Shopkeepers are not bankers.
In addition to their power over government based on government financing and personal influence, bankers could steer governments in ways they wished them to go by other pressures.
Instead, there were a variety of controls of which some could be influenced by bankers, some could be influenced by the government, and some could hardly be influenced by either.
The history of the last century shows, as we shall see later, that the advice given to governments by bankers, like the advice they gave to industrialists, was consistently good for bankers, but was often disastrous for governments, businessmen, and the people generally.
We are Americans. We - we - we are - we are doctors. We are investment bankers. We are taxi drivers. We are store keepers. We are lawyers. We are - we are part of the fabric of America. And the way that America today treats its Muslims is being watched by over a billion Muslims worldwide.
Bankers - pillars of society who are going to hell if there is a God and He has been accurately quoted.
I went to the bank and proposed that they lend money to the poor people. The bankers almost fell over.
Because bankers measure their self-worth in money, and pay themselves a lot of it, they think they're fine fellows and don't need to explain themselves.
Bankers know that history is inflationary and that money is the last thing a wise man will hoard.
Bankers cannot afford to be concerned with only the economic aspects of projects. There may be serious implications on the natural environment, the urban environment, on human culture.
Always be nice to bankers. Always be nice to pension fund managers. Always be nice to the media. In that order.
Some people had fathers who were bankers or farmers, my father made films, that's how I saw it. As for the movie stars, they were just around, some of them were friends, others weren't, it was all just a part of my everyday life.
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.
We can only hope that the Goldman Sachs investment bankers who are advising the board are providing you with the same advice. Why should a company's shareholders have to run a proxy contest to convince its board to do the right thing?
It'll certainly bring debate, as the opposition will say the government is helping bankers. But as the government proves it'll boost investments, economic growth and create jobs, we'll manage to get it passed.
Books are companions, teachers, magicians, bankers of the treasures of the mind. Books are humanity in print.
Credit scores are something we bankers use all the time so we understand it pretty well. If we had one consistent score that we knew would be the same across the board it would probably make life easier for us.
There has been volatility about statements by not only members of our Fed but foreign central bankers as well.
We were surprised that bankers and accountants came up so high. I really expected lawyers, maybe television producers and radio announcers (to rank high). In my experiences, they're pretty bad.
The market has been extraordinarily complacent, viewing central bankers only as buyers although they're also sellers.
The risk assessments provide bankers with more flexibility to tailor security measures to better safeguard their customers . . . than would a mandate from regulators.
The lawyers and investment bankers like the BlackBerry because they need fast information at their fingertips all the time.
We needed some bankers. Presidents have realized that you're better off leaving the Fed alone, by getting good people over there and letting them manage the economy.
Some are in finance, they're investment bankers. Others are your normal everyday person. There was a single woman in Pennsylvania who bought one. There was a dental hygienist.