"I may not live long enough to see the crisis, but my soul is going to come back and haunt you."
- PAUL VOLCKER,former chairman of the Federal Reserve, predicting an economic crisis if Congress fails to adopt trading limits in a law dubbed the "Volcker rule"
"The heart of my argument is who we are going to save and who we are not going to save."
- PAUL VOLCKER,former chairman of the Federal Reserve, on why he supports President Obama's proposal to regulate the size of banks and the scope of their investments
"The guy's a giant, he's a genius. He is a great human being."
- AUSTAN GOOLSBEE,an economics adviser to President Obama, on economist Paul Volcker, whose calls to ban banks from trading risky securities have been ignored by the White House
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