Magnificent Monday Quotes – Finance and Industry Edition

Since it looks like the government is going to force GM into bankruptcy (only after giving them billions in taxpayers $), and rightly so, I thought today’s quote page would focus on finance and industry.

“Give me control of a nation’s money supply and I care not who makes its laws.” – Mayer Amschel Rothschild

“I am indeed rich, since my income is superior to my expense, and my expense is equal to my wishes.” – Edward Gibbon

“Ask five economists and you’ll get five different answers (six if one went to Harvard).” – Edgar R. Fiedler”

“Finance is the art of passing currency from hand to hand until it finally disappears.” – Robert W. Sarnoff

“Literature was formerly an art and finance a trade; today it is the reverse” – Joseph Roux

This one’s for C: “The moral and constitutional obligations of our representatives in Washington are to protect our liberty, not coddle the world, precipitating no-win wars, while bringing bankruptcy and economic turmoil to our people.” – Ron Paul

“I believe in the dignity of labor, whether with head or hand; that the world owes no man a living but that it owes every man an opportunity to make a living.” – John D. Rockefeller

“I always tried to turn every disaster into an opportunity.” – John D. Rockefeller

“A business absolutely devoted to service will have only one worry about profits. They will be embarrassingly large.” – Henry Ford

“And while the law of competition may be sometimes hard for the individual, it is best for the race, because it ensures the survival of the fittest in every department.” – Andrew Carnegie

“What do I care about law? Ain’t I got the power?” – Cornelius Vanderbilt


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