nations by an exchange of benefits is a subject as worthy of philosophy as of politics.