51+ George Soros Quotes On Money, Success, And Welfare

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George Soros, a Hungarian-American billionaire, founded the 'Open Society' for welfare and made his life a legendary one.

George Soros or György Schwartz, was born in 1930 in Budapest, Hungary. He began his career with various jobs in banks and later on held the title of 'The Man Who Broke The Bank Of England.'

George Soros is known for a life-changing movement in 1992 where his bet against the sterling pound made him a profit of one billion dollars in a day. George Soros is amongst the most controversial philanthropists, as there are many false conspiracies made up on social media and even some print media across the United States, for funding some organizations to cause disturbances and threats in the U.S. However, there is no authentic proof to support these conspiracies. Here are some George Soros quotes from the 1979 Newsweek edition and others to positively influence you.

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George Soros Quotes About Money And Business

These George Soros quotes are uplifting.

Here is a collection of George Soros quotes that demonstrate his passion and career.

1. "Well, you know, I was a human being before I became a businessman."

- George Soros.

2. "It's not whether you're right or wrong, but how much money you make when you're right and how much you lose when you're wrong."

- George Soros.

3. "First, there is no single sustainable model for national success. Second, the American model, which has indeed been successful, is not available to others."

- George Soros, 'Bubble Of American Supremacy'.

4. "It's more difficult, you know, to bring about positive change than it is to make money."

- George Soros.

5. "It is much easier to put existing resources to better use than to develop resources where they do not exist."

- George Soros.

6. "The assumption of perfect knowledge is suspect because understanding a situation in which one participates cannot qualify as knowledge."

- George Soros, 'The Alchemy Of Finance'.

7. "Markets are constantly in a state of uncertainty and flux, and money is made by discounting the obvious and betting on the unexpected."

- George Soros.

8. "In addition to protecting our national interests, we must take the leadership in protecting the common interests of humanity."

- George Soros.

9. "I contend that financial markets never reflect the underlying reality accurately."

- George Soros, 'The Crash Of 2008 And What It Means'.

10. "The war on terror as defined by President Bush is a one-dimensional presentation of reality."

- George Soros.

11. "Nowhere is the role of expectations more clearly visible than in the financial markets."

- George Soros, 'The Alchemy Of Finance'.

12. "Short term volatility is greatest at turning points and diminishes as a trend becomes established."

- George Soros, 'The Alchemy Of Finance'.

13. "We are bereft of the capacity to preserve peace and to counteract the excesses of the financial markets."

- George Soros, 'The Crisis Of Global Capitalism'.

George Soros Quotes About Markets And Investment

These quotes have a lot to offer you.

These George Soros Newsweek quotes about investments and markets spark motivation.

14. "Financial markets constantly anticipate events, both on the positive and on the negative side, which fail to materialize exactly because they have been anticipated."

- George Soros.

15. "If there is any place where the theory of perfect competition ought to be translated into practice, it is in the stock market."

- George Soros.

16. "We live in a global economy, but the political organization of our global society is woefully inadequate."

- George Soros, 'The Crisis Of Global Capitalism'.

17. "I contend that market values are always distorted; moreover-and this is the crucial departure from equilibrium theory-the distortions can affect the underlying values."

- George Soros, 'The Alchemy Of Finance'.

18. "Under normal conditions, misconceptions are self-correcting, and the markets tend toward some kind of equilibrium."

- George Soros.

19. "But I hate to think what would have happened if I hadn't made money: My ideas would not have gotten much play."

- George Soros.

20. "A full and fair discussion is essential to democracy."

- George Soros, 'Why We Must Not Reelect President Bush'.

21. "The truth is, successful investing is a kind of alchemy."

- George Soros, 'The Alchemy Of Finance'.

22. "It is dangerous to build systemic reforms on a close association with one particular government. Systemic reforms need broad public participation and support..."

- George Soros.

23. "I claim that market participants are always biased in one way or another."

- George Soros.

24. "The very idea that events in the marketplace may affect the shape of the demand and supply curves seems incongruous to those who have been reared on classical economics."

- George Soros, 'The Alchemy Of Finan'.

25. "My position is that America is great precisely because it is an open society, and an open society recognizes that nobody is the ultimate arbiter — and that we may be wrong at times, even if we are powerful."

- George Soros.

26. "Equilibrium itself has rarely been observed in real-life — market prices have a notorious habit of fluctuating."

- George Soros, 'The Alchemy Of Finance'.

27. "When stock prices reinforce the underlying trend, we shall call the trend self-reinforcing; when they work in the opposite direction, self-correcting."

- George Soros.

George Soros Quotes About Being God And Government

This collection of quotes by George Soros will keep your spirits high throughout.

28. "...democratic governments are subject to the will of the people."

- George Soros.

29. "To others, being wrong is a source of shame; to me, recognizing my mistakes is a source of pride."

- George Soros, 'Soros On Soros'.

30. "The worse a situation becomes, the less it takes to turn it around, the bigger the upside."

- George Soros.

31. "It is a sort of disease when you consider yourself some kind of god, the creator of everything, but I feel comfortable about it now since I began to live it out."

- George Soros.

32. "To my mind, there is a solution which has to do with democracy, because democratic governments are subject to the will of the people."

- George Soros.

34. "I'm only rich because I know when I'm wrong."

- George Soros.

35. "It is credit that matters, not money (in other words, monetarism is a false ideology)."

- George Soros, 'The Alchemy Of Finance'.

36. "The people currently in charge have forgotten the first principle of an open society, namely that we may be wrong and that there has to be free discussion."

- George Soros.

37. "The scope for improvement is infinite, precisely because perfection is unattainable."

- George Soros, 'Open Society: Reforming Global Capitalism'.

38. "The world order needs a major overhaul."

- George Soros, 'The Age Of Fallibility'.

39. "Eventually the gap between reality and its false interpretation becomes unsustainable, and the bubble bursts."

- George Soros.

40. "I fancied myself as some kind of god. If truth be known, I carried some rather potent messianic fantasies with me from childhood, which I felt I had to control, otherwise they might get me in trouble."

- George Soros.

41. "We must recognize that as the dominant power in the world we have a special responsibility."

- George Soros, 'The Age of Fallibility'.

42. "I do not accept the rules imposed by others…. And in periods of regime change, the normal rules don’t apply."

- George Soros.

George Soros Evil Quotes

Here is an ultimate collection of George Soros quotes to help you see through his life.

43. "Unfortunately, the more complex the system, the greater the room for error."

- George Soros.

44. "The concept of a general equilibrium has no relevance to the real world (in other words, classical economics is an exercise in futility)."

- George Soros, 'The Alchemy Of Finance'.

45. "President Bush is endangering our safety, hurting our vital interests, and undermining American values."

- George Soros.

46. "A lot of the evil in the world is actually not intentional. A lot of people in the financial system did a lot of damage without intending to."

- George Soros.

47. "At present, the developed countries condescend to the developing ones."

- George Soros.

48. "Each state is guided by its interests, not by some nebulous concept of common interest."

- George Soros.

49. "Misconceptions play a prominent role in my view of the world."

- George Soros.

50. "On the abstract level, I have turned the belief in my own fallibility into the cornerstone of an elaborate philosophy."

- George Soros, 'Soros On Soros'.

51. "If the United States fails to provide the right kind of leadership our civilization may destroy itself. That is the unpleasant reality that confronts us."

- George Soros, 'The Age of Fallibility'.

52. "I commissioned two political experts to advise me about what I could do to oppose the re-election of President Bush."

- George Soros.

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