Finance Quotes

The Republican Party is not in the hands of the Jewish lobby in America as the Democratic Party must look quite often to Jewish money to finance candidates.
– Pete McCloskey
The reason that minorities and women don't have a better shot at getting elected to the Senate or to statewide office is because the campaign finance rules are so skewed as to make it very difficult for non-traditional candidates to raise the money necessary to get elected.
– Carol Moseley Braun
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
The problem of how we finance the welfare state should not obscure a separate issue: if each person thinks he has an inalienable right to welfare, no matter what happens to the world, that's not equity, it's just creating a society where you can't ask anything of people.
– Jacques Delors
The 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
The poor don't know that their function in life is to exercise our generosity.
– Jean-Paul Sartre
The 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.
– Martin Feldstein
The number-one job of the hedge-fund manager is not to make sure that you can retire with a smile on your face - it's for him to retire with a smile on his face.
– Mark Cuban
The number one lobby that opposes campaign finance reform in the United States is the National Association of Broadcasters.
– Robert McChesney
The more anxious, isolated and time-deprived we are, the more likely we are to turn to paid personal services. To finance these extra services, we work longer hours. This leaves less time to spend with family, friends and neighbors we become less likely to call on them for help, and they on us.
– Arlie Russell Hochschild
The hope is they would like to bring it to Broadway next year, so we'll see that's to come in the end of the finance year and everybody else and also real estate and what theaters are available at the time but I would like to come back with it.
– Blair Underwood
The government is also looking at further benefits including enhanced capital allowances the use of Tax Incremental Finance and extra help from UK Trade and Investment on inward investment and trade opportunities.
– Andy Sawford
The FHA's success provides strong evidence that government can and should play a role in the nation's mortgage finance system. It also demonstrates that although government intervention in the economy during the Great Recession was messy, things would have been a lot messier without it.
– Mark Zandi
The economy is a very sensitive organism.
– Hjalmar Schacht
The confidence is really driven by the woman - whether she can have the confidence that there will be enough earning or income to finance all the domestic spending - but also by the middle-income class, which for many Asian countries has become the growth power for the economy.
– Sri Mulyani Indrawati
The art and culture that is New York, communications, finance, all these things help make up New York. The rest of the country should be happy that we are what we are.
– David Dinkins
Spain is finding it very difficult to finance itself with sovereign debt risk premium so high.
– Mariano Rajoy
Small- and medium-sized businesses need access to a diverse range of finance options, including non-bank lending. These new forms of finance are still small in scale today but they should, over time, bring additional choice and greater competition to the lending market.
– Vince Cable
Sharia has become an increasingly significant force in American capitalism, thanks to the embrace by Wall Street and the U.S. government of so-called Sharia-Compliant Finance. Indeed, this country's taxpayers now own the largest purveyor of sharia-compliant insurance products in the world: AIG.
– Frank Gaffney
Rounding to the nearest cent is sufficiently accurate for practical purposes.
– Alexander John Ellis