Compound Related Quotes



As with our colleges, so with a hundred "modern improvements"; there is an illusion about them; there is not always a positive advance. The devil goes on exacting a compound interest to the last for his early share and numerous succeeding investments in them.

Henry David Thoreau


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Louis Kelso's formula sounds like Lydia Pinkham's Vegetable Compound. The whole theory sounds crazy. But, then, one may recall, they said all that of Copernicus too.

James J. Kilpatrick


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I was fortunate to live for 3 years in another country, and although we lived in an American compound, still as a young adolescent I did venture into the world of the Japanese with great interest and enjoyment. But many Americans never left that safe and familiar life among their own people.

Lois Lowry


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Good and evil both increase at compound interest.

C. S. Lewis


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“I clear $180 a month. It's the highest-paying job in the compound.”

Michael Jackson


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“I wouldn't feel safe nowhere on this compound as an officer.”

Derrick Daniels


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There is here a great melting pot in which we must compound a precious metal. That metal is the metal of nationality.

Woodrow Wilson


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Understanding both the power of compound interest and the difficulty of getting it is the heart and soul of understanding a lot of things.

Charlie Munger


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As soon as chemists have a definite conception of the internal structure of the molecule of an organic compound, they are able to tackle the task of producing these substances by artificial methods, i.e. by synthesis, as we call it.

Otto Wallach


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Compound interest on debt was the banker's greatest invention, to capture, and enslave, a productive society.

Albert Einstein


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