"For industry to settle in a country, you first need electricity for electricity, you need some trained workers for trained workers, you need some schools for schools you need some money for money, you need some industry."
"When I was young I thought that money was the most important thing in life now that I am old I know that it is."Evan Davis on Oscar Wilde
"A little thought and a little kindness are often worth more than a great deal of money."Evan Davis on John Ruskin
"Money has never made man happy, nor will it, there is nothing in its nature to produce happiness. The more of it one has the more one wants."Evan Davis on Benjamin Franklin
"The lack of money is the root of all evil."Evan Davis on Mark Twain
"Honesty is the best policy - when there is money in it."Evan Davis on Mark Twain
"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."