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1. "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."
Author: Abdul Aziz Al Ghurair
2. "Gabrielle was insulted and didn't even bother to hide it. 'Oh, and I suppose you think your dad was alone when he free-climbed the Kyoto Banking Tower on a windy day last September."
Author: Ally Carter
3. "You have a right to experiment with your life. You will make mistakes. And they are right too. No, I think there was too rigid a pattern. You came out of an education and are supposed to know your vocation. Your vocation is fixed, and maybe ten years later you find you are not a teacher anymore or you're not a painter anymore. It may happen. It has happened. I mean Gauguin decided at a certain point he wasn't a banker anymore; he was a painter. And so he walked away from banking. I think we have a right to change course. But society is the one that keeps demanding that we fit in and not disturb things. They would like you to fit in right away so that things work now."
Author: Anaïs Nin
4. "Could a literary life be referred to with the iambic pentameter of, say, harnessing wind power, transplanting hearts or saving the whales. Or did it necessitate the sombre and monotonous dirge of software, priority banking or turbine building."
Author: Anita Nair
5. "The middle class is teetering on the brink of collapse just as surely as AIG was in the fall of 2009 - only this time, it's not just one giant insurance company (and its banking counterparties) facing disaster, it's tens of millions of hardworking Americans who played by the rules."
Author: Arianna Huffington
6. "Political union means transferring the prerogatives of national legislatures to the European parliament, which would then decide how to structure Europe's fiscal, banking, and monetary union."
Author: Barry Eichengreen
7. "The only use for military service is that it reveals the number of morons in the population," he would remark. "And that can be discovered in the first two weeks; there's no need for two years. Army, Marriage, the Church and Banking: the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse. Yes, go on, laugh."
Author: Carlos Ruiz Zafón
8. "There's more honor in investment management than in investment banking."
Author: Charlie Munger
9. "Let's be honest: the trappings of investment banking are quite tempting. I do miss it sometimes. And to be honest, there was a time I'd read the 'WSJ' in the morning, and for years I have done that."
Author: Chetan Bhagat
10. "My dad's in banking, my mum manages the American branch of a Swiss vitamin company; they're really busy, but they still come to all my premieres."
Author: Danielle De Niese
11. "When we give our minds and our responsibility away, we give our lives away. If enough of us do it, we give the world away and that is precisely what we have been doing throughout known human history. This is why the few have always controlled the masses. The only difference today is that the few are now manipulating the entire planet because of the globalisation of business, banking and communications. The foundation of that control has always been the same : keep the people in ignorance, fear and at war with themselves,. Divide, rule and conquer while keeping the most important knowledge to yourself."
Author: David Icke
12. "I am much less concerned with whatever it is technology may be doing to people that what people are choosing to do to one another through technology. Facebook's reduction of people to predictively modeled profiles and investment banking's convolution of the marketplace into an algorithmic battleground were not the choices of machines."
Author: Douglas Rushkoff
13. "I've never categorically been a banker. I had two internships while I was at university. The decision was more banking, or magic, and I went with the latter."
Author: Drummond Money Coutts
14. "I have so much confidence in the reality of Jesus that I feel no pressure to try to make people act or be a certain way. I'm banking everything on the fact that God actually changes people."
Author: Erwin McManus
15. "For nearly four years you have had an Administration which instead of twirling its thumbs has rolled up its sleeves. We will keep our sleeves rolled up. We had to struggle with the old enemies of peace--business and financial monopoly, speculation, reckless banking, class antagonism, sectionalism, war profiteering. They had begun to consider the Government of the United States as a mere appendage to their own affairs. We know now that Government by organized money is just as dangerous as Government by organized mob."
Author: Franklin D. Roosevelt
16. "We had to struggle with the old enemies of peace—business and financial monopoly, speculation, reckless banking, class antagonism, sectionalism, war profiteering.They had begun to consider the Government of the United States as a mere appendage to their own affairs. We know now that Government by organized money is just as dangerous as Government by organized mob.Never before in all our history have these forces been so united against one candidate as they stand today. They are unanimous in their hate for me—and I welcome their hatred."
Author: Franklin D. Roosevelt
17. "My innovation involved taking an idea from the telecommunications and banking industries, and applying that idea to transportation business."
Author: Frederick W. Smith
18. "[...] from what I'd been able to ascertain online, the Swiss were a reassuringly practical people. They had a long, proud history of staying out of wars, preferring to devote themselves to more constructive endeavours like science, secure banking and building extremely accurate clocks."
Author: Gavin Extence
19. "Where our knowledge of beauty harmonizes with the ludus naturae, sorcery begins.No, not spoon-bending or horoscopy, not the Golden Dawn or make-believe shamanism, astral projection or the Satanic Mass--if it's mumbo jumbo you want go for the real stuff, banking, politics, social science--not that weak blavatskian crap."
Author: Hakim Bey
20. "I often have said to people that there are really two cities in the country where the outlook is always forward-looking - there is never really a backward-looking tendency. My banking work has taken me out to Palo Alto, what is commonly called Silicon Valley. And you sense out there is always a forward-looking outlook. And New York City."
Author: Harold Ford Jr.
21. "The Chinese banking system is built on quicksand and that's the one thing a lot of people don't realize. Everybody seems to think it is a free and clear open checkbook. It's not. The banking system in China is extremely fragile."
Author: James Chanos
22. "In 1977, when I started my first job at the Federal Reserve Board as a staff economist in the Division of International Finance, it was an article of faith in central banking that secrecy about monetary policy decisions was the best policy: Central banks, as a rule, did not discuss these decisions, let alone their future policy intentions."
Author: Janet Yellen
23. "If my shadow were made of ink, I'd kill it and use it to write a dark novel. Possibly a story about fractional banking."
Author: Jarod Kintz
24. "We think it would be safer if the Bank of England had responsibility for solvency regulation of UK-based banks, as well as having an overall duty to keep the system solvent. Otherwise, there could be dangerous delays if a banking crisis did hit."
Author: John Redwood
25. "Banking was conceived in iniquity and born in sin."
Author: Josiah Stamp
26. "The modern banking system manufactures money out of nothing."
Author: Josiah Stamp
27. "You have safety and soundness as primary purpose of the Federal Reserve, the OCC, and the other agencies which control banking regulation."
Author: Judd Gregg
28. "In my generation, except for a few people who'd gone into banking or nursing or something like that, middle-class women didn't have careers. You were to marry and have children and be a nice mother. You didn't go out and do anything. I found that I got restless."
Author: Julia Child
29. "I wish life was like banking,' I said. 'I don't mean it's straightforward. Some of it's incredibly complicated. But you can understand it in the end, if you try hard enough. Or there's someone, somewhere, who understands it, even if only afterwards, after it's too late. The trouble with life, it seems to me, is that it can turn out to be too late and you still haven't understood it."
Author: Julian Barnes
30. "Banks need to think through their ethics very carefully, and many have done so. I don't know any bank that dismisses the concept of ethical banking."
Author: Justin Welby
31. "I happen to know a bit about banking."
Author: Justin Welby
32. "North Carolina is home to some of the largest financial institutions in the country, and a vibrant network of community banks. We're a banking state, and we're proud of that distinction. But we also understand that responsible financial regulation protects consumers and businesses."
Author: Kay Hagan
33. "This wasn't because he liked me, I was sure. It had more to do with him banking on what we of wedding age had all become witnesses to—how during these wedding weekends, single women, feeling a little lonely, maybe, or just feeling a little too far from being the bride, found themselves loosening their own rules, opting to be more flexible, more quickly."
Author: Laura Dave
34. "A man who is without capital, and who, by prohibitions upon banking, is practically forbidden to hire any, is in a condition elevated but one degree above that of a chattel slave. He may live; but he can live only as the servant of others; compelled to perform such labor, and to perform it at such prices, as they may see fit to dictate."
Author: Lysander Spooner
35. "We've got activists all across the country like the members of the Million Mom March organization, some of their leaders are here tonight. We're phone banking congressional offices and pursuing editorial boards."
Author: Michael D. Barnes
36. "Banking is a very treacherous business because you don't realize it is risky until it is too late. It is like calm waters that deliver huge storms."
Author: Nassim Nicholas Taleb
37. "The attitude of the people proves that not only do we want to, but that we can succeed in pulling our country out of the difficult position it finds itself in. The banking system of our country will survive and grow."
Author: Nicos Anastasiades
38. "The banking collapse was caused, more than anything, by bad government policy and the total failure of bad regulation, rather than by greed."
Author: Nigel Farage
39. "Those truly committed to liberation must reject the banking concept in its entirety, adopting instead a concept of women and men as conscious beings and consciousness as consciousness intent upon the world."
Author: Paulo Freire
40. "When I look at how the banking world has changed and at the role Chinese banks, for example, play today, Germany, as an export-oriented economy, should be pleased to have a major global player in its camp."
Author: Peer Steinbruck
41. "I am with the Hot Sexy Banking Corporation. As all the other banks are going bust, they are just getting bustier."
Author: Robert Clark
42. "Banking gives you a glimpse into what makes companies succeed and what makes companies fail."
Author: Sally Jewell
43. "So far, Indian companies have focused more on customer application. This needs to shift to packaged software for sectors such as banking and financial services."
Author: Sanjay Kumar
44. "I am not in the business of pointing fingers or making excuses. However, recent history has shown that I, like thousands of others in Ireland, incorrectly relied upon the persons who guided Anglo and who wrongfully sought to portray a 'blue chip' Irish banking sector."
Author: Sean Quinn
45. "In the winter, things are dead and dull, but then there is an explosion of life. That's what He promises people who believe in His Son. That's what all the Robertsons are banking on."
Author: Si Robertson
46. "I helped purify Nicaragua for the international banking house of Brown Brothers in 1909-1912. I brought light to the Dominican Republic for American sugar interests in 1916. In China I helped to see to it that Standard Oil went its way unmolested."
Author: Smedley Butler
47. "I believe that banking institutions are more dangerous to our liberties than standing armies."
Author: Thomas Jefferson
48. "Banking doesn't involve fraud, banking IS fraud.(from video by Paul Grignon done for United Financial Consumers (2002) ) (Added to goodreads by Mike Tobin)"
Author: Tim Madden
49. "In the deregulated realm of US banking and finance, crime does occasionally pay for its foul deeds, not in prison time but by making modest rebates to the victims."
Author: William Greider
50. "The reform of state industry, and most directly related to that, the banking sector, is enormously daunting."
Author: William Kirby

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