"In a very weak economy, when you say 'cut government spending,' what you mean is you're laying off school teachers and you're de-funding various programs that put money into the economy. This means you have more unemployed people that then draw unemployment benefits and don't pay taxes."
"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."Fareed Zakaria on Oscar Wilde
"A little thought and a little kindness are often worth more than a great deal of money."Fareed Zakaria 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."Fareed Zakaria on Benjamin Franklin
"The lack of money is the root of all evil."Fareed Zakaria on Mark Twain
"Honesty is the best policy - when there is money in it."Fareed Zakaria on Mark Twain
"Americans have so far put up with inequality because they felt they could change their status. They didn't mind others being rich, as long as they had a path to move up as well. The American Dream is all about social mobility in a sense - the idea that anyone can make it."
"The technological revolution at home makes it much easier for computers to do our work."
"America's growth historically has been fueled mostly by investment, education, productivity, innovation and immigration. The one thing that doesn't seem to have anything to do with America's growth rate is a brutal work schedule."
"I enjoy writing but I much prefer the experience of having written."
"Having your fiscal house in order and having a more manageable macro-economic future is going to be very useful in creating growth."