"Infinite growth of material consumption in a finite world is an impossibility."
"It is well enough that people of the nation do not understand our banking and monetary system, for if they did, I believe there would be a revolution before tomorrow morning."E. F. Schumacher on Henry Ford
"Your net worth to the world is usually determined by what remains after your bad habits are subtracted from your good ones."E. F. Schumacher on Benjamin Franklin
"It is a kind of spiritual snobbery that makes people think they can be happy without money."E. F. Schumacher on Albert Camus
"Part of your heritage in this society is the opportunity to become financially independent."E. F. Schumacher on Jim Rohn
"Don't gamble take all your savings and buy some good stock and hold it till it goes up, then sell it. If it don't go up, don't buy it."E. F. Schumacher on Will Rogers
"An attitude to life which seeks fulfillment in the single-minded pursuit of wealth - in short, materialism - does not fit into this world, because it contains within itself no limiting principle, while the environment in which it is placed is strictly limited."
"Any intelligent fool can make things bigger and more complex... It takes a touch of genius - and a lot of courage to move in the opposite direction."
"The system of nature, of which man is a part, tends to be self-balancing, self-adjusting, self-cleansing. Not so with technology."