Quotes about Financial Management

"A banker is a fellow who lends you his umbrella when the sun is shining, but wants it back the minute it begins to rain."

Robert Lee Frost (March 26, 1874 – January 29, 1963) was an American poet. He is highly regarded for his realistic depictions of rural life and his command of American colloquial speech.


"A bank is a place that will lend you money if you can prove that you don't need it."

Bob Hope, (born Leslie Townes Hope) (May 29, 1903 – July 27,2003) was an American comedian and actor who appeared in vaudeville, on Broadway, and in radio, television and movies. He was also noted for his work with the US Armed Forces and his numerous USO shows entertaining American military personnel.


"What is the most powerful force in the universe ?....Compound interest."

Albert Einstein (14 March 1879 – 18 April 1955) was a theoretical physicist, philosopher and author who is widely regarded as one of the most influential and best known scientists and intellectuals of all time. A German-Swiss Nobel laureate, he is often regarded as the father of modern physics. He received the 1921 Nobel Prize in Physics "for his services to Theoretical Physics, and especially for his discovery of the law of the photoelectric effect".


"The way to stop financial joy-riding is to arrest the chauffeur, not the automobile."

Thomas Woodrow Wilson (December 28, 1856 – February 3, 1924) was the 28th President of the United States. A leader of the Progressive Era, he served as President of Princeton University from 1902 to 1910, and then as the Governor of New Jersey from 1911 to 1913.


"A holding company is a thing where you hand an accomplice goods while the policeman searches you."

William Penn Adair "Will" Rogers (November 4, 1879 – August 15, 1935) was an American cowboy, comedian, humorist, social commentator, vaudeville performer and actor and one of the best-known celebrities in the 1920s and 1930s.


"If you make any money, the government shoves you in the creek once a year with it in your pockets, and all that don't get wet you can keep."

William Penn Adair "Will" Rogers (November 4, 1879 – August 15, 1935) was an American cowboy, comedian, humorist, social commentator, vaudeville performer and actor and one of the best-known celebrities in the 1920s and 1930s.


"I'd like to live as a poor man with lots of money."

Pablo Diego José Francisco de Paula Juan Nepomuceno María de los Remedios Cipriano de la Santísima Trinidad Ruiz y Picasso known as Pablo Ruiz Picasso (25 October 1881 – 8 April 1973) was a Spanish-born painter, draughtsman, and sculptor who lived most of his adult life in France. He is best known for co-founding the Cubist movement and for the wide variety of styles embodied in his work.


"The value of money is that with it we can tell any man to go to the devil. It is the sixth sense which enables you to enjoy the other five."

William Somerset Maugham (25 January 1874 – 16 December 1965) was an English playwright, novelist and short story writer. He was among the most popular writers of his era, and reputedly, the highest paid author during the 1930s.


"Money, if it doesn't bring you happiness, will at least help you to miserable in comfort."

Benjamin Lloyd Stormont Mancroft, (3rd Baron Mancroft ) (born 16 May 1957) is a British peer, businessman, Conservative Party politician and former heroin addict.


"It is good to have money and the things that money can buy, but it's good too, to check up once in a while and make sure you haven't lost the things that money can't buy."

George Horace Lorimer (October 6, 1867 – October 22, 1937) In 1899 he became editor-in-chief of The Saturday Evening Post, and remained in charge until 1936, about a year before his death from throat cancer.