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American politician 1961-+1
And so our goal on health care is, if we can get, instead of health care costs going up 6 percent a year, it's going up at the level of inflation, maybe just slightly above inflation, we've made huge progress. And by the way, that is the single most important thing we could do in terms of reducing our deficit. That's why we did it.
American politician and actor 1911-2004+1
Inflation is as violent as a mugger, as frightening as an armed robber and as deadly as a hit man.
American investor, fund manager, and philanthropist 1944-+1
Slow growth and inflation have a tendency to accompany large deficits and increasing debt as a percentage of GDP.
American investor, fund manager, and philanthropist 1944-0
Bernanke and company are trying to reflate the economy with almost stated objective of inflation at 2 percent and higher in order to provide some type of safety margin for a future recession. That's where they want to go.
American economist and author 1940-0
I think the inflation prospects for the U.S. over the next five or six, seven years, are quite serious. You cannot have a bumper crop in apples without the value or the price of each apple falling. The Fed has had the largest increase in the monetary base in the history of the U.S., from colonial times to the present, times ten.
American economist 1926-0
In the absence of the gold standard, there is no way to protect savings from confiscation through inflation. There is no safe store of value.
American economist 1912-0
Inflation is one form of taxation that can be imposed without legislation.
American editor, writer, humorist 1927-0
Inflation is the crabgrass in your savings.
American economist 1953-0
Low and stable inflation in many countries is an important accomplishment that will continue to bring significant benefits.
American columnist and author 1915-19770
Some idea of inflation comes from seeing a youngster get his first job at a salary you dreamed of as the culmination of your career.
American writer, screenwriter 1893-19810
That our popular art forms have become so obsessed with sex has turned the U.S.A into a nation of hobbledehoys; as if grown people don't have more vital concerns, such as taxes, inflation, dirty politics, earning a living, getting an education, or keeping out of jail.
John Maynard Keynes
British economist 1883-19460
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.
American writer 1899-19610
The first panacea for a mismanaged nation is inflation of the currency; the second is war. Both bring a temporary prosperity; both bring a permanent ruin. But both are the refuge of political and economic opportunists.
American historian and theorist 1910-19770
This persistence as private firms continued because it ensured the maximum of anonymity and secrecy to persons of tremendous public power who dreaded public knowledge of their activities as an evil almost as great as inflation.
American lawyer, educator and politician 1936-19960
We are a people trying not only to solve the problems of the present: unemployment, inflation... but we are attempting on a larger scale to fulfill the promise of America.Source: Speaking the truth with eloquent thunder