Quotations About / On: MONEY
Buy pure honey with money for your health.
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).)
A fool and her money are soon courted.
(Helen Rowland (1875-1950), U.S. journalist. "First Interlude," A Guide to Men (1922).)
Unlike art and sex, money always arouses interest.
(Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Eighth Selection, New York (1991).)
Money has no country.
(Christina Stead (1902-1983), Australian novelist. Jules Bertillon, in House of All Nations, sc. 26 (written 1938, published Angus and Robertson, 1988).
Lived and wrote in the U.S. and England.)
Writing is turning one's worst moments into money.
(J.P. (James Patrick) Donleavy (b. 1926), Irish-American novelist. Playboy (Chicago, May 1979).)
Medicine: "Your money and your life!"
(Karl Kraus (1874-1936), Austrian writer. Trans. by Harry Zohn, originally published in Beim Wort genommen (1955). Half-Truths and One-and-a-Half Truths, University of Chicago Press (1990).)
A budget takes the fun out of money.
(Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Thirteenth Selection, New York (1994).)