Quotes and Sayings about Investment



"I've leased the apartment; my partner is going to come out here. But we're keeping our house in Chicago because real estate is a really good investment and also because it is just crammed with full of stuff!"
- Ted Allen
(Related: Chicago, Investment)

"I can't think of any more important issue. If we get this right, we'll not only preserve our landscape for future generations we'll be able to generate I think more investment and more job opportunities in the inland and we sure as hell need those jobs."
- John Anderson
(Related: Future, Generations, Hell, Investment, Job, Jobs, Right)

"People who think about art as an investment are pathetic."
- Walter Annenberg
(Related: Art, People, Investment)

"Substantially fewer films will be produced over the next year or two. And a significant portion of the production costs of the reduced slate will be borne by hedge funds and other investment groups."
- Peter Bart
(Related: Investment, Production, Will)

"News is important information that may influence your investments. Noise is talk or buzz or some headline that prevents you from seeing a story clearly. News is useful. Noise is a distraction. Calling what's noise and news after the fact is easy."
- Maria Bartiromo
(Related: Fact, Influence, Information, May, News, Talk)

"Pension reforms, like investment advice and automatic enrollment, will strengthen the ability of Americans to save and invest for retirement."
- Steve Bartlett
(Related: Ability, Advice, Americans, Investment, Retirement, Will)

"My work on human capital began with an effort to calculate both private and social rates of return to men, women, blacks, and other groups from investments in different levels of education."
- Gary Becker
(Related: Education, Work, Men, Women, Effort)

"Traditional investment vehicles such as IRAs, CDs, stocks and bonds do have their place, but for the rich, they are used more as temporary storage facilities rather than life-long homes."
- Bo Bennett
(Related: Life, Investment)

"No one making less than $250,000 under Barack Obama's plan will see one single penny of their tax raised, whether it's their capital gains tax, their income tax, investment tax, any tax."
- Joe Biden
(Related: Tax, Income, Investment, Will)

"We got more provisions for our whiskey than the same money, which we paid for the liquor, would have bought; so after all it proved a very profitable investment."
- Buffalo Bill
(Related: Money, Investment, Liquor)

"Real economic stimulus comes from real investment."
- Tim Bishop
(Related: Investment)

"The amount of work and the amount of both physical and emotional investment it takes to get to the top."
- Drew Bledsoe
(Related: Work, Investment)

"You don't make spending decisions, investment decisions, hiring decisions, or whether-you're-going-to-look-for-a-job decisions when you don't know what's going to happen."
- Michael Bloomberg
(Related: Decisions, Hiring, Investment)

"Public education is an investment in our future."
- Matt Blunt
(Related: Education, Future, Investment, Public)

"We need to end permanently the tax that punishes American values of savings and investment and of building small businesses and family farms and ranches."
- Kit Bond
(Related: Family, Values, American, Building, End, Tax, Investment)

"I was a stock broker once. I think there is an absolute place for market investments. But they should never be the basis of one's retirement. They should be an additional piece on top of a basic, secure, guaranteed retirement benefit."
- Barbara Boxer
(Related: Retirement)

"We must then build a proper relationship between the richest and the poorest countries based on our desire that they are able to fend for themselves with the investment that is necessary in their agriculture, so that Africa is not a net importer of food, but an exporter of food."
- Gordon Brown
(Related: Food, Agriculture, Countries, Desire, Investment)

"With an annual investment of $66 billion by 2007, we can save 8 million lives each year."
- Gro Harlem Brundtland
(Related: Investment)

"European investment in Texas alone exceeds all U.S. investment in China and Japan put together."
- John Bruton
(Related: Investment)

"Indeed, American companies make three times as much profits from their investment in one E.U. country, Ireland, than they do from all their investments in China."
- John Bruton
(Related: American, Country, Investment, Ireland)

"U.S. companies earn more from their investments in the EU than in the rest of the world combined."
- John Bruton
(Related: Rest, World)

"Americans are in a cycle of fear which leads to people not wanting to spend and not wanting to make investments, and that leads to more fear. We'll break out of it. It takes time."
- Warren Buffett
(Related: Time, People, Fear, Americans)

"I believe that States should be credited for their non-Federal investment in revenue-generating transportation facilities to address their regional transportation needs."
- Michael Burgess
(Related: Investment, Needs, states)

"The bottom line is that these athletes tend to be safer investments because they really value their marketing opportunities. They don't make as much money as during their active careers."
- Dick Butkus
(Related: Money, Athletes, Careers, Marketing, Value)

"On the other hand, I think that the family, the traditional family, has a fundamental social role, because it's there that children are born and the investment in children is the greatest investment a country can make. The benefits of this investment go to everyone."
- Rocco Buttiglione
(Related: Family, Benefits, Children, Country, Investment)

"If you search for poverty, you'll find it, often in the family. Why? Because the family makes this great investment, from which we all benefit, but for which no-one helps. We have to point the spotlight on the family, and make political choices that sustain the family."
- Rocco Buttiglione
(Related: Family, Choices, Investment, Poverty)

"Investment banking has, in recent years, resembled a casino, and the massive scale of gambling losses has dragged down traditional business and retail lending activities as banks try to rebuild their balance sheets. This was one aspect of modern financial liberalisation that had dire consequences."
- Vince Cable
(Related: Business, Financial, Balance, Banks, Consequences, Gambling, Investment, Years)

"We've complemented that with a second office to think about how we need to prepare ourselves for that period 10 or 15 or 20 years from now, by way of investment in our technology, our organization and our people."
- Stephen Cambone
(Related: Technology, People, Investment, Now, Office, Years)

"That's the value of a college education... I don't know anywhere in the world where you can make an investment and make that kind of return."
- Gaston Caperton
(Related: Education, College, Investment, Value, World)

"I haven't been as wild with my money as somebody like me might have been. I've been very safe, very conservative with investments. I don't blow money. I don't have a ton of houses. I know things can go away. I've already had that experience."
- Jim Carrey
(Related: Experience, Money, Conservative, Houses)

"My best investment is my imagination, because it has never failed to bring me my greatest returns!"
- Randy Castillo
(Related: Imagination, Investment)

"Canada and the United States are also working at the World Trade Organization and in our own hemisphere with negotiations for a Trade Area of the Americas to try to help countries create a positive climate for investment and trade."
- Paul Cellucci
(Related: Positive, Canada, Climate, Countries, Help, Investment, states, Trade, United, World)

"First of all, in terms of investment in Internet-related developments, venture capitalists - once burned - are now very cautious and are investing in areas that actually make business sense."
- Vinton Cerf
(Related: Business, First, Internet, Investment, Now, Sense)

"I'm dubious about having Social Security put into the stock market. I think that we have gotten very far away from the idea that there's something sacrosanct about retirement investments."
- Ron Chernow
(Related: Idea, Retirement, Security)

"If you go back to the time of J.P. Morgan, the world of high finance was completely wholesale. The prestigious investment banks on Wall Street appealed exclusively to large corporations, governments, and to extremely wealthy individuals."
- Ron Chernow
(Related: Finance, Time, Banks, Corporations, Investment, World)

"And here where the fact that we've given over half a billion dollars to New York really plays a role, because New York has already made a lot of investments in the kinds of things which you'd expect to have as basic security."
- Michael Chertoff
(Related: Fact, Security)

"One state retiree, 49 years old, paid, over the course of his entire career, a total of $124,000 towards his retirement pension and health benefits. What will we pay him? $3.3 million in pension payments over his life and nearly $500,000 for health care benefits - a total of $3.8m on a $120,000 investment."
- Chris Christie
(Related: Health, Life, Benefits, Care, Career, Investment, Old, Retirement, State, Will, Years)

"Eliminating the Death Tax will continue to restore consumer confidence, spur capital investment, and create new jobs which are critical components of economic growth, particularly within the small business community."
- Howard Coble
(Related: Business, Death, Growth, Community, Confidence, Tax, Investment, Jobs, Will)

"Taking the time to read to children is not only a worthwhile investment but also a wonderful experience. I have visited 119 schools in Maine, and these visits are among the most rewarding experiences in my career in public service."
- Susan Collins
(Related: Time, Experience, Career, Children, Investment, Public, Schools, Service)

"Anybody who has stood on the prairie in North Dakota has felt the force of the wind and knows that our state has an inexhaustible supply of wind power. The potential here to create jobs and draw millions of dollars in new investment to North Dakota is enormous."
- Kent Conrad
(Related: Power, Force, Investment, Jobs, Potential, State, Wind)

"I think investments in general related to the exercise industry are going to be good for a long time."
- Kenneth H. Cooper
(Related: Time, Exercise)

"The party line is that stocks historically have outperformed all other investment plans."
- Jim Cramer
(Related: Investment, Party)

"These will be fabulous investments and will make millions of more people rich."
- Jim Cramer
(Related: People, Will)

"I have no ego investment in being on the air. I don't knock others for whom that kind of attention is like oxygen, but I don't miss anything about it."
- Hugh Downs
(Related: Attention, Being, Ego, Investment)

"The death tax destroys family businesses and stifles investment that leads to increases in jobs and personal income. As a result, 70 percent of family-owned businesses are not passed on to the next generation and 87 percent do not make it to the third generation."
- Jennifer Dunn
(Related: Death, Family, Tax, Income, Investment, Jobs, Result)

"Our investments in data, Internet and international have been particularly timely and have positioned the company to post industry-leading incremental revenue gains."
- Bernard Ebbers
(Related: Company, Internet, Post)

"While America's infrastructure needs are substantial, there is no reason to delay completion of the highway bill. Every day of delay means jobs lost, investment opportunities missed and growth sacrificed."
- John Engler
(Related: Growth, America, Completion, Day, Delay, Investment, Jobs, Needs, Reason)

"There are opportunities in the pharmaceutical industry, the insurance industry, so yes back home we are talking about investment opportunities in Morocco for various sectors of our economy and we will continue to do that."
- Donald Evans
(Related: Home, Economy, Investment, Talking, Will)

"This is my first visit to Africa, a region where President Bush has voiced a deep passion for fostering and encouraging economic development, investment and trade."
- Donald Evans
(Related: Development, Encouraging, Deep, First, Investment, Passion, President, Trade, Visit)

"Increased government spending can provide a temporary stimulus to demand and output but in the longer run higher levels of government spending crowd out private investment or require higher taxes that weaken growth by reducing incentives to save, invest, innovate, and work."
- Martin Feldstein
(Related: Government, Work, Growth, Investment, Taxes)

"A rise in the level of saving can reduce aggregate activity temporarily but only a sustained high level of saving makes it possible to have the sustained high level of business investment that contributes to the long-run growth of output."
- Martin Feldstein
(Related: Business, Growth, Investment)

"An investment in knowledge pays the best interest."
- Benjamin Franklin
(Related: Knowledge, Interest, Investment)

"The direct investment of Japanese businesses to East Asian economies accelerates the reallocation of their production bases. Consequently, between Japan and the other East Asian countries, both exports and imports are growing substantially."
- Toshihiko Fukui
(Related: Countries, Investment, Production)

"Well-functioning financial systems are important in achieving sustained economic growth. They play a crucial role in channeling household savings into the corporate sector and allocating investment funds among firms."
- Toshihiko Fukui
(Related: Financial, Growth, Corporate, Investment, Play)

"Google is making a huge investment in developing the Ajax approach."
- Jesse James Garrett
(Related: Investment)

"The government can help, but we need to make this transition now to a recovery led by private investment, private."
- Timothy Geithner
(Related: Government, Help, Investment, Now)

"Redistribution of wealth would require enormous amounts of investment. The only time an elite has accepted this has been during crises, such as in America in the 1930s under Roosevelt."
- Susan George
(Related: Time, Wealth, America, Investment)

"Much of what is called investment is actually nothing more than mergers and acquisitions, and of course mergers and acquisitions are generally accompanied by downsizing."
- Susan George
(Related: Investment, Nothing)

"The overwhelming majority of my rated wealth consists of investments in companies that produce goods and services."
- Paul Getty
(Related: Wealth, Majority)

"The current system punishes communities which make the investment in creating landfills, only to have them filled by states which refuse to adequately address their waste issues."
- Paul Gillmor
(Related: Investment, states, Waste)

"For policy makers interested in using tax policy to stimulate investments or especially to smooth business cycle fluctuations, the results are not promising."
- Austan Goolsbee
(Related: Business, Policy, Tax, Results)

"We need to make a greater investment in human intelligence."
- Bob Graham
(Related: Intelligence, Investment)

"The whole purpose was to say that it doesn't have to be a zero sum. It's not the environment or jobs. You can have both. You can help the auto industry achieve that if you have investment in plants."
- Jennifer Granholm
(Related: Purpose, Environment, Help, Investment, Jobs, Plants)

"I have long felt that an investment by the Department of Energy of a million dollars a year for the next 30 years would pay a higher return than any other investment this country could ever make."
- Wilson Greatbatch
(Related: Country, Energy, Investment, Years)

"Translation makes me look at how a poem is put together in a different way, without the personal investment of the poem I'm writing myself, but equally closely technically."
- Marilyn Hacker
(Related: Investment, Writing)

"Your team has to understand that coming into the ABA, you have to have your investments right and sponsorships and people ready to give you money so they can back you up."
- Tim Hardaway
(Related: Money, People, Right)

"Moreover, the practical recommendations deduced from ecological principles threaten the vested interests of commerce; it is hardly surprising that the financial and political power created by these investments should be used sometimes to suppress environmental impact studies."
- Garrett Hardin
(Related: Environmental, Power, Financial, Commerce, Principles)

"People were more interested in the phenomena than the art itself. This, combined with the growing interest in collecting art as an investment and the resultant boom in the art market, made it a difficult time for a young artist to remain sincere without becoming cynical."
- Keith Haring
(Related: Art, Time, People, Artist, Interest, Investment)

"Billy not only had a distinguished career in the Legislature, but he also has great business instincts and has done exceedingly well making investment decisions in both stocks and private ventures such as real estate."
- Christie Hefner
(Related: Business, Career, Decisions, Investment)

"No other investment yields as great a return as the investment in education. An educated workforce is the foundation of every community and the future of every economy."
- Brad Henry
(Related: Education, Community, Economy, Future, Investment)

"As soon, however, as capitalist competition has definitively established the equal rate of profit, that rate becomes the starting point for the calculations of the capitalists in the investment of capital in newly-created branches of production."
- Rudolf Hiferding
(Related: Calculations, Competition, Investment, Production, Profit)

"The prudent course is to make an investment in learning, testing and understanding, determine how the new concepts compare to how you now operate and thoughtfully determine how they apply to what you want to achieve in the future."
- Dee Hock
(Related: Future, Investment, Learning, Now, Testing, Understanding, Want)

"Well the wedding in the words of the Archbishop of Canterbury was a fairy tale and there was a huge public impress, investment of goodwill, affection and indeed money in this Institution. It was a huge success at the time."
- Anthony Holden
(Related: Money, Success, Time, Wedding, Affection, Goodwill, Investment, Public, Words)

"The government can access these funds but only following approval by the parliament to support our budget requirements and investments in infrastructure development, education, public health, and so on."
- Jose Ramos Horta
(Related: Government, Education, Health, Development, Approval, Parliament, Public, Support)

"We have already significant sums of money in our petroleum fund, a fund created by law that includes all the revenues received from the Timor Sea, and invests in conservative, safe, long-term investment portfolios - right now in US Treasury Bonds."
- Jose Ramos Horta
(Related: Money, Conservative, Investment, Law, Now, Right, Sea)

"People were so keen to get investment. In those days, there was quite significant unemployment in Northern Ireland, and that had been the general pattern in Northern Ireland for many, many years."
- John Hume
(Related: People, Investment, Ireland, Unemployment, Years)

"We would certainly welcome the recipient nation to put their inspectors on our shores, if they wanted to make that investment to help protect that shipment that is outgoing."
- Asa Hutchinson
(Related: Help, Investment, Nation)

"So if we're going to build new applications that require a large time investment, like say movie editing - today that doesn't matter for the enterprise desktop, but eventually it will when we get closer to consumers - you really need to have a cross-platform story."
- Miguel de Icaza
(Related: Time, Investment, Today, Will)

"I didn't end up going bankrupt... I made some great investments and I held on to my money, which also enables me to have the freedom to do what I want now. But it's not about finances. No matter what, it's about keeping it real."
- Vanilla Ice
(Related: Money, End, Freedom, Now, Want)

"Yes, prudently invested contributions to the Social Security fund may bring greater dividends, but those contributions would also face a greater risk. It would be like gambling. We should not gamble with the investments and the future of the citizens of this land."
- Daniel Inouye
(Related: Future, Gambling, Land, May, Risk, Security)

"Renewable energy also creates more jobs than other sources of energy - most of these will be created in the struggling manufacturing sector, which will pioneer the new energy future by investment that allows manufacturers to retool and adopt new technologies and methods."
- Jay Inslee
(Related: Energy, Future, Investment, Jobs, Manufacturing, Will)

"My hope is that countries like Morocco will have investment to create work, so people don't have to leave."
- Tahar Ben Jelloun
(Related: Work, People, Hope, Countries, Investment, Will)

"I didn't really want to live, so anything that was an investment in time made me angry... but also I just felt sad. When the hopelessness is hurting you, it's the fixtures and fittings that finish you off."
- Angelina Jolie
(Related: Time, Investment, Want)

"But if you look at teams that want to share more revenues, they're teams that don't have a lot on the table. They've long since not had any serious investment in their team."
- Jerry Jones
(Related: Investment, Want)

"In Africa today, we recognise that trade and investment, and not aid, are pillars of development."
- Paul Kagame
(Related: Development, Investment, Today, Trade)

"Every time in this century we've lowered the tax rates across the board, on employment, on saving, investment and risk-taking in this economy, revenues went up, not down."
- Jack Kemp
(Related: Time, Economy, Tax, Investment, Risk, Risk-taking)

"The tax on capital gains directly affects investment decisions, the mobility and flow of risk capital... the ease or difficulty experienced by new ventures in obtaining capital, and thereby the strength and potential for growth in the economy."
- John F. Kennedy
(Related: Growth, Strength, Decisions, Difficulty, Economy, Tax, Investment, Potential, Risk)

"The social object of skilled investment should be to defeat the dark forces of time and ignorance which envelope our future."
- John Maynard Keynes
(Related: Time, Defeat, Future, Ignorance, Investment)

"The work requires a moderately large investment in technological and theoretical developments and long periods of time to carry them out, without the pressure to achieve quick or short term results."
- Aaron Klug
(Related: Time, Work, Investment, Pressure, Quick, Results)

"It's one of the most important things at the end of the day, being able to say no to an investment."
- Henry Kravis
(Related: Being, Day, End, Investment)

"Finance is critical. If sufficient investment is made in infrastructure and venture capital is made available, there will be a big improvement in the situation."
- Sanjay Kumar
(Related: Finance, Improvement, Investment, Will)

"We're looking to have the ability to come in and be able to capitalize on the marketing in order to grow the top-line. We basically leverage what has worked with our other successful acquisitions - investment in marketing, retention and student services."
- John Larson
(Related: Successful, Ability, Investment, Marketing, Order)

"From that moment on, the newspaper became a highly lucrative investment for those with a talent for making money or for publishers wanting to gain a fortune."
- Ferdinand Lassalle
(Related: Money, Talent, Fortune, Gain, Investment)

"The land is not in the least bit fertile and yet the cattle herds grow larger and larger. A cow represents capital investment here."
- Richard Leakey
(Related: Investment, Land)

"Unionization, as opposed to communism, presupposes the relation of employment; it is based upon the wage system and it recognizes fully and unreservedly the institution of private property and the right to investment profit."
- John L. Lewis
(Related: Communism, Investment, Profit, Property, Right, Wage)

"By encouraging conservation, increasing investments in clean, renewable sources of energy, and promoting increased domestic production of oil and gas, we can build a more secure future for our country."
- Ron Lewis
(Related: Encouraging, Conservation, Country, Energy, Future, Oil, Production)

"We need to have the social investments by which to quote unquote distribute some of that wealth."
- Mike Lowry
(Related: Wealth)

"I think the market driven economic system is the most productive system, but to have that work in the world, you've got to also have social investments to go along with that."
- Mike Lowry
(Related: Work, World)

"Build into each budget the cost of hiring and don't lump yourself with capital investment."
- Ann Macbeth
(Related: Hiring, Investment)

"There is no investment you can make which will pay you so well as the effort to scatter sunshine and good cheer through your establishment."
- Orison Swett Marden
(Related: Effort, Investment, Will)

"Education is not only a ladder of opportunity, but it is also an investment in our future."
- Ed Markey
(Related: Education, Opportunity, Future, Investment)

"Something is better than nothing. Doin' anything for a man, there's investments involved, there's time and production. It's better to give him ten bucks and get a record out than to never record the cat."
- Brownie McGhee
(Related: Time, Man, Nothing, Production)

"But a lot of businesses out there don't see the return on investment, they look at it as a liability, and until they can understand that proactive security actually returns, gives them a return on investment, it's still a hard sell for people."
- Kevin Mitnick
(Related: People, Investment, Security)

"The need for improved technical support in schools has expanded as the Government and schools have increased their investment in information and communications technologies."
- Estelle Morris
(Related: Government, Information, Investment, Schools, Support)

"Our Government is committed to pursuing policies and programs which facilitate a further lowering of the interest rates in order to fuel investment and growth. We call on the commercial banks to partner with us in this effort."
- Said Musa
(Related: Government, Growth, Banks, Effort, Interest, Investment, Order)

"To allow all U.S. workers to put part of their earnings into private investment accounts would definitely erode the Social Security system and cause uncertainty for new investors."
- Grace Napolitano
(Related: Cause, Investment, Security, Uncertainty, Workers)

"If Congress doesn't raise taxes, you cannot get a private investment account without forgoing a portion, possibly all, of your guaranteed benefit check."
- Grace Napolitano
(Related: Congress, Investment, Taxes)

"For people who have for been putting their hard-earned money into the system for years, the president's idea would replace their safety net with a risky gamble with no assurance of a stable return of investment."
- Grace Napolitano
(Related: Money, People, Idea, Investment, President, Safety, Years)

"Because of my own experience with market fluctuation, I recognize the great risks one takes on investments. This converts the Social Security safety net into a risky proposition many cannot afford to take."
- Grace Napolitano
(Related: Experience, Safety, Security)

"Because of their low earnings and family obligations, Latinas would not be putting much money into private investment accounts. An average Latina could wind up losing thousands of dollars under this proposal."
- Grace Napolitano
(Related: Family, Money, Investment, Losing, Wind)

"People really have to believe in their tax system. They have to believe that there is an equitable distribution of the burden, but there is also an important investment based upon the potential achievements that come from us paying our taxes."
- Richard Neal
(Related: People, Burden, Tax, Investment, Potential, Taxes)

"Leave no stone unturned to help your clients realize maximum profits from their investment."
- Arthur C. Nielsen
(Related: Clients, Help, Investment)

"My early work and publications centered around expanding on the analysis of life insurance in my dissertation and its relationship to investment banking."
- Douglass North
(Related: Life, Work, Investment)

"Cutting the deficit by gutting our investments in innovation and education is like lightening an overloaded airplane by removing its engine. It may make you feel like you're flying high at first, but it won't take long before you feel the impact."
- Barack Obama
(Related: Education, First, Flying, Innovation, May)

"We will as soon as possible reexamine our laws and policies and eliminate all obstacles to genuine investment."
- Olusegun Obasanjo
(Related: Investment, Laws, Obstacles, Will)

"Education technology and school construction go together. Modernization, updating education facilities, and making a capital investment in education are all included."
- Major Owens
(Related: Education, Technology, Investment, School)

"The best real-estate investments with the highest yields are in working-class neighborhoods, because fancy properties are overpriced."
- Jane Bryant Quinn
(Related: Fancy)

"We are Americans. We - we - we are - we are doctors. We are investment bankers. We are taxi drivers. We are store keepers. We are lawyers. We are - we are part of the fabric of America. And the way that America today treats its Muslims is being watched by over a billion Muslims worldwide."
- Feisal Abdul Rauf
(Related: America, Americans, Being, Doctors, Investment, Lawyers, Today)

"Because we're actors we can pretend and fake it, but I'd rather the intimate investment was authentic."
- Keanu Reeves
(Related: Actors, Investment)

"I'm interested in giving business an opportunity by improving the tax environment to invest and grow with Pennsylvania, to expand and put more money in capital investment and creating jobs."
- Ed Rendell
(Related: Business, Money, Opportunity, Environment, Tax, Giving, Investment, Jobs)

"Ladies and gentlemen: There can be no greater investment in Alabama's future than an investment in education."
- Bob Riley
(Related: Education, Future, Ladies, Investment)

"If I'm a commodity, it wouldn't be a wise idea to buy stock in me - although, in the long run, maybe I'm a slow growth investment."
- Tim Robbins
(Related: Idea, Growth, Investment)

"If we are to attract private investment, if we are to be able to make the legislature feel the moneys from taxpayers are being used properly, we must be ever vigilant of the duty to efficiently use all funds we receive."
- James E. Rogers
(Related: Being, Duty, Investment)

"Bottoms in the investment world don't end with four-year lows; they end with 10- or 15-year lows."
- Jim Rogers
(Related: End, Investment, World)

"Do not buy the hype from Wall St. and the press that stocks always go up. There are long periods when stocks do nothing and other investments are better."
- Jim Rogers
(Related: Nothing, Press)

"President Obama instituted the most anti-growth, anti-investment, anti-jobs measures that we have seen in our lifetime. Now he called his agenda ambitious, I call it reckless."
- Mitt Romney
(Related: Now, President)

"Education is the investment our generation makes in the future."
- Mitt Romney
(Related: Education, Future, Investment)

"Be realistic and truthful - and tell Hong Kong businessmen honestly that they should go for long-term investments since it is unlikely money can be made in the short haul."
- Zhu Rongji
(Related: Money)

"Its success lies in the fact that it's an insurance plan, not an investment plan or a welfare plan."
- James Roosevelt
(Related: Success, Fact, Investment, Lies, Welfare)

"For music, unlike a $500 software program, people are paying a buck or two a song, and it's those dollars and pennies that have to add up to pay for not just the cost of that song, but the investment in the next song."
- Hilary Rosen
(Related: Music, People, Investment, Software, Song)

"Our government is ready to guarantee their investments for them, and then we will create tax incentives. We are interested in having all these things and with the privatization we also want to create more jobs and better conditions for the workers."
- Ibrahim Rugova
(Related: Government, Tax, Jobs, Want, Will, Workers)

"Since taking office, President Obama has signed into law spending increases of nearly 25 percent for domestic government agencies - an 84 percent increase when you include the failed stimulus. All of this new government spending was sold as 'investment.'"
- Paul Ryan
(Related: Government, Law, Office, President)

"I don't want to get into the 'who's a hostage-taker' discussion here, but what is the estate tax? It's a double tax on death. Economists will tell you that it's really not a tax that soaks the rich, but it's a tax on capital that deprives business investment and therefore job creation."
- Paul Ryan
(Related: Business, Death, Creation, Tax, Investment, Job, Want, Will)

"We simply have to become more competitive as a state if we're going to be successful in creating jobs, bringing capital investment and raising income levels here in South Carolina."
- Mark Sanford
(Related: Successful, Income, Investment, Jobs, State)

"If you've got an industry where you've got massive investment, it doesn't matter whether you bring in alternative supplies. You still lose the money on that industry."
- Arthur Scargill
(Related: Money, Investment)

"We are seeing significant growth in foreign investment in Germany."
- Gerhard Schroder
(Related: Growth, Germany, Investment)

"We're going to need to absorb some pain. The Republicans want to pile all the pain on people who can least afford it and the middle class and Democrats under his leadership want to make sure that we can address deficit reduction and continue to make investments and shared sacrifice is going to be imperative in order to be able to do that."
- Debbie Wasserman Schultz
(Related: Leadership, Sacrifice, People, Class, Democrats, Middle class, Order, Pain, Republicans, Want)

"We have to change course. And we have to do so now. That is why I worked with my colleagues in Washington to pass the Economic Recovery and Reinvestment Act."
- Debbie Wasserman Schultz
(Related: Change, Act, Now, Washington)

"But the dollars spent on economic incentives and new investment strategies are wasted unless we seriously address the two most important economic issues in Kansas: education and health care."
- Kathleen Sebelius
(Related: Education, Health, Care, Investment)

"American consumers benefit from free trade and investment."
- John Shadegg
(Related: American, Investment, Trade)

"The 1993 Social Security tax penalizes seniors who have planned for their retirement through savings, investment and hard work. That's wrong, and that's why the double tax on Social Security must end."
- Rob Simmons
(Related: Work, End, Tax, Hard work, Investment, Retirement, Security, Wrong)

"Modern medical advances have helped millions of people live longer, healthier lives. We owe these improvements to decades of investment in medical research."
- Ike Skelton
(Related: Medical, People, Investment, Research)

"Well, the U.S. is running a current account deficit; we are creating lots of investment opportunities in the United States that exceed our own domestic savings rates, so the issue here is to encourage higher savings rates in the United States."
- John W. Snow
(Related: Investment, Running, states, United)

"Everybody you talk to about insurance says the insurance market has become a lot more vibrant as a result of lifting, allowing the foreign direct investment."
- John W. Snow
(Related: Investment, Result, Talk)

"You can't have personal investors anymore because it's too expensive, so you have to have corporate investment or a lot of rich people."
- Stephen Sondheim
(Related: People, Corporate, Investment)

"When the students are occupied, they're not juvenile delinquents. I believe that education is a capital investment."
- Arlen Specter
(Related: Education, Investment, Students)

"2005 opens with the promise of a number of substantial direct private investments that can swiftly transform the economy and set all sectors on a pronounced upward curve."
- Baldwin Spencer
(Related: Economy, Promise)

"International lending banks need to focus on areas where private investment doesn't go, such as infrastructure projects, education and poverty relief."
- Joseph Stiglitz
(Related: Education, Banks, Focus, Investment, Poverty, Projects)

"Producers are not gamblers. They want a good return on their investment."
- Max von Sydow
(Related: Investment, Want)

"My wheels are running. My investments are local, regional and international."
- Al Waleed bin Talal
(Related: Running)

"The U.S. and Israel probably lead the way in terms of venture investment in technologies companies focused on the security paradigm. That is quite encouraging."
- John W. Thompson
(Related: Encouraging, Investment, Israel, Security)

"One of the things that has been truly incredible to observe though, is the amount of venture investment that has gone into early stage security technology."
- John W. Thompson
(Related: Technology, Investment, Security)

"Tax cuts are an investment in working families."
- Tommy Thompson
(Related: Tax, Investment, Tax cuts)

"Goodness is the only investment that never fails."
- Henry David Thoreau
(Related: Goodness, Investment)

"A successful society is characterized by a rising living standard for its population, increasing investment in factories and basic infrastructure, and the generation of additional surplus, which is invested in generating new discoveries in science and technology."
- Robert Trout
(Related: Science, Society, Technology, Successful, Investment, Living, Population)

"Sometimes your best investments are the ones you don't make."
- Donald Trump
"Experience taught me a few things. One is to listen to your gut, no matter how good something sounds on paper. The second is that you're generally better off sticking with what you know. And the third is that sometimes your best investments are the ones you don't make."
- Donald Trump
(Related: Experience)

"You could not buy a house in those days without just assuming that the house was not only a place to live, but it was a good investment, because it was going to keep up with inflation or get ahead of inflation, and it was just - that was America."
- Paul A. Volcker
(Related: America, Inflation, Investment)

"Social Security is a family insurance program, not an investment scheme."
- Diane Watson
(Related: Family, Investment, Security)

"Every dollar that we send in State Department aid or humanitarian aid that saves us from having to get involved with very expensive military actions is a good investment. And frankly, helping Israel fight terrorism in the Middle East is much cheaper than us fighting it here on our shores."
- Anthony Weiner
(Related: Actions, Fight, Fighting, Investment, Israel, Military, State, Terrorism)

"If GE's strategy of investment in China is wrong, it represents a loss of a billion dollars, perhaps a couple of billion dollars. If it is right, it is the future of this company for the next century."
- Jack Welch
(Related: Strategy, Company, Future, Investment, Loss, Right, Wrong)

"I have run large organizations, I know what it takes to create a healthy business climate, and I have more experience than Jerry Brown doing that. So it'll be a stark contrast, a career politician vs. someone who has met a payroll, gotten a return on investment, knows how to use technology to do more with less."
- Meg Whitman
(Related: Business, Experience, Technology, Career, Climate, Contrast, Investment)

"The thing about movies these days is that the commerce end of it is so inflated and financiers are just expecting this enormous return on their investment."
- Alex Winter
(Related: Movies, Commerce, End, Investment)

"So the major obstacle to the development of new supplies is not geology but what happens above ground: international affairs, politics, investment and technology."
- Daniel Yergin
(Related: Technology, Politics, Development, Investment)