Inflation Quotes

Domestic inflation reflects domestic monetary policy.

Martin Feldstein

Double-digit inflation is a terrible thing - and it got up to 14 or 15 percent on a monthly basis for a while, shortly after I became chairman of the Fed.

Paul A. Volcker

One good thing can be said for inflation: without it there would be no football.

Marty Ragaway

Someone said that inflation is like jumping off the top of the Empire State Building. The sensation is great as long as you keep on going.

David H. Scott

Imagine believing in the control of inflation by curbing the money supply! That is like deciding to stop your dog fouling the sidewalk by plugging up its rear end. It is highly unlikely to succeed, but if it does it kills the hound.

Michael D. Stephens

I do not think it is an exaggeration to say history is largely a history of inflation, usually inflations engineered by governments for the gain of governments.

Friedrich August von Hayek

With the over-population and inflation and starvation and the crazy politicians, I don't feel safe in this world no more.

The Kinks

See your disappointments as good fortune. One plan's deflation is another's inflation.

Jean Maurice Eugne Clment Cocteau

Inflation is taxation without legislation.

Milton Friedman

Inflation is the one form of taxation that can be imposed without legislation.

Milton Friedman

For just over my price range, I can get something way under my quality expectation level. Thanks, inflation!

Jarod Kintz

Inflation: Everyone's illusion of wealth.


Law of inflation: whatever goes up will go up some more.


If inflation continues, the two-car garage will be replaced by the two-family garage.


By a continuing process of inflation, government can confiscate, secretly and unobserved, an important part of the wealth of their citizens.

John Maynard Keynes

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