Inflation Quotes

The disease is painless; it's the cure that hurts.

Katherine Whitehorn

By issuing our own money we can eliminate all income taxes and employment taxes and the national debt would cease to exist.

Unknown

Inflation is as violent as a mugger, as frightening as an armed robber and as deadly as a hit man.

Ronald Reagan

If Americans ever allow banks to control the issue of their currency, first by inflation and then by deflation, the banks will deprive the people of all property until their children will wake up homeless.

Thomas Jefferson

Only one fellow in ten thousand understands the currency question, and we meet him every day.

Kin Hubbard

The nation is prosperpus on the whole, but how much prosperity is there in a hole?

Will Rogers

We have two chickens in every pot, two cars in every garage, and now we have two headaches for every asprin.

Fiorello H. La Guardia

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

Domestic inflation reflects domestic monetary policy.

Martin Feldstein

Currently a level of unemployment of 7 percent or more seems to be required to keep inflation from accelerating, a level quite unacceptable as a permanent situation.

William Vickrey

Congress has not raised the minimum wage since 1997. The minimum wage is now at its lowest level in 50 years adjusted for inflation.

Russ Carnahan

By the time I became chairman and there was more of a feeling of urgency, there was a willingness to accept more forceful measures to try to deal with the inflation.

Paul A. Volcker

Bernanke and company are trying to reflate the economy with almost stated objective of inflation at 2 percent and higher in order to provide some type of safety margin for a future recession. That's where they want to go.

Bill Gross

Inflation is determined by money supply growth.

Roger Bootle

Bankers know that history is inflationary and that money is the last thing a wise man will hoard.

William J. Durant

Inflation is not all bad. After all, it has allowed every American to live in a more expensive neighbourhood without moving.

Alan Cranston

Inflation does not lubricate trade but by rescuing traders from their errors of optimism or stupidity.

John Kenneth Galbraith

Production is the only answer to inflation.

Chester Bowles

The reality is that zero defects in products plus zero pollution plus zero risk on the job is equivalent to maximum growth of government plus zero economic growth plus runaway inflation.

Dixie Lee Ray

The way to crush the bourgeoisie is to grind them between the millstones of taxation and inflation.

Vladimir Lenin

Inflation is when you pay fifteen dollars for the ten-dollar haircut you used to get for five dollars when you had hair.

Sam Ewing

Inflation is taxation without legislation.

Milton Friedman

The first panacea for a mismanaged nation is inflation of the currency; the second is war. Both bring a temporary prosperity; both bring a permanent ruin. But both are the refuge of political and economic opportunists.

Ernest Hemingway

Inflation is like sin; every government denounces it and every government practices it.

Frederick Leith-Ross

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Updated On : August 08, 2011
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