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Finance Quotes

Would you believe it if someone told you that ‘literature’ was formerly an art and finance a trade, but now finance more of an ‘art’ and literature is less of a ‘trade’? You better believe it, because this really is the truth. To survive in a world that mostly revolves around finance, it is as good as a must to be innovative and tactful. If you are willing to look at the larger picture, you will notice that almost every successful enterprise enjoys the success that it does because of a well chalked out approach to finances. Read on for famous quotations and sayings on funding.

Donald Trump

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

Henry Cavill

My mother works in a bank, and my dad is the head of my management team and also works in finance.

Andrew Carnegie

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

John Maynard Keynes

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

John D. Rockefeller

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

Adam Smith

All money is a matter of belief.

John D. Rockefeller

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

George Soros

The financial markets generally are unpredictable. So that one has to have different scenarios... The idea that you can actually predict what's going to happen contradicts my way of looking at the market.

Andrew Carnegie

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

Henry Ford

It is well enough that people of the nation do not understand our banking and monetary system, for if they did, I believe there would be a revolution before tomorrow morning.

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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.

Jules Renard

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


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

Benjamin Franklin

In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.

Warren G. Bennis

Most regular, two-year MBA programs provide both experience and the capacity to link together the essential elements of management such as finance, marketing, organizational behavior, and operations.

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Lee Iacocca

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

Billie Jean King

In 1973, women got 59 cents on the dollar; now we are getting 74 cents on the dollar. In the area of finance and business, we are at 68 cents on the dollar.

Benjamin Franklin

Beware of little expenses. A small leak will sink a great ship.

Bill Clinton

Where are the jobs going to come from? Small business, manufacturing and clean energy. Where's the money to finance them? The banks and the corporations in America today have lots of money that they can invest right now.

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.

Honoré de Balzac

Finance, like time, devours its own children.

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H. Jackson Brown Jr.

Watch your finances like a hawk.

Will Smith

I mean, I'm very serious with my kids about them comprehending the intricacies of global finance.

George Bernard Shaw

If all the economists were laid end to end, they'd never reach a conclusion.

Hillary Clinton

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.

Honoré de Balzac

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

Benjamin Franklin

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

Albert Camus

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

Hillary Clinton

One of the reasons this election is so important is because the Supreme Court hangs in the balance. We need to overturn that terrible Supreme Court decision, Citizens United, and then reform our whole campaign finance system.

I took some time off after 'Titanic' because I needed to let the dust settle and recharge my battery. I felt, 'OK, you've been given a tremendous opportunity; what are you going to do with it? Now your name can finance movies that you do want to do.'

Donald Trump

I went to the Wharton School of Finance, the toughest place to get into. I was a great student.

Alec Baldwin

The campaign finance scandal in America is the global warming of American political life - with cash substituting for deadly solar radiation.

Donald Trump

I was a great student at a great school, Wharton School of Finance.