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Famous Quotes & Quotations About Money:

A bank book makes good reading - better than some novels.
~ Harry Lauder.

A bank is a place that will lend you money if you can prove that you don't need it.
~ Bob Hope.

Money is like manure. You have to spread it around or it smells.
~ J. Paul Getty.

Money is much more exciting than anything it buys.
~ Mignon McLaughlin, The Second Neurotic's Notebook, 1966.

Money is neither my god nor my devil. It is a form of energy that tends to make us more of who we already are, whether it's greedy or loving.
~ Dan Millman.

Money is power, freedom, a cushion, the root of all evil, the sum of blessings.
~ Carl Sandburg.

A rich man is nothing but a poor man with money.
~ W.C. Fields.

A woman's mink coat represents the sacrifice of a lot of little animals, including her husband.
~ Mignon McLaughlin, The Second Neurotic's Notebook, 1966.

Budget: a mathematical confirmation of your suspicions.
~ A.A. Latimer.

Business is the art of extracting money from another man's pocket without resorting to violence.
~ Max Amsterdam.

But tell me: how did gold get to be the highest value? Because it is uncommon and useless and gleaming and gentle in its brilliance; it always gives itself. Only as an image of the highest virtue did gold get to be the highest value. The giver's glance gleams like gold. A golden brilliance concludes peace between the moon and the sun. Uncommon is the highest virtue and useless, it is gleaming and gentle in its brilliance: a gift-giving virtue is the highest virtue.
~ Friedrich Nietzsche.

By the time I have money to burn, my fire will have burnt out.
~ Author Unknown.

A dollar picked up in the road is more satisfaction to us than the 99 which we had to work for, and the money won at Faro or in the stock market snuggles into our hearts in the same way.
~ Mark Twain.

Money is human happiness in the abstract; and so the man who is no longer capable of enjoying such happiness in the concrete, sets his whole heart on money.
~ Arthur Schopenhauer, Parerga and Paralipomena, 1851.

...existence has become an unreasoning, wild dance around the golden calf, a mad worship of God Mammon. In that dance and in that worship man has sacrificed all his finer qualities of the heart and soul - kindness and justice, honor and manhood, compassion and sympathy with his fellowman.
~ Alexander Berkman, What Is Communist Anarchism?

Few are aware that they want any thing, except pounds schillings and pence.
~ Augustus William Hare and Julius Charles Hare, Guesses at Truth, by Two Brothers, 1827.

Financially, I've lost money and made money, but I know my way around financially.
~ Jack Nicholson.

He that wants money, means, and content is without three good friends.
~ William Shakespeare.

Foul cankering rust the hidden treasure frets,
But gold that's put to use more gold begets.
~ William Shakespeare, Venus and Adonis, 1593.

He is rich or poor according to what he is, not according to what he has.
~ Henry Ward Beecher.

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