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
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
Banking establishments are more dangerous than standing armies.
– Thomas Jefferson