The private ownership of great art, its seclusion from the general view of men and women, let alone from that of interested amateurs and scholars, is a curious business. The literal disappearance of a Turner or a Van Gogh into some Middle Eastern or Latin-American bank vault to be kept as investment and collateral, the sardonic decision of a Greek shipping tycoon to put an incomparable El Greco on his yacht, where it hangs at persistent risk — these are phenomena that verge on vandalism.
I have had a son killed, a son-in-law die during the last battle of Nashville, another son has thrown himself away, a second son-in-law is in no better condition, I think I have had sorrow enough without having my bank account examined by a Committee of Congress.andrew johnson
We cannot bank our hopes on possibilities. We must put our trust in ourselves, in our capabilities and efforts and strength and preparations not only for our success but even to avoid our own defeat.aung san
The intention of the US found its feature through a clear formulation in the Agreement for the IBRD. The “purposes of the bank” were defined as follows: “To promote private foreign investment by means of guarantees or participations in loans and other investments made by private investors; and when private capital is not available on reasonable terms, to supplement private investments by providing, on suitable conditions, finance for productive purposes out of its own capital, funds raised by it and its other resources”
What you said hurt me very much. I cried all the way to the bank.
In numerous years following the war the Federal government ran a heavy surplus. It could not pay off it's debt, retire its securities, because to do so meant there would be no bonds to back the national bank notes. To pay off the debt was to destroy the money supply.john kenneth galbraith
The use of video evidence is not always conclusive, but it sure beats the memory bank of most witnesses.jack gibson
If only God would give me some clear sign! Like making a large deposit in my name in a Swiss bank.woody allen
From a town known as Wheeling, West Virginia Rode a boy with a six-gun in his hand And his daring life of crime made him a legend in his time East and west of the Rio Grande. Well, he started with a bank in Colorado In the pocket of his vest a Colt he hid. And his age and his size took the teller by surprise, And the word spread of Billy the Kid.Billy Joel
The most serious criticism of EMU is that by abandoning exchange rate adjustments it transfers to the labor market the task of adjusting for competitiveness and relative prices... losses in output and employment (and pressure on the European central bank to inflate) will predominate.
Italians dream that the ECB (European Central bank) will make their life easier than the Bundesbank does now... The new central bank is certain to establish itself at the outset as a direct continuation of the German central bank.
Even the most hardened atheist of a Hindu will find his heart full of feelings he has never felt before the first time he reaches the bank of the Ganga.
A historical city known for its rich culture, architecture and built heritage situated on the bank of Mandovi estuary, Panaji is the important centre in terms of Indo-Portuguese cultural heritage, having a number of natural, built, tangible and intangible sites and monuments.ahmed sheikh
This bank is oozing with magic alarms! The city guard will be here at any moment!
According to the World bank, the concentration of wealth and the structures of corporate economic power have no bearing on woman's rights.michel chossudovsky
... Just came from Colombia, where the enormous oil on canvas by Martinez Delgado was transported to the bank, It is the last masterpiece of a remarkable artist. What an honor for the bank and for the people of Colombia.santiago martínez delgado
"The only thing I took advantage of at Extreme Rules was an opportunity to cash in my Money in the bank contract, which I did successfully, well within the rules. You know, Jeff knows this, you know this, the fans know this: nowhere on that contract does it say, under any circumstances, 'Do not cash in on Jeff Hardy.'"phil brooks
Top management as a function and as a structure was first developed by Georg Siemens (1839-1901) in Germany between 1870 and 1880, when he designed and built the Deutsche bank and made it, within a very few years, into continental Europe's leading and most dynamic financial institution.Peter Drucker
It really surprises me that some people in this party think we owe Westpac something. Or the ANZ bank. Or the National .paul keating
... Just came from Colombia, where the enormous oil on canvas by Martinez Delgado was transported to the bank, It is the last masterpiece of a remarkable artist. What an honor for the bank and for the people of Colombia.
World bank studies suggest that US subsidies alone reduce West Africa's annual revenue from cotton exports by $250 [million] a year .
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