Money Quotes Quotes

It is curious that money, which is the most valuable thing in life, exceptis excipiendis, should be the most fatal corrupter of music, literature, painting and all the arts. As soon as any art is pursued with a view to money, then farewell, in ninety-nine cases out of a hundred, all hope of genuine good work.

Samuel Butler

When you have enough money the law is a reed that will always bend your way.

Orson Scott Card

Pay me for my work but I don't do it for the money.

Vanna Bonta

If you put all your strength and faith and vigor into a job and try to do the best you can, the money will come.

Lawrence Welk

America believes in education: the average professor earns more money in a year than a professional athlete earns in a whole week.

Evan Esar

I am not satisfied in making money for myself. I endeavor to provide employment for hundreds of the women of my race.

Madam C.J. Walker

In its famous paradox, the equation of money and excrement, psychoanalysis becomes the first science to state what common sense and the poets have long known - that the essence of money is in its absolute worthlessness.

Norman O. Brown

The middlebrow is the man, or woman, of middlebred intelligence who ambles and saunters now on this side of the hedge, now on that, in pursuit of no single object, neither art itself nor life itself, but both mixed indistinguishably, and rather nastily, with money, fame, power, or prestige.

Virginia Woolf

A man with money is no match against a man on a mission.

Doyle Brunson

There's a great deal of disturbance in this country and how black feel about what happened in Katrina, and, you know, many of the comics, many of performers are in Las Vegas and New Orleans trying to raise money for what happened there.

Michael Richards

Waste neither time nor money, but make the best use of both. Without industry and frugality, nothing will do, and with them everything.

Benjamin Franklin

A moderate addiction to money may not always be hurtful; but when taken in excess it is nearly always bad for the health.

Clarence Day

Unfaithfulness in the keeping of an appointment is an act of clear dishonesty. You may as well borrow a person's money as his time.

Horace Mann

Billions are wasted on ineffective philanthropy. Philanthropy is decades behind business in applying rigorous thinking to the use of money.

Michael Porter

For money you can have everything it is said. No, that is not true. You can buy food, but not appetite; medicine, but not health; soft beds, but not sleep; knowledge but not intelligence; glitter, but not comfort; fun, but not pleasure; acquaintances, but not friendship; servants, but not faithfulness; grey hair, but not honor; quiet days, but not peace. The shell of all things you can get for money. But not the kernel. That cannot be had for money.

Arne Garborg

You know, I wish the world well. I want Iraq to have democracy and the Haitians to have democracy. I want the people of Afghanistan to thrive. Lord knows, we spend enough money there to help them. What about people at home? Isn't that our first responsibility?

Barbara Levy Boxer

There seems to be a frenzy, a momentum to grab up anything you can. The decisions seem to be dictated by money and political expediency.

Miloon Kothari

Prodigality is the vice of a weak nature, as avarice is of a strong one.It comes of a weak craving for those blandishments of the world which are easily had for money.

Sir Henry Taylor

The covetous man never has money; the prodigal will have none shortly.

Ben Jonson

Prodigality is indeed the vice of a weak nature, as avarice is of a strong one; it comes of a weak craving for those blandishments of the world which are easily to be had for money.

Sir Henry Taylor

Money, again, has often been a cause of the delusion of the multitudes. Sober nations have all at once become desperate gamblers, and risked almost their existence upon the turn of a piece of paper.

Charles Mackay

There's understandable pressure to get money out quickly. But there inevitably will be waste and fraud.

Clark Kent Ervin

Architects and engineers are among the most fortunate of men since they build their own monuments with public consent, public approval and often public money.

John Prebble

We all need money, but there are degrees of desperation.

Anthony Burgess
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