George Soros Quotes
An open society is always in danger. It must constantly reaffirm its principles in order to survive.
As long as people genuinely care for the people they're trying to help, they can actually do a lot of good.
I learned at a very early age that what kind of social system or political system prevails is very important. Not just for your well-being, but for your very survival.
I'm not doing my philanthropic work, out of any kind of guilt, or any need to create good public relations. I'm doing it because I can afford to do it, and I believe in it.
Markets are constantly in a state of uncertainty and flux and money is made by discounting the obvious and betting on the unexpected.
Markets don't look after social needs. Markets are designed to allow individuals to look after their private needs and to pursue profit. It's really a great invention and I wouldn't under-estimate the value of that, but they're not designed to take care of social needs.
Most of the time we are punished if we go against the trend. Only at an inflection point are we rewarded.
Our success depends greatly on our dominant position at the center of the global capitalist system, and we are not willing to yield it.
The main difference between me and other people who have amassed this kind of money is that I am primarily interested in ideas, and I don't have much personal use for money.
The Palestine problem does not have a purely military solution. Military superiority is necessary for Israel's national security, but it is not sufficient.
There is no other country that can take the place of the United States in the foreseeable future. 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.