Quotes: bankruptcy

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  • Joey Adams
    Joey Adams
    American comedian 1911-1999
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    Bankruptcy is a legal proceeding in which you put your money in your pants pocket and give your coat to your creditors.
  • Daniel S. Loeb
    Daniel S. Loeb
    American investor, hedge fund manager, and philanthropist 1961-
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    As a friend said to me, ‘Capitalism without bankruptcy is like Christianity without hell.’
  • Arlen Specter
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    As I think through the issue of funding the rebuilding of Iraq, I think about the analogy of a bankruptcy proceeding. There is no doubt that Iraq as a country is bankrupt.
  • John Updike
    John Updike
    American writer and criticus 1932-
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    Bankruptcy is a sacred state, a condition beyond conditions, as theologians might say, and attempts to investigate it are necessarily obscene, like spiritualism. One knows only that he has passed into it and lives beyond us, in a condition not ours.
  • Eric Hoffer
    Eric Hoffer
    American writer 1902-1983
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    Disappointment is a sort of bankruptcy - the bankruptcy of a soul that expends too much in hope and expectation.
  • Family responsibility, yes, and always. Family bankruptcy due to the cruel rules of government, no.
  • Woody Allen
    Woody Allen
    American movie director and actor 1935 -
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    His lack of education is more than compensated for by his keenly developed moral bankruptcy.
  • Bob Diamond
    Bob Diamond
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    In our equities business, 49 of the 50 most important Lehman clients are back doing business with us. The flows are 75 to 80 per cent of what they were prior to the bankruptcy. The issues which damaged Lehman were around commercial mortgages and illiquid private equity assets.
  • Ben Hecht
    Ben Hecht
    American writer, playwright 1894-1964
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    In the court of the movie Owner, none criticized, none doubted. And none dared speak of art. In the Owner's mind art was a synonym for bankruptcy. The movie Owners are the only troupe in the history of entertainment that has never been seduced by the adventure of the entertainment world.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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    It is said that the world is in a state of bankruptcy, that the world owes the world more than the world can pay.
  • Barbara Ehrenreich
    Barbara Ehrenreich
    American author and political activist 1941-
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    Medical debts are the number-one cause of bankruptcy in America.
  • William John Bennett
    William John Bennett
    American politician, and political theorist 1943-
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    Our schools should get five years to get back to where they were in 1963. If they're still bad maybe we should declare educational bankruptcy, give the people their money and let them educate themselves and start their own schools
  • Bill Frist
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    Personal savings accounts to me are one of the most powerful things, not necessarily in saving, solvency, or bankruptcy of the program, but in guaranteeing, the words I used a few minutes ago, a safe and secure retirement for our seniors.
  • Butch Trucks
    Butch Trucks
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    Phil Walden had complete faith in us, and I'll respect him forever for that. I think he sunk about $150,000 in us. He was close to bankruptcy a lot of the time, and Atlantic kept telling him we didn't have a chance.
  • The dearth of business activity on the traditional day of rest makes Sunday an ideal time to declare insolvency. Bankruptcy petitions are time-stamped to the minute, instantly dividing a failed company's dealings into pre-bankruptcy transactions and post-bankruptcy transactions.
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