Inflation Quotes

Most popular inflation quotes

It now costs more to amuse a child than it once did to educate his father.


One of the great defenses—if you're worried about inflation—is not to have a lot of silly needs in your life—if you don't need a lot of material goods.


A billion dollars isn't what it used to be.
What this country needs is a good five-cent nickel.


Among the things money can't buy is what it used to.
Having a little inflation is like being a little pregnant.
Steel prices cause inflation like wet sidewalks cause rain.
Inflation takes from the ignorant and gives to the well informed.
Time for belt tightening. You can't live on a million a year anymore.
A rand goes a long way these days. You can carry it around for days without finding a thing it will buy.
— Daily Dispatch (East London, South Africa)

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A dollar that stays 100 cents is as necessary as a pound that stays 16 ounces and a yard that stays 36 inches.


When future historians look back on our way of curing inflation they'll probably compare it to bloodletting in the Middle Ages.
Proof-of-Work electricity is the cost of decentralized currency. Inflation is the cost of centralized currency. Which is cheaper?
Americans are getting stronger. Twenty years ago, it took two people to carry ten dollars' worth of groceries. Today, a five-year-old can do it.
I think democracies are prone to inflation because politicians will naturally spend—they have the power to print money and will use money to get votes.

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I remember the $0.05 hamburger and a $0.40-per-hour minimum wage, so I've seen a tremendous amount of inflation in my lifetime. Did it ruin the investment climate? I think not.

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