The avoidance of taxes is the only intellectual pursuit that still carries any reward.
John Maynard Keynes
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.
There can be no rise in the value of labour without a fall of profits.
I'm involved in the stock market, which is fun and, sometimes, very painful.
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.
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.
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.
The economy is a very sensitive organism.
To beat the market you'll have to invest serious bucks to dig up information no one else has yet.
You only need to make one big score in finance to be a hero forever.
Security depends not so much upon how much you have, as upon how much you can do without.
Joseph Wood Krutch
Capital is that part of wealth which is devoted to obtaining further wealth.
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.
The only way for a rich man to be healthy is by exercise and abstinence, to live as if he were poor.
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.
Poverty is unnecessary.
Money is the best rule of commerce.
Infinite growth of material consumption in a finite world is an impossibility.
E. F. Schumacher
Many people are in the dark when it comes to money, and I'm going to turn on the lights.
I wasn't a financial pro, and I paid the price.
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.
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.
Under capitalism each individual engages in economic planning.
The job of the Central Bank is to worry.
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.
The rate of interest acts as a link between income-value and capital-value.
Rounding to the nearest cent is sufficiently accurate for practical purposes.
Alexander John Ellis
As a novelist, I tell stories and people give me money. Then financial planners tell me stories and I give them money.
Martin Cruz Smith
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