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"Murdoch paid too much for the Wall Street Journal even when he didn't have any competition." - Sumner Redstone

"Children and dogs are as necessary to the welfare of the country as Wall Street and the railroads." - Harry S Truman

"A prominent mention in The Wall Street Journal a couple of weeks ago garnered me a whopping 40 visitors." - Steve Rubel

"[Donald] Trump suggesting to "The Wall Street Journal" that he would stop aiding the rebels fighting [Bashir] Assad." - George Stephanopoulos

"I really like to read when I'm eating - 'The New York Times' or the 'Wall Street Journal,' paper version." - Kevin Nealon

"I supported myself by delivering the 'Wall Street Journal' and doing odd jobs. I love plumbing and carpentry." - David Lynch

"If you are looking for a kindly, well-to-do older gentleman who is no longer interested in sex, take out an ad in The Wall Street Journal." - Abigail Van Buren

"Oh, look at this. NBC/Wall Street Journal: "Thirty-eight percent of the American people say [Donald] Trump's comments about women disqualify him from being president."" - Rush Limbaugh

"Obamacare is woven into the fabric of health care. It's very hard to just rip it out, as Donald Trump sort of acknowledged with The Wall Street Journal." - David Brooks

"Meantime, the anti-liberal Fox News Channel and The Wall Street Journal, whose editorial page is conservative, are both doing very well." - Bill O'Reilly

"According to a Wall Street Journal article some 59 percent of Americans don t own a single book. Not a cookbook or even the Bible." - Maureen Corrigan

"As the Wall Street Journal called our economic plan, supply-side economics for the working man, is resonating in Minnesota and here in Missouri and across this country." - Rick Santorum

"I get 'USA Today,' the 'New York Times,' 'Wall Street Journal' and the 'Star-Telegram' at my doorstep. I can't do without them." - Dan Jenkins

"Congress doesn't regulate Wall Street. Wall Street regulates Congress." - Bernie Sanders

"Despite what The Wall Street Journal says, our awards are the best-kept secret in America, with the possible exception of what George W. Bush did in the '70s." - Billy Crystal

"As was noted in the Wall Street Journal, last March 21st, FDA approval of drug labelling, '...requires seven to ten years, and costs each applicant an average of $70 million.'" - Orrin Hatch

"The art of investing is not about figuring out what has already happened. It's about anticipating the futureand creating the future that others will read about in The Wall Street Journal." - Joshua Rogers

"My goodness, why is this woman [ Hillary Clinton ] at 46%? She's like the magic 46. She's 46% in the new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll, she's 46% in a lot of these swing states." - Anderson Cooper

"Monica Langley of the "Wall Street Journal" is reporting that Donald Trump's strategy is essentially two-pronged. that he's trying to use the split in the GOP to rally his base and trying to depress Democratic turnout." - Anderson Cooper

"I don't want to romanticize the world in which everybody watched three networks and the Washington Post and the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal were incredibly dominant. That time has passed." - David Remnick

"You will find that every successful entrepreneur has suffered many setbacks. These entrepreneurs just forget to mention these when they are doing interviews with the 'Wall Street Journal' or Bloomberg TV." - Vivek Wadhwa

"Right after 9-11, as far as I know, one newspaper in the United States had the integrity to investigate opinion in the Muslim world: the 'Wall Street Journal.'" - Noam Chomsky

"Sarah Palin had a big op-ed piece in the Wall Street Journal, and she said she's against death panels. And I thought, 'Really? She's the one who pulled the plug on the McCain campaign.'" - David Letterman

"In a polling conducted by the Wall Street Journal, 11 out of 12 Americans said they oppose the taking of private property, even if it is for public economic good." - Jim Ryun

"They'd rather see Scooby Doo or Spongebob than Daddy talking about the latest Wall Street Journal editorial. You do what you have to do to get your kids ready for school." - Joe Scarborough

"OK, so here's the deal. First of all, "The Wall Street Journal" was bought for $5 billion. It's now worth $500 million, OK. They don't have to tell me what to do. "The Wall Street Journal" has been wrong so many different times about so many different things. I am all for free trade, but it's got to be fair. When Ford moves their massive plant to Mexico, we get nothing. We lose all of these jobs." - Donald Trump

"Wall Street is stronger than ever." - Cornel West

"Occupy Wall Street is a real movement." - Russ Feingold

"Panic in Wall Street, brokers feeling melancholy." - Scott Joplin

"Conservative evangelicals don't want government support for our faith, because we believe God created all consciences free and a state-coerced act of worship isn't acceptable to God. Moreover, we believe the gospel isn't in need of state endorsement or assistance. Wall Street may need government bailouts but the Damascus Road never does." - Russell D. Moore

"If Wall Street crashes, does Main Street follow? Not necessarily." - Ben Bernanke

"Wall Street is in trouble because Main Street is broke." - Peter Schiff

"On Wall Street, there is no "Wall Street"; there are individuals." - Jamie Dimon

"The great thing about having money is that you can actually just get on with your life and not have to think about paying the bills or crouch over The Wall Street Journal or the Financial Times and look at the stock figures and things like that. That bores me rigid." - Peter Mayle

"A handful of us determine what will be on the evening news broadcasts, or, for that matter, in the New York Times or Washington Post or Wall Street Journal. Indeed it is a handful of us with this awesome power.And those [news stories] available to us already have been culled and re-culled by persons far outside our control." - Walter Cronkite

"I thought the Wall Street Journal quote, they got a guy in Iowa to say I think exactly where I think this race is right now for a lot Republicans. He said, "Nobody in Iowa wants [Donald]Trump for president. But everybody in Iowa wants somebody like Trump for president." That's what you need." - Dalia Mogahed

"life becomes satire in real time, what good is the premiere satire magazine? It might as well just be the newspaper. You could pick up The Wall Street Journal and be like, "Oh, what a funny Onion headline!" And then the editor of The Onion is like, "Huh. I guess you won't be needing me anymore."" - Moshe Kasher

"Monica Langley has a great piece in The Wall Street Journal about how they're trying to create different kinds of moments for Donald Trump, as opposed to just him shouting at rallies. They're trying to get him in classrooms, and in churches, and in diners and places where he can make a more personal connection." - Bill Burton

"I read on the front page of the Wall Street Journal that NATO is opening up a major terror division. And I think that's great. And I think we should get - because we pay approximately 73 percent of the cost of NATO. It's a lot of money to protect other people." - Donald Trump

"I wrote an article about the marine landing [in Haiti] right away, but barely mentioned the oil, because my article would come out two months later and I assumed by then, "of course, everybody knows." Nobody knew. There was a news report in the Wall Street Journal, in the petroleum journals, and in some small newspapers, but not in the mainstream press." - Noam Chomsky

"I am a Christian resident of New York City. I simply read things the other Manhattanites read (NY Times, New Yorker magazine, Wall Street Journal, and many of the books they read) plus all my Christian reading. I don't do anything special to understand skeptics. I also talk to a lot of skeptics and read things they point to." - Timothy Keller

"I became a larger than life figure for one reason only. When you're quoted in the 'Wall Street Journal,' the 'New York Times,' constantly as the expert in the business people assume you're a lot bigger than you are. And then I had to run like hell to catch up with my own image." - Barbara Corcoran

"I don't think I'm an angry person. I think I'm a person who's angry. I'm angry at the Bush administration; I'm angry at the right wing media. And by that I don't mean the media is right wing. I mean, there is a part of the media that's not the mainstream media. That's Fox, that is 'The Wall Street Journal' editorial page." - Al Franken

"The great thing about having money is that you can actually just get on with your life and not have to think about paying the bills or crouch over 'The Wall Street Journal' or the 'Financial Times' and look at the stock figures and things like that. That bores me rigid." - Peter Mayle

"The largest newspaper in the United States is only reaching 1 percent of population. We are kind of assuming that 'Wall Street Journal,' 'USA Today,' and other newspapers are very important. Yes, they're extremely important, but only to 1 percent of the population on a daily basis." - Yuri Milner

"I became a larger than life figure for one reason only. When you're quoted in the 'Wall Street Journal', the 'New York Times', constantly as the expert in the business people assume you're a lot bigger than you are. And then I had to run like hell to catch up with my own image." - Barbara Corcoran

"The reason we have not gone to newspapers is because its a slow growth industry and I think they are dying. I'm not sure there will be newspapers in 10 years. I read newspapers every day. I even read Murdoch's Wall Street Journal." - Sumner Redstone

"I follow blogs, particularly all the main political ones - Guido Fawkes, Iain Dale, Coffee House, Paul Waugh, Iain Martin in the Wall Street Journal, and so on. And some American ones, like the Huffington Post, Gawker, Boing Boing; or Eater and Daily Candy, also American, which are about where to go to eat." - Ben Schott

"In market research I did at Microsoft Corp. in the early 1990s, I estimated that the 'Wall Street Journal' took in about 75 cents per copy from subscribers, $1.25 at the newsstand and a whopping $5 per copy from ads. The ad revenue let them run a far bigger newsroom than subscribers were paying for." - Nathan Myhrvold

"I speak to kids 16, 17 years old, they haven't read a newspaper. They haven't physically handled a newspaper. They don't even look at the headlines on a subway. These kids are on the Internet and the level of news that they're getting is not the quality of 'The New York Times' or 'The Wall Street Journal.' It's way deficient, and they don't care." - Harvey Weinstein

"This might explain why Obama gave billions to Wall Street crooks, and dragged the Iraq and Afghan wars on and on. Happily for the busy lunatics who rule over us, we are permanently the United States of Amnesia. We learn nothing because we remember nothing... We have ceased to be a nation under law but instead a homeland where the withered Bill of Rights, like a dead trumpet vine, clings to our pseudo-Roman columns." - Gore Vidal

"We should be worrying about Wall Street - run health care." - Wendell Potter

"Wall Street. - The abode of the Brokers and the Broke." - Carolyn Wells

"When we talk about power, we talk about Wall Street." - Bernie Sanders

"End perverse incentives that reward Wall Street speculators." - Ralph Nader

"I'm not in Wall Street for my health." - J P Morgan

"History repeats itself all the time on Wall Street." - Edwin Lefevre

""What's the latest dope on Wall Street?" "My son!"" - Henny Youngman

"There are a lot of ethical firms on Wall Street." - John J Mack

"It's a very enclosed world on Wall Street." - Leslie Cockburn

"Wall Street people learn nothing and forget everything." - Benjamin Graham

"I have watched Occupy Wall Street mostly from the sidelines." - Jami Attenberg

"The history of Wall Street is inseparable from New York." - Ron Chernow

"I believe Wall Street needs serious ongoing regulation." - Andrew Cuomo

"People are rightfully upset about Wall Street abuses and excess." - Andrew Cuomo

"In 'Wall Street,' Charlie Sheen carried that movie." - Michael Douglas

"Wall Street excesses helped lead to the Great Recession." - Chuck Schumer

"Wall Street has too much wealth and political power." - Charlie Munger

"Do you have any idea how cheap stocks are? Wall Street is now being called Wall Mart Street" - Jay Leno

"I'm not going to let Wall Street get away with murder. Wall Street has caused tremendous problems for us." - Donald Trump

"These CEOs, man ... If you're that ruthless, you're a scary dude. I tell you, now when I walk past a little gang banger, I don't even blink. But if I see a white dude with a Wall Street Journal, I haul ass. Before I walk past the Arthur Andersen building, I cut through the projects. If you cut through the projects, you may just lose what you have on you that day. I ain't never been mugged of my whole future." - Wanda Sykes

"The Democratic Party's problem is that voters don't believe the president's claims that the economy is thriving. Even people with jobs feel apprehensive. Paychecks are flat, growth anemic, and people are worried about their children's prospects. Mr. Obama had a 38% approval on handling the economy in the Sept. 9 Fox News poll. In the Sept. 7 NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll, 67% believe America is on the wrong track." - Karl Rove

"The Catholic church, once all her assets have been put together, is the most formidable stockbroker in the world. The Vatican, independently of each successive pope, has been increasingly orientated towards the U.S. The Wall Street Journal said that the Vatican's financial deals in the U.S. alone were so big that very often it sold or bought gold in lots of a million or more dollars at one time." - Avro Manhattan

"The media didn't hand it to Obama; after all, the Number One cable news channel, Fox, is right-wing. The Number One newspaper, the Wall Street Journal, also has a right-wing editorial slant (and is owned by the same guy who owns Fox News). The Number One talk radio show is Rush Limbaugh, and Sean Hannity is Number Two, and Glenn Beck is Number Three. When you control all the largest media outlets, it's time to stop grousing about liberal media bias." - Paul Begala

"As I was getting interviewed by the Wall Street Journal, or some big pub guy, all I remember was that he went off to the bathroom for a second, and they brought out my omelet. The next thing I remember, I woke up, and I was on the side of my own omelet, and there was no one at Buck's. Everyone was gone. They just let me sleep." - Max Levchin

"The media did' hand it to Obama; after all, the Number One cable news channel, Fox, is right-wing. The Number One newspaper, the Wall Street Journal, also has a right-wing editorial slant (and is owned by the same guy who owns Fox News). The Number One talk radio show is Rush Limbaugh, and Sean Hannity is Number Two, and Glenn Beck is Number Three. When you control all the largest media outlets, it's time to stop grousing about liberal media bias." - Paul Begala

"I've always said that if you want to find out what's going on in Iraq or Afghanistan or Libya, I'll give you a choice. You can either read The New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, Newsweek, Rolling Stone, or you can go to the NATO, ISAF, multi-national force websites where they have their own news releases. Who will give you a more accurate picture? I'll take the mainstream media." - Michael Hastings

"All the big corporations depreciate their possessions, and you can, too, provided you use them for business purposes. For example, if you subscribe to the Wall Street Journal, a business-related newspaper, you can deduct the cost of your house, because, in the words of U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice Warren Burger in a landmark 1979 tax decision: Where else are you going to read the paper? Outside? What if it rains?" - Dave Barry

"There's something exhilarating about telling stories that haven't been shared before and haven't been told publicly before. The last thing I want to be doing is telling stories other people have already told. That's not to say that there isn't important work out there about people in positions of power, but I know my strength. Even when I was at the Wall Street Journal 10 years ago, this is what I wrote about." - Alex Kotlowitz

"Im not averse to helping Wall Street when it helps Main Street." - Ben Nelson

"I'm not averse to helping Wall Street when it helps Main Street." - Ben Nelson

"People who are tired of K Street corruption and Wall Street greed are ready for Main Street Values." - Mike Huckabee

"All roads lead to Wall Street, but we feel the effects of Wall Street on every street corner. Certainly in Syracuse, N.Y., where I live." - Dana Spiotta

"I've never been on Wall Street. And I care about Wall Street for one reason and one reason only because what happens on Wall Street matters to Main Street." - Ben Bernanke

"Poetry is the journal of a sea animal living on land, wanting to fly in the air." - Carl Sandburg

"We ought to say, "Occupy Wall Street, not Iraq," "Occupy Wall Street, not Afghanistan," "Occupy Wall Street, not Palestine." The two need to be put together. Otherwise people might not read the signs." - Arundhati Roy

"You can't manage Wall Street. Wall Street has its own viewpoints on everything. I have always believed, if you manage your business correctly, Wall Street will take care of itself." - Ross Levinsohn

"Wall Street never changes, the pockets change, the suckers change, the stocks change, but Wall Street never changes, because human nature never changes." - Jesse Lauriston Livermore

"Change the way we fund campaigns. Until we do, Wall Street will always be able to blackmail the Dems and GOP to giving them what Wall Street wants." - Lawrence Lessig

"Who passed Wall Street deregulation that enabled the meltdown of Wall Street and the disappearance of nine million jobs, the theft of 5 million homes?" - Jill Stein

"I think any time you couple the term "Wall Street" with "bailout" or something like that, you know - I don't like what's going on in Wall Street." - Warren Buffett

"What we have are good gray ballplayers, playing a good gray game and reading the good gray Wall Street Journal. They have been brainwashed, dry-cleaned and dehydrated!... Wake up the echoes at the Hall of Fame and you will find that baseball's immortals were a rowdy and raucous group of men who would climb down off their plaques and go rampaging through Cooperstown, taking spoils.... Deplore it if you will, but Grover Cleveland Alexander drunk was a better pitcher than Grover Cleveland Alexander sober." - Bill Veeck

"The truth is, everything we know about America, everything Americans come to know about being American, isn't from the news. I live there. We don't go home at the end of the day and think, "Well, I really know who I am now because the Wall Street Journal says that the Stock Exchange closed at this many points." What we know about how to be who we are comes from stories. It comes from the novels, the movies, the fashion magazines. It comes from popular culture." - Chris Abani

"In Wall Street, the only thing that's hard to explain is next week." - Louis Rukeyser

"Wall Street is one big turf war. By benefiting one person you are disadvantaging another person." - Bernard Madoff

"I have been around a long time and Wall Street has changed a lot." - Walter Schloss

"It's common knowledge that a large percentage of Wall Street brokers use astrology." - Donald T Regan

"Wall Street owns the country. It is no longer a government of the people, for the people and by the people, but a government for Wall Street, by Wall Street, and for Wall Street. The great common people of this country are slaves, and monopoly is the master...Let the bloodhounds of money who have dogged us thus far beware." - Mary Elizabeth Lease

"Instead of bailing out Wall Street for the fourth time.. let's bail out the students." - Jill Stein

"I made a killing on Wall Street a few years ago...I shot my broker." - Groucho Marx

"Today, basically, on Wall Street, the big money is made by taking risks." - Bernard Madoff

"Wall Street is not being made a scapegoat for this crisis: they really did this." - Michael Lewis

"Wall Street makes its money on activity. You make your money on inactivity." - Warren Buffett

"Wall Street is a place where the day begins with good buys." - Leopold Fechtner

"I would rather be arrested as a traitor than fight a war for Wall Street." - Eugene V Debs

"Hillary Clinton is totally controlled by Wall Street and all these people that gave her millions." - Donald Trump

"[Occupy Wall Street] had an impact on consciousness. It was not effective in realizing change." - Edward Snowden

"Not one Wall Street executive has been charged with crimes since the 2008 financial crash." - Haskell Wexler

"If you take donations from Wall Street, you can't be independent." - Bernie Sanders

"Wall Street criminality is growing by leaps. There are no bounds." - Robert Brault

"Wall Street indexes predicted nine out of the last five recessions." - Paul Samuelson

"I'm not a Wall Street expert, but I can read the papers." - Mickey Kaus

"Mutual funds are an overrated investment heavily promoted by Wall Street." - Peter Schiff

"Nowhere does history indulge in repetitions so often or so uniformly as in Wall Street." - Edwin Lefevre

"Wall Street is greedy, reckless and they operate illegally. That's fine. But what do you do?" - Bernie Sanders

"The individual incentive not to commit crime on Wall Street now is almost zero." - Matt Taibbi

"I believe in humanitarian capitalism, and there are good people on Wall Street." - Andrew Young

"If you think Wall Street firms have it good, you haven't looked closely at Big Oil." - Jeff Goodell

"Wall Street sees a social fabric or social contract as inefficiencies, which need to be removed." - David Korten

"Imminent GM bankruptcy was always fiction, created by Wall Street and the media." - Robert Lutz

"I'm not anti-Wall Street - I'm anti-distortions to free markets." - Dave Brat

"I was not a student of Wall Street, but I was a quick study." - Mitch Kapor

"Hillary Clinton at the end of the day will be a friend of Wall Street." - Hillary Clinton

"Wall Street has enormous power over the Republican Party, enormous power over the Democratic Party." - Bernie Sanders

"The war to rein in Wall Street excess is never over." - Timothy Noah

"In truth, government has been good to Wall Street and big business." - Robert Reich

"Congress, the White House, and Hollywood, Wall Street, are owned by the Zionists." - Helen Thomas

"It's impossible to translate Wall Street greed into one or two demands." - Cornel West

"Both Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich supported the Wall Street bailout." - Michele Bachmann

"Wall Street owns the country. It is no longer a government of the people, for the people and by the people, but a government for Wall Street, by Wall Street, and for Wall Street. The great common people of this country are slaves, and monopoly is the master...Let the bloodhounds of money who have dogged us thus far beware." - Mary Elizabeth Lease

"He picked the postage stamp over the wall with aplomb." - Tim Flowers

"A collapse in U.S. stock prices certainly would cause a lot of white knuckles on Wall Street. But what effect would it have on the broader U.S. economy? If Wall Street crashes, does Main Street follow? Not necessarily." - Ben Bernanke

"Wall Street shouldn't be deregulated. I think Wall Street and Main Street need to play by the same set of rules. The middle-class can't carry the burden any longer, that is what happened in the last decade. They had to bail out Wall Street." - Stephanie Cutter

"They [the Reagan Administration] want to put street criminals in jail to make life safer for the business criminals. They're against street crime, providing that street isn't Wall Street." - George Carlin

"Ive been on Wall Street once in my life in 1980 as a tourist. I went to see the stock exchange when I was 18 years old. Im not a Wall Street lawyer, Im a Stanwix Street lawyer. Stanwix Street is a street in downtown Pittsburgh." - Keith Rothfus

"I've been on Wall Street once in my life in 1980 as a tourist. I went to see the stock exchange when I was 18 years old. I'm not a Wall Street lawyer, I'm a Stanwix Street lawyer. Stanwix Street is a street in downtown Pittsburgh." - Keith Rothfus

"The dirty little secret, folks, is Obama is not only for occupying Wall Street. He also wants to occupy Main Street." - Rush Limbaugh

"If we're going to be an effective, efficient economy, we need to have all part of that engine running well, and that includes Wall Street and Main Street." - Hillary Clinton

"Wall Street can never be allowed to threaten main street again. No bank can be too big to fail, no executive too powerful to jail." - Hillary Clinton

"Too many Oregonians know the heartbreak of a jobless economic recovery. To create new, high-paying jobs, we need investment in Main Street as well as Wall Street." - David Wu

"Ultimately, there is no dividing line between Main Street and Wall Street. We will rise or we will fall together as one nation." - Barack Obama

"I'm not wedded to covering the markets. I'm intrigued by the markets. If I can connect Main Street with Wall Street, then I've succeeded." - Neil Cavuto

"The issue is the Republican Party has been paying too much attention to Wall Street and not enough attention to Main Street." - Dave Brat

"If you like what Wall Street did for the housing market, you'll love what Wall Street is doing for commodities, Goldman's ability to influence any portion of the price for a key component of the industrial economy is simply unacceptable." - Carl Levin

"Wall Street is at best ambivalent. The size of the accounts is nothing big. How many Wall Street firms do you know that are running after people with $5,000 accounts?" - Robert Pozen

"WALL STREET, n. A symbol for sin for every devil to rebuke. That Wall Street is a den of thieves is a belief that serves every unsuccessful thief in place of a hope in Heaven." - Ambrose Bierce

"I think what the secretary Hillary Clinton has recognized is the American people are extremely angry about the power of Wall Street, the greed, the illegal behavior of Wall Street." - Bernie Sanders

"People talk about Wall Street greed, but one of the things many people don't understand is that there are a lot of organizations that have been the recipient of largess from the same Wall Street." - Geoffrey Canada

"It appears that Wall Street is not acting as a force for economic expansion, providing access to capital for companies that make things. Rather, it seems, Wall Street is using government bailouts to lever up." - Maria Cantwell

"You know, I think many people have the mistaken impression that Congress regulates Wall Street. In truth that's not the case. The real truth is that Wall Street regulates the Congress." - Bernie Sanders



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