Top 17 Quantitative Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Quantitative Quotes from famous people such as Kenneth Fisher, James Tobin, Dominic Cummings, Alexis Tsipras, Robert Kiyosaki, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

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Long before folks fretted the demise of ‘quantitative easing,’ I fretted its existence. It proved the reverse of its image, an antistimulus, and we’ve done okay not because of it, but despite it.
Kenneth Fisher
I studied economics and made it my career for two reasons. The subject was and is intellectually fascinating and challenging, particularly to someone with taste and talent for theoretical reasoning and quantitative analysis.
James Tobin
Fields make huge progress when they move from stories (e.g Icarus) and authority (e.g ‘witch doctor’) to evidence/experiment (e.g physics, wind tunnels) and quantitative models (e.g design of modern aircraft).
Dominic Cummings
A Syriza government will respect Greece’s obligation as a eurozone member to maintain a balanced budget and will commit to quantitative targets.
Alexis Tsipras
Every time the Fed implements ‘quantitative easing,’ a.k.a. printing more money, two things go up: taxes and inflation. When taxes and inflation go up, more jobs are lost.
Robert Kiyosaki
The Federal Reserve can only buy Treasuries and agencies, and moreover quantitative easing typically involves buying longer-term Treasuries and agencies in terms of bills, for example.
Ben Bernanke
I have a quantitative background, but really, derivatives appealed to me because they require so much creativity.
Blythe Masters
The key to making a good forecast is not in limiting yourself to quantitative information.
Nate Silver
In the future, I’d like to see paleontology as a whole get a lot more quantitative.
Jack Horner
In rating ease of description as very important, we are essentially asserting a belief in quantitative knowledge – a belief that most of the key questions in our world sooner or later demand answers to ‘by how much?’ rather than merely to ‘in which direction?’
John Tukey
During the early 1960s, I decided to supplement research support for quantitative economic studies at Pennsylvania by selling econometric forecasts to private and public sector buyers.
Lawrence R. Klein
I never liked quantitative easing. It’s misunderstood by almost everybody. Flattening the yield curve is not stimulative; flattening the yield curve is anti-stimulative.
Kenneth Fisher
You can use all the quantitative data you can get, but you still have to distrust it and use your own intelligence and judgment.
Alvin Toffler
Leadership is not a quantitative thing. People either smell it in you, or they don’t.
Sergio Marchionne
When you’re an investor, you can look at the quantitative and qualitative elements of an investment, but there’s a third aspect: What you feel in your gut.
Kevin O’Leary
You may have heard the world is made up of atoms and molecules, but it’s really made up of stories. When you sit with an individual that’s been here, you can give quantitative data a qualitative overlay.
William Turner
In our firm’s earliest days, our understanding of the power of great software engineering and quantitative analytics helped Citadel stand out.
Kenneth C. Griffin