Finance Quotes

I grew up in Finance.
- Jamie S. Miller
All money is a matter of belief.
- Adam Smith
Watch your finances like a hawk.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
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I made my money by selling too soon.
- Bernard Baruch
My adversary is the world of finance.
- Francois Hollande
I really love being finance director.
- Judith McKenna
The job of the Central Bank is to worry.
- Alice Rivlin
The economy is a very sensitive organism.
- Hjalmar Schacht
I only make movies to finance my fishing.
- Lee Marvin
Finance, like time, devours its own children.
- Honore de Balzac
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I understand that finance can be very complex.
- Kevin Harrington
I'm a big advocate of financial intelligence.
- Daymond John
Wall Street has too much wealth and political power.
- Charlie Munger
Finance is wholly different from the rest the economy.
- Alan Greenspan
I do not regard a broker as a member of the human race.
- Honore de Balzac
One of the biggest issues for me is campaign finance reform.
- Cameron Russell
Under capitalism each individual engages in economic planning.
- George Reisman
Beware of little expenses. A small leak will sink a great ship.
- Benjamin Franklin
No single housing finance institution should be too big to fail.
- Jerome Powell
The longer I go on, the more I am aware of the power of finance.
- Justin Welby
Money is like manure. You have to spread it around or it smells.
- J. Paul Getty
Stay on top of your finances. Don't leave that up to others.
- Leif Garrett
About the time we can make the ends meet, somebody moves the ends.
- Herbert Hoover
We at Chrysler borrow money the old-fashioned way. We pay it back.
- Lee Iacocca
Any informed borrower is simply less vulnerable to fraud and abuse.
- Alan Greenspan
The people who know personal finance hide the money very carefully.
- James Altucher
I was a great student at a great school, Wharton School of Finance.
- Donald Trump
The way to make money is to buy when blood is running in the streets.
- John D. Rockefeller
There can be no rise in the value of labour without a fall of profits.
- David Ricardo
We teach about how to drive in school, but not how to manage finances.
- Andy Williams
The people who don't know personal finance have TV shows about it.
- James Altucher
In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.
- Benjamin Franklin
Wealth consists not in having great possessions, but in having few wants.
- Epictetus
The biggest issue that we have to contend with is campaign finance reform.
- Gaby Hoffmann
It's much more straightforward to get finance when you have an Oscar.
- Hugh Hudson
The important source of finance is now commercial papers, bonds, and so on.
- Chanda Kochhar
The rate of interest acts as a link between income-value and capital-value.
- Irving Fisher
There's more honor in investment management than in investment banking.
- Charlie Munger
Capital is that part of wealth which is devoted to obtaining further wealth.
- Alfred Marshall
Our goal is to make finance the servant, not the master, of the real economy.
- Alistair Darling
Rounding to the nearest cent is sufficiently accurate for practical purposes.
- Alexander John Ellis
Nobody wants campaign finance reform more than me. It would save me a fortune.
- Andrew Tobias
Infinite growth of material consumption in a finite world is an impossibility.
- E. F. Schumacher
How grateful I am for the law of tithing. It is the Lord's law of finance.
- Gordon B. Hinckley
I finally know what distinguishes man from the other beasts: financial worries.
- Jules Renard
Financial crises are like fireworks: they illuminate the sky even as they go pop.
- James Buchan
If all the economists were laid end to end, they'd never reach a conclusion.
- George Bernard Shaw
Under capitalism, man exploits man. Under communism, it's just the opposite.
- John Kenneth Galbraith
I am particularly pleased to see that the Bendheim Center for Finance is thriving.
- Ben Bernanke
It's cheaper to buy a house and finance it than it is to rent in many markets.
- Barry Sternlicht
The poor don't know that their function in life is to exercise our generosity.
- Jean-Paul Sartre
The avoidance of taxes is the only intellectual pursuit that still carries any reward.
- John Maynard Keynes
The way to become rich is to put all your eggs in one basket and then watch that basket.
- Andrew Carnegie
Wealth, in even the most improbable cases, manages to convey the aspect of intelligence.
- John Kenneth Galbraith
Security depends not so much upon how much you have, as upon how much you can do without.
- Joseph Wood Krutch
We all know that Americans love their statistics - in sport, obviously. And in finance too.
- Evan Davis
It is a kind of spiritual snobbery that makes people think they can be happy without money.
- Albert Camus
Do you know the only thing that gives me pleasure? It's to see my dividends coming in.
- John D. Rockefeller
I believe that through knowledge and discipline, financial peace is possible for all of us.
- Dave Ramsey
I've never preached one sermon on money, on just finances. I want to stay away from it.
- Joel Osteen
These heroes of finance are like beads on a string; when one slips off, all the rest follow.
- Henrik Ibsen
I went to the Wharton School of Finance, the toughest place to get into. I was a great student.
- Donald Trump
Financial support is one thing, but I always think what becomes really sacrificial is your time.
- Cliff Richard
My mother works in a bank, and my dad is the head of my management team and also works in finance.
- Henry Cavill
As sure as the spring will follow the winter, prosperity and economic growth will follow recession.
- Bo Bennett
Well, paycheck protection is an important ingredient for a successful campaign finance reform measure.
- Andrew Card
After serving in the Korean War, I actually started working towards a master's degree in finance.
- John Cullum
In Britain, polls show large majorities in favour of mansion taxes and higher taxes on the finance sector.
- Geoff Mulgan
Everyone says you've got to do a foundation and legal structure to finance social change. What nonsense!
- Bill Drayton
New York City is the most important location in the world... it is the center for fashion, culture and finance.
- Jared Kushner
George Soros is one of the few characters from the world of finance who deserves to be called larger-than-life.
- Gary Weiss
I went to college at QUT: Queensland University of Technology. I studied for a Bachelors in finance and acting.
- Brenton Thwaites
Money was never a big motivation for me, except as a way to keep score. The real excitement is playing the game.
- Donald Trump
After my father died, we were pretty much wiped out financially as a family, so I decided to give finance a try.
- Leon Black
If I had sat around and waited until I had an idea to be a successful photographer, I would still be in finance.
- Brandon Stanton
Show people tend to treat their finances like their dentistry. They assume the man handling it knows what he is doing.
- Dick Cavett
I know what I don't know. To this day, I don't know technology, and I don't know finance or accounting.
- Bernard Ebbers
The lesson of history is that you do not get a sustained economic recovery as long as the financial system is in crisis.
- Ben Bernanke
If it isn't the sheriff, it's the finance company; I've got more attachments on me than a vacuum cleaner.
- John Barrymore
A moderate addiction to money may not always be hurtful; but when taken in excess it is nearly always bad for the health.
- Clarence Day
I was fortunate enough to model, but it was always work for me. It was a way to support myself and finance acting classes.
- Bar Paly
I turn up in Los Angeles every now and then, so I can get some big money films in order to finance my smaller money films.
- John Hurt
Surplus wealth is a sacred trust which its possessor is bound to administer in his lifetime for the good of the community.
- Andrew Carnegie
I was not a name; I was not a face. I was not going to finance a movie. No one was going to come and pay tickets to see me.
- Joe Alwyn
The 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
Your net worth to the world is usually determined by what remains after your bad habits are subtracted from your good ones.
- Benjamin Franklin
Our 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
Back when 'social' had a broad definition, you could almost say that Yahoo Finance chat was the first social product.
- Carol Bartz
American capitalists, enthralled by the doctrines of finance, have put their income statements in service of the balance sheet.
- Clayton M. Christensen
Yahoo is in everything from pets to old people to finance to communications to e-commerce and more, and I really thrive on that.
- Jerry Yang
I think I can hold every portfolio - defense, finance and Foreign Ministry. I think personally I'd like the foreign office.
- Avigdor Lieberman
If I finance a bank and I know if the bank will get in trouble, I will be hit and I will lose money, I will put a price on that.
- Jeroen Dijsselbloem
Every nation has to either be with us, or against us. Those who harbor terrorists, or who finance them, are going to pay a price.
- Hillary Clinton
While neurological studies have tried to identify components responsible for fear and greed, the impact on finance is less clear.
- Andrew Lo
I certainly want campaign finance reform. I just wish this would do it in a way that would stand up to a constitutional challenge.
- Ben Nelson
My real adversary has no name, no face, no party. It will never be elected, yet it governs - the adversary is the world of finance.
- Francois Hollande
It is incredible to come to work every day surrounded by individuals whose insights and efforts place us at the forefront of finance.
- Kenneth C. Griffin
The 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.
- Adam Smith
It's hard to predict the future, but some people think that Bitcoin could do to finance what the Internet did to communications.
- Alex Biryukov
I gladly, I voluntarily gave up the kind of commercial film career I had going as soon as I had enough money to finance my own films.
- Francis Ford Coppola
Wealth is not without its advantages and the case to the contrary, although it has often been made, has never proved widely persuasive.
- John Kenneth Galbraith
Chancellor Angela Merkel and Wolfgang Schaeuble, her finance minister, are right to oppose fiscal and bank unions without political union.
- Edmund Phelps
Big banks have long had private equity divisions that put up capital for deals too complex or risky for individual shareholders to finance.
- Alex Berenson
In constant pursuit of money to finance campaigns, the political system is simply unable to function. Its deliberative powers are paralyzed.
- John Rawls
I delivered lectures, and I was also a consultant for international companies in finance, both private equity and big venture capital funds.
- Ehud Barak
The campaign finance scandal in America is the global warming of American political life - with cash substituting for deadly solar radiation.
- Alec Baldwin
In 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

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