An aphorism is nothing else but the slightest
form of writing raised to the highest level of expressive communication. Carl William Brown





There are plenty of good five cent cigars in the country. The trouble is they cost a quarter.


Franklin P. Adams (1881-1960, American journalist, humorist)


What this country needs is a good five cent cigar.


Franklin P. Adams (1881-1960, American journalist, humorist)


I wasn't affected by inflation, I had nothing to inflate.


Gerald Barzan


Inflation is determined by money supply growth.


Roger Bootle


Remember when $25, 000 was a success? Now it is a garbage collector.


Frank Dane


Bankers know that history is inflationary and that money is the last thing a wise man will hoard.


William J. Durant (1885-1981, American historian, essayist)


Inflation is one form of taxation that can be imposed without legislation.


Milton Friedman (1912-, American economist)


Nowadays, a penny saved is ridiculous!


Shelby Friedman


Having a little inflation is like being a little pregnant.


Leon Henderson


The best way to destroy the capitalist system is to debauch the currency. By a continuing process of inflation governments can confiscate, secretly and unobserved, an important part of the wealth of their citizens.


John Maynard Keynes (1883-1946, British economist)


In spite of the cost of living, it's still popular.


Kathleen Norris (1880-1966, American novelist)


Inflation is as violent as a mugger, as frightening as an armed robber and as deadly as a hit man.


Ronald Reagan (1911-2004, American President (40th))


Inflation is the crabgrass in your savings.


Robert Orben (1927-, American editor, writer, humorist)


One good thing can be said for inflation: without it there would be no football.


Marty Ragaway


Someone said that inflation is like jumping off the top of the Empire State Building. The sensation is great as long as you keep on going.


David H. Scott


Imagine believing in the control of inflation by curbing the money supply! That is like deciding to stop your dog fouling the sidewalk by plugging up its rear end. It is highly unlikely to succeed, but if it does it kills the hound.


Michael D. Stephens


Inflation is when sitting on your nest egg doesn't give you anything to crow about.


Author Unknown


Government is the only institution that can take a valuable commodity like paper, and make it worthless by applying ink.


Ludwig Van Moses


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