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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    It is a capital mistake to theorize before one has data.
    Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859–1930)

    Self-esteem evolves in kids primarily through the quality of our relationships with them. Because they can’t see themselves directly, children know themselves by reflection. For the first several years of their lives, you are their major influence. Later on, teachers and friends come into the picture. But especially at the beginning, you’re it with a capital I.
    Stephanie Martson (20th century)

    Nobility is a graceful ornament to the civil order. It is the Corinthian capital of polished society.
    Edmund Burke (1729–1797)