The "Star trek" canon concordance

Appendix II: Ferengi Rules of Acquisition

  1. Once you have their money, you never give it back (Zek's revision: If they want their money back, give it to them)
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  3. Never spend more for an acquisition than you have to
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  6. Never allow family to stand in the way of opportunity
  7. Keep your ears open
  8. Small print leads to large risk
  9. Opportunity plus instinct equals profit
  10. Greed is eternal, Greed is eternal (Zek's revision: Greed is dead)
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  13. Anything worth doing is worth doing for money
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  16. A deal is a deal (Until a better one comes along)
  17. A contract is a contract is a contract - But only between Ferengi
  18. A Ferengi without profit is no Ferengi at all
  19. Satisfaction is not guaranteed
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  21. Never place friendship before profit (Zek's revision: Never place profit before friendship)
  22. A wise man can hear profit in the wind, A wise man can hear profit in the wind
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  27. There's nothing more dangerous than an honest businessman
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  31. Never make fun of a Ferengi's mother (Insult something he cares about instead)
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  33. It never hurts to suck up to the boss
  34. War is good for business
  35. Peace is good for business
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  40. She can touch your lobes, but never your latinum
  41. Profit is its own reward
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  44. Never confuse wisdom with luck
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  47. Never trust anyone wearing a suit that's nicer than your own
  48. The bigger the smile, the sharper the knife
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  52. Never ask when you can take
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  57. Good customers are as rare as latinum: Treasure them
  58. There is no substitute for success
  59. Free advice is seldom cheap
  60. Keep your lies consistent
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  62. The riskier the road, the greater the profit, The riskier the road, the greater the profit
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  65. Win or lose, there's always Hyperian Beetle Snuff
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  74. Knowledge equals profit: Reg
  75. Home is where the heart is, but the stars are made of latinum
  76. Every once in a while declare peace; it confuses the hell out of your enemy
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  79. Beware of the Vulcan greed for knowledge
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  82. The flimsier the product, the higher the price
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  85. Never let the competition know what you're thinking
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  89. Ask not what your profits can do for you; ask what you can do for your profits
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  94. Females and finances don't mix
  95. Expand or die
  96. For every rule, there is an equal and opposite rule
  97. Enough... is never enough
  98. Every man has his price
  99. Trust is the biggest liability of all
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  102. Nature decays, but latinum is forever (Zek's revision: Latinum tarnishes, but family is forever)
  103. Sleep can interfere with...
  104. Faith moves mountains... of inventory
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  106. There is no honour in poverty
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  109. Dignity and an empty sack is worth the sack
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  111. Treat people in your debt like family - Exploit them
  112. Never have sex with the boss' sister
  113. Always have sex with the boss
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  121. Everything is for sale, including friendship
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  123. Even a blind man can recognise the glow of latinum
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  125. You can't make a deal if you're dead
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  139. Wives serve; brothers inherit
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  141. Only fools pay retail
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  144. There's nothing wrong with charity... as long as it winds up in your pocket
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  162. Even in the worst of times, someone turns a profit
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  168. Whisper your way to success
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  177. Know your enemies... but do business with them always
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  181. Not even dishonesty can tarnish the shine of profit
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  189. Let others keep their reputation. You keep their money
  190. Hear all; trust nothing
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  192. Never cheat a Klingon... unless you're sure you can get away with it
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  194. It's always good business to know about new customers before they walk in your door
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  202. The justification of profit is profit
  203. New customers are like Razor-backed Greeworms - They can be succulent, but sometimes they bite back
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  208. Sometimes the only thing more dangerous than asking the question is getting the answer
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  211. Employees are the rungs on the ladder of success, don't hesiTate to step on them
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  214. Never begin a business negotiation on an empty stomach
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  217. You can't free a Fish from water
  218. Always know what you're buying
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  223. Beware the man who doesn't make time for Oo-mox
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  229. Latinum lasts longer than lust
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  236. You can't buy fate
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  239. Never be afraid to mis-label a product
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  242. More is good... all is better
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  255. A spouse is a luxury... a smart accountant, a necessity
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  261. A wealthy man can afford anything except a conscience
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  263. Never allow doubt to tarnish your lust for latinum
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  266. When in doubt, lie
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  284. Deep down, everyone's a Ferengi
  285. No good deed ever goes unpunished (Zek's revision: A good deed is its own reward)
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  299. (False) Neelix: Always thank the people you exploit; it will be easier to exploit them next time

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