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500 of the Most Witty, Acerbic and Erudite Things Ever Said About Money by Philip Jenks

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Political economy

“In this state of imbecility, I had, for my own amusement, turned my attention to political economy.”

Thomas De Quincey, ‘Confessions of an Opium Eater’

Economic policy

“All the great economic ills the world has known this century can be directly traced back to the London School of Economics.”

N.M. Perrera

“I think there are two areas where new ideas are terribly dangerous - economics and sex. By and large, it’s all been tried before, and if it’s new, it’s probably illegal or unhealthy.”

Felix Rohatyn

“Without economy none can be rich and with it few will be poor.”

Samuel Johnson

“You will live badly, but not for long.”

President Alexander Lukaskenko of Belarus, the last European dictator, boosting his ...

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