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Quotations on Finance

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The money-changers have fled from their high seats in the temple of our civilization. We may now restore that temple to the ancient truths.

~ Franklin D. Roosevelt

A financier is a pawn-broker with imagination.

~ Sir Arthur Pinero

The way to stop financial joy-riding is to arrest the chauffeur, not the automobile.

~ Woodrow Wilson

There is no such thing as an innocent purchaser of stocks.

~ Louis D. Brandeis

One-third of the people in the United States promote, while the other two-thirds provide.

~ Will Rogers

Alexander Hamilton originated the put and take system in our national treasury: the taxpayers put it in, and the politicians take it out.

~ Will Rogers

A holding company is a thing where you hand an accomplice the goods while the policeman searches you.

~ Will Rogers

High finance isn't burglary or obtaining money by false pretenses, but rather a judicious selection from the best features of those fine arts.

~ Finley Peter Dunne

Financial sense is knowing that certain men will promise to do certain things, and fail.

~ Ed Howe

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