Topics - Finance


Quote 166Under capitalism, man exploits man. Under communism, it's just the opposite.
Quote 4921It is a kind of spiritual snobbery that makes people think they can be happy without money.
Quote 7652Owning a home is a keystone of wealth... both financial affluence and emotional security.
Quote 7886Rounding to the nearest cent is sufficiently accurate for practical purposes.
Quote 8018I finally know what distinguishes man from the other beasts: financial worries.
Quote 8120A moderate addiction to money may not always be hurtful; but when taken in excess it is nearly always bad for the health.
Quote 8241As sure as the spring will follow the winter, prosperity and economic growth will follow recession.
Quote 8381Thirteen thousand dollars a year is not enough to raise a family. That's not enough to pay your bills and save for their future. That&#...
Quote 8421I do not regard a broker as a member of the human race.
Quote 8440I don't think about financial success as the measurement of my success.
Quote 8583Our incomes are like our shoes; if too small, they gall and pinch us; but if too large, they cause us to stumble and to trip.
Quote 8668Money is to my social existence what health is to my body.
Quote 8719We've taken the view that if the rest of the world would democratize and create market economies, that would spread the benefits of pro...
Quote 8726Inflation is taxation without legislation. - Milton Friedman
Quote 8772We cannot both preach and administer financial matters.
Quote 8854As a novelist, I tell stories and people give me money. Then financial planners tell me stories and I give them money.
Quote 8871Poverty is unnecessary. - Muhammad Yunus
Quote 8905The propensity to truck, barter and exchange one thing for another is common to all men, and to be found in no other race of animals.
Quote 8927Any informed borrower is simply less vulnerable to fraud and abuse.
Quote 9033We had a booming stock market in 1929 and then went into the world's greatest depression. We have a booming stock market in 1999. Will ...
Quote 9039Americans want action for their money. They are fascinated by its self-reproducing qualities if it's put to work.
Quote 9079The economy is a very sensitive organism. - Hjalmar Schacht
Quote 9084Your net worth to the world is usually determined by what remains after your bad habits are subtracted from your good ones.
Quote 9190Don't gamble; take all your savings and buy some good stock and hold it till it goes up, then sell it. If it don't go up, don'...
Quote 9389Money was never a big motivation for me, except as a way to keep score. The real excitement is playing the game.
Quote 9393Under capitalism each individual engages in economic planning.
Quote 9420The rate of interest acts as a link between income-value and capital-value.
Quote 9435The way to make money is to buy when blood is running in the streets.
Quote 9743To beat the market you'll have to invest serious bucks to dig up information no one else has yet.
Quote 9744Wealth, in even the most improbable cases, manages to convey the aspect of intelligence.
Quote 9989Surplus wealth is a sacred trust which its possessor is bound to administer in his lifetime for the good of the community.
Quote 10019We at Chrysler borrow money the old-fashioned way. We pay it back.
Quote 10048I'm involved in the stock market, which is fun and, sometimes, very painful.
Quote 10111The only way that we can reduce our financial dependence on the inflow of funds from the rest of the world is to reduce our trade deficit.
Quote 10222The price of every thing rises and falls from time to time and place to place; and with every such change the purchasing power of money chan...
Quote 10237Do you know the only thing that gives me pleasure? It's to see my dividends coming in.
Quote 10330I wasn't a financial pro, and I paid the price.
Quote 10398Starting out to make money is the greatest mistake in life. Do what you feel you have a flair for doing, and if you are good enough at it, t...
Quote 10636Infinite growth of material consumption in a finite world is an impossibility.
Quote 10752Today, if you look at financial systems around the globe, more than half the population of the world - out of six billion people, more than ...
Quote 11061In the absence of the gold standard, there is no way to protect savings from confiscation through inflation. There is no safe store of value...
Quote 11089Thirty to 40 years ago, most financial decisions were fairly simple.
Quote 11180All money is a matter of belief. - Clarence Day
Quote 11197It is incumbent upon each of us to improve spending and savings practices to ensure our own individual financial security and preserve the c...
Quote 11545Gold and silver, like other commodities, have an intrinsic value, which is not arbitrary, but is dependent on their scarcity, the quantity o...
Quote 11627Money is like manure. You have to spread it around or it smells.
Quote 11654It is bad policy to regulate everything... where things may better regulate themselves and can be better promoted by private exertions; but ...
Quote 11901Wealth is not without its advantages and the case to the contrary, although it has often been made, has never proved widely persuasive.
Quote 11967The problem of how we finance the welfare state should not obscure a separate issue: if each person thinks he has an inalienable right to we...
Quote 11987One of the funny things about the stock market is that every time one person buys, another sells, and both think they are astute.
Quote 12034Capital is that part of wealth which is devoted to obtaining further wealth.
Quote 12302Many people are in the dark when it comes to money, and I'm going to turn on the lights.
Quote 12389I am favor of cutting taxes under any circumstances and for any excuse, for any reason, whenever it's possible.
Quote 12515The job of the Central Bank is to worry. - Alice Rivlin
Quote 12570It's not the having, it's the getting.
Quote 12622You only need to make one big score in finance to be a hero forever.
Quote 12628The best way to destroy the capitalist system is to debauch the currency. By a continuing process of inflation, governments can confiscate, ...
Quote 12702Part of your heritage in this society is the opportunity to become financially independent.
Quote 12706Money is the best rule of commerce. - William Petty
Quote 13091The only way for a rich man to be healthy is by exercise and abstinence, to live as if he were poor.
Quote 13361I've always supported myself. I like the sense of knowing exactly where I stand financially, but there is a side of me that longs for a...
Quote 13375There can be no rise in the value of labour without a fall of profits.
Quote 13568Security depends not so much upon how much you have, as upon how much you can do without.
Quote 13624For the merchant, even honesty is a financial speculation.
Quote 13880The avoidance of taxes is the only intellectual pursuit that still carries any reward.
Quote 13895The way to become rich is to put all your eggs in one basket and then watch that basket.
Quote 13964I made my money by selling too soon. - Jules Renard