Greenspan was formerly one of the most powerful men in America,
with his previous position as the Chairman of the Federal Reserve
Name: Alan Greenspan
Born: March 6, 1926
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that we can do to raise personal savings is very much in the
interest of this country.
Greenspan # Savings,
- The true
measure of a career is to be able to be content, even proud,
that you succeeded through your own endeavors without leaving
a trail of casualties in your wake.
Greenspan # Career,
- I was
a good amateur but only an average professional. I soon realized
that there was a limit to how far I could rise in the music
business, so I left the band and enrolled at New York University.
Greenspan # Good,
- I know
that you think you know what I said. But I'm not sure whether
you understood that what you heard is what I meant.
Greenspan # Fun
demonstrates that participants in financial markets are susceptible
to waves of optimism. Excessive optimism shows the seeds of
its own reversal in the form of imbalances that tend to grow
Greenspan # Stock
- I do
not deny that many appear to have succeeded in a material
way by cutting corners and by manipulating associates, both
in their professional and in their personal lives. But material
success is possible in this world and far more satisfying
when it comes without exploiting others.
Greenspan # Money,
is based on self-interest and self-esteem; it holds integrity
and trustworthiness as cardinal virtues and makes them pay
off in the marketplace, thus demanding that men survive by
means of virtue, not vices.
Greenspan # Capitalist,
- I have
found no greater satisfaction than achieving success through
honest dealing and strict adherence to the view that, for
you to gain, those you deal with should gain as well.
Greenspan # Satisfaction,
- To succeed,
you will soon learn, as I did, the importance of a solid foundation
in the basics of education--literacy, both verbal and numerical,
and communication skills.
Greenspan # Success,
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