Money quotes

  • Well, fancy giving money to the Government! Might as well have put it down the drain. Fancy giving money to the Government! Nobody will see the stuff again. Well, they've not idea what money's for- Ten to one they'll start another war. I've heard a lot of silly things, but, Lor'! Fancy giving money to the Government!
    -- A. P. Herbert

    #Money #War #Silly

  • I can make more generals, but horses cost money.
    -- Abraham Lincoln

    #Money #Horse #War

  • I see in the near future a crisis approaching that unnerves me and causes me to tremble for the safety of my country. . . . corporations have been enthroned and an era of corruption in high places will follow, and the money power of the country will endeavor to prolong its reign by working upon the prejudices of the people until all wealth is aggregated in a few hands and the Republic is destroyed.
    -- Abraham Lincoln

    #Country #Money #Hands

  • Let no feeling of discouragement prey upon you, and in the end you are sure to succeed.
    -- Abraham Lincoln

    #Success #Money #Attitude

  • As to your kind wishes for myself, allow me to say I can not enter the ring on the money basis--first, because, in the main, it iswrong; and secondly, I have not, and can not get, the money. I say, in the main, the use of money is wrong; but for certain objects, in a political contest, the use of some, is both right, and indispensable.
    -- Abraham Lincoln

    #Money #Political #Wish

  • Money has no moral opinions.
    -- Abraham Polonsky

    #Money #Opinion #Moral

  • Labour was the first price, the original purchase - money that was paid for all things. It was not by gold or by silver, but by labour, that all wealth of the world was originally purchased.
    -- Adam Smith

    #Money #Gold #Firsts

  • No complaint... is more common than that of a scarcity of money.
    -- Adam Smith

    #Money #Reality #Scarcity

  • A bargain is something you don't need at a price you can't resist.
    -- Adi Da

    #Funny #Money #Humorous

  • There was a time when a fool and his money were soon parted, but now it happens to everybody.
    -- Adlai E. Stevenson

    #Money #Business #Stupid

  • Here in the big city people spend their time thinking about work and about money; they don't give some value to friendships and it can be depressing.
    -- Adriana Lima

    #Depressing #Money #Thinking

  • Where large sums of money are concerned, it is advisable to trust nobody.
    -- Agatha Christie

    #Trust #Money #Memorable

  • I believe only in money, not in love or tenderness. Love and tenderness meant only pain and suffering and defeat. I would not let it ruin me as it ruined others! I would speak only with money, hard money.
    -- Agnes Smedley

    #Money #Pain #Believe

  • A fool and his money get a lot of publicity.
    -- Al Bernstein

    #Money #Publicity #Fool

  • The biases the media has are much bigger than conservative or liberal. They're about getting ratings, about making money, about doing stories that are easy to cover.
    -- Al Franken

    #Money #Media #America

  • They call me eccentric. They used to call me nuts. I haven't changed. The only difference between being eccentric and being nuts is the number of security boxes you own.
    -- Al McGuire

    #Money #Nuts #Differences

  • It isn't necessary to be rich and famous to be happy. It's only necessary to be rich.
    -- Alan Alda

    #Funny #Happiness #Money

  • If I can't get the girl, at least give me more money.
    -- Alan Alda

    #Love #Girl #Money

  • Few women care to be laughed at and men not at all, except for large sums of money.
    -- Alan Ayckbourn

    #Money #Men #Care

  • Any informed borrower is simply less vulnerable to fraud and abuse.
    -- Alan Greenspan

    #Success #Money #Business

  • And money is not something to go mad about ... Money is for food and clothes and comfort, and a visit to the pictures. Money is to make happy the lives of children.
    -- Alan Paton

    #Money #Children #Clothes

  • The reason we have poverty is that we have no imagination. There are a great many people accumulating what they think is vast wealth, but it's only money... they don't know how to enjoy it, because they have no imagination.
    -- Alan Watts

    #Money #Thinking #People

  • So many people of wealth understand much more about making and saving money than about using and enjoying it. They fail to live because they are always preparing to live.
    -- Alan Watts

    #Money #People #Saving

  • But it takes a lot of money to live freely by the sea.
    -- Albert Camus

    #Happiness #Money #Freedom

  • Being is good, but getting rich is better.... If the gods had only the riches of men's adoration, they would be as poor as poor Caligula.
    -- Albert Camus

    #Money #Men #Would Be

  • Having money is a way of being free of money.
    -- Albert Camus

    #Money #Being Free #Way

  • A man wants to earn money in order to be happy, and his whole effort and the best of a life are devoted to the earning of that money. Happiness is forgotten; the means are taken for the end.
    -- Albert Camus

    #Happiness #Money #Taken

  • Many of the things you can count, don't count. Many of the things you can't count, really count.
    -- Albert Einstein

    #Success #Money #Crazy

  • Compound interest is the eighth wonder of the world. He who understands it, earns it ... he who doesn't ... pays it.
    -- Albert Einstein

    #Money #World #Pay

  • Money does not pay for anything, never has, never will. It is an economic axiom as old as the hills that goods and services can be paid for only with goods and services.
    -- Albert J. Nock

    #Money #Doe #Pay

  • When I received the Nobel Prize, the only big lump sum of money I have ever seen, I had to do something with it. The easiest way to drop this hot potato was to invest it, to buy shares. I knew that World War II was coming and I was afraid that if I had shares which rise in case of war, I would wish for war. So I asked my agent to buy shares which go down in the event of war. This he did. I lost my money and saved my soul.
    -- Albert Szent-Gyorgyi

    #Money #Fear #War

  • Assemble a mob of men and women previously conditioned by a daily reading of the newspapers; treat them to amplified band music, bright lights...and in next to no time you can reduce them to a state of almost mindless subhumanity. Never before have so few been in a position to make fools, maniacs, or criminals of so many.
    -- Aldous Huxley

    #Money #Reading #Men

  • The most powerful book in the world at the beginning of the twentieth century is the check-book.
    -- Alec-Tweedie

    #Money #Powerful #Book

  • ...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

    #Money #Kindness #Heart

  • A little learning is a dangerous thing; drink of it deeply, or taste it not, for shallow thoughts intoxicate the brain, and drinking deeply sobers us again.
    -- Alexander Pope

    #Education #Money #Drinking

  • Trade it may help, society extend, But lures the Pirate, ant corrupts the friend: It raises armies in a nation's aid, But bribes a senate, and the land's betray'd.
    -- Alexander Pope

    #Money #Army #Land

  • As one digs deeper into the national character of the Americans, one sees that they have sought the value of everything in this world only in the answer to this single question: how much money will it bring in?
    -- Alexis de Tocqueville

    #Money #Character #Answers

  • Civilized countries generally adopt gold or silver or both as money.
    -- Alfred Marshall

    #Country #Money #Gold

  • Lottery: A tax on people who are bad at math.
    -- Ambrose Bierce

    #Inspirational #Money #Math

  • Architect. One who drafts a plan of your house, and plans a draft of your money.
    -- Ambrose Bierce

    #Funny #Money #Badass

  • Money. A blessing that is of no advantage to us excepting when we part with it.
    -- Ambrose Bierce

    #Money #Blessing #Wealth

  • A rich man told me recently that a liberal is a man who tells other people what to do with their money.
    -- Amiri Baraka

    #Money #Men #People

  • 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

    #Love #Brother #Money

  • Concentrate your energies, your thoughts and your capital. The wise man puts all his eggs in one basket and watches the basket.
    -- Andrew Carnegie

    #Wise #Wisdom #Money

  • There is no class so pitiably wretched as that which possesses money and nothing else.
    -- Andrew Carnegie

    #Money #Life And Love #Business

  • Great investors need to have the right combination of intuition, business sense and investment talent.
    -- Andrew Lo

    #Money #Intuition #Needs

  • A novelty in Polish filmmaking was that it was possible to find funds for a big production. However, at the same time, the state budget committed less and less money to filmmaking.
    -- Andrzej Wajda

    #Money #Novelty #States

  • Once you pass forty, a dime isn't worth bending over to pick up if you drop one.
    -- Andy Rooney

    #Money #Dimes #Bending

  • I'd asked around 10 or 15 people for suggestions. Finally one lady friend asked the right question, 'Well, what do you love most?' That's how I started painting money.
    -- Andy Warhol

    #Money #People #Suggestions

  • We can't constantly explain to our voters that taxpayers have to be on the hook for certain risks, rather than those who make a lot of money taking those risks.
    -- Angela Merkel

    #Money #Responsibility #Risk

  • Everyone wants a more simple tax system. But if this means that certain tax breaks have to be cut, people are no longer so enthusiastic.
    -- Angela Merkel

    #Money #Mean #Cutting

  • Whoever decides to dedicate their life to politics knows that earning money isn't the top priority.
    -- Angela Merkel

    #Money #Uprising #Priorities

  • There is a serious defect in the thinking of someone who wants - more than anything else - to become rich. As long as they don't have the money, it'll seem like a worthwhile goal. Once they do, they'll understand how important other things are - and have always been.
    -- Anita Loos

    #Money #Thinking #Long

  • Maturity: Be able to stick with a job until it is finished. Be able to bear an injustice without having to get even. Be able to carry money without spending it. Do your duty without being supervised.
    -- Ann Landers

    #Money #Jobs #Maturity

  • There is a lot more to this life than just the struggle to make money.
    -- Ann Richards

    #Life #Money #Struggle

  • Marrying into money was not a good thing for me.
    -- Anna Nicole Smith

    #Money #Saving Money #Good Things

  • if you want to know how God feels about money, look at whom she gives it to.
    -- Anne Lamott

    #God #Money #Giving

  • If you have a problem you can solve by throwing money at it, you don't have a very interesting problem.
    -- Anne Lamott

    #Money #Interesting #Problem

  • I am not greedy of money myself, but the monotony of always screwing and paring is more tiresome than the monotony of riches.
    -- Annie French Hector

    #Money #Riches #Greedy

  • We all need money, but there are degrees of desperation.
    -- Anthony Burgess

    #Money #Degrees #Needs

  • I have an income nearly sufficient for my wants (no one's income is ever quite sufficient, you know).
    -- Anthony Hope

    #Money #Income #Want

  • We have $70 and a pair of girl's underpants. We're safe as kittens.
    -- Anthony Michael Hall

    #Girl #Money #Safe

  • What I am saying is, all health care has a problem with costs. Medicare is growing slower than the private insurance plans. Why? Because of their efficiency. They don't have to give money to shareholders. Why should be defending shareholders?
    -- Anthony Weiner

    #Money #Giving #Growing

  • It was an honor and privilege to arrive to this country 16 years ago with almost no money in my pocket. A lot has happened since then.
    -- Antonio Banderas

    #Country #Money #Years

  • In America, money takes the place of God.
    -- Anzia Yezierska

    #Money #America #United States

  • Money speaks sense in a language all nations understand.
    -- Aphra Behn

    #Money #Language #Speak

  • It's amazing. The moment you show cash, everyone knows your language.
    -- Aravind Adiga

    #Money #Cash #Language

  • I just love to shop. If I could, I would shop every single day in every single store and spend all of my money which, you know, I do anyway.
    -- Ariana Grande

    #Money #Stores #Shops

  • To give away money is an easy matter and in any man's power. But to decide to whom to give it and how large and when, and for what purpose and how, is neither in every man's power nor an easy matter.
    -- Aristotle

    #Inspirational #Education #Money

  • If women didn't exist, all the money in the world would have no meaning.
    -- Aristotle Onassis

    #Funny Love #Witty #Money

  • After a certain point, money is meaningless. It ceases to be the goal. The game is what counts.
    -- Aristotle Onassis

    #Money #Inspiration #Games

  • Since I'm known as a 'rich person', I feel I have to tip at least $5 each time I check my coat. On top of that, I would have to wear a very expensive coat, and it would have to be insured. Added up, without a topcoat I save over $20,000 a year.
    -- Aristotle Onassis

    #Money #Years #Coats

  • Much ingenuity with a little money is vastly more profitable and amusing than much money without ingenuity.
    -- Arnold Bennett

    #Money #Littles #Amusing

  • I have plenty of enemies... among artists who resent my earning a living. They think I should go off and starve while painting something 'significant.
    -- Arnold Friberg

    #Money #Artist #Thinking

  • Money doesn't make you happy. I now have $50 million but I was just as happy when I had $48 million.
    -- Arnold Schwarzenegger

    #Funny #Motivational Sports #Money

  • An economist is a man who knows a hundred ways of making love but doesn't know any women.
    -- Art Buchwald

    #Money #Men #Making Love

  • We ought to change the legend on our money from "In God We Trust" to "In Money We Trust." Because, as a nation, we've got far more faith in money these days than we do in God.
    -- Art Hoppe

    #Money #Legends #These Days

  • People who can least afford to pay rent, pay rent. People who can most afford to pay rent, build up equity.
    -- Arthur Bloch

    #Money #People #Pay

  • I'm proud to be paying taxes in the United States. The only thing is - I could be just as proud for half the money
    -- Arthur Godfrey

    #Money #United States #Paying Taxes

  • The greatest luxury of riches is that they enable you to escape so much good advice.
    -- Arthur Helps

    #Funny #Money #Luxury

  • How pleasant it is to have money.
    -- Arthur Hugh Clough

    #Money #Pleasant

  • As I sat at the Cafe I said to myself, They may talk as they please about what they call pelf, They may sneer as they like about eating and drinking, But help it I cannot, I cannot help thinking How pleasant it is to have money, heigh-ho! How pleasant it is to have money!
    -- Arthur Hugh Clough

    #Money #Drinking #Thinking

  • It is not true that Congress spends money like a drunken sailor. Drunken sailors spend their own money. Congress spends our money.
    -- Arthur Laffer

    #Money #Sailor #Congress

  • Don't be seduced into thinking that that which does not make a profit is without value.
    -- Arthur Miller

    #Motivational #Money #Thinking

  • How to live had started out as an analytical problem of how to place himself so as to intercept the flow of money in the society.
    -- Arthur Miller

    #Money #Flow #Problem

  • You know, a lot of people are just interested in, in building a company so they can make money and get out.
    -- Arthur Rock

    #Money #People #Building

  • Almost all of our sorrows spring out of our relations with other people.
    -- Arthur Schopenhauer

    #Relationship #Money #Couple

  • Wealth is like sea-water; the more we drink, the thirstier we become; and the same is true of fame.
    -- Arthur Schopenhauer

    #Money #Philosophical #Sea

  • Because people have no thoughts to deal in, they deal cards, and try and win one another's money. Idiots!
    -- Arthur Schopenhauer

    #Money #Philosophical #Winning

  • I would sooner look for figs on thistles than for the higher attributes of art from one whose ruling motive... is money.
    -- Asher Brown Durand

    #Art #Money #Looks

  • Money is everything in this world to some people, and more than the next to other poor souls.
    -- Augusta Jane Evans

    #Money #People #Soul

  • It is natural that affluence should be followed by influence.
    -- Augustus William Hare

    #Money #Affluence #Influence

  • Few are aware that they want any thing, except pounds schillings and pence.
    -- Augustus William Hare

    #Money #Want #Pounds

  • Women's liberation as a movement makes some valid points. But in the final analysis, it doesn't matter who wears the pants - as long as there's money in the pockets.
    -- Ava Gardner

    #Money #Long #Pockets

  • So you think that money is the root of all evil. Have you ever asked what is the root of all money?
    -- Ayn Rand

    #Funny #Inspiring #Money

  • Money is only a tool. It will take you wherever you wish, but it will not replace you as the driver.
    -- Ayn Rand

    #Inspirational #Money #Powerful

  • Money demands that you sell, not your weakness to men's stupidity, but your talent to their reason.
    -- Ayn Rand

    #Money #Stupid #Men

  • There's nothing of any importance in life - except how well you do your work. Nothing. Only that. Whatever else you are, will come from that. It's the only measure of human value. All the codes of ethics they'll try to ram down your throat are just so much paper money put out by swindlers to fleece people of their virtues. The code of competence is the only system of morality that's on a gold standard.
    -- Ayn Rand

    #Money #People #Trying

  • So you think that money is the root of all evil? [...] Have you ever asked what is the root of money? Money is a tool of exchange, which can't exist unless there are goods produced and men able to produce them. Money is the material shape of the principle that men who wish to deal with one another must deal by trade and give value for value. Money is not the tool of the moochers, who claim your product by tears, or of the looters, who take it from you by force. Money is made possible only by the men who produce. Is this what you consider evil?
    -- Ayn Rand

    #Money #Men #Thinking

  • Wealth is the product of man's capacity to think.
    -- Ayn Rand

    #Money #Inspiration #Men