Banks Quotes and Sayings
A bank is a place that will lend you money if you can prove that you don’t need it.
– Bob Hope
Good bankers, like good tea, can only be appreciated when they are in hot water.
– Jaffar Hussein
Drive-in banks were established so most of the cars today could see their real owners.
– E. Joseph Cossman
Why are public holidays, sometimes called bank holidays?
That’s because the banks can go on holiday with the interest they charge their customers for the money they borrow for bank holidays!
The only difference between a bank and a criminal organization is that the bank has the law on their side.
I am personally waiting for the first Hollywood epic that will have a banker as its hero, but that probably won’t happen anytime soon.
– Carter Golembe
Good Banking is produced not by good laws, but by good bankers.
– Hartley Withers
Money never declines. Money just moves.
– Dick Kovacevich
The inescapable truth in that there are just too many banks in this country chasing too few customers.
– Dick Rosenberg
Banking is necessary. Banks are not.
– Wells Fargo
The only good loan is one that gets paid back.
– Robert Wilmers
You don’t run a business hoping you don’t have a recession.
– Jamie Dimon
The ‘sound’ banker, alas! is not one who foresees danger and avoids it, but one who, when he is ruined, is ruined in a conventional and orthodox way along with his fellows, so that no one can really blame him.
– John Maynard Keynes
Banks do not create money for the public good. They are businesses owned by private shareholders. Their purpose is to make a profit.
– John Rogers
I believe that banking institutions are more dangerous to our liberties than standing armies.
– Thomas Jefferson
It is well enough that people of the nation do not understand our banking and monetary system, for if they did, I believe there would be a revolution before tomorrow morning.
– Henry Ford
I don’t have a bank account, because I don’t know my mother’s maiden name.
– Paula Poundstone
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
There is two things that can disrupt business in this country. One is War, and the other is a meeting of the Federal Reserve Bank.
– Will Rogers
With a group of bankers I always had the feeling that success was measured by the extent one gave nothing away.
– Lord Longford