Popular Quotes on Finance

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1Capital is that part of wealth which is devoted to obtaining further wealth.Alfred Marshall
2Under capitalism, man exploits man. Under communism, it’s just the opposite.John Kenneth Galbraith
3The thing I have discovered about working with personal finance is that the good news is that it is not rocket science. Personal finance is about 80 percent behavior. It is only about 20 percent head knowledge.Dave Ramsey
4I believe that through knowledge and discipline, financial peace is possible for all of us.Dave Ramsey
5In the absence of the gold standard, there is no way to protect savings from confiscation through inflation. There is no safe store of value.Alan Greenspan
6The curious task of economics is to demonstrate to men how little they really know about what they imagine they can design.Friedrich August von Hayek
7In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.Benjamin Franklin
8The way to become rich is to put all your eggs in one basket and then watch that basket.Andrew Carnegie
9Beware of little expenses. A small leak will sink a great ship.Benjamin Franklin
10One of the funny things about the stock market is that every time one person buys, another sells, and both think they are astute.William Feather
11It is well enough that people of the nation do not understand our banking and monetary system, for if they did, I believe there would be a revolution before tomorrow morning.Henry Ford
12I made my money by selling too soon.Bernard Baruch
13A big part of financial freedom is having your heart and mind free from worry about the what-ifs of life.Suze Orman
14The way to make money is to buy when blood is running in the streets.John D. Rockefeller
15Inflation is taxation without legislation.Milton Friedman
16Wealth consists not in having great possessions, but in having few wants.Epictetus
17Surplus wealth is a sacred trust which its possessor is bound to administer in his lifetime for the good of the community.Andrew Carnegie
18All money is a matter of belief.Adam Smith
19Financial support is one thing, but I always think what becomes really sacrificial is your time.Cliff Richard
20My mother inspired me to treat others as I would want to be treated regardless of age, race or financial status.Tommy Hilfiger
21Don’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’t buy it.Will Rogers
22The avoidance of taxes is the only intellectual pursuit that still carries any reward.John Maynard Keynes
23About the time we can make the ends meet, somebody moves the ends.Herbert Hoover
24I’m involved in the stock market, which is fun and, sometimes, very painful.Regis Philbin
25I’m a big advocate of financial intelligence.Daymond John
26I wasn’t a financial pro, and I paid the price.Ruth Handler
27If all the economists were laid end to end, they’d never reach a conclusion.George Bernard Shaw
28Stay on top of your finances. Don’t leave that up to others.Leif Garrett
29The lesson of history is that you do not get a sustained economic recovery as long as the financial system is in crisis.Ben Bernanke
30As sure as the spring will follow the winter, prosperity and economic growth will follow recession.Bo Bennett
31A budget tells us what we can’t afford, but it doesn’t keep us from buying it.William Feather
32Money is like manure. You have to spread it around or it smells.J. Paul Getty
33The only way to permanently change the temperature in the room is to reset the thermostat. In the same way, the only way to change your level of financial success ‘permanently’ is to reset your financial thermostat. But it is your choice whether you choose to change.T. Harv Eker
34The 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 changes so far as that thing goes.Alfred Marshall
35The only way you will ever permanently take control of your financial life is to dig deep and fix the root problem.Suze Orman
36Gold and silver, like other commodities, have an intrinsic value, which is not arbitrary, but is dependent on their scarcity, the quantity of labour bestowed in procuring them, and the value of the capital employed in the mines which produce them.David Ricardo
37Do you know the only thing that gives me pleasure? It’s to see my dividends coming in.John D. Rockefeller
38Infinite growth of material consumption in a finite world is an impossibility.E. F. Schumacher
39The longer I go on, the more I am aware of the power of finance.Justin Welby
40The financial markets generally are unpredictable. So that one has to have different scenarios… The idea that you can actually predict what’s going to happen contradicts my way of looking at the market.George Soros
41You and I come by road or rail, but economists travel on infrastructure.Margaret Thatcher
42Wealth, in even the most improbable cases, manages to convey the aspect of intelligence.John Kenneth Galbraith
43I am favor of cutting taxes under any circumstances and for any excuse, for any reason, whenever it’s possible.Milton Friedman
44Any informed borrower is simply less vulnerable to fraud and abuse.Alan Greenspan
45Being rich is a good thing. Not just in the obvious sense of benefitting you and your family, but in the broader sense. Profits are not a zero sum game. The more you make, the more of a financial impact you can have.Mark Cuban
46The job of the Central Bank is to worry.Alice Rivlin
47The economy is a very sensitive organism.Hjalmar Schacht
48Financial crises are like fireworks: they illuminate the sky even as they go pop.James Buchan
49Most women outlive their spouses. Divorce remains at record rates. It’s important for a woman to be able to control her finances.Maria Bartiromo
50Your net worth to the world is usually determined by what remains after your bad habits are subtracted from your good ones.Benjamin Franklin
51Financial literacy is an issue that should command our attention because many Americans are not adequately organizing finances for their education, healthcare and retirement.Ron Lewis
52There can be no rise in the value of labour without a fall of profits.David Ricardo
53Here’s my gift-giving rule: Respect your current financial situation.Suze Orman
54Derivatives are financial weapons of mass destruction.Warren Buffett
55Money is the best rule of commerce.William Petty
56Poverty is unnecessary.Muhammad Yunus
57Our 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.John Locke
58We teach about how to drive in school, but not how to manage finances.Andy Williams
59Starting 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, the money will come.Greer Garson
60You don’t want to have so much money going toward your mortgage every month that you can’t enjoy life or take care of your other financial responsibilities.Dave Ramsey

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