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    Christie Hefner

    I don't think about financial success as the measurement of my success.

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    Charles Baudelaire

    For the merchant, even honesty is a financial speculation.

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    George Reisman

    Under capitalism each individual engages in economic planning.

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    Hjalmar Schacht

    The economy is a very sensitive organism.

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    Charles Spurgeon

    It's not the having, it's the getting.

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    Alan Greenspan

    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.

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    Jacques Delors

    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.

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    Jules Renard

    I finally know what distinguishes man from the other beasts: financial worries.

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    Barbara Feldon

    I'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 knight in shining armor.

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    E. F. Schumacher

    Infinite growth of material consumption in a finite world is an impossibility.

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    J. Paul Getty

    Money is like manure. You have to spread it around or it smells.

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    Will Rogers

    Don'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.

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    John Kenneth Galbraith

    Under capitalism, man exploits man. Under communism, it's just the opposite.

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    John Kenneth Galbraith

    Wealth, in even the most improbable cases, manages to convey the aspect of intelligence.

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    Regis Philbin

    I'm involved in the stock market, which is fun and, sometimes, very painful.

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    Alice Rivlin

    The job of the Central Bank is to worry.

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    Andrew Carnegie

    Surplus wealth is a sacred trust which its possessor is bound to administer in his lifetime for the good of the community.

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    William Petty

    Money is the best rule of commerce.

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    David Ricardo

    Gold 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.

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    Alfred Marshall

    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.

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    Honore de Balzac

    I do not regard a broker as a member of the human race.

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    Albert Camus

    It is a kind of spiritual snobbery that makes people think they can be happy without money.

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    Milton Friedman

    Inflation is taxation without legislation.

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    Clarence Day

    A moderate addiction to money may not always be hurtful; but when taken in excess it is nearly always bad for the health.

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    John Maynard Keynes

    The avoidance of taxes is the only intellectual pursuit that still carries any reward.

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    John Kenneth Galbraith

    Wealth is not without its advantages and the case to the contrary, although it has often been made, has never proved widely persuasive.

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    Martin Feldstein

    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.

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    Suze Orman

    Many people are in the dark when it comes to money, and I'm going to turn on the lights.

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    Jean-Paul Sartre

    The poor don't know that their function in life is to exercise our generosity.

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    Jeffrey Sachs

    We 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 the bubble somehow burst, and then we enter depression? Well, some things are not different.

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    Milton Friedman

    I am favor of cutting taxes under any circumstances and for any excuse, for any reason, whenever it's possible.

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    John D. Rockefeller

    Do you know the only thing that gives me pleasure? It's to see my dividends coming in.

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    Epictetus

    Wealth consists not in having great possessions, but in having few wants.

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    John D. Rockefeller

    The way to make money is to buy when blood is running in the streets.

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    Muhammad Yunus

    Poverty is unnecessary.

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    Friedrich List

    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.

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    Adam Smith

    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.

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    Alan Greenspan

    Any informed borrower is simply less vulnerable to fraud and abuse.

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    Greer Garson

    Starting 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.

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    Lee Iacocca

    We at Chrysler borrow money the old-fashioned way. We pay it back.

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    Merton Miller

    You only need to make one big score in finance to be a hero forever.

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    Suze Orman

    A big part of financial freedom is having your heart and mind free from worry about the what-ifs of life.

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    Jim Rohn

    Part of your heritage in this society is the opportunity to become financially independent.

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    Bo Bennett

    As sure as the spring will follow the winter, prosperity and economic growth will follow recession.

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    Alexander John Ellis

    Rounding to the nearest cent is sufficiently accurate for practical purposes.

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    Adam Smith

    All money is a matter of belief.

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    John Locke

    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.

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    Irving Fisher

    The rate of interest acts as a link between income-value and capital-value.

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    William Temple

    The only way for a rich man to be healthy is by exercise and abstinence, to live as if he were poor.

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    Bernard Baruch

    I made my money by selling too soon.

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    Jeffrey Sachs

    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.

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    Alfred Marshall

    Capital is that part of wealth which is devoted to obtaining further wealth.

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    Benjamin Franklin

    Your net worth to the world is usually determined by what remains after your bad habits are subtracted from your good ones.

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    Saint Stephen

    We cannot both preach and administer financial matters.

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    Martin Cruz Smith

    As a novelist, I tell stories and people give me money. Then financial planners tell me stories and I give them money.

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    Ruth Handler

    I wasn't a financial pro, and I paid the price.

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    William Feather

    One of the funny things about the stock market is that every time one person buys, another sells, and both think they are astute.

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    David Ricardo

    There can be no rise in the value of labour without a fall of profits.

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    Thomas Carper

    Thirteen 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's barely enough to provide for even the most basic needs.

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    Mason Cooley

    Money is to my social existence what health is to my body.

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    Donald Trump

    Money was never a big motivation for me, except as a way to keep score. The real excitement is playing the game.

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    Ron Lewis

    It is incumbent upon each of us to improve spending and savings practices to ensure our own individual financial security and preserve the collective economic well-being of our great society.

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    Scott Cook

    Thirty to 40 years ago, most financial decisions were fairly simple.

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    Joseph Wood Krutch

    Security depends not so much upon how much you have, as upon how much you can do without.

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    Andrew Carnegie

    The way to become rich is to put all your eggs in one basket and then watch that basket.

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    Merton Miller

    To beat the market you'll have to invest serious bucks to dig up information no one else has yet.

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    Muhammad Yunus

    Today, if you look at financial systems around the globe, more than half the population of the world - out of six billion people, more than three billion - do not qualify to take out a loan from a bank. This is a shame.

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    Suze Orman

    Owning a home is a keystone of wealth... both financial affluence and emotional security.

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