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Alan King Quotes and Sayings

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Banks have a new image.
Now you have 'a friend,' your friendly banker.
If the banks are so friendly, how come they chain down the pens?
- Alan King

Related topics: Money

Marriage is nature's way of keeping us from fighting with strangers.
- Alan King

If you want to read about love and marriage,
you've got to buy two separate books.
- Alan King

You do live longer with bran, but you spend the last
fifteen years on the toilet.
- Alan King

 

The River of Life flows without emotion.
The River surges. The River quiets.
The River overflows its banks. The River dries to a trickle.
The River swirls and storms. The River becomes calm.
The River runs clear. The River runs dark with silt.
The River is indifferent to what benefit
or what harm is caused by its water.
The River is the River, and that is all there is to it.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Each day of our lives we make deposits in the memory banks of our children.
- Charles R. Swindoll

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

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Personally, I have fond memories of playing
on slippery rocks on the banks of a rushing river
as a child and hitchhiking in college.
To those who say, "But times are different now,"
I reply that statistically life is much safer now
than in the 1950s, with regard to both crime and accidents.
What has changed is our attitudes.
In those years, a broken leg from falling off a swing
or the back of a tractor was just part of childhood -
an excuse for gathering autographs.
Today that broken leg would be a source
of outrage and probably lawsuits.
I long for a simpler time when life was taken less seriously.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Banks' beer.
There's nothing like it!
To Brazil.
And to Barbados justice.
- Ronald Biggs

Designers are very fickle.
I never wanted to be a victim of that.
You're in one minute, out the next.
- Tyra Banks

I hate banks.
They do nothing positive for anybody except take care of themselves.
They're first in with their fees and first out when there's trouble.
- Earl Warren

Banks are an almost irresistible attraction for that
element of our society which seeks unearned money.
- J. Edgar Hoover

The issue which has swept down the centuries and which
will have to be fought sooner or later is the people versus the banks.
- Lord Acton

The more the data banks record about each one of us,
the less we exist.
- Marshall McLuhan

The trade of banks is the buying and selling of interest and exchange.
- William Petty

A few hours' ride brought us to the banks of the river Kansas.
- Francis Parkman

The FBI has long been a part of the security for the
nation's banks because bank robberies have been a priority.
- John Ashcroft

The rivers of America will run with blood filled to
their banks before we will submit to them taking the
Bible out of our schools.
- Billy Sunday

International lending banks need to focus on areas
where private investment doesn't go,
such as infrastructure projects, education and poverty relief.
- Joseph Stiglitz

The contents of the massive banks behind these successive
revetments makes it quite clear that the material was
derived from the incorporation of earlier occupation levels.
- Kathleen Kenyon

The river flows at its own sweet will,
but the flood is bound in the two banks.
If it were not thus bound, its freedom would be wasted.
- Vinoba Bhave

And $18 million in three Japanese banks,
completely false.
That I have two factories in Panama,
also completely false.
This is part of the counter campaign of some people.
- Alberto Fujimori

Disney had made such a great deal of money on Snow
White that the banks gave him the go-ahead on the next three films.
But he was heavily dependent on the foreign market.
- Marc Davis

I love all kinds of bread.
Whenever I crave junk food, I want salty things like peanuts or potato chips.
- Tyra Banks

I love food and feel that it is something that should be enjoyed.
I eat whatever I want.
I just don't overeat.
- Tyra Banks

The Japanese banks are not having an easy time as they once had.
- David Rockefeller

Not an old woman that buys a paper of pins,
without yielding a part of the price to the banks as interest!
- John Buchanan Robinson

Nationalizing businesses, nationalizing banks,
is not a solution for the democratic party,
it's the objective.
- Rush Limbaugh

We sometime didn't get enough to buy oats for our horses.
Most banks had very little money in them.
- Frank James

Negro banks, as a rule, have failed because the people,
taught that their own pioneers in business cannot function in this sphere,
withdrew their deposits.
- Carter G. Woodson

Central banks don't have divine wisdom.
They try to do the best analysis they can and must
be prepared to stand or fall by the quality of that analysis.
- Mary Kay Ash

With weak balance sheets, banks tend to continue lending
unprofitable businesses and leave them existing.
- Toshihiko Fukui

Having contemplated this admirable grove,
I proceeded towards the shrubberies on the banks of the river,
and though it was now late in December,
the aromatic groves appeared in full bloom.
- William Bartram

The effectiveness of our memory banks is determined
not by the total number of facts we take in,
but the number we wish to reject.
- Jon Wynne-Tyson

I rob banks for a living, what do you do?
- John Dillinger

The process by which banks create money is so simple
that the mind is repelled.
- John Kenneth Galbraith

The white spruce forest along the banks is most inspiring,
magnificent here.
Down the terraced slopes and right to the water's edge
on the alluvial soil it stands in ranks.
- Ernest Thompson Seton

I have always been afraid of banks.
- Andrew Jackson

Out in the lonely woods the jasmine burns Its fragrant lamps,
and turns Into a royal court with green festoons The banks of dark lagoons.
- Henry Timrod

But if you want to continue to be slaves of the banks
and pay the cost of your own slavery,
then let bankers continue to create money and control credit.
- Josiah Stamp

Banks introduced the installment plan.
The disappearance of cash and the coming of the credit
card changed the shape of life in the United States.
- Jerzy Kosinski

Before 1980, it was basically illegal for U.S.
banks to invent new products.
- Scott Cook

The connection which formerly existed between the Government
and banks was in reality injurious to both,
as well as to the general interests of the community at large.
- Martin Van Buren

China's idea of fair trade is government subsidies
of its textile and apparel exports to the United States,
currency manipulation, and forgiveness of loans by its government banks.
- Virginia Foxx

Before the arrival of the Credit Union,
people who were from the poor background or a working
class background couldn't borrow from banks.
- John Hume

The only way to prove that you're a good sport is to lose.
- Ernie Banks

Japan's experience suggests the importance of assessing
the sustainability of price stability over a fairly long period,
which many central banks have emphasized in recent years.
- Toshihiko Fukui

The first week Banks was with us, we knew he was going to be a star.
- Hank Sauer

This nation is like a spring freshet;
it overruns its banks and destroys all who are in its path.
- Sitting Bull

In the 1970s we saw a massive shift of household savings
from the banks to the brokerage firms.
- Ron Chernow

I left General Magic in 1996 to become an Internet hobbyist -
got a T-1 line to my house.
At one point I had all four food banks of the Bay Area
hosted from this house here.
- Andy Hertzfeld

I'm not altogether sure what I'm going to do for that.
I think it will be a lot more low key than the other two I've done.
Dare I say it, a bit more relaxing.
- Peter Banks

A graphic representation of data abstracted from the
banks of every computer in the human system.
Unthinkable complexity.
Lines of light ranged in the nonspace of the mind,
clusters and constellations of data.
Like city lights, receding.
- William Gibson

The privilege of ruling would be in the hands of the skilled and the learned,
with a wide scope left for profitable crooked deals carried on by the Jews,
who would be attracted by the enormous extension of
the international speculations of the national banks.
- Mikhail Bakunin

Protect your health.
Without it you face a serious handicap for success and happiness.
- Harry F. Banks

Many young Japanese were hearing for the first time
the words of Native people from the West.
- Dennis Banks

When you have a spiritual foundation,
you look at poverty differently then.
- Dennis Banks

Who knows but that England may revive in New South
Wales when it has sunk in Europe.
- Joseph Banks

For the cause that lacks assistance,
the wrong that needs resistance,
for the future in the distance, and the good that I can do.
- George Linnaeus Banks

Motivations are too tangled and complex.
- Russell Banks

Awards mean a lot, but they don't say it all.
The people in baseball mean more to me than statistics.
- Ernie Banks

It also called upon traditional people in the Four
Directions to strengthen the healing ceremonies and
asked people to heed the warnings of Mother Earth.
- Dennis Banks

But on the other hand, I don't actively seek out stories or hunt them down.
- Russell Banks

That save from Pele's header was the best I ever made.
I didn't have any idea how famous it would become -
to start with,
I didn't even realise I'd made it at all.
- Gordon Banks

And out of a desire essentially to imitate what I was reading,
I began to write, like a clever monkey.
- Russell Banks

First of all it's usually women who run these higher primate sanctuaries,
rarely men.
They are white.
They come from privileged backgrounds.
They are educated.
- Russell Banks

By the usual reckoning, the worst books make the best films.
- Iain Banks

At that level, every goal is like a knife in the ribs.
- Gordon Banks

It's a kind of philosophy of my own life,
to create the energy enough to keep on going.
- Ernie Banks

Since the beginning, Native Peoples lived a life of
being in harmony with all that surrounds us.
- Dennis Banks

There's another way we are getting behind business -
by sorting out the banks.
Taxpayers bailed you out.
Now it's time for you to repay the favour and start
lending to Britain's small businesses.
- David Cameron


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