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.
Suckers think that you cure greed with money, addiction with substances, expert problems with experts, banking with bankers, economics with economists, and debt crises with debt spending
In this world . . .It's when:The French are chefsThe British are policeThe Germans are engineersThe Swiss are bankersAnd the Italians are loversIt's when:The English are chefsThe Germans are policeThe French are engineersThe Swiss are loversAnd the Italians are bankers.
There is a defined gulfBetween credit and characterIf you doubt this, ask any banker;He will advise that character is niceBut it is not collateral.
How long will it be necessary to pay City men so entirely out of proportion to what other servants of society commonly receive for performing social services not less useful or difficult?