"If you or me go to the gas station to fill up our car and it costs us much more than we expected, it will zap our discretionary income. We won't have the extra money to buy that washing machine or new winter coat-all big ticket items that are important to economic growth."
"If GM had kept up with technology like the computer industry has, we would all be driving $25 cars that got 1,000 MPG."Maria Bartiromo on Bill Gates
"There was a time in my life when I thought I had everything - millions of dollars, mansions, cars, nice clothes, beautiful women, and every other materialistic thing you can imagine. Now I struggle for peace."Maria Bartiromo on Richard Pryor
"Car designers are just going to have to come up with an automobile that outlasts the payments."Maria Bartiromo on Erma Bombeck
"I hooked up my accelerator pedal in my car to my brake lights. I hit the gas, people behind me stop, and I'm gone."Maria Bartiromo on Steven Wright
"I replaced the headlights in my car with strobe lights, so it looks like I'm the only one moving."Maria Bartiromo on Steven Wright
"Too many people say to their brokers, I can't deal with this. Take my money. Do what you want. That's the worst attitude you can have."
"I think that my biggest attribute to any success that I have had is hard work. There really is no substitute for working hard."
"I'm not a money manager, but I can tell you what the conventional wisdom is. The younger you are, the more risk you can take on."
"Don't ever, ever, believe anyone who tells you that you can just get by, by doing the easiest thing possible. Because there's always somebody behind you who really wants to do what you're doing. And they're going to work harder than you if you're not working hard."
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