Aaron Latham Quotes (1 quote)
“As soon as man began considering himself the source of the highest meaning in the world and the measure of everything, the world began to lose its human dimension, and man began to lose control of it.”
Ch. 1 : Growing Up Outside, p. 11 - Disturbing the Peace (1986)
“The theory of interest was wrapped in utter obscurity, until Hume and Smith dispelled the vapor.”
Book II, On Distribution, Chapter VIII, Section I, p. 354 - A Treatise On Political Economy (Fourth Edition)(1832)
In Latin: "Corruptissima republica plurimae leges" - Annals iii.27
“If there were in the world today any large number of people who desired their own happiness more than they desired the unhappiness of others, we could have a paradise in a few years.”
As quoted in Think, Vol. 27 (1961), p. 32
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Bio: Aaron Latham is a journalist who wrote the article that inspired the movie Urban Cowboy and co-wrote its script with director James Bridges. He also co-wrote the book for the short-lived 2003 Broadway musical version.
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“I started at Pillsbury as a manager in one of their analysis functions, then worked my way up the corporate ladder to become vice president. Moving to Burger King was an important moment in my career.”