E. F. Schumacher Quotes

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Born: August 16, 1911, Bonn, German Empire
Birth Country: German Empire
Died: Switzerland, September 4, 1977
Occupation: Author, Economist, Statistician
Religion: Catholicism

1.
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.
- E. F. Schumacher

2.
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.
- E. F. Schumacher

3.
Infinite growth of material consumption in a finite world is an impossibility.
- E. F. Schumacher

4.
The system of nature, of which man is a part, tends to be self-balancing, self-adjusting, self-cleansing. Not so with technology.
- E. F. Schumacher

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