Quotations on Investment

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There's a need for accepting responsibility - for a person's life and making choices that are not just ones for immediate short-term comfort. You need to make an investment, and the investment is in health and education.
- Buzz Aldrin
(Keywords: Education, Health, Life, Choices, Comfort, Investment, Responsibility)

I can't think of any more important issue. If we get this right, we'll not only preserve our landscape for future generations we'll be able to generate I think more investment and more job opportunities in the inland and we sure as hell need those jobs.
- John Anderson
(Keywords: Future, Generations, Hell, Investment, Job, Jobs, Right)

Pension reforms, like investment advice and automatic enrollment, will strengthen the ability of Americans to save and invest for retirement.
- Steve Bartlett
(Keywords: Ability, Advice, Americans, Investment, Retirement, Will)

No one making less than $250,000 under Barack Obama's plan will see one single penny of their tax raised, whether it's their capital gains tax, their income tax, investment tax, any tax.
- Joe Biden
(Keywords: Tax, Income, Investment, Will)

We got more provisions for our whiskey than the same money, which we paid for the liquor, would have bought; so after all it proved a very profitable investment.
- Buffalo Bill
(Keywords: Money, Investment, Liquor)

Public education is an investment in our future.
- Matt Blunt
(Keywords: Education, Future, Investment, Public)

Indeed, American companies make three times as much profits from their investment in one E.U. country, Ireland, than they do from all their investments in China.
- John Bruton
(Keywords: American, Country, Investment, Ireland)

If you search for poverty, you'll find it, often in the family. Why? Because the family makes this great investment, from which we all benefit, but for which no-one helps. We have to point the spotlight on the family, and make political choices that sustain the family.
- Rocco Buttiglione
(Keywords: Family, Choices, Investment, Poverty)

Investment banking has, in recent years, resembled a casino, and the massive scale of gambling losses has dragged down traditional business and retail lending activities as banks try to rebuild their balance sheets. This was one aspect of modern financial liberalisation that had dire consequences.
- Vince Cable
(Keywords: Business, Financial, Balance, Banks, Consequences, Gambling, Investment, Years)

We've complemented that with a second office to think about how we need to prepare ourselves for that period 10 or 15 or 20 years from now, by way of investment in our technology, our organization and our people.
- Stephen Cambone
(Keywords: Technology, People, Investment, Now, Office, Years)

That's the value of a college education... I don't know anywhere in the world where you can make an investment and make that kind of return.
- Gaston Caperton
(Keywords: Education, College, Investment, Value, World)

Canada and the United States are also working at the World Trade Organization and in our own hemisphere with negotiations for a Trade Area of the Americas to try to help countries create a positive climate for investment and trade.
- Paul Cellucci
(Keywords: Positive, Canada, Climate, Countries, Help, Investment, states, Trade, United, World)

First of all, in terms of investment in Internet-related developments, venture capitalists - once burned - are now very cautious and are investing in areas that actually make business sense.
- Vinton Cerf
(Keywords: Business, First, Internet, Investment, Now, Sense)

If you go back to the time of J.P. Morgan, the world of high finance was completely wholesale. The prestigious investment banks on Wall Street appealed exclusively to large corporations, governments, and to extremely wealthy individuals.
- Ron Chernow
(Keywords: Finance, Time, Banks, Corporations, Investment, World)

One state retiree, 49 years old, paid, over the course of his entire career, a total of $124,000 towards his retirement pension and health benefits. What will we pay him? $3.3 million in pension payments over his life and nearly $500,000 for health care benefits - a total of $3.8m on a $120,000 investment.
- Chris Christie
(Keywords: Health, Life, Benefits, Care, Career, Investment, Old, Retirement, State, Will, Years)

Eliminating the Death Tax will continue to restore consumer confidence, spur capital investment, and create new jobs which are critical components of economic growth, particularly within the small business community.
- Howard Coble
(Keywords: Business, Death, Growth, Community, Confidence, Tax, Investment, Jobs, Will)

Taking the time to read to children is not only a worthwhile investment but also a wonderful experience. I have visited 119 schools in Maine, and these visits are among the most rewarding experiences in my career in public service.
- Susan Collins
(Keywords: Time, Experience, Career, Children, Investment, Public, Schools, Service)

Anybody who has stood on the prairie in North Dakota has felt the force of the wind and knows that our state has an inexhaustible supply of wind power. The potential here to create jobs and draw millions of dollars in new investment to North Dakota is enormous.
- Kent Conrad
(Keywords: Power, Force, Investment, Jobs, Potential, State, Wind)

The death tax destroys family businesses and stifles investment that leads to increases in jobs and personal income. As a result, 70 percent of family-owned businesses are not passed on to the next generation and 87 percent do not make it to the third generation.
- Jennifer Dunn
(Keywords: Death, Family, Tax, Income, Investment, Jobs, Result)

While America's infrastructure needs are substantial, there is no reason to delay completion of the highway bill. Every day of delay means jobs lost, investment opportunities missed and growth sacrificed.
- John Engler
(Keywords: Growth, America, Completion, Day, Delay, Investment, Jobs, Needs, Reason)

There are opportunities in the pharmaceutical industry, the insurance industry, so yes back home we are talking about investment opportunities in Morocco for various sectors of our economy and we will continue to do that.
- Donald Evans
(Keywords: Home, Economy, Investment, Talking, Will)

This is my first visit to Africa, a region where President Bush has voiced a deep passion for fostering and encouraging economic development, investment and trade.
- Donald Evans
(Keywords: Development, Encouraging, Deep, First, Investment, Passion, President, Trade, Visit)

Increased government spending can provide a temporary stimulus to demand and output but in the longer run higher levels of government spending crowd out private investment or require higher taxes that weaken growth by reducing incentives to save, invest, innovate, and work.
- Martin Feldstein
(Keywords: Government, Work, Growth, Investment, Taxes)

The direct investment of Japanese businesses to East Asian economies accelerates the reallocation of their production bases. Consequently, between Japan and the other East Asian countries, both exports and imports are growing substantially.
- Toshihiko Fukui
(Keywords: Countries, Investment, Production)

Well-functioning financial systems are important in achieving sustained economic growth. They play a crucial role in channeling household savings into the corporate sector and allocating investment funds among firms.
- Toshihiko Fukui
(Keywords: Financial, Growth, Corporate, Investment, Play)

The government can help, but we need to make this transition now to a recovery led by private investment, private.
- Timothy Geithner
(Keywords: Government, Help, Investment, Now)

The whole purpose was to say that it doesn't have to be a zero sum. It's not the environment or jobs. You can have both. You can help the auto industry achieve that if you have investment in plants.
- Jennifer Granholm
(Keywords: Purpose, Environment, Help, Investment, Jobs, Plants)

I have long felt that an investment by the Department of Energy of a million dollars a year for the next 30 years would pay a higher return than any other investment this country could ever make.
- Wilson Greatbatch
(Keywords: Country, Energy, Investment, Years)

As soon, however, as capitalist competition has definitively established the equal rate of profit, that rate becomes the starting point for the calculations of the capitalists in the investment of capital in newly-created branches of production.
- Rudolf Hiferding
(Keywords: Calculations, Competition, Investment, Production, Profit)

The prudent course is to make an investment in learning, testing and understanding, determine how the new concepts compare to how you now operate and thoughtfully determine how they apply to what you want to achieve in the future.
- Dee Hock
(Keywords: Future, Investment, Learning, Now, Testing, Understanding, Want)

Well the wedding in the words of the Archbishop of Canterbury was a fairy tale and there was a huge public impress, investment of goodwill, affection and indeed money in this Institution. It was a huge success at the time.
- Anthony Holden
(Keywords: Money, Success, Time, Wedding, Affection, Goodwill, Investment, Public, Words)

We have already significant sums of money in our petroleum fund, a fund created by law that includes all the revenues received from the Timor Sea, and invests in conservative, safe, long-term investment portfolios - right now in US Treasury Bonds.
- Jose Ramos Horta
(Keywords: Money, Conservative, Investment, Law, Now, Right, Sea)

People were so keen to get investment. In those days, there was quite significant unemployment in Northern Ireland, and that had been the general pattern in Northern Ireland for many, many years.
- John Hume
(Keywords: People, Investment, Ireland, Unemployment, Years)

We would certainly welcome the recipient nation to put their inspectors on our shores, if they wanted to make that investment to help protect that shipment that is outgoing.
- Asa Hutchinson
(Keywords: Help, Investment, Nation)

So if we're going to build new applications that require a large time investment, like say movie editing - today that doesn't matter for the enterprise desktop, but eventually it will when we get closer to consumers - you really need to have a cross-platform story.
- Miguel de Icaza
(Keywords: Time, Investment, Today, Will)

Renewable energy also creates more jobs than other sources of energy - most of these will be created in the struggling manufacturing sector, which will pioneer the new energy future by investment that allows manufacturers to retool and adopt new technologies and methods.
- Jay Inslee
(Keywords: Energy, Future, Investment, Jobs, Manufacturing, Will)

My hope is that countries like Morocco will have investment to create work, so people don't have to leave.
- Tahar Ben Jelloun
(Keywords: Work, People, Hope, Countries, Investment, Will)

I didn't really want to live, so anything that was an investment in time made me angry... but also I just felt sad. When the hopelessness is hurting you, it's the fixtures and fittings that finish you off.
- Angelina Jolie
(Keywords: Time, Investment, Want)

In Africa today, we recognise that trade and investment, and not aid, are pillars of development.
- Paul Kagame
(Keywords: Development, Investment, Today, Trade)

Every time in this century we've lowered the tax rates across the board, on employment, on saving, investment and risk-taking in this economy, revenues went up, not down.
- Jack Kemp
(Keywords: Time, Economy, Tax, Investment, Risk, Risk-taking)

The tax on capital gains directly affects investment decisions, the mobility and flow of risk capital... the ease or difficulty experienced by new ventures in obtaining capital, and thereby the strength and potential for growth in the economy.
- John F. Kennedy
(Keywords: Growth, Strength, Decisions, Difficulty, Economy, Tax, Investment, Potential, Risk)

The work requires a moderately large investment in technological and theoretical developments and long periods of time to carry them out, without the pressure to achieve quick or short term results.
- Aaron Klug
(Keywords: Time, Work, Investment, Pressure, Quick, Results)

Finance is critical. If sufficient investment is made in infrastructure and venture capital is made available, there will be a big improvement in the situation.
- Sanjay Kumar
(Keywords: Finance, Improvement, Investment, Will)

We're looking to have the ability to come in and be able to capitalize on the marketing in order to grow the top-line. We basically leverage what has worked with our other successful acquisitions - investment in marketing, retention and student services.
- John Larson
(Keywords: Successful, Ability, Investment, Marketing, Order)

Unionization, as opposed to communism, presupposes the relation of employment; it is based upon the wage system and it recognizes fully and unreservedly the institution of private property and the right to investment profit.
- John L. Lewis
(Keywords: Communism, Investment, Profit, Property, Right, Wage)

There is no investment you can make which will pay you so well as the effort to scatter sunshine and good cheer through your establishment.
- Orison Swett Marden
(Keywords: Effort, Investment, Will)

But a lot of businesses out there don't see the return on investment, they look at it as a liability, and until they can understand that proactive security actually returns, gives them a return on investment, it's still a hard sell for people.
- Kevin Mitnick
(Keywords: People, Investment, Security)

The need for improved technical support in schools has expanded as the Government and schools have increased their investment in information and communications technologies.
- Estelle Morris
(Keywords: Government, Information, Investment, Schools, Support)

Our Government is committed to pursuing policies and programs which facilitate a further lowering of the interest rates in order to fuel investment and growth. We call on the commercial banks to partner with us in this effort.
- Said Musa
(Keywords: Government, Growth, Banks, Effort, Interest, Investment, Order)

To allow all U.S. workers to put part of their earnings into private investment accounts would definitely erode the Social Security system and cause uncertainty for new investors.
- Grace Napolitano
(Keywords: Cause, Investment, Security, Uncertainty, Workers)

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