Money is better than poverty, if only for financial
reasons. Woody Allen
Money is only loaned to a man. He comes into the world with
nothing and he leaves with nothing. William Crapo Durant Founder of General Motors and Chevrolet.
Wine maketh merry: but money answereth all things. Bible Ecclesiastes, 10. 19.
Too many of us look upon Americans as dollar chasers. This is
a cruel libel, even if it is reiterated thoughtlessly by the
Americans themselves. Albert Einstein
Goddam money. It always ends up making you blue as hell. J. D. Salinger The Catcher in the Rye.
Money can't buy you happiness but it does bring you a more pleasant
form of misery. Spike Milligan
Money couldn't buy friends, but you got a better class of enemy. Spike Milligan
The love of money is the root of all evil. Bible 1 Timothy, 6. 10.
Lack of money is the root of all evil. George Bernard Shaw
No one can earn a million dollars honestly. William Jennings Bryan
Let us not be satisfied with just giving money. Money is not
enough, money can be got, but they need your hearts to love
them. So, spread your love everywhere you go. Mother Teresa
When you don't have any money, the problem is food. When you
have money, it's sex. When you have both, it's health. If everything
is simply jake, then you're frightened of death. J. P. Donleavy From novel The Ginger Man.
In this country, you gotta make the money first. Then when you
get the money, you get the power. Then when you get the power,
then you get the women. Tony Montana From movie Scarface.
There's no money in poetry, but then there's no poetry in money,
either. Robert Graves
Time is money. Benjamin Franklin
A rich man is nothing but a poor man with money. W. C. Fields
I don't like money, actually, but it quiets my nerves. Joe Lewis
You can be young without money but you can't be old without
it. Tennessee Williams From play Cat On a Hot Tin Roof.
A fool and his money are easily parted. Proverb
Don't stay in bed, unless you can make money in bed. George Burns
Money makes the world go round. John Kander, Fred Ebb Line from song Money, Money - from musical
Money can't buy me love. Paul McCarthney From Beatles song Can't Buy Me Love.
The big difference between sex for money and sex for free is
that sex for money usually costs a lot less. Brendan Behan
The more I see of the moneyed classes, the more I understand
the guillotine. George Bernard Shaw
What's the use of happiness? It can't buy you money. Henny Youngman
When I was young I used to think that money was the most important
thing in life. Now that I am old, I know it is. Oscar Wilde
Well, whiles I am a beggar, I will rail,
And say there is no sin, but to be rich;
And being rich, my virtue then shall be,
To say there is no vice, but beggary. William Shakespeare
Bad money shouldn't be burned. It should be transformed. Bishop Ramon Godinez Mexican bishop saying he accepted donations
Remember that credit is money Benjamin Franklin
Money is a poor man's credit card. Marshal McLuhan
The modern banking system manufactures money out of nothing.
The process is perhaps the most astounding piece of sleight-of-hand
that was ever invented. Banking was conceived in inequity and
born in sin... But if you want to continue to be slaves of the
bankers and pay the cost of your own slavery, then let the bankers
continue to create money and control credit. Josiah Charles Stamp
No man's credit is ever as good as his money. Edgar Watson Howe
He that is of the opinion money will do everything may well
be suspected of doing everything for money. Benjamin Franklin
If you would be wealthy, think of saving as well as getting. Benjamin Franklin
Who is rich? He that is content. Who is that? Nobody. Benjamin Franklin
Riches may enable us to confer favors, but to confer them with
propriety and grace requires a something that riches cannot
give. Charles Caleb Colton
Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure nineteen six,
result happiness. Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure
twenty pounds ought and six, result misery. Charles Dickens David Copperfield.
If all the rich people in the world divided up their money among
themselves there wouldn't be enough to go around. Christina Stead House of All Nations.
Endless money forms the sinews of war. Cicero
Money was never a big motivation for me, except as a way to
keep score. The real excitement is playing the game. Donald Trump Trump: Art of the Deal.
If you want to know what God thinks of money, just look at the
people he gave it to. Dorothy Parker
Money is the sinew of love as well as war. Thomas Fuller Gnomologia.
I'm living so far beyond my income that we may almost be said
to be living apart. e e cummings
The only way not to think about money is to have a great deal
of it. Edith Wharton
Save a little money each month and at the end of the year you'll
be surprised at how little you have. Ernest Haskins
My problem lies in reconciling my gross habits with my net income. Errol Flynn
The mint makes it first, it is up to you to make it last. Evan Esar
The rich are the scum of the earth in every country. G. K. Chesterton Flying Inn.
One must be poor to know the luxury of giving. George Eliot
Money frees you from doing things you dislike. Since I dislike
doing nearly everything, money is handy. Groucho Marx
The chief value of money lies in the fact that one lives in
a world in which it is overestimated. H. L. Mencken
Make money your god and it will plague you like the devil. Henry Fielding
Make money, money by fair means if you can, if not, but any
means money. Horace
If you can count your money, you don't have a billion dollars. J. Paul Getty
I have enough money to last me the rest of my life, unless I
buy something. Jackie Mason
A large income is the best recipe for happiness I ever heard
of. Jane Austen Mansfield Park.
A wise man should have money in his head, but not in his heart. Jonathan Swift
Do not be fooled into believing that because a man is rich he
is necessarily smart. There is ample proof to the contrary. Julius Rosenwald
Be rich to yourself and poor to your friends. Juvenal
It is not easy for men to rise whose qualities are thwarted
by poverty. Juvenal Satires.
The easiest way for your children to learn about money is for
you not to have any. Katharine Whitehorn
Lack of money is no obstacle. Lack of an idea is an obstacle. Ken Hakuta
It is pretty hard to tell what does bring happiness; poverty
and wealth have both failed. Kin Hubbard
The safest way to double your money is to fold it over once
and put it in your pocket. Kin Hubbard
Money can't buy happiness, but neither can poverty. Leo Rosten
No matter how rich you become, how famous or powerful, when
you die the size of your funeral will still pretty much depend
on the weather. Michael Pritchard
The more you chase money, the harder it is to catch it. Mike Tatum Cashing In or Selling Out.
It is better to have a permanent income than to be fascinating. Oscar Wilde The Model Millionaire.
Wealth is the parent of luxury and indolence, and poverty of
meanness and viciousness, and both of discontent. Plato The Republic.
Money alone sets all the world in motion. Publilius Syrus Maxims.
Someday I want to be rich. Some people get so rich they lose
all respect for humanity. That's how rich I want to be. Rita Rudner
Finance is the art of passing money from hand to hand until
it finally disappears. Robert W. Sarnoff
It has been said that the love of money is the root of all evil.
The want of money is so quite as truly. Samuel Butler Erewhon.
Money: There's nothing in the world so demoralizing as money. Sophocles Antigone.
Inflation is when you pay fifteen dollars for the ten-dollar
haircut you used to get for five dollars when you had hair. Sam Ewing
I choose the likely man in preference to the rich man; I want
a man without money rather than money without a man. Themistocles From Plutarch, Lives.
Never spend your money before you have it. Thomas Jefferson
He had heard people speak contemptuously of money: he wondered
if they had ever tried to do without it. W. Somerset Maugham Of Human Bondage.
Be you in what line of life you may, it will be amongst your
misfortunes if you have not time properly to attend to pecuniary
[monetary] matters. Want of attention to these matters has impeded
the progress of science and of genius itself. William Cobbett