Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Advices and quotes on crisis

"The secret of success is to realize that the crisis on our planet is much larger than just deciding what to do with your own life, and if the system under which we live the structure of western civilization begins to collapse because of our selfishness and greed, then it will make no difference whether you have $1 million dollars when the crash comes or just $1.00. "
Marianne Williamson

"Inflation is taxation without legislation. "
Milton Friedman

"The economy depends about as much on economists as the weather does on weather forecasters."
Jean-Paul Kauffmann

"No man's credit is as good as his money. "
E.W. Howe

“Conflict builds character. Crisis defines it.”
Steven V. Thulon

"Inflation is when you pay fifteen dollars for the ten-dollar haircut you used to get for five dollars when you had hair. "
Sam Ewing

“At every crisis in one's life, it is absolute salvation to have some sympathetic friend to whom you can think aloud without restraint or misgiving.”
Woodrow T. Wilson

“Try to relax and enjoy the crisis.”
Ashleigh Brilliant

"If you think nobody cares if you're alive, try missing a couple of car payments. "
Earl Wilson

"Crises refine life. In them you discover what you are."
Allan K. Chalmers

“The crisis of today is the joke of tomorrow.”
H. G. Wells

"Bankruptcy stared me in the face, but one thought kept me calm; soon I'd be too poor to need an anti-theft alarm. "
Gina Rothfels

"Politicians say they're beefing up our economy. Most don't know beef from pork. "
Harold Lowman

"He who does not economize will have to agonize. "

"We sometimes emphasize the danger in a crisis without focusing on the opportunities that are there. We should feel a great sense of urgency because it is the most dangerous crisis we have ever faced, by far. But it also provides us with opportunities to do a lot of things we ought to be doing for other reasons anyway. And to solve this crisis we can develop a shared sense of moral purpose. "
Al Gore

"The things that will destroy America are prosperity-at-any-price, peace-at-any-price, safety-first instead of duty-first, the love of soft living, and the get-rich-quick theory of life."
Theodore Roosevelt

"Man is not like other animals in the ways that are really significant: animals have instincts, we have taxes. "
Erving Goffman

“In the best of times, our days are numbered anyway. So it would be a crime against nature for any generation to take the world crisis so solemnly, that it put off enjoying those things for which we were designed in the 1st place: the opportunity to do good work, to enjoy friends, to fall in love, to hit a ball, and to bounce a baby.”
Alistair Cooke

"The gap in our economy is between what we have and what we think we ought to have - and that is a moral problem, not an economic one. "
Paul Heyne

"Everybody wants to eat at the government's table, but nobody wants to do the dishes. "
Werner Finck

"We live by the Golden Rule. Those who have the gold make the rules. "
Buzzie Bavasi

"Credit buying is much like being drunk. The buzz happens immediately and gives you a lift.... The hangover comes the day after. "
Joyce Brothers

"The world has not just "turned upside down". It is turning in every which way at an accelerating pace. "
Tom Peters

"Unemployment is capitalism's way of getting you to plant a garden. "
Orson Scott Card

"If inflation continues to soar, you're going to have to work like a dog just to live like one. "
George Gobe

"Money doesn't talk, it swears. "
Bob Dylan

"When defeat comes, accept it as a signal that your plans are not sound. Rebuild those plans and set sail once more toward your coveted goal."
Napoleon Hill

“There cannot be a crisis today; my schedule is already full”
Henry Kissinger

“Seeds of faith are always within us; sometimes it takes a crisis to nourish and encourage their growth.”
Susan Taylor

"Budget: a mathematical confirmation of your suspicions. "
A.A. Latimer

"I don't know if I can live on my income or not - the government won't let me try it. "
Bob Thaves

“I believe with all my heart that standing up for America means standing up for the God who has so blessed our land. We need God's help to guide our nation through stormy seas. But we can't expect Him to protect America in a crisis if we just leave Him over on the shelf in our day-to-day living.”
Ronald Reagan

"What we know about the global financial crisis is that we don't know very much. "
Paul Samuelson

"They talk about the economy this year. Hey, my hairline is in recession, my waistline is in inflation. Altogether, I'm in a depression. "
Rick Majerus

"Give a man a fish and he will eat for a day. Teach a man to fish and he will eat for a lifetime. Teach a man to create an artificial shortage of fish and he will eat steak. "
Jay Leno

"A bank is a place that will lend you money if you can prove that you don't need it. "
Bob Hope

"The waste of money cures itself, for soon there is no more to waste. "
M.W. Harrison

“A crisis is an opportunity riding the dangerous wind”
Chinese Proverbs

"I believe nations, all of us, not only NATO nations, need to invest more in existing humanitarian funds, to help families and communities affected by conflict. "
Jaap de Hoop Scheffer

"I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The great point is to bring them the real facts. "
Abraham Lincoln

“A leader or a man of action in a crisis almost always acts subconsciously and then thinks of the reasons for his action.”
Jawaharlal Nehru

"Blessed are the young, for they shall inherit the national debt.'
Herbert Hoover

“When written in Chinese, the word "crisis" is composed of two characters-one represents danger, and the other represents opportunity.”
John Fitzgerald Kennedy

“Close scrutiny will show that most ''crisis situations'' are opportunities to either advance, or stay where you are.”
Maxwell Maltz

“The secret of success is to realize that the crisis on our planet is much larger than just deciding what to do with your own life, and if the system under which we live the structure of western civilization begins to collapse because of our selfishness and greed, then it will make no difference whether you have $1 million dollars when the crash comes or just $1.00. The only work that will ultimately bring any good to any of us is the work of contributing to the healing of the world.”
Marianne Williamson

"There are plenty of ways to get ahead. The first is so basic I'm almost embarrassed to say it: spend less than you earn. "
Paul Clitheroe

"The key to making money in stocks is not to get scared out of them. "
Peter Lynch

“Thank Heaven! The crisis /The danger is past, and the lingering illness, is over at last /, and the fever called ''Living'' is conquered at last.”
Edgar Allan Poe

"Armaments, universal debt and planned obsolescence - those are the three pillars of Western prosperity. "
Aldous Huxley

"My personal reaction to the crisis was to eat like a pig. Anything and everything. "
Anita Roddick

"A company needs to have good business reflexes, to be able to marshal its forces in a crisis or in response to any unplanned event. "
Bill Gates

"We never know the worth of water till the well is dry. "
Thomas Fuller

"It's a recession when your neighbor loses his job; it's a depression when you lose your own. "
Harry S. Truman

"Economics is extremely useful as a form of employment for economists. "
John Kenneth Galbraith

“Sooner or later comes a crisis in our affairs, and how we meet it determines our future happiness and success. Since the beginning of time, every form of life has been called upon to meet such crisis.”
Robert Collier

"The government’s view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases: If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidize it. "
Ronald Reagan

"People try to live within their income so they can afford to pay taxes to a government that can't live within its income. "
Robert Half

“Any idiot can face a crisis, it is this day-to-day living that wears you out.”
Anton Chekhov

"A crisis is a close encounter of the third kind."
Guy Finley

"Inflation hasn't ruined everything. A dime can still be used as a screwdriver. "
H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

"It isn't so much that hard times are coming; the change observed is mostly soft times going. "
Groucho Marx

My dog is worried about the economy because Alpo is up to 99 cents a can. That's almost $7.00 in dog money.
Joe Weinstein

"The safe way to double your money is to fold it over once and put it in your pocket. "
Frank Hubbard

"Promises make debt, and debt makes promises. "
Dutch Proverb

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