Capital

Capital may refer to:

  • Capital city, the area of a country, province, region, or state, regarded as enjoying primary status, usually but not always the seat of the government
  • Capital (economics), a factor of production that is not wanted for itself but for its ability to help in producing other goods
  • Capital (architecture), the crowning member of a column or a pilaster
  • Capital letter, an upper-case letter in a writing system

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Famous quotes containing the word capital:

    That monstrous tuberosity of civilised life, the capital of England.
    Thomas Carlyle (1795–1881)

    I still need more healthy rest in order to work at my best. My health is the main capital I have and I want to administer it intelligently.
    Ernest Hemingway (1899–1961)

    We make needless ado about capital punishment,—taking lives, when there is no life to take.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)