Finance quote of the week

1 min read Published: 18 Jun 2010

"It's never enough money but it's a lot of money and I hope we'll spend it well."

Slumdog millionaire director Danny Boyle's response to being appointed as the artistic director of London's 2012 Olympic opening ceremony, along with the associated £40m budget.

It could be argued that spending £40m on a ceremony is waste of money whatever is in it.