If you put a floor under wages and a ceiling over prices, a free man cannot long stand erect.
1986 Risk and Other Four-LettersWords.
Our banking system grew byaccident; and wherever something happens byaccident, it becomes a religion.Walter Bigelow Wriston
When you retire?you go from who's who to who's that.Walter Bigelow Wriston
The Doomsayers have always had their uses, since they trigger the coping mechanism that often prevents the events they forecast.Walter Bigelow Wriston
Our current tendency to take our economic blood pressure every few minutes?obfuscates thought on many problems.Walter Bigelow Wriston
Banking is a branch of the information business.Walter Bigelow Wriston
It is a maxim of cryptology that what one man can devise, another can unravel. This principle keeps armies of tax lawyers and accountants employed, but adds nothing to our national productivity.Walter Bigelow Wriston
Rising prices or wages do not cause inflation; they only report it. They represent an essential form of economic speech, sincemoney isjust another form of information.Walter Bigelow Wriston
Every line in the government's budget has its own constituency.Walter Bigelow Wriston
It's aTexas wrestling match with a new team against you every night.Walter Bigelow Wriston