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Top 53 Quotes About Recession (CRISIS)

Top 10 Most Popular Quotes on Recession and Crisis

As sure as the spring will follow the winter, prosperity and economic growth will follow recession. - Robert Foster Bennett
As sure as the spring will follow the winter, prosperity and economic growth will follow recession. – Robert Foster Bennett
I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The great point is to bring them the real facts. - Abraham Lincoln
I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The great point is to bring them the real facts. – Abraham Lincoln
A recession is when your neighbor loses his job. A depression is when you lose yours. - Ronald Reagan
A recession is when your neighbor loses his job. A depression is when you lose yours. – Ronald Reagan
You cannot spend your way out of recession or borrow your way out of debt. - Daniel Hannan
You cannot spend your way out of recession or borrow your way out of debt. – Daniel Hannan
Cutting libraries during a recession is like cutting hospitals during a plague. – Eleanor Crumblehulme
Cutting libraries during a recession is like cutting hospitals during a plague. – Eleanor Crumblehulme
The recession won’t be over till we raise a generation that knows how to live on what they’ve got.
The recession won’t be over till we raise a generation that knows how to live on what they’ve got.
Recession is opportunity in wolf’s clothing. – Robin Sharma
Recession is opportunity in wolf’s clothing. – Robin Sharma
Crises are part of life. Everybody has to face them, and it doesn't make any difference what the crisis is. - Jack Nicklaus
Crises are part of life. Everybody has to face them, and it doesn’t make any difference what the crisis is. – Jack Nicklaus
In every crisis, doubt or confusion, take the higher path - the path of compassion, courage, understanding and love. - Amit Ray
In every crisis, doubt or confusion, take the higher path – the path of compassion, courage, understanding and love. – Amit Ray
When written in Chinese, the word crisis is composed of two characters -- one represents danger, and the other represents opportunity. - John F. Kennedy
When written in Chinese, the word crisis is composed of two characters — one represents danger, and the other represents opportunity. – John F. Kennedy

6 Inspirational Quotes About Recession and Crisis (OPPORTUNITY)

“A recession is very bad for publicly traded companies, but it’s the best time for startups. When you have massive layoffs, there’s more competition for available jobs, which means that an entrepreneur can hire freelancers at a lower cost.”

Tim Ferriss
Close scrutiny will show that most 'crisis situations' are opportunities to either advance, or stay where you are. - Maxwell Maltz
Close scrutiny will show that most ‘crisis situations’ are opportunities to either advance, or stay where you are. – Maxwell Maltz
You may lose it all and fall, but in the midst of your recession never lose your Passion. ― Goitsemang Mvula
You may lose it all and fall, but in the midst of your recession never lose your Passion. ― Goitsemang Mvula
Any kind of crisis can be good. It wakes you up. - Ryan Reynolds
Any kind of crisis can be good. It wakes you up. – Ryan Reynolds
Crises and deadlocks when they occur have at least this advantage, that they force us to think. - Jawaharlal Nehru
Crises and deadlocks when they occur have at least this advantage, that they force us to think. – Jawaharlal Nehru
Recessions are there to take your investment game to the next level. A recession should help you reach your targets sooner. ― Naved Abdali
Recessions are there to take your investment game to the next level. A recession should help you reach your targets sooner. ― Naved Abdali

7 Quotes About Having Success During a Recession

“There will be bear markets about twice every 10 years and recessions about twice every 10 or 12 years but nobody has been able to predict them reliably. So the best thing to do is to buy when shares are thoroughly depressed and that means when other people are selling.”

John Templeton
So I think the winners in recession are the people who produce new technology that does things better, which people really want. - James Dyson
So I think the winners in recession are the people who produce new technology that does things better, which people really want. – James Dyson
In this time of recession, it is the time for invention. Did you know both the telephone and the automobile were invented during recessions - Eugene Mirman
In this time of recession, it is the time for invention. Did you know both the telephone and the automobile were invented during recessions? – Eugene Mirman
Successful people save in prosperous times so they have a financial cushion in times of recession. - Brian Tracy
Successful people save in prosperous times so they have a financial cushion in times of recession. – Brian Tracy
You get recessions, you have stock market declines. If you don’t understand that’s going to happen, then you’re not ready, you won’t do well in the markets. - Peter Lynch
You get recessions, you have stock market declines. If you don’t understand that’s going to happen, then you’re not ready, you won’t do well in the markets. – Peter Lynch
Never let a serious crisis go to waste. And what I mean by that it's an opportunity to do things you think you could not do before. - Rahm Emanuel
Never let a serious crisis go to waste. And what I mean by that it’s an opportunity to do things you think you could not do before. – Rahm Emanuel
The fact is, there are Fortune 500 companies that have been founded during recessions. - Marianne Williamson
The fact is, there are Fortune 500 companies that have been founded during recessions. – Marianne Williamson

13 Wise Quotes on Recession that Will Make You Think

“The most fortunate of us all in our journey through life frequently meet with calamities and misfortunes which greatly afflict us. To fortify our minds against the attacks of these calamities and misfortunes should be one of the principal studies and endeavors of our lives.”

Thomas Jefferson
I’ve heard there’s going to be a recession. I’ve decided not to participate. – Walt Disney
I’ve heard there’s going to be a recession. I’ve decided not to participate. – Walt Disney
Don't wait until you're in a crisis to come up with a crisis plan. - Phil McGraw
Don’t wait until you’re in a crisis to come up with a crisis plan. – Phil McGraw
Every time you have one of these recessions, there are always groups who say it is different this time. We won't get out of this one. - Peter Lynch
Every time you have one of these recessions, there are always groups who say it is different this time. We won’t get out of this one. – Peter Lynch

“It would be silly to expect every bear market to turn into the Great Depression. It would be equally wrong to expect that a fall from overvalued, to more fairly valued, couldn’t badly overshoot on the downside.”

Seth Klarman
Do not make recession your obsession, just remember to forget it and you’ll be ok. – Mina Tadros
Do not make recession your obsession, just remember to forget it and you’ll be ok. – Mina Tadros
I don’t know if you call a burger recession food. It’s comfort food. – Michael Mina
I don’t know if you call a burger recession food. It’s comfort food. – Michael Mina
History reminds us that dictators and despots arise during times of severe economic crisis. - Robert Kiyosaki
History reminds us that dictators and despots arise during times of severe economic crisis. – Robert Kiyosaki
In an economic recession, naturally, when you ask people to list their priorities, they’re going to place a higher priority on the immediate economic situation. - Al Gore
In an economic recession, naturally, when you ask people to list their priorities, they’re going to place a higher priority on the immediate economic situation. – Al Gore

“You must always be prepared for the unexpected, including sudden, sharp downward swings in markets and the economy. Whatever adverse scenario you can contemplate, reality can be far worse.”

Seth Klarman
I think the most important factor in getting out of the recession actually is just the regenerative capacity of - of American capitalism. - Warren Buffett
I think the most important factor in getting out of the recession actually is just the regenerative capacity of – of American capitalism. – Warren Buffett
Crisis is what suppressed pain looks like; it always comes to the surface. It shakes you into reflection and healing. - Bryant McGill
Crisis is what suppressed pain looks like; it always comes to the surface. It shakes you into reflection and healing. – Bryant McGill
In prehistoric times, mankind often had only two choices in crisis situations fight or flee. In modern times, humor offers us a third alternative; fight, flee - or laugh. - Robert Orben
In prehistoric times, mankind often had only two choices in crisis situations: fight or flee. In modern times, humor offers us a third alternative; fight, flee – or laugh. – Robert Orben

6 Quotes About Taxation During a Recession

“The last thing you want to do is raise taxes in the middle of the recession because that would just suck up and take more demand out of the economy and put businesses in a further hole.”

Barack Obama
History shows that tax increases during a recession are a recipe for greater unemployment and economic loss. - Pete Sessions
History shows that tax increases during a recession are a recipe for greater unemployment and economic loss. – Pete Sessions
A temporary reduction in tax rates on individual incomes can be a powerful weapon against recession. - Paul Samuelson
A temporary reduction in tax rates on individual incomes can be a powerful weapon against recession. – Paul Samuelson

“At a time of economic recession, the need for Medicaid and other safety net services is even greater. And we don’t want to raise taxes on people who are having a tough time paying their bills.”

James Douglas

“Once you realize that trickle-down economics does not work, you will see the excessive tax cuts for the rich as what they are — a simple upward redistribution of income, rather than a way to make all of us richer, as we were told.”

Ha-Joon Chang

“Let’s stop for a second and remember where we were eight years ago [in 2008]. We had the worst financial crisis, the Great Recession, the worst since the 1930s. That was in large part because of tax policies that slashed taxes on the wealthy, failed to invest in the middle class, took their eyes off of Wall Street, and created a perfect storm.”

Hillary Clinton

11 Thought-provoking Quotes About Recession

“Many Americans are feeling, you know, shut out, shut down, the great recession hasn’t ended for too many Americans, wages are flat, families are struggling, not enough new jobs, or new businesses are being created, and it’s important that we all try to figure out what we’re going to do, and that’s what I’ve done my entire life, fighting for a higher minimum wage, or family leave, now paid family leave, which I believe in, equal pay for equal work, I have a very long record.”

Hillary Clinton
When you face a crisis, you know who your true friends are. - Magic Johnson
When you face a crisis, you know who your true friends are. – Magic Johnson
There will always be a business cycle, and white-collar workers will get hit in the next recession like they always do in recessions. - Robert Reich
There will always be a business cycle, and white-collar workers will get hit in the next recession like they always do in recessions. – Robert Reich

“Suckers think that you cure greed with money, addiction with substances, expert problems with experts, banking with bankers, economics with economists, and debt crises with debt spending.”

Nassim Nicholas Taleb
In China, anything less than 6% growth is a recession meaning that it also causes financial problems and it’s disruptive and it’s a problem. - Ray Dalio
In China, anything less than 6% growth is a recession meaning that it also causes financial problems and it’s disruptive and it’s a problem. – Ray Dalio
Unfortunately, in a recession, the people who suffer the most aren't the rich, but the wanna-be rich and the poor. - Robert Kiyosaki
Unfortunately, in a recession, the people who suffer the most aren’t the rich, but the wanna-be rich and the poor. – Robert Kiyosaki

“There are 249 millionaires in Congress. Remember a couple of years ago when this new Congress told us they had the solution to the recession? Apparently, they didn’t share it with the rest of us.”

Jay Leno
Rising unemployment and the recession have been the price that we have had to pay to get inflation down. That price is well worth paying. - Norman Lamont
Rising unemployment and the recession have been the price that we have had to pay to get inflation down. That price is well worth paying. – Norman Lamont
During recession greed dies, frugality survives. ― Amit Kalantri
During recession greed dies, frugality survives. ― Amit Kalantri
Losing your head in a crisis is a good way to become the crisis. - C.J. Redwine
Losing your head in a crisis is a good way to become the crisis. – C.J. Redwine
Fear, greed and hope have destroyed more portfolio value than any recession or depression we have ever been through. - James O'Shaughnessy
Fear, greed and hope have destroyed more portfolio value than any recession or depression we have ever been through. – James O’Shaughnessy

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