Quotations on Finance

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But now, more and more, its society is concerned with economy and finance.
- Tadao Ando
(Keywords: Finance, Society, Economy, Now)

The war we are fighting today against terrorism is a multifaceted fight. We have to use every tool in our toolkit to wage this war - diplomacy, finance, intelligence, law enforcement, and of course, military power - and we are developing new tools as we go along.
- Richard Armitage
(Keywords: Power, War, Finance, Intelligence, Diplomacy, Fight, Fighting, Law, Military, Terrorism, Today, Tools, Wage)

I wanted to make Jerusalem as feature film. But we couldn't finance it only through theatrical release, we couldn't get all the money we needed. We had to get some money from television. So we said, ok, let's do it both ways. So we did it in four parts.
- Bille August
(Keywords: Finance, Money, Film, Television)

Finance, like time, devours its own children.
- Honore de Balzac
(Keywords: Finance, Time, Children)

If it isn't the sheriff, it's the finance company; I've got more attachments on me than a vacuum cleaner.
- John Barrymore
(Keywords: Finance, Company)

In Australia, they set up a special fund to kick films off. It was quite an enlightened sort of move. You could go to this government bureau with scripts and and get finance for films.
- Bruce Beresford
(Keywords: Finance, Government)

Our strength in finance has led us to set up an international financial centre with medium and long-term objectives, especially to develop Islamic financial and insurance services.
- Hassanal Bolkiah
(Keywords: Finance, Financial, Strength, Objectives)

People just want to hear some common sense... and I bring to bear the experience in local government and state government and national government - I was the first woman in history on the Senate Finance Committee - not to mention the diplomatic international experience.
- Carol Moseley Braun
(Keywords: Experience, Finance, Government, History, People, Committee, Common sense, First, Senate, State, Want, Woman)

The reason that minorities and women don't have a better shot at getting elected to the Senate or to statewide office is because the campaign finance rules are so skewed as to make it very difficult for non-traditional candidates to raise the money necessary to get elected.
- Carol Moseley Braun
(Keywords: Finance, Money, Women, Office, Reason, Rules, Senate)

Look, Congress has allocated more money to finance the upcoming Iraqi elections than it has for the American elections. There's something wrong with that.
- Donna Brazile
(Keywords: Finance, Money, American, Congress, Elections, Wrong)

We were told this war would be over in a matter of weeks, and that the Iraqis would be able to finance it with oil sales. We were promised it was not a mission of nation building.
- Sherrod Brown
(Keywords: Finance, War, Building, Mission, Nation, Oil, Sales)

What distinguishes the campaign finance issue from just about every other one being debated these days is that the two sides do not divide along conventional liberal/ conservative lines.
- James L. Buckley
(Keywords: Finance, Being, Conservative)

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)

In almost every profession - whether it's law or journalism, finance or medicine or academia or running a small business - people rely on confidential communications to do their jobs. We count on the space of trust that confidentiality provides. When someone breaches that trust, we are all worse off for it.
- Hillary Clinton
(Keywords: Business, Finance, Trust, People, Jobs, Journalism, Law, Medicine, Profession, Running, Space)

Every nation has to either be with us, or against us. Those who harbor terrorists, or who finance them, are going to pay a price.
- Hillary Clinton
(Keywords: Finance, Nation)

Where are the jobs going to come from?Small business, manufacturing and clean energy. Where's the money to finance them? The banks and the corporations in America today have lots of money that they can invest right now.
- William J. Clinton
(Keywords: Finance, Money, Business, America, Banks, Corporations, Energy, Jobs, Manufacturing, Now, Right, Today)

We need real campaign finance reform to loosen the grip of special interests on politics.
- Tom Daschle
(Keywords: Finance, Politics, Reform)

We'll have a public power authority, which will also have the ability to build power or finance power. And more importantly, we'll have more power than our economy provides. All of that will give us leverage we don't have today.
- Gray Davis
(Keywords: Finance, Power, Ability, Authority, Economy, Public, Today, Will)

The problem of how we finance the welfare state should not obscure a separate issue: if each person thinks he has an inalienable right to welfare, no matter what happens to the world, that's not equity, it's just creating a society where you can't ask anything of people.
- Jacques Delors
(Keywords: Finance, Society, People, Right, State, Welfare, World)

The art and culture that is New York, communications, finance, all these things help make up New York. The rest of the country should be happy that we are what we are.
- David Dinkins
(Keywords: Art, Finance, Country, Culture, Help, Rest)

I know what I don't know. To this day, I don't know technology, and I don't know finance or accounting.
- Bernie Ebbers
(Keywords: Finance, Technology, Day)

Qaddafi is hated because he is the leader of a small country that is rich, but he uses his money to finance liberation struggles.
- Louis Farrakhan
(Keywords: Finance, Money, Leader, Country)

But because we in the United States finance our current account deficit by borrowing in our own currency, we can move to a more competitive dollar without the adverse effects that followed currency declines in other countries.
- Martin Feldstein
(Keywords: Finance, Borrowing, Countries, states, United)

To finance this trade deficit, the U.S. has to borrow from the rest of the world or sell American assets like stocks, businesses, and real estate to the rest of the world.
- Martin Feldstein
(Keywords: Finance, American, Rest, Trade, World)

I personally believe that there's going to be a good case for the government preserving some type of guarantee to make sure that people have the ability to borrow to finance a house even in a very damaging recession. I think there's going to be a good case for that.
- Timothy Geithner
(Keywords: Finance, Government, People, Ability)

And I think it's a prudent, responsible way, given the scale of the emergency, the scale of the damage still facing America, that we finance these additional support for the unemployed as well as the support for small business. We think there's a good case for doing it now. We want to do it in an overall fiscally responsible way.
- Timothy Geithner
(Keywords: Finance, Business, America, Now, Support, Want)

I've been writing a lot, I've a few projects I'm trying to finance, I do some acting, I do some directing... Apart from that, if I could get lower that a ten handicap on my golf game I'd be thrilled.
- Paul M. Glaser
(Keywords: Finance, Acting, Golf, Projects, Trying, Writing)

If US per capita income continues to grow at a rate of 1.5 percent a year, the country will have plenty of money to finance comfortable retirements and high-quality healthcare for all citizens, including those at the bottom of the wage ladder.
- William Greider
(Keywords: Finance, Money, Country, Healthcare, Income, Wage, Will)

In the deregulated realm of US banking and finance, crime does occasionally pay for its foul deeds, not in prison time but by making modest rebates to the victims.
- William Greider
(Keywords: Time, Finance, Crime, Deeds, Prison, Victims)

There were a lot of people dreaming about making films, and they would finance maybe 6 films a year. Because they were funded by the government, the films sort-of had to deal with serious social issues - and, as a result, nobody went to see those films.
- Renny Harlin
(Keywords: Finance, Government, People, Result)

There's enormous progressive activism and, more often than not, success at the grassroots level - everything from living wage campaigns to efforts to finance our elections are having terrific success.
- Jim Hightower
(Keywords: Finance, Success, Activism, Elections, Living, Wage)

I turn up in Los Angeles every now and then, so I can get some big money films in order to finance my smaller money films.
- John Hurt
(Keywords: Finance, Money, Now, Order)

These heroes of finance are like beads on a string; when one slips off, all the rest follow.
- Henrik Ibsen
(Keywords: Finance, Heroes, Rest)

As you know, Social Security functions under the premise that today's workers will help finance benefits for retirees and that these workers will then be supported by the next generation of workers paying into the same system.
- Steve Israel
(Keywords: Finance, Benefits, Help, Security, Today, Will, Workers)

I don't plan on going back to legal work. I wanted an international career, and finance seemed to be where some interesting career opportunities were.
- Nick Johnson
(Keywords: Finance, Legal, Work, Career)

In fact, corporate and union moneys go overwhelmingly to incumbents, so limiting that money, as Congress did in the campaign finance law, may be the single most self-denying thing that Congress has ever done.
- Elena Kagan
(Keywords: Finance, Money, Congress, Corporate, Fact, Law, May, Self)

In 1973, women got 59 cents on the dollar; now we are getting 74 cents on the dollar. In the area of finance and business, we are at 68 cents on the dollar.
- Billie Jean King
(Keywords: Finance, Women, Business, Now)

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)

It is a sound principle of finance, and a still sounder principle of government, that those who have the duty of expending the revenue of a country should also be saddled with the responsibility of levying and providing it.
- Wilfrid Laurier
(Keywords: Finance, Government, Country, Duty, Responsibility, Sound)

It is usually people in the money business, finance, and international trade that are really rich.
- Robin Leach
(Keywords: Money, Business, Finance, People, Trade)

I only make movies to finance my fishing'.
- Lee Marvin
(Keywords: Finance, Movies, Fishing)

The number one lobby that opposes campaign finance reform in the United States is the National Association of Broadcasters.
- Robert McChesney
(Keywords: Finance, Reform, states, United)

But having said that, what's happening with campaign finance reform and our political culture is devastating.
- Robert McChesney
(Keywords: Finance, Culture, Reform)

The Republican Party is not in the hands of the Jewish lobby in America as the Democratic Party must look quite often to Jewish money to finance candidates.
- Pete McCloskey
(Keywords: Finance, Money, America, Party, Republican)

I feel sorry sometimes for these sportsmen and women who put in just as much effort as the footballers. For example, athletes train at least as hard as footballers but have to be happy if they can earn enough to finance a decent education.
- Angela Merkel
(Keywords: Education, Finance, Women, Athletes, Effort, Example)

My expertise was in public finance, particularly corporate taxation, since I had worked at the US Treasury.
- Merton Miller
(Keywords: Finance, Corporate, Expertise, Public, Taxation)

Arbitrage proof has since been widely used throughout finance and economics.
- Merton Miller
(Keywords: Finance, Economics, Proof)

I had some of the students in my finance class actually do some empirical work on capital structures, to see if we could find any obvious patterns in the data, but we couldn't see any.
- Merton Miller
(Keywords: Finance, Work, Class, Obvious, Students)

I certainly want campaign finance reform. I just wish this would do it in a way that would stand up to a constitutional challenge.
- Ben Nelson
(Keywords: Finance, Challenge, Reform, Want)

Many dotcoms recruited people from existing companies who were quite experienced in finance, marketing, distribution and other disciplines but not necessarily experienced in the Web culture.
- John Patrick
(Keywords: Finance, People, Culture, Marketing)



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