Blaming speculators as a response to financial crisis goes back at least to the Greeks. It's almost always the wrong response.
Even the striving for equality by means of a directed economy can result only in an officially enforced inequality - an authoritarian determination of the status of each individual in the new hierarchical order
We believe that doctors have the same concerns as their patients and will share in all the sacrifices that are necessary to keep the economy strong.
The first lesson of economics is scarcity: There is never enough of anything to satisfy all those who want it. The first lesson of politics is to disregard the first lesson of economics.
True individual freedom cannot exist without economic security and independence. People who are hungry and out of a job are the stuff of which dictatorships are made.
Did you ever think that making a speech on economics is a lot like pissing down your leg? It seems hot to you, but it never does to anyone else.
I, however, place economy among the first and most important republican virtues, and public debt as the greatest of the dangers to be feared.
Economists are pessimists: they've predicted 8 of the last 3 depressions
The economy depends about as much on economists as the weather does on weather forecasters.
Economy is how to spend money without enjoying it
Economy is the method by which we prepare today to afford the improvements of tomorrow
Economists are people who work with numbers but don't have the personality to be accountants.
The gap in our economy is between what we have and what we think we ought to have - and that is a moral problem, not an economic one.
An economy hampered by restrictive tax rates will never produce enough revenue to balance our budget, just as it will never produce enough jobs or enough profits
Five years ago, we thought of the Web as a new medium, not a new economy.