"Beware of little expenses. A small leak will sink a great ship."
"Finance is not merely about making money. It's about achieving our deep goals and protecting the fruits of our labor. It's about stewardship and, therefore, about achieving the good society."
--Robert J. Shiller
"Under capitalism, man exploits man. Under communism, it's just the opposite."
--John Kenneth Galbraith
"Wealth consists not in having great possessions, but in having few wants."
"The way to make money is to buy when blood is running in the streets."
--John D. Rockefeller
"Inflation is taxation without legislation."
"The very nature of finance is that it cannot be profitable unless it is significantly leveraged... and as long as there is debt, there can be failure and contagion."
"It is a kind of spiritual snobbery that makes people think they can be happy without money."