Quotations on Money

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If time is money, it seems moral to save time, above all one's own, and such parsimony is excused by consideration for others. One is straight-forward.
- Theodor Adorno
(Keywords: Time, Money, Consideration)

We will not, on the altar of money, mortgage our conscience, mortgage our faith, mortgage our salvation.
- Peter Akinola
(Keywords: Faith, Money, Conscience, Salvation, Will)

People don't have fortunes left them in that style nowadays; men have to work and women to marry for money. It's a dreadfully unjust world.
- Louisa May Alcott
(Keywords: Men, Women, Work, Money, People, Style, World)

After I saved some money, I quit work and went to a local college.
- Lloyd Alexander
(Keywords: Work, Money, College)

I've never done anything for money. My first love is things of limited commercial appeal. I could be happy doing Shakespeare for the rest of my life.
- Karen Allen
(Keywords: Life, Love, Money, First, First love, Rest, Shakespeare)

When I got the money, the whole burden descended on me, and the realization of what I had done. And it led me then to make the further step, a change of loyalties.
- Aldrich Ames
(Keywords: Change, Money, Burden)

Cursed be he above all others Who's enslaved by love of money. Money takes the place of brothers, Money takes the place of parents, Money brings us war and slaughter.
- Anacreon
(Keywords: Love, Money, War, Brothers, Parents)

I am a liberated woman. And I do believe if a woman does equal work she should be paid equal money. But personally I am feminine and I do like male authority to lean on.
- Julie Andrews
(Keywords: Work, Money, Authority, Woman)

The music rights at the time cost me $12,000 in 1964 money, which is about double now or whatever. But I cleared everything. I had a lawyer in New York. And it was cleared for use in a short subject, not a feature.
- Kenneth Anger
(Keywords: Music, Time, Money, Rights, Now)

I wouldn't be in a legitimate business for all the money in the world.
- Gennaro Angiulo
(Keywords: Business, Money, World)

Some people find an interest in making money, and though they appear to be slaving, many actually enjoy every minute of their work.
- Walter Annenberg
(Keywords: Work, Money, People, Interest)

The holidays are also a time when people freak out about their finances. If you don't want to spend the money, why not try some of the other options instead of killing a bunch of animals?
- Christina Applegate
(Keywords: Time, Money, People, Animals, Holidays, Killing, Options, Want)

When you put the interest of a kid on money instead of heart then you're destroying the beauty of our lives and our thought process, which should be about how much responsibilities you carry as an athlete and a citizen.
- Alexis Arguello
(Keywords: Beauty, Money, Thought, Heart, Interest)

Not many people do at the age of 21 or younger even, know how to act nor could be concerned with anything other than fighting, women and money.
- Alexis Arguello
(Keywords: Age, Money, Women, People, Act, Fighting)

The class distinctions proper to a democratic society are not those of rank or money, still less, as is apt to happen when these are abandoned, of race, but of age.
- W. H. Auden
(Keywords: Age, Society, Money, Class, Race, Rank)

It is a sad fact about our culture that a poet can earn much more money writing or talking about his art than he can by practicing it.
- W. H. Auden
(Keywords: Art, Money, Culture, Fact, Talking, Writing)

It's a sad fact about our culture that a poet can earn much more money writing or talking about his art than he can by practicing it.
- W. H. Auden
(Keywords: Art, Money, Culture, Fact, Talking, Writing)

I wanted to make Jerusalem as feature film. But we couldn't finance it only through theatrical release, we couldn't get all the money we needed. We had to get some money from television. So we said, ok, let's do it both ways. So we did it in four parts.
- Bille August
(Keywords: Finance, Money, Film, Television)

Business, you know, may bring you money, but friendship hardly ever does.
- Jane Austen
(Keywords: Friendship, Business, Money, May)

I was always interested in French poetry sort of as a sideline to my own work, I was translating contemporary French poets. That kind of spilled out into translation as a way to earn money, pay for food and put bread on the table.
- Paul Auster
(Keywords: Food, Poetry, Money, Work, Poets)

Few women care to be laughed at and men not at all, except for large sums of money.
- Alan Ayckbourn
(Keywords: Men, Money, Women, Care)

After the $700 billion bailout, the trillion-dollar stimulus, and the massive budget bill with over 9,000 earmarks, many of you implored Washington to please stop spending money we don't have. But, instead of cutting, we saw an unprecedented explosion of government spending and debt, unlike anything we have seen in the history of our country.
- Michele Bachmann
(Keywords: Government, History, Money, Country, Debt, Washington)

The music business is motivated by money. Music is motivated by energy and feelings.
- Erykah Badu
(Keywords: Business, Music, Money, Feelings, Energy)

I've never been drawn to the feminist movement. I was brought up to believe that men had little to do with the home or children - except to bring in the money.
- Beryl Bainbridge
(Keywords: Home, Men, Money, Children)

When I saw all those other drivers, I realized that they wanted to win that money just as much as I did. But I didn't have to worry. A tire came off my car and I was lucky I got it off the track.
- Buck Baker
(Keywords: Car, Money, Worry)

God, I'd love to do a big commercial movie that made a lot of money and whose plot was interesting too.
- Bob Balaban
(Keywords: Love, Money, God)

A community is a group of people who have come together, and they work and they live to try and improve the standard of living and quality of life - and I don't mean money.
- William Baldwin
(Keywords: Life, Money, Work, Quality, People, Community, Living)

In all honesty, at that time, I never saw myself as an author... I was just a Mom in a state of panic, trying to enter a short story contest to win the prize money in order to keep the lights on in my home.
- Leslie Banks
(Keywords: Home, Mom, Money, Time, Honesty, Order, State, Trying)

But, gentlemen, can any of us say that as a result of such overwhelming sacrifices of money, of men, of ideals, and of civil dignity the sense of security has indeed been attained?
- Henry Campbell Bannerman
(Keywords: Men, Money, Dignity, Gentlemen, Ideals, Result, Security, Sense)

I'd like to be rich. I'd like a lot of money to put into my physicals and to buy food for all my friends.
- Syd Barrett
(Keywords: Food, Money, Friends)

It was Public Art, defined as art that is purchased by experts who are not spending their own personal money.
- Dave Barry
(Keywords: Art, Money, Experts, Public)

Some studies show that women can be better money managers than men because they tend to be more conservative and do their homework. Men tend to take more risks without the research.
- Maria Bartiromo
(Keywords: Men, Money, Women, Conservative, Managers, Research)

A lot of people love Oreos. So their manufacturer is making money. That means more dividends for shareholders.
- Maria Bartiromo
(Keywords: Love, Money, People)

If you or me go to the gas station to fill up our car and it costs us much more than we expected, it will zap our discretionary income. We won't have the extra money to buy that washing machine or new winter coat-all big ticket items that are important to economic growth.
- Maria Bartiromo
(Keywords: Car, Money, Growth, Income, Machine, Will, Winter)

Good nature is worth more than knowledge, more than money, more than honor, to the persons who possess it.
- Henry Ward Beecher
(Keywords: Nature, Money, Knowledge, Honor, Worth)

Recommend virtue to your children; it alone, not money, can make them happy. I speak from experience.
- Ludwig van Beethoven
(Keywords: Experience, Money, Virtue, Children)

When someone came to ask us for help, it was sacred. We did not even think twice. We helped them, even if we had only meagre means; we offered them arms, a little bit of money, and in occasion, men.
- Ahmed Ben Bella
(Keywords: Men, Money, Help)

There are evils that have the ability to survive identification and go on for ever... money, for instance, or war.
- Saul Bellow
(Keywords: War, Money, Ability)

I write from my imagination, not from what I've read in books or seen on TV or to make money. I wrote from an idea I was passionate about.
- Dirk Benedict
(Keywords: Imagination, Money, Idea, Books)

Time is money, as they say, and it was never more apropos than on a television show, where a minute is worth about $200!
- Dirk Benedict
(Keywords: Time, Money, Television, Worth)

The old problems - love, money, security, status, health, etc. - are still here to plague us or please us.
- Shelley Berman
(Keywords: Health, Love, Money, Old, Problems, Security)

A good idea plus capable men cannot fail; it is better than money in the bank.
- John Berry
(Keywords: Men, Money, Idea)

The man whose only pleasure in life is making money, weighs less on the moral scale than an angleworm.
- Josh Billings
(Keywords: Life, Money, Man, Pleasure)

The opera always loses money. That's as it should be. Opera has no business making money.
- Rudolf Bing
(Keywords: Business, Money, Opera)

So I went to Miami in '74 with my family and while I was there it became obvious that we needed money and we needed to do something, because my family, we left without anything really, and we didn't have any money to begin with.
- Ruben Blades
(Keywords: Family, Money, Obvious)

If it is wrong for you to take money from someone else who earned it, to take their money by force for your own needs, then it is certainly just as wrong for you to demand that the government step forward and do this dirty work for you.
- Neal Boortz
(Keywords: Government, Money, Work, Force, Needs, Wrong)

I spent three days a week for 10 years educating myself in the public library, and it's better than college. People should educate themselves - you can get a complete education for no money. At the end of 10 years, I had read every book in the library and I'd written a thousand stories.
- Ray Bradbury
(Keywords: Education, Money, People, College, End, Public, Years)

If you take away money, if you take away the houses and things, who are we really? What is love really about? What is it to love each other? Why do we stay together, and why do all the kids split? All these questions I have really deep inside of me.
- Sonia Braga
(Keywords: Love, Money, Deep, Houses, Kids, Questions)

Ridiculous yachts and private planes and big limousines won't make people enjoy life more, and it sends out terrible messages to the people who work for them. It would be so much better if that money was spent in Africa - and it's about getting a balance.
- Richard Branson
(Keywords: Life, Money, Work, People, Balance)

The reason that minorities and women don't have a better shot at getting elected to the Senate or to statewide office is because the campaign finance rules are so skewed as to make it very difficult for non-traditional candidates to raise the money necessary to get elected.
- Carol Moseley Braun
(Keywords: Finance, Money, Women, Office, Reason, Rules, Senate)



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