Money Quotes

A feast is made for laughter, and wine maketh merry: but money answereth all things.

Ecclesiastes; or The Preacher

When you see that trading is done, not by consent, but by compulsion - when you see that in order to produce, you need to obtain permission from men who produce nothing - when you see that money is flowing to those who deal, not in goods, but in favors - when you see that men get richer by graft and by pull than by work, and your laws don't protect you against them, but protect them against you - when you see corruption being rewarded and honesty becoming a self-sacrifice - you may know that your society is doomed.

Ayn Rand

Money and not morality is the principle of commerce and commercial nations.

Thomas Jefferson

Whoever controls the volume of money in any country is absolute master of all industry and commerce.

James A. Garfield

Little-known fact: When the stock exchange closes, the guy who comes out on the balcony with that big hammer slams it on the head of the person who lost the most money that day.

George Carlin

I used to work in jobs I hated because I needed the money to buy a guitar. I know what it feels like to be depressed. On the other hand, I also know what it feels like to have money, to be successful, to be independent, but I can tell you that money and success never solve your problems.

Chris Cornell

None are so fond of secrets as those who do not mean to keep them; such persons covet secrets as a spendthrift covets money, for the purpose of circulation.

Charles Caleb Colton

As to the power which money gives, it is that of brute force, it is the power of the bludgeon and the bayonet, and of the bribed press, tongue and pen.

William Cobbett

Formerly, if you killed a man, it was possible that you were insanebut now, if you, having friends and money, kill a man, it is evidence that you are a lunatic.

Samuel Langhorne Clemens

One could make money and get a career going with a low-budget horror film about killers attacking on holidays. It is always flattering to have somebody copy you.

John Carpenter

Among the rich you will never find a really generous man even by accident. They may give their money away, but they will never give themselves away; they are egotistic, secretive, dry as old bones. To be smart enough to get all that money you must be dull enough to want it.

Gilbert Keith Chesterton

Weapons are like money; no one knows the meaning of enough

Martin Amis

To be clever enough to get all that money, one must be stupid enough to want it.

Gilbert Keith Chesterton

Time and money spent in helping men to do more for themselves is far better than mere giving.

Henry Ford

There was no doubt that there was a vast organization which was making fools of all the liberals in Hollywood and taking their money, that there was a police state among the Left element in Hollywood and Broadway.

Elia Kazan
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