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Banks are an almost irresistible attraction for that element of our society which seeks unearned money. (Quote by - J. Edgar Hoover)

The issue which has swept down the centuries and which will have to be fought sooner or later is the people versus the banks. (Quote by - Lord Acton)

Banks have a new image. Now you have 'a friend,' your friendly banker. If the banks are so friendly, how come they chain down the pens? (Quote by - Alan King)

Central banks don't have divine wisdom. They try to do the best analysis they can and must be prepared to stand or fall by the quality of that analysis. (Quote by - Mary Kay Ash)

The more the data banks record about each one of us, the less we exist. (Quote by - Marshall McLuhan)

The government wants to control the banks, just as it now controls GM and Chrysler, and will surely control the health industry in the not-too-distant future. Keeping them TARP-stuffed is the key to control. (Quote by - Stuart Varney)

The Congress has historically played covert communal politics in order to create what in India we call vote banks where you pit one community against another and so on in order to secure votes. (Quote by - Arundhati Roy)

I rob banks for a living, what do you do? (Quote by - John Dillinger)

The FBI has long been a part of the security for the nation's banks because bank robberies have been a priority. (Quote by - John Ashcroft)

When ATM machines came out and people were prosecuted for robbing ATM machines, I don't think anybody thought the banks were against technology because they didn't want their ATM machines lifted. (Quote by - Hilary Rosen)

Out in the lonely woods the jasmine burns Its fragrant lamps, and turns Into a royal court with green festoons The banks of dark lagoons. (Quote by - Henry Timrod)

On private transactions, I'll just go very quickly now, a major difference between the United States and Euroland is that in Europe banks are much more important in financial transactions than in the United States. (Quote by - Robert C. Solomon)

Our Government is committed to pursuing policies and programs which facilitate a further lowering of the interest rates in order to fuel investment and growth. We call on the commercial banks to partner with us in this effort. (Quote by - Said Musa)

The river flows at its own sweet will, but the flood is bound in the two banks. If it were not thus bound, its freedom would be wasted. (Quote by - Vinoba Bhave)

But if you want to continue to be slaves of the banks and pay the cost of your own slavery, then let bankers continue to create money and control credit. (Quote by - Josiah Stamp)

Before 1980, it was basically illegal for U.S. banks to invent new products. (Quote by - Scott Cook)

A power has risen up in the government greater than the people themselves, consisting of many and various and powerful interests, combined into one mass, and held together by the cohesive power of the vast surplus in the banks. (Quote by - John C. Calhoun)

A few hours' ride brought us to the banks of the river Kansas. (Quote by - Francis Parkman)

Banks introduced the installment plan. The disappearance of cash and the coming of the credit card changed the shape of life in the United States. (Quote by - Jerzy Kosinski)

This nation is like a spring freshet; it overruns its banks and destroys all who are in its path. (Quote by - Sitting Bull)

Before the arrival of the Credit Union, people who were from the poor background or a working class background couldn't borrow from banks. (Quote by - John Hume)

Banks properly established and conducted are highly useful to the business of the country, and will doubtless continue to exist in the States so long as they conform to their laws and are found to be safe and beneficial. (Quote by - Martin Van Buren)

In the financial system we have today, with less risk concentrated in banks, the probability of systemic financial crises may be lower than in traditional bank-centered financial systems. (Quote by - Timothy Geithner)

A graphic representation of data abstracted from the banks of every computer in the human system. Unthinkable complexity. Lines of light ranged in the nonspace of the mind, clusters and constellations of data. Like city lights, receding. (Quote by - William Gibson)

If you go back to the time of J.P. Morgan, the world of high finance was completely wholesale. The prestigious investment banks on Wall Street appealed exclusively to large corporations, governments, and to extremely wealthy individuals. (Quote by - Ron Chernow)

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