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A Quote by Martin Mayer on bankers, borrowing, men, money, sanity, and trust

Except for con men borrowing money they shouldn't get and widows visiting handsome young men in the trust department, no sane person ever enjoys visiting a bank.

Martin Mayer

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A Quote by Lawrence Summers on bankers, thought, and world

I've always thought that underpopulated countries in Africa are vastly underpolluted. [Chief economist of the World Bank,explaining why we should export toxic wastes to Third World countries.]

Lawrence Summers

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A Quote by Kathy Davis on automobiles, bankers, children, kindness, life, and world

A hundred years from now . . . it will not matter what my bank account was, the sort of house I lived in, or the kind of car I drove . . . but the world may be different because I was important in the life of a child.

Kathy Davis

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A Quote by Kahlil Gibran on bankers, direction, seasons, spirit, and time

You would measure time the measureless and the immeasurable. You would adjust your conduct and even direct the course of your spirit according to hours and seasons. Of time you would make a stream upon whose bank you would sit and watch its flowing.

Kahlil Gibran (1883 - 1931)

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A Quote by John Maynard, Baron Keynes of Tilton on bankers and problems

If you owe your bank a hundred pounds, you have a problem, but if you owe a million, it has.

John Maynard (1883 - 1946)

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A Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe on bankers, faith, interest, needs, and privacy

Faith is like private capital, stored in one's own house. It is like a public savings bank or loan office, from which individuals receive assistance in their days of need; but here the creditor quietly takes his interest for himself.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 - 1832)

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A Quote by Jim Borgman on balance, bankers, and government

We have a balance of $ .32 in the bank . . . Which makes us four-and-a-half trillion dollars richer than the federal government.

Jim Borgman

Source: Woman balancing checkbook, cartoon by Jim Borgman

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A Quote by J. Paul Getty on bankers and problems

If you owe the bank $100, that's your problem. If you owe the bank $100 million, that's the bank's problem.

J. Paul Getty (1892 - 1976)

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A Quote by Francis Duffy on bankers, editors, life, newspapers, politicians, soldiers, and war

No soldier starts a war-they only give their lives to it. Wars are started by you and me, by bankers and politicians, newspaper editors, clergymen who are ex-pacifists, and Congressmen with vertebrae of putty. The youngsters yelling in the streets, poor lads, are the ones who pay the price.

Francis Duffy (1871 - 1932)

Source: Sermon for memorial service, New York City

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A Quote by Esther Baldwin York on bankers, confidence, friendship, gold, kindness, love, questions, and sympathy

Someone has said that a friend is a bank of credit on which we can draw supplies of confidence, counsel, sympathy, help, and love. And that is true, for if you have a genuine friend, you possess riches greater than silver or gold. Which, of course, brings us to the other side of the question: Are you, and am I, the kind of friend that others can treasure?

Esther Baldwin York

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