Inflation Quotes

We will never try to develop a strategy that wins on price. There is nothing unique about pricing.

Josh S Weston

Oil prices have fallen lately. We include this news for the benefit of gas stations, which otherwise wouldn't learn of it for six months.

William D. Tammeus

Government is the only institution that can take a valuable commodity like paper, and make it worthless by applying ink.

Ludwig Von Mises

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

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

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

Marty Ragaway

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

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Updated On : August 08, 2011
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