Top 122 Leverage Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Leverage Quotes from famous people such as Anthony Scaramucci, Denise Morrison, Rashida Tlaib, Jim Cantalupo, Scott Adams, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

The most compelling economic and geopolitical story in

The most compelling economic and geopolitical story in 2017 will almost certainly revolve around China. The world’s most populous country bankrolled an economic boom with high levels of debt and leverage, with which the government is now forced to reckon.
Anthony Scaramucci
Being an iconic food company can be both a blessing and a curse. It can be a curse if, amidst change, you maintain the status quo. It is a blessing if you leverage the change coupled with capability to seize new opportunities.
Denise Morrison
We send a lot of money – I don’t know, I think it’s in billions – of money to the Saudi government. We have so much tremendous leverage as the United States of America, but we seem to choose to look away when there’s other interests at play.
Rashida Tlaib
But I tell you, I would really be interested if there was a partner we could take in, that could put them over here on the side, that would allow us full leverage and access down the road.
Jim Cantalupo
We must develop knowledge optimization initiatives to leverage our key learnings.
Scott Adams
We are in a world where people are understanding that athletes and entertainers are citizens too. Some of us want to leverage our platform for good, and I want to be someone who is thoughtful and real about trying to influence people in a way that will lead to healthier communities and a better nation.
Maya Moore
I think the adoption rate with respect to social media and how companies leverage that varies by the company. Cisco is probably a leader in the space. A lot of times, we actually use virtual ways to communicate our brand and do some of our advertising, first on the social space, then we do on physical advertising.
Padmasree Warrior
As a philanthropist, I give away a lot of money every year. Yet I thought there was a higher leverage to come in and create movies and TV shows that were actually able to do some good in the world.
Jeffrey Skoll
When you make people a lot of money, it gives you leverage in Hollywood.
Paul W. S. Anderson
As long as the big banks are allowed to remain big, their political leverage over Washington will remain big. And as long as their political leverage remains big, the taxpayer and economic tab for the next mess they create will be big.
Robert Reich
I always tell women that the fact that you’re different and that you’re noticed, because there are few of us in the tech industry, is something you can leverage as an advantage.
Padmasree Warrior
Obviously, having served in wars myself, I’m eager to do everything possible to avoid them, but our military capability vis-a-vis a country like Iran is a major source of leverage in any negotiation that we should never, ever give up.
Evan McMullin
Soros has taught me that when you have tremendous conviction on a trade, you have to go for the jugular. It takes courage to be a pig. It takes courage to ride a profit with huge leverage.
Stanley Druckenmiller
I got into a bad habit of dropping my elbow and pushing the ball to the plate instead of getting on top of it and using some leverage to get it down in the strike zone or get some depth with the ball.
Matt Cain
I love the idea of creators having leverage and control.
Jack Conte
Integration is the biggest con job ever pulled on any group of people, any nationality in the world. It was a plot by white liberals to gain black political power for themselves and their wild ideas, and for a few black bourgeoisie who were paid to exercise leverage as black spokesmen.
James Meredith
I call on Democrats to use their leverage to fight for a clean DREAM Act and to reject Trump’s racist agenda – not only in word but in deed.
Opal Tometi
We’re trying to be the top employer of recent grads in the country. Size gives us leverage to have a tangible impact on school systems.
Wendy Kopp
There were many times in my initial days as a writer when I had felt the need to talk to someone, to leverage on someone’s experience, to learn from someone who had written and published a book.
Ravi Subramanian
When an issue is important to Washington, U.S. officials figure out what leverage they have and use it as assertively and creatively as they can. They don’t make excuses.
Tom Malinowski
There are more and more properties joining us to benefit from and leverage our global online marketing expertise.
Gillian Tans
What I believe about race is that race is not real. It’s not a biological reality. It’s a hierarchical system that was created to leverage power and privilege between different groups of people.
Rachel Dolezal
The cloud presents a variety of new opportunities for Fortinet, ranging from how we leverage our own cloud-based technologies to make networks more secure, to actually developing the solutions that help secure the cloud infrastructure.
Ken Xie
We will leverage technology to collaborate with the government in its e-governance initiatives.
Chanda Kochhar
Swipe fees have increased steadily since the introduction of debit cards 20 years ago, when there were no swipe fees at all. Merchants can’t negotiate or control them. They’ve tried, but they have no leverage against the big banks and issuers. So they get ignored.
Peter Welch
I always said I would vote for a resolution that gave the president the leverage to go to the United Nations, and then come back to the Congress for the authority to go to force.
Wesley Clark
We’ll have a public power authority, which will also have the ability to build power or finance power. And more importantly, we’ll have more power than our economy provides. All of that will give us leverage we don’t have today.
Gray Davis
Any time that we read a script and the ‘Leverage’ team has to infiltrate a place, assume identities, or become con artists ourselves to take down the really bad con artists, it’s always fun to do that.
Timothy Hutton
For American foreign aid to become more effective, it must embrace the power of partnerships, access the transformative nature of free enterprise, and leverage the abundant resources that can come from the private sector.
Mitt Romney
In Syria, a progressive foreign policy would have shown military restraint while pumping up our ability to gain political leverage over Syria’s benefactors and providing humanitarian funding to make sure that anybody that wanted to leave Syria could.
Chris Murphy
A team may have some great players, but typically, the team that works best together does the best. I look at running Broadcom in the same way. We have a culture where people have different skill sets, but they are happy to leverage their skills to help others and to help the company.
Henry Samueli
My grandfather was doing business with a Japanese man.

My grandfather was doing business with a Japanese man. In exchange of good relationship the man taught my uncles the art of jiu jitsu. My father couldn’t do it because he was very weak, he couldn’t do one press-up, so he just sat back and watched, and memorised. What he did was add leverage into the moves.
Royce Gracie
Becoming the guy with most submissions in UFC history at age 28, breaking Royce’s record, will definitely give me more leverage with the UFC. I’ll get more attention and more sponsors. It helps a lot.
Charles Oliveira
Whether you’re a programming prodigy or the office manager holding it all together, technology empowers small groups of passionate people with an astonishing degree of leverage to make the world a better place.
Justin Rosenstein
I always tell young journalists to leverage what you have. If you have a particular language skill or access to a particular place or culture in a way that others don’t, that’s your advantage.
Mariana van Zeller
Most of our funding goes to organizations and is then used to leverage the private sector.
Jane Alexander
When you buy anything with lots of leverage, it does not require a whole lot to go wrong to lose it all.
Barry Ritholtz
The lawyers who really begin to address the problems of their clients address them without recourse to our courts, although that recourse is absolutely essential in providing leverage.
Janet Reno
I play with leverage.
LeSean McCoy
On ‘The Dragon Prince’, we wanted to push that even more to leverage the strengths of a CG and 3D pipeline. We wanted details on the character designs, in the costumes and sets, that you really can’t get in traditional 2D animation.
Aaron Ehasz
Financial innovation is an oxymoron. It’s very rare that there is something that’s actually financial innovation. It’s a euphemism for hiding leverage.
Steve Eisman
Leverage your brand. You shouldn’t let two guys in a garage eat your shorts.
Guy Kawasaki
Through social, location, and mobile technologies (SoLoMo) we now have the ability to leverage our virtual communities into the physical world, to bring our online experiences offline.
John Zimmer
You see artists hailed as a new generation of independents, only to be enlisted to leverage product.
Our goal is to leverage what is already out in the field in terms of partners, but then hire in project management capability and a bit of technical capability.
Kevin Rollins
Too many people go into existing organizations and define success as recreating what is there. To be successful as a startup organization within a large, established culture, you really need to think about how you leverage the assets that are there.
Dan Schulman
The real discovery of having your consciousness raised was never that you’d be handed tools; it was the discovery that the only real leverage you get in life is yourself.
Michelle Dean
Because you want to have competition to drive down the price. You want innovation. You have the ability to get people to agree that it’s worth having a public plan. You could get private insurers to cover this population, but you couldn’t without giving the population leverage in the marketplace.
Maria Cantwell
The financial system has to be regulated, we have to end with the tax havens, and it’s necessary that the central banks in the world should control a little bit the banks’ financing because they cannot bypass a certain range of leverage.
Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva
Google, Amazon, Apple. Any number of cloud providers and computer service providers who can increasingly limit your access to your own information, control all your processing, take away your data if they want to, and observe everything you do; in a way, that does give them some leverage over your own life.
John Perry Barlow
A risk-insensitive leverage ratio can be a useful backstop to risk-based capital requirements. But such a ratio can have perverse incentives if it is the binding capital requirement because it treats relatively safe activities, such as central clearing, as equivalent to the most risky activities.
Jerome Powell
I think representation is something that’s absolutely needed. I felt like with K-pop being so hot, we could leverage that to potentially do something bigger with music in the States that people could latch onto.
Eric Nam
The last bastion of competitiveness is local advertising sales. There’s little being spent by local advertisers on the Internet. That’s where local media have leverage.
Jerry Yang
Any institution faces two basic choices if they hope to spark new ideas. One is to leverage the brains trust within their organization by creating a special event dedicated to new thinking. The other is to look outside themselves to stimulate solutions.
Simon Mainwaring
I think the first contest I did, I was somewhere just over 300 pounds. With my frame, I needed to add more weight and put more muscle on to get better leverage and be more successful. Just to get stronger, really. I had to work really hard.
Brian Shaw
I believe that rather than it being a case of humans versus machines, the future of financial advice more likely lies somewhere in between, where human advisors leverage artificial intelligence and automation to become smarter and more efficient at doing their jobs.
Clara Shih
In ‘Leverage,’ I don’t really play an insurance investigator but a man who used to be an insurance investigator.
Timothy Hutton
The post-presidency, as Jimmy Carter and Bill Clinton have proved, is a win-win. Money, Nobels, the ability to leverage your global celebrity for any cause or hobbyhorse you wish, plus freedom to grab the mike whenever the urge takes you without any terminal repercussions.
Tina Brown
I do not support a single-payer system; I do support having something there, whether it’s an option or not. And we can work with that, but we have to have something to leverage so we can get the insurance company to bring down their prices, and the only way to do that is to have an alternative there.
David Scott
I believe that Conservatives do best when we focus on strong ideas for our future and when we leverage the strength of grassroots across the country.
Erin O’Toole
Technology enables people to improve communication with unprecedented speed, scale and iterative testing. It also allows people to wreak chaos with high leverage.
Dominic Cummings
To the extent that anyone has leverage over North Korea, it’s China.
James Clapper
Even in the off season, people are streaming the show o

Even in the off season, people are streaming the show or buying the DVD sets, and new audience comes to ‘Leverage’ every year we’ve been doing it.
Timothy Hutton
I took part in two ‘Leverage’ conventions. Fans fly in from as far as Russia and Australia. It’s expensive to attend.
Gina Bellman
Good founders can give me a picture of the future that I can believe. And the second that I believe your version of the future, you have leverage.
Michael Seibel
Most of my money is more brand association deals. I own my publishing so that’s allowed me to leverage my brand in ways that most people cannot or will not because they won’t make any money doing it.
Sir Mix-a-Lot
Cities offer us powerful leverage on our most stubborn, wasteful practices. Long commutes in our cars, big power bills from our energy-hogging buildings, shopping trips to buy stuff that’ll spend a few short months in our homes and long centuries in our landfills.
Alex Steffen
You should hold the top hand on the stick like you would hold a hammer when you’re driving a nail. You have the most leverage, and you won’t get your wrist broken.
Gordie Howe
Usually, you measure appetite of investors by their ability or willingness to take a bit of leverage on their positions.
Sergio Ermotti
The United States tax system today is very prejudiced towards financialization, leverage, and lack of investment.
Frederick W. Smith
It is my Middle Eastern hat and my attachment to Israel that ultimately inspires my support for Obama. I know he understands that neither Israel nor America can afford four more years of Iran and the radical Islamists gaining strategic leverage in the Middle East.
Dennis Ross
I’ve got leverage on a guy that’s 6-6, and I’m strong enough to push 600-plus pounds off on a double-team.
Aaron Donald
Overwinding happens when hedge funds destroy companies by attempting to leverage derivatives against otherwise productive long-term assets.
Douglas Rushkoff
The millennials were raised in a cocoon, their anxious parents afraid to let them go out in the park to play. So should we be surprised that they learned to leverage technology to build community, tweeting and texting and friending while their elders were still dialing long-distance?
Nancy Gibbs
Manchester United and Liverpool have been bought with huge leverage, and we’ve got Roman Abramovich at Chelsea who can turn his loans into shares. It is really important for the Premier League to ask itself: if a club is being bought on such a mountain of debt, isn’t that a possible recipe for disaster for the future?
Gordon Taylor
I hope they can see that as a consumer, if they express themselves, they may make an impact and leverage their impact on the brands, and the brands can leverage their buying power on tens of thousands of polluters – suppliers – in China.
Ma Jun
The financial crisis was linked to the fact that banks had excessive leverage and too many risky assets. The solution is not to try to dictate to banks what they can do or not do, but to require them to strengthen their capital to absorb potential losses and hold less risky assets.
John Paulson
I do know some missed tackles usually that comes down to leverage, and I know those are correctable and fixable.
Dan Quinn
We had an amazing experience shooting the first season of ‘Leverage’ with such a talented cast and crew and with the full support of TNT behind us.
Dean Devlin
With a big, strong athletic guy like Gronk who can go up and get the football, the key is staying in position.You have to play with leverage, know where your help is.
Luke Kuechly
China does not play by the rules; they do not respect the rules. They develop projects that are not feasible, leaving countries with huge debt that cannot be paid back and use that as financial leverage.
Nayib Bukele
Equity is the cushion that protects financial institutions from unexpected changes in the value of their assets. The greater the leverage, the smaller the losses required to wipe out a company’s equity, leaving it without enough money to repay the people who hold its debt.
Alex Berenson
Generally speaking, companies get into bankruptcy as a kind of meritocracy. Somebody made some sort of big mistake, to get into bankruptcy, and very often, a part of the mistake is too much leverage.
Wilbur Ross
I believe it is in the world’s interest to develop environments that fully engage women and leverage their natural talents.
Weili Dai
When you combine ignorance and leverage, you get some pretty interesting results.
Warren Buffett
The links have to be between universities, R&D institutes, and industry. If these linkages are in place, it will result in products that are useful for society. The government has to leverage the money it spends on R&D to help develop new products useful for industry.
Jamshyd Godrej
I’ve always believed that the director does whatever the hell he wants. That’s what you sign on for as an actor – I can’t stand it when you have actors who are trying to leverage directors into doing things they don’t want to do.
Christian Bale
Hammer down product fundamentals first. Make sure you’ve got something that works before doubling down on promotion and marketing. Create a groundswell of organic support, and only then leverage PR and advertising to spread the word.
Ryan Holmes
We have talented people, great businesses, and an unparalleled entrepreneurial spirit in Montana. By raising capital, Montanans can leverage those assets to start new businesses, expand existing ones, and create more good-paying jobs in Missoula and every other community under the Big Sky.
Matt Rosendale
Entrepreneurs can benefit a lot from the right help and advice, and you can avoid costly mistakes. You can get incredible leverage in hiring people who wouldn’t even talk to you if you have the right help. An investor isn’t about money – it’s about the help and advice you can get.
Vinod Khosla
Promoters need you. You don’t need them… The boxer has the leverage, and a lot of boxers don’t know that.
Ryan Garcia
That’s a term that I really like – ‘permissionless innovation’ – because anybody who has an idea and has a solution can tap into or can leverage the Bitcoin blockchain.
Barry Silbert
As a former FBI counterintelligence agent who investigated foreign propaganda cases, I’ve seen firsthand how foreign intelligence services leverage American freedoms – and the constitutional limitations on the FBI’s investigative power – to their advantage.
Asha Rangappa
My average day on 'Leverage' starts at 5 A. M. and ends

My average day on ‘Leverage’ starts at 5 A. M. and ends 12 to 14 hours later. An hour drive to the set and back sometimes makes the day unbearably long. You have to grab a few minutes to yourself where you can.
Gina Bellman
Through their own actions, customers can hold companies responsible to higher standards of social responsibility. Through collective action, they can leverage their dollars to combat the force of those investors who myopically pursue profits at the expense of the rest of society.
Simon Mainwaring
The important thing about outsourcing or global sourcing is that it becomes a very powerful tool to leverage talent, improve productivity and reduce work cycles.
Azim Premji
Your workforce is your most valuable asset. The knowledge and skills they have represent the fuel that drives the engine of business – and you can leverage that knowledge.
Harvey Mackay
If Iran has a policy of detaining dual nationals as a tool of diplomatic leverage, then there will be consequences for Iran. We will not let them get away with it scot-free. They have to understand this is not a sustainable situation.
Jeremy Hunt
I think what I brought from the private sector was a real appreciation of how much leverage – respect, if you will – that the SEC has. Major companies, in particular, really don’t want to be at war with their primary regulator. The SEC may not have appreciated just how great our leverage is.
Mary Jo White
The Rays are kind of the envy of the industry based on so many good arms with so much good stuff and they seem to be able to handle high leverage moments… Nobody develops and executes pitching as well as they do, and that’s a big part of their success.
Joe Maddon
As long as the opposition believes the world will stand with Ukraine’s democrat reformers, they will have the leverage and the courage to establish a legitimate republic under the leadership of Viktor Yushchenko.
Bob Schaffer
I have serious concerns about whether it’s prudent to give any foreign country substantial leverage over the U.S. economy. Instead of spending $80 billion on important programs here at home, we’re sending this money overseas just to pay interest on our debt.
Tim Johnson
Our large size, capital base, robust funding profile, extensive distribution network, diversified portfolio, presence across the financial services sector, and leadership in technology position us very well to leverage the growth opportunities across the economy.
Chanda Kochhar
I am drawing my inspiration from resource-constrained developed nations like Japan, South Korea, Singapore, and Dubai in attracting global investments. Compared with them, Andhra Pradesh has more resources to leverage on.
N. Chandrababu Naidu
Being a Russian oligarch these days isn’t easy. The best and brightest of them are in exile or in jail; others, after feasting on leverage during the commodities boom, now have tummies full of debt.
Keith Gessen
I am first a creator, but my ongoing objective is to leverage my personal success to help mentor new and existing talent and further help them achieve their goals. Endemol Beyond shares this vision, and together, we will drive the future of original content for generations to come.
Michelle Phan
I think over any period of time, especially if you don’t use leverage, it is difficult to continually beat the S&P 500.
Eli Broad
Crisis creates leverage to change.
Bruce Rauner
I used Agitator on some code I had unit-tested, and it made me a better tester. As an Agitar Fellow, I look forward to the leverage of working with an outstanding organization as together we continue to improve the value of developer testing.
Kent Beck
It feels as if ever since the iPhone was released, the Macintosh computer has become just another leverage point in this other operating system’s marketing plan.
Douglas Rushkoff
I am excited to be working with the dedicated Four Seasons board and leadership team to build upon their reputation for industry-leading customer experiences while seeking out innovative ways to leverage technology that will help spur additional growth.
Julia Hartz
Normally, ‘black responsibility’ is a forbidden phrase for a black leader — not because blacks reject responsibility, but because even the idea of black responsibility weakens moral leverage over whites.
Shelby Steele
I don’t even enjoy football, at least professional football, anymore because I’m breaking the game down constantly. You’re sitting there watching the plays, and you’re talking mental reps on what would I have done here against this coverage or this leverage, this, that. It is what it is.
Julian Edelman
The degree of leverage now being reversed is staggering, and the underlying global imbalances – notably between the savers and the spenders – will require long and painful adjustment.
Vince Cable
Tackling still comes down to leverage and owning that leverage and making your hits.
Dan Quinn
Personal law is simply the thought that controls your mind and your life more than any other thought. Finding that thought is the most valuable knowledge that you can have about yourself. It is like the leverage on personal change. It enables you to change very efficiently.
Leonard Orr
Well, capitalism is going to grow and grow. The nature of it is that the guy who has the most poker chips on the table has more leverage than everyone else. He can eventually outbluff everyone else and outraise everyone else at the table. That’s what has happened and it needs to be corrected.
Simon Baker
I have the privilege of working with our in-house design studio, called Samara, and our humanitarian team, called Human. Samara is thinking about the future of Airbnb, and Human is working on ways to leverage our platform outside the cause of day-to-day business.
Joe Gebbia
We need to increase the transparency of shadow banking markets so that authorities can monitor for signs of excessive leverage and unstable maturity transformation outside regulated banks.
Janet Yellen
Fair play doesn’t pertain in bargaining. What matters there is leverage.
Alan Rosenberg
It’s so weird, not knowing what your life is going to be. I’m being optimistic. And when ‘Leverage’ comes to an end, I have lots of ideas for other things. You can’t really sit and wait for things to come to you.
Beth Riesgraf
! want to leverage the creativity of researchers across mathematics, statistics, data mining, computer science, biology, medicine, and the public at large.
Tan Le