Surplus wealth is a sacred trust which its possessor is bound to administer in his lifetime for the good of the community.
The avoidance of taxes is the only intellectual pursuit that still carries any reward.
John Maynard Keynes
The best way to destroy the capitalist system is to debauch the currency. By a continuing process of inflation, governments can confiscate, secretly and unobserved, an important part of the wealth of their citizens.
John Maynard Keynes
The economy is a very sensitive organism.
The job of the Central Bank is to worry.
It’s not the having, it’s the getting.
A big part of financial freedom is having your heart and mind free from worry about the what-ifs of life.
The way to become rich is to put all your eggs in one basket and then watch that basket.
Americans want action for their money. They are fascinated by its self-reproducing qualities if it’s put to work.
Any informed borrower is simply less vulnerable to fraud and abuse.
Don’t let your ego get too close to your position, so that if your position gets shot down, your ego doesn’t go with it.
Don’t simply retire from something; have something to retire to.
Harry Emerson Fosdick
Don’t worry about people stealing your ideas. If your ideas are any good, you’ll have to ram them down people’s throats.
And while the law of competition may be sometimes hard for the individual, it is best for the race, because it ensures the survival of the fittest in every department.
Anyone who has lost track of time when using a computer knows the propensity to dream, the urge to make dreams come true and the tendency to miss lunch.
I think when the full horror of being fifty hits you, you should stay home and have a good cry.
As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do.
As long as any adult thinks that he, like the parents and teachers of old, can become introspective, invoking his own youth to understand the youth before him, he is lost.
As men get older, the toys get more expensive.
As you age naturally, your family shows more and more on your face. If you deny that, you deny your heritage.
Power has only one duty - to secure the social welfare of the People.
Immense power is acquired by assuring yourself in your secret reveries that you were born to control affairs.
In my opinion, most of the great men of the past were only there for the beer - the wealth, prestige and grandeur that went with the power.
A. J. P. Taylor
The world itself is the will to power - and nothing else! And you yourself are the will to power - and nothing else!
Sir, I am no sycophant or worshipper of power anywhere.
Benjamin F. Wade