What makes a good banker is more than skill. It is also the fear of God, or, more specifically, accountability for the solvency of the institution that he or she owns or manages.
— James Grant, editor of Grant's Interest Rate Observer, in a speech to the New York Federal Reserve Bank.
Source: The Wall Street Journal
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