Bankers And Banks Quotes

Bankers And Banks Quotes by Dan Quayle, Mayer Amschel Rothschild, John Kenneth Galbraith, Bertolt Brecht, George Bernard Shaw, Lord Acton and many others.

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Bank failures are caused by depositors who don’t deposit enough money to cover losses due to mismanagement.
Dan Quayle
Let me issue and control a nation’s money and I care not who writes the laws.
Mayer Amschel Rothschild
The process by which banks create money is so simple that the mind is repelled.
John Kenneth Galbraith
It is easier to rob by setting up a bank than by holding up a bank clerk.
Bertolt Brecht
You have to choose between trusting to the natural stability of gold and the natural stability of the honesty and intelligence of the members of the government. And, with due respect to these gentlemen, I advise you, as long as the capitalist system lasts, to vote for gold.
George Bernard Shaw
The issue which has swept down the centuries and which will have to be fought sooner or later is the people versus the banks.
Lord Acton
Banks have done more injury to the religion, morality, tranquility, prosperity, and even wealth of the nation than they can have done or ever will do good.
John Adams
A power has risen up in the government greater than the people themselves, consisting of many and various powerful interests, combined in one mass, and held together by the cohesive power of the vast surplus in banks.
John C. Calhoun
Thus, our national circulating medium is now at the mercy of loan transactions of banks, which lend, not money, but promises to supply money they do not possess
Irving Fisher
But if you want to continue to be slaves of the banks and pay the cost of your own slavery, then let bankers continue to create money and control credit.
Josiah Stamp
Banks lend by creating credit. They create the means of payment out of nothing.
Ralph George Hawtrey
The money power preys on the nation in times of peace, and conspires against it in times of adversity. It is more despotic than monarchy, more insolent than autocracy, more selfish than bureaucracy. It denounces, as public enemies, all who question its methods or throw light upon its crimes.
Abraham Lincoln
It is well enough that people of the nation do not understand our banking and monetary system, for if they did, I believe there would be a revolution before tomorrow morning.
Henry Ford
The study of money, above all other fields in economics, is one in which complexity is used to disguise truth or to evade truth, not to reveal it. The process by which banks create money is so simple the mind is repelled.
John Kenneth Galbraith
I hesitate to deposit money in a bank. I am afraid I shall never dare to take it out again
Jean Baudrillard
I don’t have a bank account because I don’t know my mother’s maiden name.
Paula Poundstone
The issuing power [of money] should be taken from the banks and restored to the people, to whom it properly belongs.
Thomas Jefferson