Quotes by: William E. Simon
|William E. Simon
|63rd United States Secretary of the Treasury
May 9, 1974 – January 20, 1977
||George P. Shultz
||W. Michael Blumenthal
||William Edward Simon
November 27, 1927
Paterson, New Jersey, U.S.
||June 3, 2000
Santa Barbara, California, U.S.
||Laurel Grove Memorial Park, Totowa, New Jersey, U.S.
||Carol Girard Simon (m. 1950–1995, her death)
Tonia Adams Donnelley Simon (m. 1996–2000, his death)
J. Peter Simon
Mary Beth Simon Streep
Carol Leigh Simon Porges
Aimee Simon Bloom
Julie Ann Simon Munro
Johanna Katrina Simon
||United States Army
I continue to believe that the American people have a love-hate relationship with inflation. They hate inflation but love everything that causes it.
Productivity and the growth of productivity must be the first economic consideration at all times, not the last. That is the source of technological innovation, jobs, and wealth.
Infinitely more important than sharing one's material wealth is sharing the wealth of ourselves - our time and energy, our passion and commitment, and, above all, our love.
The nation should have a tax system that looks like someone designed it on purpose.
Writing checks for charities is necessary and important. But it can't compare with corporal works of mercy, which are infinitely greater.
The American citizen must be made aware that today a relatively small group of people is proclaiming its purposes to be the will of the People. That elitist approach to government must be repudiated.