"Being funny, it turns out, is like being a bank. It's a confidence trick. As long as everyone believes in you, you are fine."
"A successful man is one who makes more money than his wife can spend. A successful woman is one who can find such a man."Evan Davis on Lana Turner
"I believe that if life gives you lemons, you should make lemonade... And try to find somebody whose life has given them vodka, and have a party."Evan Davis on Ron White
"A word to the wise ain't necessary - it's the stupid ones that need the advice."Evan Davis on Bill Cosby
"Behind every great man is a woman rolling her eyes."Evan Davis on Jim Carrey
"Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive."Evan Davis on Elbert Hubbard
"It's amazing, if you know what you want to say, how fast it is to write."
"In principle, there are only three main components of spending that much matter to monetary policy: consumer spending, business investment and exports and trade."
"Someday we'll look back on this moment and plow into a parked car."
"I've always been scared of advertising folk. I've met them at parties and I've been to their offices and I've always found them intimidatingly cool. At one company I visited, they held their meetings in a caravan that had somehow been installed in the place, a rather more exotic place to gather than the typical BBC glass box."
"But beginners to the World Economics Forum have to understand there is no single Davos experience, and there is no single Davos community either. There are numerous tribes who interact only at a minimal level."