The way to make money is to buy when blood is running in the streets.
John D. Rockefeller
There can be no rise in the value of labour without a fall of profits.
Thirteen thousand dollars a year is not enough to raise a family. That’s not enough to pay your bills and save for their future. That’s barely enough to provide for even the most basic needs.
Thirty to 40 years ago, most financial decisions were fairly simple.
Wealth consists not in having great possessions, but in having few wants.
I don’t think about financial success as the measurement of my success.
I finally know what distinguishes man from the other beasts: financial worries.
I made my money by selling too soon.
For the merchant, even honesty is a financial speculation.
Gold and silver, like other commodities, have an intrinsic value, which is not arbitrary, but is dependent on their scarcity, the quantity of labour bestowed in procuring them, and the value of the capital employed in the mines which produce them.