Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. Quote

One of the eternal conflicts out of which life is made up is that between the effort of every man to get the most he can for his services, and that of society, disguised under the name of capital, to get his services for the least possible return.


Vegelahn v. Guntner, 167 Mass. 92, 44 N.E. 1077, 1081 (1896) (opinion of the Supreme Court of Massachusetts)

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One of the eternal conflicts out of which life is made up is that between the effort of every man to get the most he can for his services, and that...

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One of the eternal conflicts out of which life is made up is that between the effort of every man to get the most he can for his services, and that...

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One of the eternal conflicts out of which life is made up is that between the effort of every man to get the most he can for his services, and that...

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One of the eternal conflicts out of which life is made up is that between the effort of every man to get the most he can for his services, and that...