In thousands of speeches, articles and interviews since 1969 (when he delivered his first speech on Wall Street), Mike's messages have been remarkably consistent. Rarely has he missed an opportunity to point out that human capital is the world's largest and most-important asset and that the best way to increase the value of that asset is through education and medical research.

Following is a very brief selection of quotations grouped by subject.


Human Capital


Education


Medical Research and Public Health


Philanthropy


Business, Finance and Society


Finance


Leverage


Sovereign Debt


High-Yield Bonds


Risk


2008-2009 Financial Crisis

Housing and the American Dream