I like my players to be married and in debt. That's the way you motivate them.

Running into debt isn't so bad. It's running into creditors that hurst.

Debts are like children: the smaller they are the more noise they make.

It is said that the world is a state of bankruptcy, that the world owes the world more than the world can pay.

I'm living so far beyond my income that we may almost be said to be living apart.

Bankruptcy stared me in the face, but one thought kept me calm; soon I'd be too poor to need an anti-theft alarm.

A billion here, a billion there, sooner or later it adds ups to real money.

Blessed are the young, for they shall inherit the national debt.

Today, there are three kinds of people: the have's, the have-not's, and the have-no-paid-for-what-they-have's.

If you think nobody cares if you're alive, try missing a couple of car payments.

Creditors have better memories than debtors.

Christmas is the season when you buy this year's gifts with next year's money.

Finance is wholly different from the rest the economy.

Finance is a gun. Politics is knowing when to pull the trigger.

When speculation has done its worse, two and two still make four.

When President Obama speaks about raising taxes on the rich, he speaks about high-income employees and small business owners, not entrepreneurs who build big businesses.

When I was young, people lived from paycheck to paycheck. Today, it seems like they live from credit card payment to credit card payment.

When I was a kid, there were no credit cards. Instead, retailers offered layaway plans. My mom would go to a store, such as a furniture outlet, choose the sofa she wanted, and put it on layaway. That meant she put a little money down to hold the sofa, and every payday she'd pay a little toward the purchase.

When there is an income tax, the just man will pay more and the unjust less on the same amount of income.

When BP was not moving fast enough on claims, we told BP to set aside $20 billion in a fund - managed by an independent third party - to help all those whose lives have been turned upside down by the spill.

When economic conditions are difficult, people tend to be less generous and protect themselves; the

A good maxim allows you to have the last word without even starting a conversation.

A country's assets reside in the tinkerers, the hobbyists, and the risk-takers.

When you write, you don't have the social constraints of having people in front of you, so you talk about abstract matters.

When you ask people, 'What's the opposite of fragile?,' they tend to say robust, resilient, adaptable, solid, strong. That's not it. The opposite of fragile is something that gains from disorder.

When I trade, I don't have an agency problem; I have my neck on the line. When a bank or banker trades, it's not his neck on the line.

Buy good quality and sell at the market price.

Borrowing is the mother of trouble.

I mean, I'm very serious with my kids about them comprehending the intricacies of global finance.

In our personal ambitions we are individualists. But in our seeking for economic and political progress as a nation, we all go up or else all go down as one people.

Any general statement is like a check drawn on a bank. Its value depends on what is there to meet it

Everything in life has its price.