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    financial Quotes

    I take great pride in having been able to overcome the Asian financial crisis and seeking the opportunities available to bring about an unprecedented growth in the economy
    — Zhu Rongji
    Mark Zuckerberg recently announced that he will donate $45 billion of his wealth to philanthropy. Two years ago, my husband and I decided to endow $100 million to set up the SOHO China Scholars. This program will give financial aid to Chinese students so they can attend the best universities in the world.
    — Zhang Xin
    It follows that America's primary interest is to help ensure that no single power comes to control this geopolitical space and that the global community has unhindered financial and economic access to it.
    — Zbigniew Brzezinski
    America has exercised its power to insist on elections in Palestine, which Hamas did win. Once they won, we then engaged in a policy not only of ostracism, but by financial boycott, in effect of undermining it, and creating more tension and radicalism and poverty in Gaza, which was susceptible to exploitation by Hamas.
    — Zbigniew Brzezinski
    I think risk is important. I don't care if it's a great financial risk or a physical risk. You only get out of something what you put into it and the fact that you are willing to risk something means that you are going to get a lot more out of it.
    — Yvon Chouinard
    tags: care  risk  facts  financial 
    Loving one another isn't enough to make a relationship last. The real glue that holds a couple (or friends or family) together is the effort both put into helping others who are in need of financial, health, personal or emotional assistance. Today, sustain your connection to a loved one by finding ways you both can help others, with a genuine heart.
    — Yehuda Berg
    Peace cannot be achieved except after the cessation of military escalation and the economic and financial siege.
    — Yasser Arafat
    I don't believe a Brexit will hurt the City of London as one of the largest financial centers in the world.
    — Yanis Varoufakis
    tags: world  hurt  believe  financial 
    The way to stop financial joyriding is to arrest the chauffeur, not the automobile.
    — Woodrow Wilson
    tags: financial 
    The United States lived on borrowed money for too long, inflating its financial sector unnecessarily and neglecting its small and mid-sized industrial companies.
    — Wolfgang Schauble
    tags: money  company  financial 
    There are more serious problems in life than financial ones, and I've had a lot of those. I've been broke before, and will be again.
    — Willie Nelson
    tags: problem  financial 
    I never dreamed I would want to be or become a financial advisor.
    — Willie Aames
    tags: financial 
    The CEO era gave rise to the CFO (not certified flying object, as you might imagine, but chief financial officer) and, most recently, the CIO, chief investment officer, a nice boost for the bookkeeper you can't afford to give a raise . . .
    — William Safire
    tags: financial  imagine 
    Apparently modern financial regulators are vastly more sophisticated than we were as financial regulators 25 years ago - because we had never figured out that the key to financial stability was leaving felons in charge of the largest financial institutions in the world.
    — William K. Black
    tags: world  key  financial  year 
    The senior bankers have obviously decided that it is in their financial interest to repeatedly violate the law.
    — William K. Black
    tags: law  banker  financial 
    Over the past 7 years, we've tried to modernize the economy, and today what we're doing is modernizing the financial services industry, tearing down these antiquated walls, and granting banks significant new authority.
    — William J. Clinton
    We can't afford to lose control of our own borders or to take on new financial burdens at a time when we are not adequately providing for the jobs, the health care and the education of our own people.
    — William J. Clinton
    The amount of financial and imaginative energy that's put into mediocrity is just amazing, which I find to be fundamentally offensive as a human being.
    — William Hurt
    tags: human  energy  financial 
    One of the reforms to be carried out during the incoming administration is a change in our monetary and banking laws, so as to secure greater elasticity in the forms of currency available for trade and to prevent the limitations of law from operating to increase the embarrassment of a financial panic.
    — William Howard Taft
    tags: law  financial 
    A profound political question is suddenly on the table: Must the country continue to give precedence to private financial gain and market determinism over human lives and broad public values?
    — William Greider
    The criminal law needs to be improved to meet new forms of crime, but to denounce financial devices which are useful and legitimate because use is made of them for fraud, is ridiculous and unworthy of the age in which we live.
    — William Graham Sumner
    tags: crimes  live  law  age  financial  criminal 
    Then, again, the ability to organize and conduct industrial, commercial, or financial enterprises is rare; the great captains of industry are as rare as great generals.
    — William Graham Sumner
    tags: financial 
    Undoubtedly there are, in connection with each of these things, cases of fraud, swindling, and other financial crimes; that is to say, the greed and selfishness of men are perpetual.
    — William Graham Sumner
    Kevin Freeman has been warning America's leadership of the dangers of financial terrorism for the last three years. It is happening now and Kevin provides the evidence in his book Secret Weapon. Every American needs to understand how our financial markets have been manipulated by people who want to destroy the nation and how they can do even greater damage in the future. This book is a critical read for everyone.
    — William G. Boykin
    If the losses don't hurt, your financial survival is tenuous.
    — William Eckhardt
    tags: loss  hurt  survival  financial 
    Economy is the first and great article (economy such as I understand it) in my financial creed. The controversy between direct and indirect taxation holds a minor, though important place.
    — William E. Gladstone
    tags: financial 
    The main thing is that people see constant reports of break-ins on, on record systems and stolen financial data and social security records and so they'd think about you know what's going to prevent that happening with my medical records. And interestingly enough, patients are less worried about that than their doctors are.
    — William Davis
    tags: people  financial  doctor 
    Money management is the only strategy to survive in this crazy, stupid and doped financial world market.
    — William C. Brown
    Time is running out fast. I think we have maybe a few months - it could be weeks, it could be days - before there is a material risk of a fundamentally unnecessary default by a country like Spain or Italy which would be a financial catastrophe dragging the European banking system and North America with it. So they have to act now.
    — Willem Buiter
    The great challenge of the twentieth century ... is to create a new financial architecture in which private decisions produce a less degenerate capitalism.
    — Will Hutton
    When I begin to eliminate from the list all those professions which are impossible from a financial point of view and then those which I feel disinclined to-it leaves nothing
    — Wilfred Owen
    There are specific times where film noir is a natural concomitant of the mood. When there's insecurity, collapse of financial systems - that's where film noir always hits fertile ground.
    — Werner Herzog
    tags: time  film  financial  mood 
    We must see that it is foolish, sinful and suicidal to destroy the health of nature for the sake of an economy that is really not an economy at all but merely a financial system, one that is unnatural, undemocratic, sacrilegious, and ephemeral.
    — Wendell Berry
    tags: health  nature  financial 
    Inappropriate macro economic policies in some economies, characterised by [a] low savings rate and high consumption [and] failure of financial supervision and regulation to keep up with innovation which allowed financial derivatives to spread.
    — Wen Jiabao
    I think the most relative thing is that women in a way that I think people haven't given us credit for, want to return to this idea about equality in marriages and financial autonomy. And if the richest women don't have financial autonomy, what does it mean for the rest of us? That's all.
    — Wednesday Martin
    If you cheat, if your weights and measures are inaccurate, if your financial dealings are shoddy, if you take things that do not belong to you, you won't be able to hide it forever. People will find out. Then your reputation and your business will suffer, because people don't want to deal with someone who can't be trusted.
    — Wayne D. Dosick
    You have no ability, if you're a financial institution and you're threatened with criminal prosecution, you have no ability to negotiate.
    — Warren Buffett
    I think once you start putting phony figures into financial statements, you get in a lot of trouble. And we've seen so much of that in the last 20 years.
    — Warren Buffett
    tags: financial  year 
    It isn't given to man to be able to run a financial institution where different interest-rate scenarios will prevail on all of that so as to produce kind of smooth, regular earnings from a very large base to start with.
    — Warren Buffett
    tags: men  financial 
    I think it's been, you know, kind of like a tragic play to this point. But at this point, I think it's clear, and will be clear to the majority of the Congress. I think it's clear to the American people that there is only one countervailing force to a world where financial institutions are trying to sell instruments every day and where credit has dried up, and that's the United States Treasury.
    — Warren Buffett
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