Finance Quotes

It is bad policy to regulate everything... where things may better regulate themselves and can be better promoted by private exertions; but it is no less bad policy to let those things alone which can only be promoted by interfering social power.
– Friedrich List
Capital is that part of wealth which is devoted to obtaining further wealth.
– Alfred Marshall
I only make movies to finance my fishing'.
– Lee Marvin
Many dotcoms recruited people from existing companies who were quite experienced in finance, marketing, distribution and other disciplines but not necessarily experienced in the Web culture.
– John Patrick
Money is the best rule of commerce.
– William Petty
I'm involved in the stock market, which is fun and, sometimes, very painful.
– Regis Philbin
In constant pursuit of money to finance campaigns, the political system is simply unable to function. Its deliberative powers are paralyzed.
– John Rawls
I finally know what distinguishes man from the other beasts: financial worries.
– Jules Renard
Do you know the only thing that gives me pleasure? It's to see my dividends coming in.
– John D. Rockefeller
I have come close to producing films. But generally by the time they hit the screen, there's about 50 people with producer credits, so what's the point. I usually find scripts I like with no money attached and take them to producers that I know and try to raise finance.
– Tim Roth
Under capitalism each individual engages in economic planning.
– George Reisman
The job of the Central Bank is to worry.
– Alice Rivlin
The only way for a rich man to be healthy is by exercise and abstinence, to live as if he were poor.
– William Temple
You want to put out a TV show? If you have the money to do it on your own, by yourself, and you have a TV network, you can do it by yourself. But the nature of the beast is, art needs finance. That's how this industry works. So until the Internet becomes our source of entertainment - and watch it, I believe it will - this is how things go.
– Nathan Fillion
You only need to make one big score in finance to be a hero forever.
– Merton Miller
While neurological studies have tried to identify components responsible for fear and greed, the impact on finance is less clear.
– Andrew Lo
What distinguishes the campaign finance issue from just about every other one being debated these days is that the two sides do not divide along conventional liberal/ conservative lines.
– James L. Buckley
Well, paycheck protection is an important ingredient for a successful campaign finance reform measure.
– Andrew Card
Well, first let me say that I think health care reform is important. It has to be a priority. And our system is broken. The Finance Committee bill is the best effort yet, due in large measure to the efforts of my colleague, Olympia Snowe, but it's not there yet. It falls short.
– Susan Collins
We've taken the view that if the rest of the world would democratize and create market economies, that would spread the benefits of prosperity around the world, and that it would enhance our own prosperity, and our own stability and security, as well.
– Jeffrey Sachs