"We all know that Americans love their statistics - in sport, obviously. And in finance too."
"It is well enough that people of the nation do not understand our banking and monetary system, for if they did, I believe there would be a revolution before tomorrow morning."Evan Davis on Henry Ford
"Your net worth to the world is usually determined by what remains after your bad habits are subtracted from your good ones."Evan Davis on Benjamin Franklin
"It is a kind of spiritual snobbery that makes people think they can be happy without money."Evan Davis on Albert Camus
"Part of your heritage in this society is the opportunity to become financially independent."Evan Davis on Jim Rohn
"Don't gamble take all your savings and buy some good stock and hold it till it goes up, then sell it. If it don't go up, don't buy it."Evan Davis on Will Rogers
"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."