Bank Quotes

Because that’s where the money is. (when asked why he robs banks)

The quite legal trickery is in the creation by the banks of credit money and charging the community interest on it whilst, in reality, it only exists in bank records.

A banker is a fellow who lends you his umbrella when the sun is shining and wants it back the minute it begins to rain.

They had two distinct commercial systems, of which the one appealed more strongly to the imagination than anything to which we are accustomed in Europe, inasmuch as the banks that were conducted upon this system were decorated in the most profuse fashion, and all mercantile transactions were accompanied with music, so that they were called […]

The church is a bank that is continually receiving deposits but never pays a dividend.

Drive-in banks were established so most of the cars today could see their real owners.

Good resolutions are simply checks that men draw on a bank where they have no account.

Banking? Quite simple. It’s other people’s money.

All of us should treasure his Oriental wisdom and his preaching of a Zen-like detachment, as exemplified by his constant reminder to clerks, tellers, or others who grew excited by his presence in their banks: “Just lie down on the floor and keep calm.” (About John Dillinger)

In central banking as in diplomacy, style, conservative tailoring, and an easy association with the affluent count greatly and results far much less.