quote by Roger Babson

Property may be destroyed and money may lose its purchasing power; but, character, health, knowledge and good judgement will always be in demand under all conditions.

— Roger Babson

Colossal Purchasing Power quotations

Purchasing power quote You have the power to say - This is not how my story will end.
You have the power to say - This is not how my story will end.

No economy can continue to function when the vast middle class and everybody else don't have enough purchasing power to buy what the economy is capable of producing without going deeper and deeper into debt.

Exercise your purchasing power as a consumer, volunteer and bring joy to those in need, and share your experiences, tell your stories, and inspire others along the way.

Purchasing power quote You will continue to suffer if you have an emotional reaction to everything that
You will continue to suffer if you have an emotional reaction to everything that is said to you. True power is sitting back and observing everything with logic. If words control your that means everyone can control you. Breathe and allow things to pass.

As long as human labor power, and, consequently, life itself, remain articles of sale and purchase, of exploitation and robbery, the principle of the “sacredness of human life” remains a shameful lie, uttered with the object of keeping the oppressed slaves in their chains.

Printing money is merely taxation in another form.

Rather than robbing citizens of their money, government robs their money of its purchasing power.


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.

Purchasing power quote Don't waste words on people who deserve your silence. Sometimes the most powerfu
Don't waste words on people who deserve your silence. Sometimes the most powerful thing you can say is nothing at all.

Corporations don't create jobs, customers do.

So when all the economic gains go to the top, as they're doing now, the vast majority of Americans don't have enough purchasing power to buy the things corporations want to sell - which means businesses stop creating enough jobs.

Purchasing power is a license to purchase power.

An underpaid man is a customer reduced in purchasing power.

He cannot buy. Business depression is caused by weakened purchasing power. Purchasing power is weakened by uncertainty or insufficiency of income. The cure of business depression is through purchasing power, and the source of purchasing power is wages.

Purchasing power quote Believe in yourself and you will be unstoppable.
Believe in yourself and you will be unstoppable.

If you print money like in Zimbabwe... the purchasing power of money goes down, and the standards of living go down, and eventually, you have a civil war.


BJP is committed to transform the agriculture sector.

We want to increase farmer income and the purchasing power of villages.

The price of imported oil in the US doubled between summer 2003 and summer 2005, reducing consumers' purchasing power by more than 1 per cent of gross domestic product.

Purchasing power quote Calm is a super power.
Calm is a super power.

It has now been over 7 years since Congress last raised the minimum wage to its current level of $5.15 per hour. Since that last increase, Congress's failure to adjust the wage for inflation has reduced the purchasing power of the minimum wage to record low levels.

Observation over many years has taught us that the chief losses to investors come from the purchase of low-quality securities at times of good business conditions. The purchasers view the good current earnings as equivalent to 'earning power' and assume that prosperity is equivalent to safety.

It is production that creates purchasing power, not the printing press!

Purchasing power quote Your past is just a story, and once you realise this, It has not power over you.
Your past is just a story, and once you realise this, It has not power over you.
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Actually, I have no regard for money.

Aside from its purchasing power, it's completely useless as far as I'm concerned.

Consumers have not been told effectively enough that they have huge power and that purchasing and shopping involve a moral choice.

If you increase the quantity of money, you bring about the lowering of the purchasing power of the monetary unit.

Purchasing power quote The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they dont have any
The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they dont have any.

If the practice persists of covering government deficits with the issue of notes, then the day will come without fail, sooner or later, when the monetary systems of those nations pursuing this course will break down completely. The purchasing power of the monetary unit will decline more and more, until finally it disappears completely.

Sell not virtue to purchase wealth, nor liberty to purchase power.


The gold standard makes the money's purchasing power independent of the changing, ambitions and doctrines of political parties and pressure groups. This is not a defect of the gold standard; it is its main excellence.

Purchasing power quote When the power of love overtakes the love of power, the world will know peace.
When the power of love overtakes the love of power, the world will know peace.

Many readers judge of the power of a book by the shock it gives their feelings --as some savage tribes determine the power of muskets by their recoil; that being considered best which fairly prostrates the purchaser.

The wisest and best are repulsive, if they are characterized by repulsive manners. Politeness is an easy virtue, costs little, and has great purchasing power.

Increased wages, higher pensions, more unemployment insurance, all are of no avail if the purchasing power of money falls faster.

Purchasing power quote If you want to test a man’s character give him power.
If you want to test a man’s character give him power.

Global interconnectedness has led to the emergence of a new political power, that of consumers and their associations. It is good for people to realize that purchasing is always a moral - and not simply economic - act.


Now, the black man here was so-called free by [Abe] Lincoln 100 years ago.

The black man in America has an - has a purchasing power of 20 billion dollars. Now, and he's educated.

And I am convinced that a single focus on preserving the purchasing power of the dollar, in effect, guarding against inflation or deflation, actually creates a solid foundation for the greatest job growth and the strongest economy that America can have.

Purchasing power quote The two most powerful warriors are patience and time.
The two most powerful warriors are patience and time.

Obviously we're a consumer nation and you have the power to influence these big corporations who are running the world right now through what you chose to, or not to, purchase.

We can guarantee cash benefits as far out and at whatever size you like, but we cannot guarantee their purchasing power.

From this process has emerged a parallel process of translating traditional working and living values into a new political and economic power - a power increasingly based upon the strength of money and those material things money can purchase.

Purchasing power quote Courage isn't having the strength to go on - it is going on when you don't have
Courage isn't having the strength to go on - it is going on when you don't have strength.

There is another method of obtaining money.

.. It does not presuppose the existence of accumulated results of previous development, and hence may be considered as the only one which is available in strict logic. This method of obtaining money is the creation of purchasing power by banks. The form it takes is immaterial.

We had a large common domain, already added by the several States for the common benefit of all; purchase and war might make large additions to this common domain; hence the power over existing and future territories, with the stipulation to admit new States, was conferred.

Women are clearly the major consumers in far more than just female categories.

It doesn't matter whether it is purchases of cars, cosmetics, or even products for men, female consumption power is the leading consumption power in the world. Any company that overlooks the woman as the decision maker is making a huge mistake.

The illusiveness of this concept of national income is to be seen in its dependence on changes in the purchasing power of the monetary unit. The more inflation progresses, the higher rises the national income.

Need is not demand. Effective economic demand requires not merely need but corresponding purchasing power.

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