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Money is better than poverty, if only for financial reasons.
- Woody Allen

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

The rich are the scum of the earth in every country.
- G. K. Chesterton

Endless money forms the sinews of war.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero Philippics

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

Riches may enable us to confer favours, but to confer them with propriety and grace requires a something that riches cannot give.
- Charles Caleb Colton Lacon, 1825

I'm living so far beyond my income that we may almost be said to be living apart.
- E E Cummings

Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure nineteen six, result happiness.
Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure twenty pound ought and six, result misery.
- Charles Dickens David Copperfield, 1849

A billion here, a billion there, pretty soon it adds up to real money.
- Senator Everett Dirksen

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

One must be poor to know the luxury of giving.
- George Eliot

Make money your god and it will plague you like the devil.
- Henry Fielding

My problem lies in reconciling my gross habits with my net income.
- Errol Flynn

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

If you can count your money, you don't have a billion dollars.
- J. Paul Getty

Lack of money is no obstacle. Lack of an idea is an obstacle.
- Ken Hakuta

Save a little money each month and at the end of the year you'll be surprised at how little you have.
- Ernest Haskins

Make money, money by fair means if you can, if not, but any means money.
- Horace Epistles

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 and put it in your pocket.
- Kin Hubbard

Never spend your money before you have it.
- Thomas Jefferson

Money is the opposite of the weather. Nobody talks about it, but everybody does something about it.
- Rebecca Johnson in 'Vogue'

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

Money frees you from doing things you dislike. Since I dislike doing nearly everything, money is handy.
- Groucho Marx

I have enough money to last me the rest of my life, unless I buy something.
- Jackie Mason

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', 1915

Money is like a sixth sense without which you cannot make a complete use of the other five.
- W. Somerset Maugham 'Of Human Bondage', 1915

Riches cover a multitude of woes.
- Menander Lady of Andros

The chief value of money lies in the fact that one lives in a world in which it is overestimated.
- H. L. Mencken

Money can't buy friends, but it can get you a better class of enemy.
- Spike Milligan

A little wonton money, which burned out the bottom of his purse.
- Sir Thomas Moore Works

If you want to know what god thinks of money, just look at the people he gave it to.
- Dorothy Parker

Wealth is the parent of luxury and indolence, and poverty of meanness and viciousness, and both of discontent.
- Plato The Republic

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

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

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

Lack of money is the root of all evil.
- George Bernard Shaw

It is the wretchedness of being rich that you have to live with rich people.
- Logan Pearsall Smith

Money: There's nothing in the world so demoralizing as money.
- Sophocles Antigone

If all the rich people in the world divided up their money amongst themselves there wouldn't be enough to go around.
- Christina Stead

A wise man should have money in his head, but not in his heart.
- Jonathan Swift

Money alone sets all the world in motion.
- Publilius Syrus Maxims

The art of living easily as to money is to pitch your scale of living one degree below your means.
- Sir Henry Taylor

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

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"

The easiest way for your children to learn about money is for you not to have any.
- Katharine Whitehorn

It is better to have a permanent income than to be fascinating.
- Oscar Wilde









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