63 Best Quotes about Banks

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You might as well ask why a middle-aged man with no criminal record might put a paper bag over his head and rob a bank. I acted out of personal desperation. - Aldrich Ames, American Criminal

There’s no denying that a collapse in stock prices today would pose serious macroeconomic challenges for the United States. Consumer spending would slow, and the U.S. economy would become less of a magnet for foreign investors. Economic growth, which in any case has recently been at unsustainable levels, would decline somewhat. History proves, however, that a smart central bank can protect the economy and the financial sector from the nastier side effects of a stock market collapse - Ben Bernanke, Public Servant

Challenge Quotes, Economy Quotes, Stock Market Quotes, Stock Quotes, History Quotes

So as soon as the land was worth something and there was money in the bank, all of a sudden everybody got interested in non-discrimination, in who's really going to administer this stuff. - Neil Abercrombie, Politician

Money Quotes, Worth Quotes

I'll tell you where the injustice is. It's with the person earning £12,000 to £15,000-a-year who is being asked to be restrained by their business or employer. Yet the taxpayer has bailed out the banks, so why are they not showing restraint? - Prince Andrew, Royalty

Business Quotes, Tax Quotes, Injustice Quotes


You're talking serious money already in the bank, and millions of dollars coming in every year. - Neil Abercrombie, Politician

Money Quotes

There's so many great designers. I'm a little bit of a vintage junkie when it comes to going out. I like to get unique pieces that you won't see everyone wearing, but at the same time I don't like to break the bank. I like to find great vintage pieces that you can hold on to for a long time. - Candice Accola, Actress

Great Quotes, Time Quotes

Tree roots hold river banks together and stop the wind blowing soil away, there are many creatures that live in woods and they provide a sense of well-being and look nice. - Clive Anderson, Entertainer

It felt like the first thing, but when I first started out, I got a job adapting a book by Russell Banks called 'Rule Of The Bone.' I didn't do a very good job. I didn't really know what I was doing in general, let alone how to adapt a book. - Paul Thomas Anderson, Director

If you spend your life competing with business men, what do you have? A bank account and ulcers! - Marilyn Monroe

Life Quotes, Accounting Quotes, Business Quotes, Men Quotes

Don't bring your need to the marketplace, bring your skill. If you don't feel well, tell your doctor, but not the marketplace. If you need money, go to the bank, but not the marketplace. - Jim Rohn

Skill Quotes, Money Quotes

It's interesting that Swiss banks also hide their assets from the Swiss by using offshore bank structuring. - Julian Assange, Activist

Starting out, iRobot was not an economic rocket ship. It took six and a half years before we had enough money in the bank at the beginning of each month to make payroll. We always made it - we paid salaries at the end of the month, and I always had four weeks to figure things out. - Colin Angle, Businessman

Beginning Quotes, Money Quotes

I believe that Christians believe in salvation by grace through faith in Jesus Christ, not by works. And we believe that if you're saved, Jesus becomes your savior. He makes a promise to you. You can trust his promises. You can bank on that word. - Robert H. Schuller, Clergyman

Trust Quotes, Work Quotes, Faith Quotes, Grace Quotes, Salvation Quotes

Simply making consistent investments in our self-education and knowledge banks pays major dividends throughout our lives - Jim Rohn

Education Quotes, Knowledge Quotes, Self Help Quotes

I think we've learned that the S.B.A. plays a critical role in providing access and opportunity when the market is not providing that access. We help banks get that money out into the hands of important and viable businesses, particularly those owned by minorities, women, immigrants and veterans. - Karen Mills

Business Quotes, Important Quotes, Opportunity Quotes, Women Quotes, Minorities Quotes, Money Quotes

People think when you have a, quote, 'bank failure,' that that is the end of the bank. And it isn't necessarily. - Michele Bachmann, Politician

Failure Quotes

And, I believe that if a man dies with a single penny still sitting in the bank, he's a fool. - Dan Aykroyd, Comedian

The FBI has long been a part of the security for the nation's banks because bank robberies have been a priority. - John Ashcroft , Public Servant

Security Quotes

The biggest rebellion I could've ever had with my father would be to work in a bank. He would have disowned me. As long as I was doing something where I didn't have to wear a tie, I was good. - Christian Bale, Actor

Work Quotes, Rebellion Quotes

We need to keep investing in economic and homeland security. We need to bank on the right kind of economic development. We need to embrace opportunities, but with the right kind of safeguards. - John Baldacci, Politician

Investing Quotes, Security Quotes

Bind up thy words that they run not riot, and grow wanton, and gather up sins for themselves in too much talking. Let them be rather confined, and held back within their own banks. An overflowing river quickly gathers mud. - Saint Ambrose, Saint

You might as well ask why a middle-aged man with no criminal record might put a paper bag over his head and rob a bank. I acted out of personal desperation. - Aldrich Ames, American Criminal

I'm all in favor of banks that play their part in community endeavors, private individuals looking for loans, people who want to start up a little business, and that's what banks are for. - Ian Anderson, Musician

Business Quotes, Community Quotes

Writing a novel is one of those modern rites of passage, I think, that lead us from an innocent world of contentment, drunkenness, and good humor, to a state of chronic edginess and the perpetual scanning of bank statements. - J. G. Ballard

Contentment Quotes, Humor Quotes

In fact, I had a series of offers which would have brought me a lot of money to make films and package TV programs. There were people who said to me, we'll put a million dollars in your bank account tomorrow, which is a hard thing to turn down. - Roone Arledge , Journalist

Accounting Quotes, Money Quotes

Banks are so protected from liability they would have to really do something that was their mistake in order for them to be liable for it. Banks don't look at signatures. They're processing millions of checks and they have very little liability. - Frank Abagnale, Celebrity

Ability Quotes, Nature Quotes

When the bank asks me about my assets, I include my friendship with Regis Philbin. - Lou Holtz

I don't use a debit card. The safest thing is a credit card because you're using the bank's money. If someone accesses your information, they are stealing the bank's money, not yours. - Frank Abagnale, Celebrity

Money Quotes

I use a shredder for bank statements and phone bills. Most people use ribbon shredders that cut things straight: we can put those back together in an hour. Look for a security microcut shredder, which cuts papers into confetti. - Frank Abagnale, Celebrity

Security Quotes

Now between '45 and '48, things would change enormously, 'cos we'd had credit in United States, credit from the Bank of America, credit from the Import-Export Bank and people had started working again. - Gianni Agnelli, Businessman

Change Quotes, Work Quotes

The sea from Dunkirk to Dover during these days of the evacuation looked like any coastal road in England on a bank holiday. It was solid with shipping. - Douglas Bader, Soldier

To protect people's lives and keep our children safe, we must implement public-works spending and do so proudly. If possible, I'd like to see the Bank of Japan purchase all of the construction bonds that we need to issue to cover the cost. That would also forcefully circulate money in the market. That would be positive for the economy, too. - Shinzo Abe, Statesman

Children Quotes, Economy Quotes, Work Quotes, Money Quotes

Israel reoccupied the cities of the West Bank by a unilateral action, and reestablished the civil and military occupation by a unilateral action, and it is the one that determines whether or not a Palestinian citizen has the right to reside in any part of the Palestinian Territory. - Mahmoud Abbas, Statesman

Action Quotes

Playing nuts is a game like any other, neither better than tops, nor worse than cards. The game is played in various ways. There are 'holes' and 'bank' and 'caps.' But every game finishes up in the same way. One boy loses, another wins. And, as always, he who wins is a clever fellow, a smart fellow, a good fellow. - Sholom Aleichem , Writer

Clever Quotes

I saw a bank that said '24 Hour Banking', but I don't have that much time. - Steven Wright , Comedian

Time Quotes

Our law is a Jordanian law that we inherited, which applies to both the West Bank and Gaza, and sets the death penalty for those who sell land to Israelis. - Yasser Arafat , Leader

Death Quotes, Law Quotes

Let's restore sanity and fairness to the tax cut conversation. We simply cannot afford to hand over the bank vault to our nation's millionaires and billionaires while the middle class picks up spare change. - Paul Tonko

Taxes Quotes, Change Quotes, Sanity Quotes

Ours is a government of checks and balances. The Mafia and crooked businessmen make out checks, and the politicians and other compromised officials improve their bank balances. - Steve Allen , Entertainer

Business Quotes, Balance Quotes, Compromise Quotes

My dad is a bank president and my mom was an accountant and they didn't think that seeking the life of a freelance writer was very practical, you see. Of course, I was just as determined to do it. - Kevin J. Anderson, Writer

Life Quotes, Accounting Quotes

I went to the bank and asked to borrow a cup of money. They said, 'What for?' I said, 'I'm going to buy some sugar.' - Steven Wright , Comedian

Money Quotes

In 1925, when Britain went back to the gold standard, that was supported by the Conservative Party, the Labour Party, the Bank of England, the civil service, the CBI, the TUC, the Times, the Economist; that consensus was very strong. - Ed Balls

Time Quotes, Vice Quotes

A bank is a place where they lend you an umbrella in fair weather and ask for it back when it begins to rain. - Robert Frost, Poet

My health is wonderful. I work out. I'm working. Playing music. I have a beautiful wife, a nice home, a nice car, I got money in the bank. I got three beautiful dogs that love me. Like I said, I'm blessed. I survived. - Steven Adler, Musician

Love Quotes, Health Quotes, Work Quotes, Wonder Quotes, Money Quotes, Music Quotes

Economy is a savings-bank, into which men drop pennies, and get dollars in return. - Josh Billings, Comedian

Economy Quotes, Men Quotes

I actually think that the economy has got some positives. It's got the market. It's got consumer confidence and it's got banks throwing - I mean central bankers throwing money at it around the world. - Jack Welch

Economy Quotes, Confidence Quotes, Money Quotes

Central banks don't have divine wisdom. They try to do the best analysis they can and must be prepared to stand or fall by the quality of that analysis. - Mary Kay Ash , Businesswoman

Wisdom Quotes

6 Top quotes about Banks by Noam Chomsky

The Federal Reserve has an official commitment to two different policies. One is to prevent inflation from getting too high. The second is to maintain high employment... the European Central Bank has only the first. It has no commitment to keep employment up. - Noam Chomsky

Commitment Quotes

The Oslo Accords in 1993 determined that the Gaza Strip and the West Bank are a single territorial entity which cannot be divided. Immediately, the United States and Israel set about separating the two and making sure that they would not be united. - Noam Chomsky

The West Bank is essentially imprisoned. - Noam Chomsky

Before the 1970s, banks were banks. They did what banks were supposed to do in a state capitalist economy: they took unused funds from your bank account, for example, and transferred them to some potentially useful purpose like helping a family buy a home or send a kid to college. - Noam Chomsky

Accounting Quotes, Economy Quotes, Potential Quotes, Purpose Quotes

In the late 19th century there was a major union organization, Knights of Labor, and also a radical populist movement based on farmers. It's hard to believe, but it was based in Texas, and it was quite radical. They wanted their own banks, their own cooperatives, their own control over sales and commerce. - Noam Chomsky

Control Quotes

From the U.S. point of view, negotiations are, in effect, a way for Israel to continue its policies of systematically taking over whatever it wants in the West Bank, maintaining the brutal siege on Gaza, separating Gaza from the West Bank and, of course, occupying the Syrian Golan heights, all with full U.S. support. - Noam Chomsky

Negotiation Quotes

5 Famous quotes about Banks by Elliott Abrams

We use American influence with Israel not to promote economic growth in the West Bank, but to try and impede Jewish - never Arab - construction in the capital city. - Elliott Abrams, Lawyer

American Quotes, Influence Quotes

At Camp David in 2000, Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak offered the Palestinian leader Yasir Arafat 94 percent of the West Bank; ten years later, Ehud Olmert offered Abbas 93.6 percent with a one-to-one land swap. - Elliott Abrams, Lawyer

I don't think a Palestinian state is going to be created at a conference table; it will be created on the ground in the West Bank, and some day, a peace conference will ratify that which has been built on the ground. - Elliott Abrams, Lawyer

Israel will not and should not leave until it is clear that the West Bank can be policed by Palestinians and that the region will not be a source of terrorism against Israel, as Gaza and South Lebanon became when Israel left there. - Elliott Abrams, Lawyer

Needless to say, if the Arab-Israeli conflict is about interstate disputes and the need to resolve the future of the West Bank and Gaza, it can be solved; if it is a religious conflict, nothing but violence is ahead. - Elliott Abrams, Lawyer

Conflict Quotes, Future Quotes, Religious Quotes, Violence Quotes

7 Popular quotes about Banks by Abdul Aziz Al Ghurair

Sometimes there are customers who get in difficulty because of situations that are out of their control. These are customers with genuine needs, and the role of the bank is to accommodate these customers, and there is a real need to reschedule the loans of these customers. - Abdul Aziz Al Ghurair, Emiratis Businessman

Customer Quotes, Control Quotes

One way to ease liquidity for banks is that the government can buy all highly rated securities held by the banks. Every single bank in the U.A.E. has some sovereign debts in their portfolios. I am not asking them to buy any junk bonds, rather the high quality U.A.E. government debt. - Abdul Aziz Al Ghurair, Emiratis Businessman

Banks are concerned the central bank is imposing too many regulations. If the trend continues, we'll swing to heavy regulation. We need to have balanced regulation to encourage the economy. - Abdul Aziz Al Ghurair, Emiratis Businessman

Economy Quotes, Balance Quotes, Courage Quotes

The Central Bank should have a permanent window for discounting high quality securities where banks could go and discount these. It gives peace of mind to the banks. In the absence of this facility, what banks tend to do is to keep a liquidity cushion for emergency requirements. This is a very expensive way of managing liquidity. - Abdul Aziz Al Ghurair, Emiratis Businessman

Peace of Mind Quotes

I think the market should reward banks that have been transparent in recognising their problems. I think the tendency of banks to hide the problem assets over a period of three or four years should not be allowed. - Abdul Aziz Al Ghurair, Emiratis Businessman

Problems Quotes

One of the biggest challenges for the MENA region is unemployment coupled with high population growth rates. The World Bank is committed to supporting infrastructure projects that will help with job creation across the region. - Abdul Aziz Al Ghurair, Emiratis Businessman

Challenge Quotes, Help Quotes, Creation Quotes

In the U.A.E. we were the least-regulated environment in the region, and over time we are seeing more and more regulation coming in. On the other hand, a central bank can overregulate and choke the economy, and then we will have a dead banking industry. - Abdul Aziz Al Ghurair, Emiratis Businessman

Economy Quotes, Time Quotes