Do not expect that once taking advantage of Russia's weakness, you will receive dividends forever. Russian has always come for their money. And when they come - do not rely on an agreement signed by you, you are supposed to justify. They are not worth the paper it is written. Therefore, with the Russian is to play fair, or do not play.— Otto von Bismarck
Informative Paper Money quotations
If Congress can do whatever in their discretion can be done by money, and will promote the General Welfare, the Government is no longer a limited one, possessing enumerated powers, but an indefinite one.
Neither a state nor a bank ever have had unrestricted power of issuing paper money without abusing that power.
I think it would be cool if you were writing a ransom note on your computer, if the paper clip popped up and said, 'Looks like you're writing a ransom note. Need help? You should use more forceful language, you'll get more money.'
Paper money is liable to be abused, has been, is, and forever will be abused, in every country in which it is permitted.
Can the real Constitution be restored? Probably not.
Too many Americans depend on government money under programs the Constitution doesn't authorize, and money talks with an eloquence Shakespeare could only envy. Ignorant people don't understand The Federalist Papers, but they understand government checks with their names on them.
When you - when you - and this is still going on today - are making your money by pushing paper around, when you should be making your money by investing venture capital in various job-creating things, that makes it much harder to recover.
We are in a world of irredeemable paper money - a state of affairs unprecedented in history.
Paper money has had the effect in your State that it ever will have, to ruin commerce, oppress the honest, and open a door to every species of fraud and injustice.
Everything reminds Milton of the money supply.
Well, everything reminds me of sex, but I keep it out of the paper.
Paper money eventually returns to its intrinsic value - zero.
Two, let's all stop smoking blunts; let's smoke out of papers. Ladies, you all should just love me. Let's all have a beautiful year, let's get this money.
That is simple. In the Colonies we issue our own money. It is called Colonial Scrip. We issue it in proper proportion to the demands of trade and industry to make the products pass easily from the producers to the consumers. In this manner creating for ourselves our own paper money, we control its purchasing power, and we have no interest to pay.
Concentrate on your money. Try to hold your paper. It takes money to make money, so save your money, opportunites come.
I stopped buying Sunday papers about 15 years ago, because you'd buy handfuls of them, and what you got, because the hard news comes from so many other channels, was opinion pieces. You're better off spending the money on a good novel.
Outsourcing is a reflection of a bad economic environment domestically.
If you fix that, you fix outsourcing. Our primary export is paper money, and that should change if you change the monetary policy.
It's just money; it's made up. Pieces of paper with pictures on it so we don't have to kill each other just to get something to eat.
True, governments can reduce the rate of interest in the short run.
They can issue additional paper money. They can open the way to credit expansion by the banks. They can thus create an artificial boom and the appearance of prosperity. But such a boom is bound to collapse soon or late and to bring about a depression.
Today you can go to a gas station and find the cash register open and the toilets locked. They must think toilet paper is worth more than money.
The thief steals from himself. The swindler swindles himself. For the real price is knowledge and virtue, whereof wealth and credit are signs. These signs, like paper money, may be counterfeited or stolen, but that which they represent, namely, knowledge and virtue, cannot be counterfeited or stolen.
Paper money is made of cotton, and I'm long cotton, by the way.
One reason I'm long cotton is because Dr. Bernanke is out there running the printing presses as fast as he can.
A miracle worker who can do more with less, pacify rival groups, endure chronic second guessing, tolerate low levels of support, process large volumes of paper, and work double shifts. He or she will have carte blanche to innovate, but cannot spend much money, replace any personnel, or upset any constituency.
The monetary managers are fond of telling us that they have substituted 'responsible money management' for the gold standard. But there is no historic record of responsible paper money management ... The record taken, as a whole is one of hyperinflation, devaluation and monetary chaos.
There's nothing of any importance in life — except how well you do your work.
Nothing. Only that. Whatever else you are, will come from that. It's the only measure of human value.
It is possible to increase paper-money income to any amount by debasing the currency. But real income can only be increased by working harder or more efficiently, saving more, investing more, and producing more.
Mischief springs from the power which the moneyed interest derives from a paper currency which they are able to control, from the multitude of corporations with exclusive privileges... which are employed altogether for their benefit.
Some things you must always be unable to bear.
Some things you must never stop refusing to bear. Injustice and outrage and dishonor and shame. No matter how young you are or how old you have got. Not for kudos and not for cash: your picture in the paper nor money in the back either. Just refuse to bear them.
The language of labels is like paper money, issued irresponsibly, with nothing of intrinsic value behind it, that is, with no effort of the intelligence to see, to really apprehend.
VeggieTales is something that, on paper, makes no sense at all.
It is a series of children's videos where limbless, talking vegetables act out Bible stories. Try raising money with that pitch.
The history of paper money is an account of abuse, mismanagement, and financial disaster.
Gold is unique because it has the age-old aspect of being viewed as a store of value. Nevertheless, it’s still a commodity and has no tangible value, and so I would say that gold is a speculation. But because of my fear about the potential debasing of paper money and about paper money not being a store of value, I want some exposure to gold.
Money, again, has often been a cause of the delusion of the multitudes.
Sober nations have all at once become desperate gamblers, and risked almost their existence upon the turn of a piece of paper.
I was extremely fortunate to live around the corner from a recording studio and to be chosen to have a paper route to make enough money to pay for the music lessons. I was one of the chosen few to have a job and to walk through the curtain at Stax Records was just an amazing thing for me to do at age 14.
Of all the contrivances for cheating the laboring classes of mankind, none has been more effective than that which deludes them with paper money.
It's a huge thing when people realize across the culture that paper money is paper. And that there's no fixed value - it's all political. That all value is set by a political authority, basically.