Quotations About / On: MONEY
When a fellow says, it hain't the money but the principle o' the thing, it's th' money.
(Kin Hubbard (F. [Frank] Mckinney Hubbard) (1868-1930), U.S. humorist, journalist. Hoss Sense and Nonsense (1926).)
Money won is twice as sweet as money earned.
(Richard Price (b. 1949), U.S. author, screenwriter, and Martin Scorsese. Eddie Felson (Paul Newman), The Color of Money, to his protege, Vincent (Tom Cruise) (1986).)
Put not your trust in money, but put your money in trust.
(Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (1809-1894), U.S. writer, physician. The Autocrat of the Breakfast-Table, ch. 2 (1858).)
I love money, but will money ever love me in return?
(Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Fourth Selection, New York (1987).)
We must have more money, that's all there is to it. There must be more money.
(Anthony Pélissier. The constant complaint of the spendthrift Mrs. Grahame (1949).
From the short story by D.H. Lawrence.)
If there's no money in poetry, neither is there poetry in money.
(Robert Graves (1895-1985), British poet, novelist. speech, Dec. 6, 1963, London School of Economics. "Mammon," Mammon and the Black Goddess (1965).)
Hollywood money isn't money. It's congealed snow, melts in your hand, and there you are.
(Dorothy Parker (1893-1967), U.S. humorous writer. Interview in Writers at Work, First Series, ed. Malcolm Cowley (1958).)
Money is a better tonic than Geritol.
(Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Fourteenth Selection, New York (1994).)
What is there that money will not do?
(Anthony Trollope (1815-1882), British novelist. Lady Carbury, in The Way We Live Now, vol. 2, ch. xx, London, Chapman and Hall (1875).)
Money: power at its most liquid.
(Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Fifth Selection, New York (1988).)