Economic issues Quotes SMS Collection

So long as all the increased wealth

So long as all the increased wealth which modern progress brings goes but to build up great fortunes, to increase luxury and make sharper

Be like the bird that passing on

Be like the bird that, passing on her flight awhile on boughs too slight, feels them give way beneath her, and yet sings, knowing

Blessed are the young for they shall

Blessed are the young, for they shall inherit the national debt.  ~Herbert Hoover, attributedLCD

Poverty frost famine rain disease are the

Poverty, Frost, Famine, Rain, Disease, are the beadles and guardsmen that hold us to Common Sense.  ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

Inflation hasnt ruined everything a dime can

Inflation hasn’t ruined everything.  A dime can still be used as a screwdriver.  ~Quoted in P.S. I Love You, compiled by H. Jackson Brown,

I wish id said it first and

I wish I’d said it first, and I don’t even know who did:  The only problems that money can solve are money problems.  ~Mignon

If inflation continues to soar youre going

If inflation continues to soar, you’re going to have to work like a dog just to live like one.  ~George GobelCUL

Im so poor i cant even pay

I’m so poor I can’t even pay attention.  ~Ron Kittle, 1987BQ

People are living longer than ever before

People are living longer than ever before, a phenomenon undoubtedly made necessary by the 30-year mortgage.  ~Doug Larson

Money doesnt talk it swears bob dylan

Money doesn’t talk, it swears.  ~Bob Dylan

Today there are three kinds of people

Today, there are three kinds of people:  the have’s, the have-not’s, and the have-not-paid-for-what-they-have’s.  ~Earl Wilson

Inflation is when you pay fifteen dollars

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

The waste of money cures itself for

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

We all know how the size of

We all know how the size of sums of money appears to vary in a remarkable way according as they are being paid in

There are plenty of ways to get

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. 

Inflation is taxation without legislation milton friedman

Inflation is taxation without legislation.  ~Milton Friedman

There are so many men who can

There are so many men who can figure costs, and so few who can measure values.  ~Author Unknown Tribune (San Marino, California)

The economy depends about as much on

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

Christmas is the time when kids tell

Christmas is the time when kids tell Santa what they want and adults pay for it.  Deficits are when adults tell government what they

Government in the us today is a

Government in the U.S. today is a senior partner in every business in the country.  ~Norman Cousins

I am having an out of money

I am having an out of money experience.  ~Author Unknown

Another difference between death and taxes is

Another difference between death and taxes is that death doesn’t get worse every time the legislature meets. ~Robert Quillen, “Paragraphs,” Lincoln Star (Nebraska), 6

Punishment is now unfashionable because it creates

Punishment is now unfashionable… because it creates moral distinctions among men, which, to the democratic mind, are odious.  We prefer a meaningless collective guilt

If the nations economists were laid end

If the nation’s economists were laid end to end, they would point in all directions.  ~Arthur H. Motley

Im proud to pay taxes in the

I’m proud to pay taxes in the United States; the only thing is, I could be just as proud for half the money.  ~Arthur

The human race has had long experience

The human race has had long experience and a fine tradition in surviving adversity.  But we now face a task for which we have

Of all the aspects of social misery

[O]f all the aspects of social misery nothing is so heartbreaking as unemployment.  ~Jane Addams, Twenty Years at Hull-House, ch 10, 1910

Money is better than poverty if only

Money is better than poverty, if only for financial reasons.  ~Woody Allen

Oh for the good old days when

Oh, for the good old days when people would stop Christmas shopping when they ran out of money.  ~Author Unknown

People try to live within their income

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

Unemployment is capitalisms way of getting you

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

The key to making money in stocks

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

Who is rich he who rejoices in

Who is rich?  He who rejoices in his portion.  ~The Talmud

A bank is a place that will

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

Who recalls when folks got along without

Who recalls when folks got along without something if it cost too much?  ~Kin HubbardCUL

We can tell our values by looking

We can tell our values by looking at our checkbook stubs.  ~Gloria Steinem

There is much in the world to

There is much in the world to make us afraid.  There is much more in our faith to make us unafraid.  ~Frederick W. Cropp

The governments view of the economy could

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,

Luxury the lust for comfort that stealthy

Luxury:  The lust for comfort, that stealthy thing that enters the house as a guest, and then becomes a host, and then a master. 

It isnt so much that hard times

It isn’t so much that hard times are coming; the change observed is mostly soft times going.  ~Groucho MarxCUL

We cant quite decide if the world

We can’t quite decide if the world is growing worse, or if the reporters are just working harder.  ~The Houghton Line, November 1965

I once met an economist who believed

I once met an economist who believed that everything was fungible for money, so I suggested he enclose himself in a large bell-jar with

My poverty is not complete it lacks

My poverty is not complete:  it lacks me.  ~Antonio Porchia, Voces, 1943, translated from Spanish by W.S. Merwin

Friends and neighbors complain that taxes are

Friends and neighbors complain that taxes are indeed very heavy, and if those laid on by the government were the only ones we had

The gap in our economy is between

The gap in our economy is between what we have and what we think we ought to have – and that is a moral

If you count all your assets always

If you count all your assets, you always show a profit.  ~Robert Quillen

That money talks ill not deny i

That money talks I’ll not deny, I heard it once: It said, "Goodbye." ~Richard Armour

Do not value money for any more

Do not value money for any more nor any less than its worth; it is a good servant but a bad master.  ~Alexandre Dumas

Everybody wants to eat at the governments

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

When you get into a tight place

When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems as though you could not hang on a minute

Credit buying is much like being drunk

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

Is it my imagination or does shipping

Is it my imagination, or does shipping and handling settle a box of crackers more than it used to?  ~Robert Brault, www.robertbrault.com

Economics is extremely useful as a form

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

He who fears to suffer suffers from

He who fears to suffer, suffers from fear.  ~French ProverbDCMOO

The only man who sticks closer to

The only man who sticks closer to you in adversity than a friend is a creditor.  ~Author Unknown

He who does not economize will have

He who does not economize will have to agonize.  ~Confucius

Promises make debt and debt makes promises

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

Fear makes the wolf bigger than he

Fear makes the wolf bigger than he is.  ~German Proverb