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 Brent Trout - “In March we'll know (what amount will be given to the YMCA). If there are additional funds, we could give those to CVB.”
 Jack Trout - “Dont try to do everything yourself. Find a horse to ride”
 Al Trout - “That (extra) land made the area more secure and a better place for wildlife.”
 Brent Trout - “I didn't see very much of it impact this budget. We're in a position where we are better off than a year ago, but still not in great shape. Until the Legislature changes how they do things with the rollback, we probably won't have extra tax dollars.”
 Robert Trout - “The level of potential physical productivity of a society depends on both the development of the intellect of its members, and a minimal standard of both demographic characteristics and of consumption.”
 Robert Trout - “The American Revolution was, in fact, a battle against the philosophy of Locke and the English utilitarians.”
 Robert Trout - “Many Chinese saw opium as a poison introduced by foreign enemies.”
 Robert Trout - “In order for a society to survive, it must generate a sufficient level of physical production both to meet its current needs, and to produce a surplus for upgrading its productive powers.”
 Robert Trout - “Confucianism strongly condemned the use of drugs like opium.”
 Robert Trout - “A successful society is characterized by a rising living standard for its population, increasing investment in factories and basic infrastructure, and the generation of additional surplus, which is invested in generating new discoveries in science and technology.”
 Robert Trout - “We fear doing too little when we should do more. Then atone by doing too much, when perhaps we should do less.”
 Jack Trout - “It's an idea whose time has come and gone, ... Wal-Mart's 'Everyday prices' trump blue-light specials. Why they want to try this one again, I have no idea. What Kmart is saying is that we have a few things on sale and Wal-Mart is saying we have a lot of things on sale.”
 Robert Trout - “Were you to read the British press today, you would learn that the British Empire never forgets its defeats.”
 Jack Trout - “The trick is to move quickly if you're going to move at all, and come down with a ton of bricks,”
 Jack Trout - “They've blown the cachet they had years ago. It's over now, and it's hard to move a brand up once you've been down.”
 Jack Trout - “If I were to use outdoor for Coke, I would do the exact opposite. I would run 19th century billboards. That would be startling.”
 Robert Trout - “The myth that the founding of American Republic was based on the philosophy of John Locke could only have been maintained, because the history of Leibniz's influence was suppressed.”
 Robert Trout - “The myth that John Locke was the philosopher behind the American Republic, is easily refuted by examining how Locke's philosophy steered Thomas Jefferson, for example.”
 Robert Trout - “Although the Chinese had used opium as a medicine, there was no widespread addiction before the British arrived.”
 Robert Trout - “Leibniz dedicated his life to efforts to educate people to understand that true happiness is found by locating their identity in benefitting mankind and their posterity.”
 Al Trout - “This represents a lot of work by a lot of people to enhance our management capabilities and make this an even better place for the wildlife we serve.”
 Jack Trout - “What they're trying to say is, we have problems, but we're trying to innovate our way out of our problems. But the next question is, show me the innovation. And that will make or break Ford. I think it's very important for them to come up with some good product to talk about.”
 Al Trout - “They knew that their love of hunting was doomed unless they maintained a core population of birds. Teddy Roosevelt is the best example. He was a hunter right up there with the best of them.”
 Robert Trout - “The British system denied any role for human creativity, and instead argued, that if man merely followed his hedonistic desires, pursuing pleasure and avoiding pain, objective laws would naturally guide society to achieve the best allocation of wealth.”
 Robert Trout - “From this bestial view that the human mind consists of only sense certainty, pleasure and pain, Locke developed an equally bestial theory of the nation. Man originally existed in a State of Nature of complete liberty.”

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