Home > Society >

Bankers

I sincerely believe that banking establishments are more dangerous than standing armies, and that the principle of spending money to be paid by posterity, under the name of funding, is but swindling futurity on a large scale.

Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) Third president of the United States.

What's breaking into a bank compared with founding a bank?

Bertolt Brecht (1898-1956) German writer.

It is easier to rob by setting up a bank than by holding up a bank clerk.

Bertolt Brecht (1898-1956) German writer.

Banking establishments are more dangerous than standing armies.

Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) Third president of the United States.

A banker is a fellow who lends his umbrella when the sun is shining and wants it back the minute it begins to rain.

Mark Twain (1835-1910) U.S. humorist, writer, and lecturer.

I hesitate to deposit money in a bank. I am afraid I shall never dare to take it out again. When you go to confession and entrust your sins to the safe-keeping of the priest, do you ever come back for them?

Jean Baudrillard (1929-2007) French sociologist, and philosopher.

Advertisment

Advertisment