"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. "
"Inflation is taxation without legislation. "
"The economy depends about as much on economists as the weather does on weather forecasters."
"No man's credit is as good as his money. "
“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. "
“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.”
"If you think nobody cares if you're alive, try missing a couple of car payments. "
"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. "
"Politicians say they're beefing up our economy. Most don't know beef from pork. "
"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. "
"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."
"Man is not like other animals in the ways that are really significant: animals have instincts, we have taxes. "
“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.”
"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. "
"Everybody wants to eat at the government's table, but nobody wants to do the dishes. "
"We live by the Golden Rule. Those who have the gold make the rules. "
"Credit buying is much like being drunk. The buzz happens immediately and gives you a lift.... The hangover comes the day after. "
"The world has not just "turned upside down". It is turning in every which way at an accelerating pace. "
"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. "
"Money doesn't talk, it swears. "
"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."
“There cannot be a crisis today; my schedule is already full”
“Seeds of faith are always within us; sometimes it takes a crisis to nourish and encourage their growth.”
"Budget: a mathematical confirmation of your suspicions. "
"I don't know if I can live on my income or not - the government won't let me try it. "
“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.”
"What we know about the global financial crisis is that we don't know very much. "
"They talk about the economy this year. Hey, my hairline is in recession, my waistline is in inflation. Altogether, I'm in a depression. "
"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. "
"A bank is a place that will lend you money if you can prove that you don't need it. "
"The waste of money cures itself, for soon there is no more to waste. "
“A crisis is an opportunity riding the dangerous wind”
"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. "
“A leader or a man of action in a crisis almost always acts subconsciously and then thinks of the reasons for his action.”
"Blessed are the young, for they shall inherit the national debt.'
“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.”
“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.”
"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. "
"The key to making money in stocks is not to get scared out of them. "
“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. "
"My personal reaction to the crisis was to eat like a pig. Anything and everything. "
"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. "
"We never know the worth of water till the well is dry. "
"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.”
"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. "
"People try to live within their income so they can afford to pay taxes to a government that can't live within its income. "
“Any idiot can face a crisis, it is this day-to-day living that wears you out.”
"A crisis is a close encounter of the third kind."
"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. "
My dog is worried about the economy because Alpo is up to 99 cents a can. That's almost $7.00 in dog money.
"The safe way to double your money is to fold it over once and put it in your pocket. "
"Promises make debt, and debt makes promises. "