Quotes about Financial Management

"Statistics: The only science that enables different experts using the same figures to draw different conclusions."

Evan Esar (1899 - 1995) was an American humorist who wrote Esar's Comic Dictionary 1943 and 20,000 Quips and Quotes in 1968.


"The chief value of money lies in the fact that we live in a world in which it is overestimated."

Henry Louis "H. L." Mencken (September 12, 1880 – January 29, 1956) was an American journalist, essayist, magazine editor, satirist, acerbic critic of American life and culture, and a student of American English. Mencken, known as the "Sage of Baltimore", is regarded as one of the most influential American writers and prose stylists of the first half of the 20th century.


"I'm proud to pay taxes in the United States; the only thing is, I could be just as proud for half the money."

Neil Simon (born July 4, 1927) is an American playwright and screenwriter. His numerous Broadway successes have led to his work being among the most regularly performed in the world.


"Unquestionably, there is progress. The average American now pays out twice as much in taxes as he formerly got in wages."

Henry Louis "H. L." Mencken (September 12, 1880 – January 29, 1956) an American journalist, essayist, magazine editor, satirist, acerbic critic of American life and culture, and a student of American English. Mencken, known as the "Sage of Baltimore", is regarded as one of the most influential American writers and prose stylists of the first half of the 20th century.


"The darkest hour in any man's live is when he sits down to plan how to get money without earning it."

Horace Greeley (February 3, 1811 – November 29, 1872) was an American newspaper editor, a founder of the Liberal Republican Party, a reformer, and a politician. His New York Tribune was America's most influential newspaper from the 1840s to the 1870s and established Greeley's reputation as the "greatest editor of his day.


"A budget tells us what we can't afford, but it doesn't keep us from buying it."

William A. Feather (August 25, 1889 - January 7, 1981) was an American publisher and author.


"About the time we can make the ends meet, somebody moves the ends."

Herbert Clark Hoover (August 10, 1874 – October 20, 1964) was the 31st President of the United States (1929–1933). Hoover was a professional mining engineer and author.


"An economist is an expert who will know tomorrow why the things he predicted yesterday didn't happen today."

Dr. Laurence Johnston Peter (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.


"Ask five economists and you'll get five different answers - six if one went to Harvard."

Edgar R. Fiedler (-)


"Definition of Statistics: The science of producing unreliable facts from reliable figures."

Evan Esar (1899 - 1995) was an American humorist who wrote Esar's Comic Dictionary 1943 and 20,000 Quips and Quotes in 1968.