My Favorite Quotes
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 Scott Vickrey - “She shut them down. She threw as hard as I've seen her throw. She did a good job.”
 Scott Vickrey - “She did a good job of working the counts.”
 William Vickrey - “There is no real justification for a requirement that a budget of any sort should be balanced, except as a rallying point for those who seek to hamstring government.”
 William Vickrey - “The supply-side effect of a restrictive monetary policy is likely to be perverse, in that high interest rates enter into costs and thus exert inflationary pressure.”
 William Vickrey - “The nominal budget is a poor indicator of the impact of government outlays and revenues.”
 William Vickrey - “The insane pursuit of the holy grail of a balanced budget in the end is going to drive the economy into a depression.”
 William Vickrey - “Practically, the desirable situation ought to be one in which any reasonably responsible person willing to accept available employment can find a job paying a living wage within 48 hours.”
 William Vickrey - “Nearly all educational expenditure should be considered a capital outlay, whether it provides a future return in the form of enhanced taxable income or in terms of an enhanced quality of life.”
 William Vickrey - “Larger deficits are necessary and proper means to mitigate unemployment as the far greater evil in terms of human welfare.”
 William Vickrey - “Firms would be given initial entitlements to gross markup on the basis of past performance. These entitlements would be transferable and a market in them would be developed.”
 William Vickrey - “Don't you think you're just rearranging deck chairs on the Titanic”
 William Vickrey - “Deficits do not in themselves produce inflation, nor does a balanced budget assure a stable price level.”
 William Vickrey - “Currently a level of unemployment of 7 percent or more seems to be required to keep inflation from accelerating, a level quite unacceptable as a permanent situation.”
 William Vickrey - “I define genuine full employment as a situation where there are at least as many job openings as there are persons seeking employment, probably calling for a rate of unemployment, as currently measured, of between 1 and 2 percent.”
 Scott Vickrey - “Everybody's working hard and it looks like they're having a good time.”
 Scott Vickrey - “It wasn't one person today, it was the whole team. I thought we had it (the win in teams' first meeting on March 16), but we lost 1-0. I knew this team (Carson) could hit. The scoreboard looked like it was a football game.”
 Scott Vickrey - “That's the team I know. Everybody stepped up today. It's the first time in a while I was able to see some smiles on their faces.”
 William Vickrey - “There is no reason inherent in the real resources available to us why we cannot move rapidly within the next two or three years to a state of genuine full employment.”
 William Vickrey - “This news reflects the great strides that state courts have made to reach out to the public in the past decade.”
 Scott Vickrey - “I think it made us stronger. It showed us no matter how far we are down, we can come back. And Douglas is a quality team that can hit the ball. Even when we were up 14-9 I didn't feel the game was in the bag.”
 William Vickrey - “Increasingly prices are set by sellers to raise their prices without a loss of sales sufficient to wipe out the gain.”
 William Vickrey - “Ten billion dollars less of deficit means 10 billion less of disposable income ... and a loss of at least 100,000 jobs.”
 Scott Vickrey - “We didn't play perfect ball, but we played good ball. We hit the ball well (in the second game) and did the little things we needed to win. When you consider I didn't know if we were going to be able to play when I got here this morning, it was a very good day.”
 Scott Vickrey - “The nice part of this team that we have is everybody's athletic. A lot of people are versatile and play a lot of different positions.”
 William Vickrey - “We felt it was time we received a report card from the public about how they feel about their court system so we can be guided about what to focus on in the future.”

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