“ My mother works in a bank, and my dad is the head of my management team and also works in finance. ”

- Henry Cavill

“ My mother inspired me to treat others as I would want to be treated regardless of age, race or financial status. ”

- Tommy Hilfiger

“ Without any formal personal finance education or trustworthy resources to tell them otherwise, the majority of people in the 18-to-24-year-old age bracket do not know how to use credit effectively, tackle debt or make wise decisions when it comes to spending. ”

- Alexa Von Tobel

“ We came from a family where we ran our own small business. Our dad made his own products. We made our own sausages, our own meatloafs, our own pickles. Dad had to do everything himself. He had to figure out how to finance his business. ”

- Marcy Kaptur

“ One suggestion my wife and I have used in our personal finance courses we teach at college is simply writing down all expenditures and seeing where the money goes. That alone will cause heads of households to think twice about x, y or z expenditure, and to consider carefully whether they really need something or not. ”

- Mark Skousen

“ In 1977, when I started my first job at the Federal Reserve Board as a staff economist in the Division of International Finance, it was an article of faith in central banking that secrecy about monetary policy decisions was the best policy: Central banks, as a rule, did not discuss these decisions, let alone their future policy intentions. ”

- Janet Yellen

“ Macro-trading requires a high degree of skill, focus and repetition. Life events, such as birth, divorce, death of a loved one and other emotional highs and lows are obstacles to success in this specific field of finance. ”

- Paul Tudor Jones

“ The monarchy is foremost a business, and it's important to them that the British public continue to finance the excessive luxurious lifestyles of the now quite enormous, wasteful and useless 'royal' family. I find it very sad. ”

- Steven Patrick Morrissey

“ Well, I think that there's a very thin dividing line between success and failure. And I think if you start a business without financial backing, you're likely to go the wrong side of that dividing line. ”

- Richard Branson

“ In almost every profession - whether it's law or journalism, finance or medicine or academia or running a small business - people rely on confidential communications to do their jobs. We count on the space of trust that confidentiality provides. When someone breaches that trust, we are all worse off for it. ”

- Hillary Clinton

“ It is usually people in the money business, finance, and international trade that are really rich. ”

- Robin Leach

“ The curious task of economics is to demonstrate to men how little they really know about what they imagine they can design. ”

- Friedrich August von Hayek

“ I admired the way McCain worked on campaign finance reform. I admired the way Nancy Pelosi stiffened the Democrats' spine during the health care debate. I admire the way Barack Obama has raised a dog in the White House without ever putting it on the roof of the car for a vacation drive. ”

- Gail Collins

“ I feel sorry sometimes for these sportsmen and women who put in just as much effort as the footballers. For example, athletes train at least as hard as footballers but have to be happy if they can earn enough to finance a decent education. ”

- Angela Merkel

“ The only way to permanently change the temperature in the room is to reset the thermostat. In the same way, the only way to change your level of financial success 'permanently' is to reset your financial thermostat. But it is your choice whether you choose to change. ”

- T. Harv Eker

“ Financial literacy is an issue that should command our attention because many Americans are not adequately organizing finances for their education, healthcare and retirement. ”

- Ron Lewis

“ The price of every thing rises and falls from time to time and place to place and with every such change the purchasing power of money changes so far as that thing goes. ”

- Alfred Marshall

“ The very nature of finance is that it cannot be profitable unless it is significantly leveraged... and as long as there is debt, there can be failure and contagion. ”

- Alan Greenspan

“ It was not my wish to come into politics. I was not a public person I preferred to spend my birthdays with family and friends. But the 2008 elections were fraudulent, so I decided to finance the opposition to make them stronger. ”

- Bidzina Ivanishvili

“ Being rich is a good thing. Not just in the obvious sense of benefitting you and your family, but in the broader sense. Profits are not a zero sum game. The more you make, the more of a financial impact you can have. ”

- Mark Cuban