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Andy Green: Wells Fargo Fraud & KPMG

Posted by admin on Saturday, August 19, 2017

Andy Green Money Quote saying few have asked why outside auditors (KPMG) didn’t call attention to Wells Fargo fraudulent sales practices. Andy Green said:

There’s been far too little attention since the [Wells Fargo] crisis on how the external auditors [KPMG] should be looking out for the public. They are not just bookkeepers, but the investors’, and the capital markets’ last defense against accounting manipulation and fraud
— Andy Green

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Warren Buffett: Devastating Inflation Tax

Posted by admin on Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Warren Buffett Money Quote saying simple math tells us that inflation is the most destructive tax – by making money disappear. Warren Buffett said:

Arithmetic makes it plain that inflation is a far more devastating tax than anything that has been enacted by our legislature. The inflation tax has a fantastic ability to simply consume capital
— Warren Buffett

Abraham Lincoln: Humblest Equal Chance

Posted by admin on Friday, July 22, 2016

Abraham Lincoln Money Quote saying we should make it possible for all to gain riches, from ‘Allow the humblest man an equal chance’ speech – with no war on wealth. Abraham Lincoln said:

So while we do not propose any war upon capital, we do wish to allow the humblest man an equal chance to get rich with everybody else
— Abraham Lincoln

Pope Francis: Capital Becomes an Idol

Posted by admin on Monday, September 28, 2015

Pope Francis Money Quotation saying referencing the first commandment forbidding idolatry and false gods, such as gold or silver (money). Pope Francis said:

Once capital becomes an idol and guides people’s decisions, once greed for money presides over the entire socioeconomic system, it ruins society, it condemns and enslaves men and women, it destroys human fraternity, it sets people against one another
— Pope Francis

Harvey S. Firestone: Thought is Best Capital

Posted by admin on Saturday, September 5, 2015

Harvey S. Firestone Money Quotation saying creativity, new ideas and innovation are at the core of what makes a business run and not just financial investment. Harvey S. Firestone said:

Thought, not money, is the real business capital
— Harvey S. Firestone

Louisa May Alcott: Goodness is Best Capital

Posted by admin on Monday, August 31, 2015

Louisa May Alcott Money Quotation saying human capital of goodness has more value to society than any other wealth. Louisa May Alcott said:

Simple, genuine goodness is the best capital to found the business of this life upon. It lasts when fame and money fail, and is the only riches we can take out of this world with us
— Louisa May Alcott

Henry Ford on Elevating Capital

Posted by admin on Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Henry Ford Money Quotation saying the most important thing we can do with cash is to direct it to improving life for society. Henry Ford said:

The highest use of capital is not to make more money, but to make money do more for the betterment of life
— Henry Ford

Edward Ryan on Corporate Feudal Serfs

Posted by admin on Friday, October 18, 2013

Edward Ryan Money Quotation saying elected officials need to choose who they will serve – those who elect them or those with wealth who pay for their election. Edward Ryan said:

Which shall rule — wealth or man?
Which shall lead — money or intellect?
Who shall fill public stations, educated and patriotic freemen or the feudal serfs of corporate capital?
— Edward Ryan

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