Inflation Quotes

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

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

Josh S Weston

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

Deficits do not in themselves produce inflation, nor does a balanced budget assure a stable price level.

William Vickrey

Inflation is not caused by the actions of private citizens, but by the government: by an artificial expansion of the money supply required to support deficit spending. No private embezzlers or bank robbers in history have ever plundered peoples savings on a scale comparable to the plunder perpetrated by the fiscal policies of statist governments.

Ayn Rand

Invest in inflation. It's the only thing going up.

Will Rogers

I wasn't affected by inflation - I had nothing to inflate.

Gerald Barzan

If you're aiming at a million, inflation will increase your chance of succeeding.

Unknown

I continue to believe that the American people have a love-hate relationship with inflation. They hate inflation but love everything that causes it.

William E. Simon

Steel prices cause inflation like wet sidewalks cause rain.

Roger Blough

Inflation is the senility of democracies.

Sylvia Townsend Warner

Some idea of inflation comes from seeing a youngster get his first job at a salary you dreamed of as the culmination of your career.

Bill Vaughn

In the absence of the gold standard, there is no way to protect savings from confiscation through inflation. There is no safe store of value.

Alan Greenspan

The doves in this country and some of the media are the cause of fifty-some-odd-thousand Americans being killed and all that money being spent, and all that inflation.

George Wallace

The best way to destroy the capitalist system is to debauch the currency. By a continuing process of inflation, governments can confiscate, secretly and unobserved, an important part of the wealth of their citizens.

John Maynard Keynes

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

Milton Friedman

Inflation is bringing us true democracy. For the first time in history, luxuries and necessities are selling at the same price.

Robert Orben

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

John Maynard Keynes

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

Unknown

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

Unknown

Inflation: Everyone's illusion of wealth.

Unknown

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Updated On : August 08, 2011
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