He confessed that he never made any profits out of his quarry, and this, in spite of the enormous volume of business that had been caused by the destruction of San Francisco by the big earthquake.
And your branch store absorbed the profits of the three small ones.
Then the business game is to make profits out of others, and to prevent others from making profits out of you.
Yes, that's it, except that we do not object to the others making profits so long as they are not extortionate.
By extortionate you mean large; yet you do not object to making large profits yourself?
So the Trust took your profits away from you," Ernest said, "and you’ve gone into politics in order to legislate the Trust out of existence and get the profits back?
You see the powerful interests rising and growing more powerful day by day; you feel their mailed hands descending upon your profits and taking a pinch here and a pinch there--the railroad trust, the oil trust, the steel trust, the coal trust; and you know that in the end they will destroy you, take away from you the last per cent of your little profits.
At the culprits of riches, with cold eyes and rank thoughts, who pick up profit
out of all kinds of rubbish--at this rabble that stinketh to heaven,
And so we're founding a locksmiths' association, where all the production and profit
and the chief instruments of production will be in common.
Of course, of course,' replied the undertaker; 'and if I don't get a profit
upon this or that particular article, why, I make it up in the long-run, you see--he
and sumptuous profits
do not stand on the same footing.
Then, to raise money to reach England, I had to borrow from a man named Da Souza, and afterwards, in London, to start the Company, I had to make him my partner in the profits
of the concession.
I thought that you might give me time," Nesbitt said, "and I'll pay you the rest off with the whole of my profits every year.
See that Hardwell is credited with a quarter share of the profits.
A man might be respected with only one of these advantages, but without either he was considered, except in very rare instances, as a vagabond and a slave, doomed to waste his powers for the profits
of the chosen few