"Our family life was certainly not intellectual."
"I'll never stop dreaming that one day we can be a real family, together, all of us laughing and talking, loving and understanding, not looking at the past but only to the future."Douglass North on LaToya Jackson
"If a country is to be corruption free and become a nation of beautiful minds, I strongly feel there are three key societal members who can make a difference. They are the father, the mother and the teacher."Douglass North on Abdul Kalam
"Family means no one gets left behind or forgotten."Douglass North on David Ogden Stiers
"The love of family and the admiration of friends is much more important than wealth and privilege."Douglass North on Charles Kuralt
"Sister is probably the most competitive relationship within the family, but once the sisters are grown, it becomes the strongest relationship."Douglass North on Margaret Mead
"My early work and publications centered around expanding on the analysis of life insurance in my dissertation and its relationship to investment banking."