An Enemy of the People
Mayor Peter Stockmann: "Think how extraordinarily the place has developed within the last year or two! Money has been flowing in […]"
Hovstad: "And unemployment is diminishing."
Mayor Peter Stockmann: "Yes, that is another thing. The burden on the poor rates has been lightened, to the great relief of the propertied classes;" (1.34-35)
Dr. Stockmann: "And then to be comfortably off, Peter! That is something one learns to value, when one has been on the brink of starvation, as we have." (1.78)
Dr. Stockmann: "At all events I assure you I don't waste money unprofitably. But I can't find it in my heart to deny myself the pleasure of entertaining my friends." (1.92)