25 Wall Street Quotes

25 Wall Street Quotes

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1.“The big-ego temper tantrums of Wall Street’s titans must be a concern for everyone on Wall Street. Bad behaviour and manipulation of the markets must be called out by those in the industry concerned for its future.”


2. “Man looks in the abyss, there’s nothing staring back at him. At that moment, man finds his character. And that is what keeps him out of the abyss.”


3. “When you’re a conservative Republican, you never think people are making money by ripping other people off,” he said. His mind was now fully open to the possibility. “I now realized there was an entire industry, called consumer finance, that basically existed to rip people off.”


4. “Millions wish for financial freedom, but only those that make it a priority have millions.”


5. “The CDO was, in effect, a credit laundering service for the residents of Lower Middle Class America. For Wall Street it was a machine that turned lead into gold.”


6. “In a society governed passively by free markets and free elections, organized greed always defeats disorganized democracy.”


7. “Although we work through financial markets, our goal is to help Main Street, not Wall Street.”


8. “Let us wage a moral and political war against the billionaires and corporate leaders, on Wall Street and elsewhere, whose policies and greed are destroying the middle class of America.”


9. “Wall Street is the only place that people ride to in a Rolls Royce to get advice from those who take the subway.”


10. “Wisdom, itself, is often an abstraction associated not with fact or reality but with the man who asserts it and the manner of its assertion.”


11. “I thought instead of a good rule for survival on Wall Street: Never agree to anything proposed on someone else’s boat or you’ll regret in in the morning.”


12. “But land is land, and it’s safer than the stocks and bonds of Wall Street swindlers.”


13. “I was 22 and had worked on Wall Street for a year, and quit my job. I bought a motorcycle and sort of had this fantasy that I’d go cross-country like ‘Easy Rider.’ I went from New York to L.A., and on the way back, I stopped in Chicago and saw a friend of mine who was into improve. And I figured it might be fun to give it a shot.”


14. “On Wall Street, Clarence was a diamond in a sea of glass, never greedy, never an ambulance-chaser, never the kind of person who deserved to die in the way that he did.”


15. “The Dome is a metaphor that could mean anything – it could be nuclear fallout, terrorists. I’ve always been fascinated with stories where people’s roles are flipped on their heads, be it the Wall Street guy, the techno guy, etc. All of those things are only successful when there are people and money around.”


16. “Stop going for the easy buck and produce something with your life. Create instead of living off the buying and selling of others.”


17. You know, I think many people have the mistaken impression that Congress regulates Wall Street. In truth that’s not the case. The real truth is that Wall Street regulates the Congress.


18. “I mean, I think that if people are concerned about volatility, they should definitely not buy our stock. I’m not here [on an earnings call] to convince you to buy [Tesla] stock. Do not buy it if volatility is scary. There you go.”


19. “Barack Obama’s life was so much simpler in 2009. Back then, he had refined the cold act of blaming others for the bad economy into an art form. Deficits? Blame Bush’s tax cuts. Spending? Blame the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. No business investment? Blame Wall Street.”


20. “The only reason to save money is to invest it.”


21. “Wall Street is greedy, reckless and they operate illegally. That’s fine. But what do you do?”


22. “The Occupy Wall Street protests are shining a national spotlight on the most powerful, dangerous and secretive economic and political force in America.”


23. “We can code wills, escrows, trusts, notaries, revocable charge backs, proof of contracts, intellectual property enforcement. What Wall Street does can be done in code by Bitcoin?”


24. “Millionaires don’t use Astrology, billionaires do.”


25. “I will tell you the secret to getting rich on Wall Street. You try to be greedy when others are fearful. And you try to be fearful when others are greedy.”

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