"What's the subject of life - to get rich? All of those fellows out there getting rich could be dancing around the real subject of life."
"Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect."Paul A. Volcker on Mark Twain
"The hardest thing to understand in the world is the income tax."Paul A. Volcker on Albert Einstein
"There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure."Paul A. Volcker on Colin Powell
"Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all."Paul A. Volcker on Dale Carnegie
"If there is anything that a man can do well, I say let him do it. Give him a chance."Paul A. Volcker on Abraham Lincoln
"The speed of communication, the speed of information transfer, the cheapness of communication, the ease of moving things around the world are a difference in kind as well as degree."